5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, September 16

Sep 16 2019, 5:00 am

As the month moves passed its halfway mark, here are a handful of things worthy of checking out in Montreal today, Monday, September 16.

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MIKA – Tiny Love Tiny Tour 2019

Michael Holbrook Penniman Jr., known by his stage name MIKA, is an English recording artist and singer-songwriter.

The popular Brit will be at the timeless Théâtre Corona tonight as part of his “Tiny Love Tiny Tour” tour.

When: Monday, September 16
Time: 7:45 pm – 11 pm
Where: Théâtre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame Ouest
Price: $58.50

World Press Photo Exposition

The World Press Photo exhibition has returned to Montreal for its month-long run at Marché Bonsecours.

The worldwide tour showcases the stories that matter through photography.

The 2019 exhibition features the World Press Photo of the Year, and for the first time, the World Press Photo Story of the Year. The winners were chosen by an independent jury that reviewed more than 78,801 photographs entered by 4,738 photographers from 129 countries.

When: Monday, September 16
Time: 10 am – 10 pm
Where: Marche Bonsecours, 325 de la Commune
Price:$14, available and at the door online

McKibbin’s Pub Stumpers

Test your trivia knowledge at McKibbin’s Irish Pub. The pub’s trivia has five rounds: general knowledge multiple-choice, short answer, a picture round, and a music round. The winner of each round receives free drinks or a round of shots. A round for a round – good trade.

When: Monday, September 16
Time: 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: 1426 rue Bishop
Price: Free to play (with purchase of a beverage)

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

A handful of mummies will be continuing their world tour when they cozy up to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts for a few months, starting this weekend.

The exhibition, Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives, will be the mummies’ first North American exposition, following “tremendous success in Australia, Hong Kong and Taiwan,” according to the MMFA.

As per the press release, the British Museum has reconstructed the lives of six individuals who lived along the Nile from about 900 BC to 180 AD.

If one of them gets up and starts haunting you, however, that’s NOT part of the exhibition.

When: Monday, September 16
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 380, Sherbrooke Street
Price: $24

Gardens of Light

As it does every fall, the Gardens of Light returned to the city, shining thousands of bright lights at the Botanical Garden.

Espace pour la vie invites everyone to discover the cultural riches of the three gardens along an illuminated pathway in its flagship autumn event.

The venue is split up into three gardens: the Chinese Garden, the First Nations Garden, and the Japanese Garden.

When: From now until October 31
Time: 9 am – 9 pm (Sunday – Thursday), 9 am – 10 pm (Friday – Sunday)
Where: Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est
Price: $8 – $16, available online