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The top 5 things to do in Montreal this month

DON’T MISS: Nuit Blanche à la Leonard Cohen, a study-abroad fair and midday opera!
March 1, 2018
By Meagan Boisse

Quartier des spectacles, Montreal | Photo by art_inthecity (Flickr Creative Commons) Quartier des spectacles, Montreal | Photo by art_inthecity (Flickr Creative Commons)

1.  The future of spectacle

Entertainment Districts: a viable new driver of urban development? | City Talks | McCord Museum | March 21 at 6 p.m.

Join architects, authors, professors and politicians in a discussion about the future of spectacle and urban development in Montreal. What's in store for the city’s entertainment districts and performance venues? Find out for yourself!

Check out the full City Talks schedule.


2.  Set your sights

Study and Go Abroad Fair | Palais de Congres | March 3 starting at noon

Ever dream of setting out across the ocean in search of adventure and knowledge? If studying abroad is on your bucket list make sure you head to the Palais de Congres this month. Meet with top universities and graduate schools from around the world and catch one of the many free seminars.

Pre-register today


3.  An afternoon at the Opera

Atelier Lyrique de L’Opéra de Montréal et Canadian Opera Company | Réseau Accès culture | Bon Pasteur Historical Chapel | March 15 at noon

Feast your ears on a dramatic musical performance as Canada’s most talented young opera singers perform a free midday concert in the historic Bon Pasteur Chapel. The event marks the end of a four-day exchange between members of the Canadian Opera Company and L’Opéra de Montreal. Come early to make sure you get a seat!

Learn more!


4.  Nuit Blanche à la Leonard Cohen

Nuit blanche at the MAC 2018 | Nuit Blanche | Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal | March 3 starting at 6 p.m.

This month marks the 15th edition of Nuit blanche. Why not spend it at the MAC? You’ll get a free, guided tour of the exhibition, A Crack in Everything, appropriately followed by a Leonard Cohen-inspired poetry workshop.

Visit the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal site for additional info.



5.  Art in Memoriam

Grafeneck 10 654 l Réseau Accèss culture l Bon Pasteur Historical Chapel ӏ March 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Grafeneck 10 654 is a unique art project that pays homage to the 10,654 victims of the Nazi extermination camp Grafeneck. Originally presented in Germany, this March marks the first time the work will be displayed in North America. It will be accompanied by a live musical performance including violin, piano and percussion. 

Find out more.

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