5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, September 14

Sep 14 2016, 12:48 pm

From the beautiful voice of James Bay to flamenco taking over Montreal, here is everything you need for your social calendar today.

James Bay

What: English singer-songwriter James Bay released his debut album last year to rave reviews – Chaos and the Calm topped the UK charts and earned Bay three Grammy nominations, including one for best new artist. Montreal fans can expect the singer to perform hits like “Running” and “Hold Back The River.”
When: September 14 at 8 p.m.
Where: CEPSUM – Université de Montréal, 2100 boul. Édouard-Montpetit

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

Take a tour of a Montreal metro station

What: In celebration of the Montreal metro’s 50th anniversary, Heritage Montreal’s ArchitecTours is offering a two-hour tour of various metro stations across the city. The tours began on August 27th at the Pie-IX and Viau stations and will finish on September 25th. The tours are meant to emphasize Montreal’s history.
When: August 27 to September 25
Where: Various locations

Take your best Instagram pics of fall in Montreal

What: There’s no denying the Montreal is unbelievable gorgeous in the fall. Mont Royal becomes a sea of yellow, orange, and red, the temperature is perfect for jeans and a sweater, and cafes start serving pumpkin-infused drinks. If you’re still a little sad that summer is over, why not pump yourself up by venturing outdoors and taking a few fall-tastic Instagram photos. Go for a walk up Mont Royal or just head to your local Starbucks and enjoy a pumpkin spiced latte. You’ll quickly realize that fall in Montreal is pretty damn awesome.
When: Anytime
Where: Anywhere