5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, November 29

Nov 28 2017, 9:29 pm

Hump Day has arrived.  There is so much happening around town today. Get out there and enjoy these Montreal events.

La Passion Van Gogh

The Passion Van Gogh ( Loving Vincent ) is a British-Polish animated film. Inspired by the life of Vincent van Gogh, it is characterized by a new format: the animation is made from the paintings of the painter himself, copied and modified to compose each image of the film. The film has been awarded several awards.

Where: Universite de Montreal, 2332  Édouard-Montpetit Boulevard, 6th Floor
When: November  29
Times: 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm and 9:30 pm

Fontaine Boréale

Montreal’s amazing light-up holiday water fountain show is back at Complexe Desjardins from November 18 to December 31.

Come discover this year’s edition of Fontaine Boreale –an immersive light-show that features the magic of the holidays.

Where: Complexe Desjardins, 150 Saint-Catherine St W
When: Until December 31, 2017
Times: 3:30 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm, 9 pm, 10 pm
Price: Free

Village du Vilain Sapin de Montréal

An ‘Ugly Christmas Tree Village’ is officially coming to Montreal this holiday season.

From November 24 to December 23, head down to Prince-Arthur Street East for the city’s first edition of the Village du Vilain Sapin de Montréal.

This is definitely not your average Christmas festival. Prince-Arthur Street East will light up with festivities including entertainment, music, and decorations.

Where: On Prince Arthur Street East, between St-Laurent Blvd. and Laval Avenue
When: From November 24 to December 23
Time: Monday to Friday, 4 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, from 11 am to 9 pm
Sunday, from 11 am to 7 pm


Jungle – a modern soul collective based in London – wraps up the month with a performance full of new material on November 29.

Where: Corona Theatre
When: November 29 at 8 pm
Tickets: Available online at $30.50 ($35.50 day of show)

Liquid Architecture

An immersive ‘liquid architecture’ exhibition will be taking place at Montreal’s Society of Technological Arts (SAT).

The exhibit is an audiovisual experience that deconstructs 3D scans of monuments, buildings, and structures into a mesmerizing experience that will be projected on the dome of the SAT.

Where: SAT, 1201 Boul. Saint Laurent
When: Until November 31, 2017 (From Tuesday to Saturday)
Time: 7 pm, each show runs for 40 minutes

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