From a couple of food festivals to heckling some comics and discounted movies, here are a few things going on around town today, November 7, as you set your sails towards the weekend.
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Do you have what it takes to try a multitude of Montreal restaurants in two weeks?
MTLàTABLE is a giant city-wide food festival where you can discover 150 restaurants that will be offering table d’hôte dinner menus at pretty nifty prices ($23, $33, or $43) as well as a $17 brunch in some restaurants.
When: From now until November 13
Time: Varies per restaurant
Where: Various locations around Montreal
Price: $17 – $43
Mprov is an improvisation festival and the only bilingual improv festival in North America. The fest is dedicated to presenting shows and workshops by improvisers of local, national or international calibre in both music and stand-up comedy.
When: From now until November 10
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Mprov, 3697 Saint-Laurent
Price: Varies per show, details online
If you’ve ever sweated through a stand-up comedy show while sitting in the front row, the tables may have now turned in your favour.
Comedy Crowd OFF, a new comedy club in downtown Montreal, encourages audience members to heckle the comics, rewarding the best chirpers with a prize at the end of the night.
“Use all those comebacks you thought of in the shower and lead your table to victory,” reads the Comedy Crowd OFF Facebook page. The venue continues to describe ‘heckling’ as to interrupt or harass a stand-up comedian during a performance. Heckling is done through the means of yelling, jeering, and roasting.
The 76th edition of OysterFest returns to the Old Port at tonight.
Oysters, plenty of people, live music, and booze. What else do you need?
When: Thursday, November 7
Time: 5 pm
Where: 200 de la Commune Ouest
Price: $95, available online