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Théâtre De La Bordée was started by a group of young actors and now provides a conducive environment for students to develop their talent. Post their shows, the theater also allows for interactive sessions between the artist and the visitors. Capable of accommodating up to 350 visitors at once, the theater hosts cultural events and plays throughout the year.
One of the oldest areas in the city, Lower Town or Basse-Ville has a history that dates back to the city's formation, and together with the Upper Town, makes up Old Quebec. Flanked by the Saint-Charles river on one side, Lower Town is haven for history enthusiasts, with a rich repository of historic buildings and architectural gems. Besides getting a feel of the city's origins, visitors can also experience the city's culture at the Musee de la Civilisation and Theatre Petit Champlain. The picturesque funicular ride to Cap Diamant is highly recommended.
Orchestre symphonique de Québec is more than 100 years old and hence is one of the most significant pillars of the musical history of Quebec. It is the oldest symphony orchestra in Canada. Over these years, the orchestra has commemorated not only Canadian but also international composers and has been the birthplace of many musical works from Canada and around the world. They keep encouraging and educating young talent to make them familiar with classical repertoire. The Orchestre symphonique de Québec has presented magnificent performances every time the region of Quebec surpassed historical milestones. A schedule of concerts is available on their official website for perusal.
L'Institut canadien de Québec hosts a variety of exhibitions and cultural programs. Through these events, the center aims at encouraging professional artists and young talent. They do this by inviting visual arts and craft artisans around the city of Quebec and put up exhibitions of their work in the Gabrielle Roy museum. They also have a platform known as the Animated Libraries; here they invite work in the form of cultural animations, depicting the life and culture of Quebec.
Although the name translates to Gabrielle Roy Library, this place is much more than just that. Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy is a cultural hub of Quebec City, with an art gallery, auditorium and exhibition center. They also offer internet and video library services, providing information on a host of subjects.