5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, April 9

Apr 8 2019, 5:58 pm

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Montreal was cold, wet, and icy yesterday and in a lot of cases, without power. Hopefully, Tuesday takes a warmer approach to the start of the week.

Here are five things to check out today, Tuesday, April 9.

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21 Swings

Spring won’t be the only thing in the air as Montreal’s musical swing exhibition returned to the Quartier des Spectacles this past weekend.

The interactive, music art installation, 21 Swings, will have Montrealers feeling like kids again as guests can swing back and forth, creating musical melodies.

The 21 Swings (or Balançoires) installation was custom-made for the Promenade des Artistes in the Quartier des Spectacles. The work was created by Daily tous les jours, in collaboration with animal behaviourist Luc-Alain Giraldeau from UQAM and Radwan Ghazi Moumneh, the installation’s composer.

When: Tuesday, April 9
Time: 10 am – 11 pm
Where: Promenade des Artistes, Quartier des spectacles
Price: Free

Our DNA – Quartier des Spectacles

A centrepiece of Montreal’s architectural heritage, this spiral staircase created by local artist Patrick Pérubé embodies “neighbourly culture and friendly back alleys.”

Suspended in mid-air, the double helix of a DNA molecule aims to remind on-lookers that our differences, put together, make up our collective identity.

When: Tuesday, April 9
Time: 24/7
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
Price: Free

Bowling – Forum Sports Bar

Cozy up inside the Forum and strike some bowling off your list tonight.

The Forum Sports Bar hosts 16 lanes of 10-pin bowling for $5 a game every Tuesday and Wednesday (tax and shoes included).

You also can’t go wrong with the giant square bar, arcade games, and TV screens.

When: Tuesday, April 9
Time: 11 am – 1 am
Where: 2313 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: $5 per game, shoe rental included

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

Scotiabank Theatre is offering $7 general admission tickets today at their downtown location.

This week’s a great one for movies, especially for under $10. Check out Captain Marvel, Dumbo, Us, Pet Sematary, Alita: Battle Angel and plenty of other choices for real cheap.

They also have deals on snack combos. Can you honestly say no to that popcorn smell?

When: Tuesday, April 9
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7

Where: Espace LoV, 1232 rue de la Montagne (2nd floor)
Price: $20

Honey Martin Trivia

Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts arguably the busiest pub trivia in town. They do six rounds of ten questions. A winner is rewarded each round with either a round of drinks or a round of shots. A round for a round – solid deal.

The questions are all general knowledge and the trivia host is interactive and funny. Buy him a shot and he’ll go easy on you.

You might need all the help you can get, there’s usually a bunch of teams.

When: Tuesday, April 9
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free

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