5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, November 14

Nov 13 2019, 3:30 pm


Montreal may be blanketed in layers of snow but the city is also covered with a bunch of great events worthy of checking out today, November 14, as we set our sights on the weekend.

Barack Obama – Bell Centre

President Obama will be the featured speaker at an engagement at the Bell Centre tonight.

The event is being organized by La Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain and it will mark the politician’s second visit to the city as a speaker.

When: Thursday, November 14
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909-avenue-des-Canadiens-de-Montreal
Price: Various prices

Louis The Child

Louis the Child is a Chicago-based DJ and production duo consisting of Robby Hauldren and Frederic Kennett. They are best known for their singles “Better Not,” “It’s Strange,” “Weekend,” and “Fire.”

They’ll be spinning beats at MTelus tonight.

When: Thursday, November 14
Time: 8 pm
Where: MTelus, 59 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: $47 – $90, available online

Jenny Zigrino – The Comedy Nest

As seen on Conan, Adam Ruins Everything, and Bad Santa 2, Jenny Zigrino charms audiences with her keen observations, embarrassing anecdotes, and brilliant honesty.

She’s setting up camp at the Nest tonight, Friday, and Saturday,

When: Thursday, November 14
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Comedy Nest,
Price: $6 students, $12 general, available online

Harry Potter Trivia Night

Put all those years of Harry Potter book reading and movie watching to use tonight at Bar des Pins.

Organizers ask that groups of no more than five Muggles are put together and prizes will be awarded at the end of the night.

When: Thursday, November 14
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Bar des Pins, 3714 avenue du Parc
Price: $7, available online

Dollar Cinema

Dollar Cinema is an absolute gem of a find. They show second-run movies at a two-screen venue (only in English). It’s great for a date or for people who want to watch a relatively new movie on the big screen instead of Netflix, for just over a toonie.

The dive theatre is currently highlighted by The King, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, Good Boys, Judy, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Lion King, and Toy Story 4 to name a few, but check out the website for complete listing.

When: Thursday, November 14
Time: Various times
Where: 6900 Boulevard Decarie, Côte Saint-Luc
Price: $2.50 general admission