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Arts & Culture: January 2014 Archives

Women's writing and La Corriveau

337e985852d1b729608ccdf991de1264.jpgA special event is taking place in Quebec City's Musee National des Beaux Arts this evening. Printemps des Poetes wanted to find a way to mark the 250th anniversary of La Corriveau's death. They hosted writing workshops in Quebec prisons, and joined forces with visual artist Josée Landry-Sirois and sound artist Frédérique Laliberté. The end result? The Museum's old prison space has been transformed into an intimate, creative space. Sylvie Nicolas, a writer and poet, tells our Julia Caron why she felt compelled to participate in this unique event

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For more on the legend of La Corriveau, listen back to Julia's report from October:

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The Seasons live in studio

There's a new Fab Four making its mark on the music scene. The Seasons hail from Beauport, just outside of Quebec City. Last June, they independently released an EP showcasing their talents, which got the attention of Universal Records, as well as an international booking agency. The four members of the band joined Susan in studio for a chat and a live performance.
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