5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, August 27

Aug 27 2019, 5:00 am

As the last week of the month starts picking up some steam, here are five things happening around town today, August 27, to keep you busy.

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Scarlxrd – L’Astral

Marius Lucas Antonio Listhrop, better known as Scarlxrd, is a British musician known for his unusual music style of fusing elements of trap and heavy metal.

He’ll be performing at the beautiful L’Astral tonight.

When: Tuesday, August 27
Time: 9 pm
Where: L’Astral, 305 rue Ste. Catherine Ouest
Price: $40.76, available online

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

Scotiabank offers $7 general admission tickets every Tuesday at their downtown location.

It’s a great week for movies as you can check out Toy Story 4, The Lion King, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Crawl, Stuber, Aladdin, Rocketman, and plenty others for real cheap tonight.

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

When: Tuesday, August 27
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7

Newbie Tuesdays

Amateur and professional comics will be testing out some of their best (or maybe worst) material tonight at the famous Comedy Nest.

Or, maybe you think you have what it takes to get on stage and perform?

When: Tuesday, August 27
Time: 8 pm
Where: Comedy Nest, 2313 rue Ste. Catherine Ouest (3rd floor)
Price: $5, available at the door

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, August 27
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free

PY1 – Through the Echoes

The first-of-its-kind pyramid-shaped entertainment venue, PY1, created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté opened to the public this month and will continue its strong showing this weekend as well.

The innovative venue will offer a multi-sensory experience, state-of-the-art technology and “a unique playground” for multimedia entertainment combining high tech with the talent of the greatest digital creators.

The PY1 experience is slated to make its worldwide debut with Through the Echoes, a show produced exclusively for the pyramid, on June 1, located near the Clock Tower grounds in the Old Port.

When: Tuesday, August 27
Time: Varies
Where: Montreal’s Old Port
Price: $28.50 – $51, available online