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5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, December 15

Karolina Jez Dec 14, 2016 9:05 pm 155

From a comedic Mariah Carey Christmas to a tribute to Leonard Cohen, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.

 Sweet Mariah: A Carey Christmas

What: Comedians Tranna Wintour and Thomas Leblanc are opening the music box, releasing the rainbow, waking up from the daydream, and letting their inner butterflies fly free, as they dive deep into all things Mariah Carey. Featuring performances by Montreal’s greatest and brightest stars from the worlds of theatre, comedy, music, and dance.
When: December 15 at 9 pm
Where: Wiggle Room, 3874 Blvd. St. Laurent, Montreal

A Tribute to Lenard Cohen 

What: Montreal musicians and writers pay tribute to Leonard Cohen at The Rialto Theatre tonight. The POP Montreal Festival will host a gathering concert entitled God is Alive, Magic is Afoot: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen. The show will feature local musicians and writers performing Cohen’s songs and writings. Come and celebrate this icon artists life amounts some of the greatest local talent.
When: December 15 at 6:30 pm
Where: Rialto Theatre, 5723 du Parc, Montréal Canada

La Biennale de Montreal: The Grand Balcony

What: An international event, The Grand Balcony, inspired by Jean Genet’s The Balcon, is a major exhibition comprised of 150 works of art created by 50 artists across the globe. For a sneak peek of what to expect, one of the exhibit’s featured artists is Kerry James Marshall, an American artist whose work explores the representations of African Americans in society, culture, and art history. He created portraits, interiors, nudes, and landscapes for The Grand Balcony.
When: January 15, 2017
Where: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Mary Poppins

What: See the classic tale of Mary Poppins brought to life at Theatre Saint Denis. With showtimes through December and January, don’t miss your chance to see the story live.
When: December 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2016 and January 3-7, 2017
Where: Theatre Saint-Denis, 1594 Rue Saint-Denis

Holiday Show: Le Reve de Camomille

What: Complexe Desjardins invites families across the city to join them for their annual interactive musical children’s Christmas tales. Happening on various dates and at various times, admission is just $2 per person.
When: December 12-24
Where: Complexe Desjardins, 150 Ste. Catherine St. W.

Karolina Jez

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