We’re almost at the end of the week, Montreal. From Sketchfest to a meteorite, these events will definitely add some excitement to your Thursday
Montreal Sketchfest, the city’s biggest and longest celebration of sketch comedy, is returning for May 2018. In addition to over 60 groups and performers who call Montreal home, they’ll be joined by a handful of comedy groups from across the continent. Artists will be travelling from Seattle, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Toronto, New York, and Philadelphia to join a loaded roster of sketch comedy performances for the upcoming festival.
Where: Theatre Sainte-Catherine – 264 St. Catherine St. E, Montreal
When: Until May 12, 2018
Admission: Passes can be purchased online starting at $12.
Where: Promenade des Artistes
When: Until May 27, 2018
Quartier des Spectacles is hosting a unique digital art festival all season long. Throughout the months of March, April, May, and June, Quartier des Spectacles will see all sorts of events pertaining to the digital arts. These include a media lab, live musical performances, and sculptures. Be sure to check out what’s going on in Quartier des Spectacles every weekend in the spring.
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
When: From now to June 21, 2018
The Phi Centre is hosting an out-of-this-world exhibit that you definitely do not want to miss. Particles of Existence explores new dimensions of how science and technology have brought us closer to understanding our universe and beyond.
Where: The Phi Centre, 407 Rue Saint-Pierre
When: Until August 12, 2018. Closed on Monday.
Time: Various time slots. Check website for details.
Tickets: Available online
There’s always an element of mystery and wonder when it comes to all things space. From the thousands of millions of stars, every planet of the solar system, and the countless asteroids and comets, there are entire worlds that are still yet to be discovered. Until July 20, 2018, Montrealers will be able to see the Almahata Sitta meteorite at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium.
Where: Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium – 4801 Pierre-De Coubertin Ave.
When: Until July 20, 2018
Time: All day