5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, March 28

Mar 27 2019, 7:46 pm

The weather’s been kind to us so far this week and Thursday’s events are as well. From music to comedy and a bit of VR, here is what Montreal’s up to today, March 28.

Concert de reconnaissance

The great Cuban pianist Aldo Lopez Gavilan, known for his dazzling technique and his incredible talent as a composer, both in classical and in jazz, will be accompanied by seven other exceptional musicians: André Moisan, Paul Merkelo, Hélène Lemay, Frederic Alarie, Jimmy Lahaie, and Paul Picard at the historic Maison symphonique tonight.

Expect a night of samba, salsa, bossa nova, and jazz.

When: Thursday, March 28
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Maison symphonique, 1600 rue St-Urbain
Price: $38.74, available online

Photo Skills: Photography on iPhone

The Apple Store is hosting a class on how to dominate taking pictures on your iPhone. “We’ll show you how to compose and capture a great shot, and share techniques for taking photos in any environment.”

If you want to step up your Instagram game with some serious skills, this might be up your alley, plus it’s free to attend.

When: Thursday, March 28
Time: 6:15 pm Р6:45 pm
Where: Apple Store Ste. Catherine, 1321 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: Free admission

The Horrifically Real Virtuality at Centre Phi

A collective immersive experience combining virtual reality, cinema, and interactivity by filmmaker Ed Wood is taking place the Phi Centre tonight.

The event allows viewers to watch the film in a virtual environment while interacting physically and in real time with characters and material objects.

When: Thursday, March 28
Time:¬†10:30 am ‚Äď 8 pm
Where: Phi Centre, 407, rue Saint-Pierre
Price: $46 ‚Äď $55, available¬†online

The Human Jukebox

The Human Jukebox is a live music show in which a singer-guitarist perform covers, chosen by the audience in real time. Songs come from a list of over 350 songs, with various styles: pop, rock, folk, blues, reggae, metal, funk, and hip-hop.

It’s essential improv but through music, can’t go wrong on a Thursday night.

When: Thursday, March 28
Time: 8 pm
Where: Bar Le Jockey, 1309 Rue Saint-Zotique
Price: $10, available online

The Basement: Comedy on Campus

Another edition of stand-up comedy on McGill Campus is coming your way tonight. Last month’s show had a packed house and a stellar line-up and tonight’s edition is eyeing the same results.

The free show features a slew of local comedians perfecting their material in a cozy, comfy, spot that gives out free snacks.

Plus, it’s BYOB so things might get a bit wild.

When: Thursday, March 28
Time: 7 pm Р8 pm
Where: McConnell Engineering Building, 3480 University Street
Price: Free

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