The top 5 things to do in Montreal: January 28 to February 11
1. DON’T MISS: LIGHT UP THE NIGHT
Light Therapy | Place des Festivals in the Quartier des Spectacles | Until January 31
There is light at the end of the long, wintry tunnel. And see-saws!
Impulse is an interactive work of art comprised of see-saws of various sizes that light up and play music when you use them. Grab a friend and jump on. The seesaws, fitted with LED lights and speakers, produce a series of beautiful sound when they’re activated.
2. OLYMPIC STADIUM’S WINTER SHINDIG
Mammoth Village | Olympic Stadium’s Esplanade Financière Sun Life | Every Thursday to Sunday until March 13
Skip the slopes and dive right into a one-of-a-kind “après-ski” atmosphere at the Olympic Park.
Every weekend, guest deejays turn up the music while revellers skate around on an NHL-sized rink and glide down an 18-metre long tube slide. Indulge and warm up with delicious snacks.
3. DO YOU LIKE IT HOT?
Screening of Some Like it Hot | J. A. DeSève Cinema | January 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Marilyn Monroe is coming to Concordia’s J. A. DeSève Cinema to turn up the heat.
You’ve heard of her, you’ve probably seen her statue, but now you can see her in one of her most acclaimed roles. Film buffs will rejoice at the 35mm format of the screening, while others will get to see the world’s most beloved starlet in her element.
4. Virtual Reality on the cutting edge
The Virtual Reality Garden | Phi Centre | Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 12 to 5 p.m., until March 31
You know that virtual reality is the next big thing, so make your way to the Phi Centre and immerse yourself in a selection of cutting-edge works that address today’s most compelling socio-political topics.
Tests the boundaries of art and technology through the lens of world-renowned artists who want to make a difference.
5. SHAKE YOUR MARACAS
Latin Jazz night | Upstairs Bar & Grill | every Sunday until March 20
Afro-Cuban beats infused with contemporary jazz are what drive bassist Alex Bellegarde to push the boundaries of his chosen art form.
Alongside Jesus Cantero on vocals and accompanied by a piano, sax and percussionist, Bellegarde is set to deliver a night of wild improvisation and smooth grooves.
Shake a leg and check out the beats!
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