Quebec City Journals

Summer in the City

A July 2012 trip to Quebec City by tammyhayano

Teddy bear head on roller skates Photo, Quebec City, Quebec More Photos
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Cirque du Soleil

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Teddy bear head on roller skates Photo, Quebec City, Quebec
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This has got to be the most amazing free event I've heard of! For the past 3 summers, Cirque du Soleil (with its origins in Quebec City) has offered shows to the public 5 nights of the week from late June to the beginning of August. It sounded too good to be true. I had attended Cirque du Soleil in Portland, Oregon, as well as in Tokyo before and knew that tickets could go as high as $250. Still mildly suspicious, I arrived 45 minutes early for the 9:30 pm show at a non-descript venue under the (Dufferin) highway overpass. Doors opened at 9 pm, and I followed the line to the stage. And there I was, standing in the third row, center, at CIRQUE DU SOLEIL. Apparently, these shows are put on as trials bef...Read More

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