5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, September 21

Sep 21 2017, 5:11 am

Happy Thursday! There is so much happening around town today. Get out there and enjoy these Montreal events.

Chris Hadfield’s Canada 150 Tour

Calling all space enthusiasts! Colonel Chris Hadfield will be stopping in Montreal on September 21 for his “Canada 150 Tour.”

The show will be a celebration of the nation through a series of stories, songs, images, and ideas by Hadfield. As an astronaut who is proud to call Canada home, Hadfield has a unique perspective seeing the world from a different point of view

Where: Théâtre Maisonneuve de la Place des Arts 175 Saint-Catherine St W Montreal
When: September 21, at 8 pm

Montreal’s International Literature Festival

Are you a fan of books, poetry, art, music, and film? Then Montreal’s International Literature Festival is for you. This event will feature talks and readings from amazing authors.  Additional events including live musical performances, poetry readings, book readings, and art expos.

When: September 22 to October 1
Where: Quartier des Spectacles

Sherbrooke’s Open Air Museum

As part of Montreal’s 375th-anniversary celebrations, Sherbrooke Street has been temporarily turned into an open-air museum. According to the website, it gives Montrealers “the chance to soak up a spectacular world-class public art exhibition.” What are you waiting for?

Where: Sherbrooke Street West between the McCord Museum and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
When: Now until October 2


Montreal’s art scene is getting even better with the addition of KM3 (pronounced kilometre cube) a free participatory walking tour of art installations around the city.

This kilometre long public art trail is located at Quartier des Spectacles and is part of Montreal’s 375th-anniversary celebrations.

Get up close and personal as you walk through the streets to view 22 works of public art created by artists in Quebec and all over the world.

Where: Quartier des Spectacles
When: Until October 15, 2017

Oh Wonder

London-based alt-pop duo, consisting of Josephine Vander Gucht and Anthony West, make a Toronto stop fresh from a summer of music festivals and concerts in support of their second full-length album.

When:  Thursday, September 21 at 8:30 pm
Where: Metropolis
Tickets: Available online at $37.25

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