5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, August 16

Aug 16 2016, 1:04 pm

From the Celine Dion concert to Antonio Park’s pop-up, here is everything you need on your social calendar.

Celine Dion

What: Celine Dion has temporarily left Vegas and is back in Montreal for a whole slew of shows this August. With shows remaining on August 9, August 12, August 13, August 16, and August 17, you have exactly five more chances to see this incredible French-Canadian singer in the flesh. The concerts are all held at the Bell Centre and tickets start at $75
When: August 16 at 8 pm
Where: Centre Bell, 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal

Elegenza: Italian Fashion Since 1945

What: Today is the last day to catch this extensive exhibition celebrates the work of the most important Italian fashion designers post-WWII. Organized by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London in collaboration with Holt Renfrew, it’s safe to say that this is one of the best art exhibits in Montreal this summer. The exhibit features clothing, accessories, photographs, magazines, drawing, and film clips on a multitude of designers and their creations.
When: Any day of the week, until September 16th
Where: McCord Museum, 690 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Barbie Expo

What: Barbie Expo is the largest permanent collection of Barbie dolls in the world – and guess what? It’s currently in Montreal! With over 1,000 one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls, you can relive your childhood (whether you enjoyed dressing them up or tearing their heads off). The exhibit is located on Rue Peel and admission is totally free.
Where: 1455 Rue Peel
When: Open Monday to Wednesday from 10 am-6 pm, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 pm-9 pm, Saturday from 10 am-6 pm, Sundays from noon-5 pm.

Free Meditation Class

What: In need of some deep relaxation? Why not consider meditation? Rigpa Canada, a Buddhist Tibetan meditation centre, has been offering free meditation classes for several years. Sessions are held on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 8:15pm, allowing you 75 minutes to clear your head. No registration is necessary, just show up ready to relax!
Where: 7595 Boulevard Saint Laurent
When: Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 8:15pm

Park Lunch Box

What: After their first successful collaboration during the Theater of Life series, the Phi Centre and renowned chef Antonio Park have once again joined forces with the Park Lunch Box project. United by a desire to offer practical meals that don’t compromise on taste, the two partners will be spicing up Montreal’s culinary landscape with the Park x Phi pop-up counter.
When: Until August 21, 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Phi Centre, 407 Saint-Pierre Street, Montreal

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