5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, January 30

Jan 30 2017, 2:21 pm

From a world-renowned art exhibit to a wild theatre play, here is everything you need your social calendar.

Chagall: Colour and Music

Starting January 28th, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts will open a brand new special exhibition on world-renowned painter, Marc Chagall. The exhibit, titled “Chagall: Colour and Music,” explores the importance of music in Chagall’s life. It will be multidisciplinary, featuring over 400 works ranging from sculptures and paintings to photographs and films. In addition, puppets, costumes, stained glass windows, maquettes, and gouaches will be on display. According to the official site, “Music was a constant source of inspiration” for the Russian-French artist. “A favourite subject for his creations, it served as an internal rhythm and driving force for his compositions, and a key to the intensity and range of colour in his work.”
When: January 28-June 11, 2017
Where: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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

Happening Gourmand

Table d’hote at reduced prices? Yes, please. Eat like a king for less courtesy of Happening Gourmand, one of Montreal’s best culinary festivals. Taking place in Old Montreal between January 5th and February 5th, the festival has partnered with top-notch Montreal restaurants to deliver high quality meals at a fixed price (ranging from $23 to $30). Some of this year’s participating restaurants including Suite 701, Vieux-Port Steakhouse, Bevo Bar + Pizzeria, Modavie Bistro, and Kyo Bar Japonais.
When: January 5-February 5, 2017
Where: Various locations

Try Nutella crepe sushi at C’ChoColat

C’ChoColat has done it again. A few months ago, it came to our attention that Montreal’s premiere dessert restaurant, C’ChoColat, was serving up a chocolate bomb. Just like the chocolate bomb, their latest creation is a definite crowd pleaser and it is none other than the Nutella Sushi Crepe. Comprised of nutella, banana, a soft crepe, and three different chocolate dips in the form of white, milk, and dark, chocolate, the Nutella Sushi Crepe looks seriously delicious. The plate comes with 8 pieces of sushi for $15 and is perfect for sharing with a group of chocolate-addicted friends.
When: Sunday to Thursday 11 am-11 pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-12am
Where: 1255 Rue Bishop

Notman: A Visionary Photographer Exhibition at the McCord Museum

The McCord Museum just opened a new exhibition this month. Titled, “Notman, A Visionary Photographer, the photo exhibit offers “ a new perspective on the career of William Notman (1826–1891), who became the first Canadian photographer with an international reputation during the nineteenth-century.” Though the vintage photographs are the biggest draw to this exhibit, they are complemented by interactive multimedia installations and contextual information about life in the nineteenth century. Admission to the McCord Museum is free every Wednesday after 5pm!
When: Until March 26, 2017
Where: 690 Rue Sherbrooke O