5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, September 12

Sep 12 2016, 12:07 pm

From a electronic indie show to Flamenco taking over our city, here is everything you need for your social calendar today.

Chrome Sparks

What: Indie electronic musician Chrome Sparks is at the Fairmont Theatre this month for his fall tour with the live duo. The Brooklyn-based Jeremy Malvin (Aka Mr Sparks) was recently on a few tour dates with Flume.
When: September 12 at 7 pm
Where: Fairmont Theatre, 5240, Avenue du Parc

Montreal Flamenco Festival

What: The 5th Montreal Flamenco Festival is back and taking over Montreal with an incredible and diverse program. With live dance shoes and Flamecno musical artists of high caliber, this should not be missed.
When: Until September 17
Where: Various locations

World Press Photo

What: The 11th edition of Montreal’s World Press Photo will showcase the photography from the winners of the most prestigious professional competition in the world.
When: Until October 2
Where: Bonsecous Market, 325 de la Commune Street East

Gardens of Light

What: Gardens of Light is back by popular demand at the Montreal Botanical Garden. As of September 2nd, the gardens will be lit up at dusk, inviting Montrealers to stroll along the paths guided by stunning multi-coloured lanterns. Inspired by Chinese and Japanese gardens, this year’s Gardens of Light will tell the story of the Son of Heaven, the Chinese Emperor.
When: September 2 to October 31, every day from 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est

Elegenza: Italian Fashion Since 1945

What: This extensive exhibition celebrates the work of the most important Italian fashion designers post-WWII. Organized by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London in collaboration with Holt Renfrew, it’s safe to say that this is one of the best art exhibits in Montreal this summer. The exhibit features clothing, accessories, photographs, magazines, drawing, and film clips on a multitude of designers and their creations, and you have three weeks left to see it.
When: Any day of the week, until September 25
Where: McCord Museum, 690 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest