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

Nov 8 2017, 7:31 am

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

Illusions: The Art of Magic 

The exhibition will take on the period of magic shows’ golden age and its advertising and promotional mechanisms that relied on phantasmagoric imagery. A selection of breathtaking posters, mostly dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, will retrace the social history of this still active phenomenon.

Where: Musée McCord Museum, 690 Sherbrooke
When: Wednesday, November 8,  2017
Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Jenny Holzer: For Leonard Cohen (Pour Leonard Cohen)

MAC will illuminate Silo No. 5. For Leonard Cohen (For Leonard Cohen) is a series of gigantic silent screenings on one of Montreal’s most iconic structures. The installation features sentences from Cohen’s poems and songs screened in French and English.

Where: Vieux-Port de Montréal, Rue de la Commune Ouest
When: Until November 11, 2017


175 Montreal restaurants are participating in this a 5-day festival offering 3-course prix fixe menus at $21, 31, and $41 for dinner and $15 for brunch.

Where: Various locations check website for details
When: Until Thursday, November 16, 2017

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 minute

Slow Magic

If EDM is your thing, Slow Magic – the DJ who wears a mask and plays the drums – hits Theatre Fairmont in the wake of the release of his new album, “Float.”

When: November 8, 2017 at 9 pm
Where: Theatre Fairmount
Tickets: Available online at $23.12

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