5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, January 13

Jan 13 2020, 5:00 am

Forget Friday the 13th, here are a bunch of things going down on something-even-scarier Monday.

Montreal Canadiens vs the Calgary Flames

After a tough week, the Canadiens try to get their season back on track as they host the Calgary Flames for a rare Monday night game at the Bell Centre

When: Monday, January 13
Time: 7 pm
Where: Centre Bell
Price: Various prices, available online

Chilly Gonzales

Jason Charles Beck, known professionally known as Chilly Gonzales, is a Grammy-award-winning Canadian musician. Currently based in Cologne, Germany, he’s in Montreal for shows on back-t0-back nights to start the week.

When: Monday, January 13
Time: 8 pm
Where: Theatre St-Denis
Price: $42.50 – $67.50, available online

Luminothérapie

Place des Festivals is lit.

The Quartier des Spectacles’ public square is hosting the 10th edition of Luminothérapie through Pop!, a celebration of five fantastical creatures that aim to light up the city during the dark days of winter.

Because if anything can lighten up our bleak winter, it’s Luminothérapie, Quebec’s largest temporary public art installation.

When: From now until January 26
Time: 12 to 11 pm
Where: Place des Festivals
Price: Free

Imagine Van Gogh

Montreal has been coated with an exhibition of the works of Vincent Van Gogh, the Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous figures in the history of the art world.

The exhibition, Imagine Van Gogh, which opened last week, takes guests through the world of colours and emotions of Van Gogh’s works through gigantic murals and an immersive soundtrack.

When: Monday, January 13
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Arsenal Contemporary Art Contemporain
Price: $26 – $36, available online

The World’s Smallest Open Mic #71

The 71st edition of “The World’s Smallest Open Mic” returns to Hurley’s tonight — in case you’re looking to start the week off with some laughs.

Hosted by vets Walter J. Lyng and Vance Michael, this quaint, 25-person room invites local comedians, new and old, to test out new material or refine old jokes.

Headlined by the very funny Steve Patrick Adamss you can’t go wrong with some pub grub, a pint or two, and a few chuckles to start off the week.

When: Monday, January 13
Time: 8 to 10 pm
Where: Hurley’s Irish Pub — 1225 Crescent
Price: $5