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Quebec City: March 2013 Archives

Arts & Culture events in Quebec: March 28th


Artist Andreas Rutkauskas is presenting Petrolia at Sporobole: Centre en Art Actuel. This new exhibit combines photographic works with sound, created during an artist-in-residency program in Sarnia, Ontario. (Facebook event)

The Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop's University is presenting the 15th annual Graduating Fine Arts Student Exhibition. The exhibition features works in photography, painting, sculpture, print-media, performance and installation by nine graduating fine arts students that explore notions of embodiment and identity. It runs until April 6th. (Facebook event)


The Antenne-A festival presents three concerts in Quebec City this weekend:

Thursday, March 28th catch the self-described "hairy brothers" Guillaume and Maxime Chiasson, who make up rock n' roll duo PONCTUATION. They are releasing their debut album, 27 Club. Tickets are 5$ for the show, 10$ for the CD and the show, or 15$ for the vinyl record the the show. At Le Cercle, in Quebec City. (Facebook event)

Plants & Animals will be at the Théâtre Petit Champlain Friday night. (Facebook event

Saturday, March 30th Philippe B will be at Le Cercle (Facebook event). You can catch him in Jonquière Thursday night.


Antitube is collaborating with the Musée de Civilization, in Quebec City. E TU AKE: MAORI STANDING STRONG has been on display since November 2012, showcasing the art and culture of indigenous peoples in New Zealand. Antitube decided to complement that exhibit by screening films made by contemporary Maori directors.

Sunday, as part of Horizon Maori, the 2010 film "Boy" is being screened at 3 pm. The cost is 5$ for members of the Museum and/or Antitube, 7$ for non-members.


Every Friday, we bring you a taste of some of the arts and culture events happening around the province. If you have events you think we should talk about, email us at You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook.

Quebec City's hospital expansion project drastically changed

The big hospital expansion project in Quebec City had surgery yesterday. The project has been removed from its original site in Old Quebec and will now likely be transplanted to vacant spaces around l'Enfant-Jésus Hospital. It's welcome news for many in the medical community. We take a look at what it means for patient care, and what it means for Old Quebec.
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Practicing faith on a new continent

Faith does not often come up in conversations within Quebec society. Latin America on the other hand, home of the newest leader of the Roman Catholic Church, counts for forty percent of the world's Catholic population.

The CBC's Julia Page visited a church in Quebec City where Latin American Catholics congregate each week.

She brings us the story of how some Latin American immigrants practice their faith and how they've adapted to the way Catholicism is practiced here in Quebec.

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