From a modern take on Macbeth to the Nutcracker Market, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.
What: After two sold-out runs, The Other Theatre is proud to bring back Shakespeare’s tale of ambition, murder and magic. A tale where the living and the dead intermingle, where the magical and the mortal become indistinguishable, Macbeth invites the spectator into the heart of dreams and madness. Shows will be presented in French and Haitian Creole with English translation.
When: Until December 6
Where: Segal Centre, 5170 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
What: This film explores Sarajevo’s place in the history of Europe over the past century and in the Europe of today, as viewed by 13 European filmmakers. Of varying generations and origins, these noteworthy creators of contemporary cinema propose just as many accounts and unique points of view.
When: Until November 30 at 7:30 pm
Where: Phi Centre, 407 Rue Saint Pierre, Montreal
What: Hosted by Les Grands Ballets, the Nutcracker Market is a fun and festive Christmas shopping market that will take over Palais des Congres starting November 26th. Nearly 100 exhibitors will be participating at this year’s market, all of which have agreed to donate 10% of their proceeds to the Nutcracker Fund for Children. If you’re in a need of a gift for the foodie in your life, look no further. There will be a whole gourmet foods section selling everything from French macarons and candy to olive oil and popcorn.
When: November 26-December 6
Where: Palais des Congres
What: Musee Grevin just opened their brand new Nintendo-themed exhibition, Super Mario and Friends: The Exhibit. Running from October 7th until January 8th, Super Mario and Friends: The Exhibit welcomes some of Nintendo’s most iconic characters to the museum. Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems will be on display, as will classic Mario Bros. video games, and some that have yet to be released to the public. The show ultimately traces the Nintendo phenomenon, highlighting the past, present, and future of the gaming institution.
When: Monday to Saturday 10 am-6 pm, Sunday 11 am-5 pm
Where: Musee Grevin, Centre Eaton de Montréal, 705 Rue Sainte-Catherine O
What: The Montreal Public Library has just announced their new borrow a musical instrument program, meaning you can now play an instrument at no cost! Available at select branches of the Montreal Public Library, the public is now able to sign out musical instruments from the library, and thanks to the Sun Life Financial Musical Instruments loan program, it’s completely free! Instruments include guitars, basses, violins, keyboards, ukuleles, drums, and xylophones.
Where: Click here for a full list of participating branches