5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, August 21

Aug 20 2018, 6:59 pm

We already tackled Monday, so let’s get over this little Tuesday hill and then we can coast through the midweek. There are plenty of events happening around the city today, August 21, and we’ve put them together to help you have a happy Tuesday.

Klô Pelgag Concert

Klô Pelgag is the stage name of Chloé Pelletier-Gagnon, a Canadian singer-songwriter from Quebec. She began her career in 2009 as a performer at various festivals and music contests before releasing her self-titled debut EP in 2012. Since then, she’s generated a big following.

The French singer is performing a show tonight where you hear her spectacular voice for free.

Organizers ask guests to bring their own chairs.

When: Tuesday, August 21
Time: 7 pm – 8 pm
Where: Parc Wilfrid-Bastien
Price: Free

NDG Arts Week

The 9th edition of NDG Arts Week kicked off yesterday, celebrating the artistic engagement of the Côte-des-Neiges and Notre-Dame-de-Grace neighbourhood. The week-long festival brings communities together by presenting a wide variety of different art pieces from visual arts, music, magic, literature, cinema, comedy, and dance.

When: Tuesday, August 21
Time: 1 pm – 10 pm
Where: 2296 Avenue Wilson
Price: Free

Dog Day Afternoon at Bar Le Ritz

During the dog days of summer, why not settle into a bar to watch a movie on a massive screen?

Bar Le Ritz is screening Sidney Lumet’s 1975 drama/thriller film starring Al Pacino (which he received an Oscar nomination for). The film follows a desperate man (Pacino) with the help of an accomplice (John Cazale), as they take hostages in a Brooklyn bank with plans to rob it in order to pay for his lover’s sex-change operation.

Le Ritz urges guests to bring their own snacks and they also supply free popcorn.

When: Tuesday, August 21
Time: Doors at 8 pm, screening at 9 pm
Where: Bar Le Ritz – 179 Rue Jean-Talon-Ouest
Price: $5

Old Orchard Open Mic

The classic Celtic watering hole on Prince Arthur hosts a musical open mic night on Tuesdays.

The pub features some of the best gig comedians in town on a regular basis and their open mic night generates a lot of talented musicians either trying out new songs or jamming out with new members.

If you want to get up on stage or listen to some good music while knocking back a few suds, Old Orchard is a gem.

When: Tuesday, August 21
Time: 10 pm (sign up at 9:15 pm)
Where: 20 Rue Prince Arthur
Price: Free admission

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

You could check out Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The Meg, Incredibles 2, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, or Deadpool 2 for real cheap tonight at Scotiabank Theatre Montreal. Or, check out Slender Man – it looks frightening.

Scotiabank Theatre offers cheap movie tickets for the Tuesday crowds. They also have deals on snack combos. Can you honestly say no to that popcorn smell?

When: Every Tuesday at Scotiabank Theatre
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7

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