5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, February 8

Feb 8 2017, 9:18 pm

From a lingerie fashion show celebrating girl power to a massive book sale, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.


Mayfair & ALICE KASS proudly present the Alice Kass fashion show after party! Be your own muse and wear lingerie as a love letter to yourself this Valentine’s Day.
Alice Kass, a Montreal-based online boutique has teamed up with Mayfair Cocktail bar this Valentine’s Day to present “Stargirl”, an event dedicated to the empowered, independent woman. So come celebrate yourself and indulge in epic fashion, live DJs, drinks, and a stellar crowd.
When: February 8 at 9 pm
Where: Mayfair, 451 Rachel Est, Montreal

Bakersfield Mist

Here’s a theatre production that truly different. Hard-drinking, chain-smoking, down-and-out, Maude Gutman is convinced she bought an unknown Jackson Pollock masterpiece worth millions at a junk shop. The question is whether the highbrow art expert, Lionel Percy, will agree. He’s about to find out what makes art, and people, truly authentic.
When: Until February 26
Where: Centaur Theatre, 453 Rue Saint-François-Xavier, Montréal

Tabletop Books Sale

Tabletop Books is an English-language, second-hand, pop-up bookshop. All their books are hand-selected so that the selection is quality and features editions in very good condition. The range of book types include Literary Classics, Women‘s Studies, Urban Studies, History, Biography, and much more. So if your home needs a spruce up, make sure you pop by Concordia University today and get your shop on.
When: Until February 9
Where: 7141 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal

Noises Off

In this hugely popular gem of a farce, an ambitious director and his ragtag group of actors must pull their act together to put on a show. Watch the shenanigans unfold, both onstage and off, in this classic play-within-a-play where lovers scheme, doors slam, clothes spontaneously fly off, and unbelievable hijinks ensue.
When: Until February 19
Where: Segal Centre, 5170 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine

Barbie Expo

In case you hadn’t heard, Montreal is currently home to the Barbie Expo, the largest permanent collection of Barbie dolls in the world. Montrealers have the chance to see and Instagram over 1,000 one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls. The Barbie dolls on display are not your average Barbie dolls, however. Rather, Barbie Expo is an exhibition of haute couture with Barbie as the model. As the website states, “This is Barbie seen at her fashionable best, a stunningly beautiful collection chicly modeled by the 11½-inch fashion icon.”
When: Open Monday to Wednesday from 10 am to 6 pm, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 pm to 9 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, Sundays from noon to 5 pm.
Where: 1455 Rue Peel



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