5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, January 22

Jan 21 2019, 7:19 pm

The snowstorm has stopped (for now) and Montreal looks gorgeous dressed in white.

The wind and snow has died down and now the city is oozing with gorgeous photo ops. Besides snapping away, here are five things to check out in Montreal today, January 22.

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Luminothérapie

Place des Festivals is shining through the use of dominos, music and lights.

The ninth edition of Luminothérapie, Quebec’s largest temporary public art installation, is called “Effet domino” by Ingrid Ingrid. The installation features 120 giant dominos spread out across several different stations. The public is invited to play with them, each creating different music and luminous effects in the process.

The dominos are all topple-able as a musical orchestra of dominos illuminate in a rainbow of pastel hues, hues and gorgeous pics (proof here).

When: Tuesday, January 22
Time: 12 pm – 10 pm
Where: Place des Festivals, Jeanne Mance
Price: Free

Drink & Draw

Blue Dog is inviting guests to drink and draw tonight.

There is no skill level required to attend Drink and Draw, only a smile, pencil and paper.

Resident DJs take over at 9 pm and guests are urged to add another “D” to the night — dancing.

When: Tuesday, January 22
Time: 6:30 pm – 9 pm
Where: The Blue Dog Motel, 3958 Boulevard St-Laurent
Price: Free

SAT Fest

An immersive light, sound and visual art show inside a dome has taken over Montreal’s Society for Arts and Technology (SAT).

To use scientific language to describe the event, we’d say it’s totally trippy.

Trajectories, positions, distances, scales and speed are all interwoven in a show with music, fusing audiovisual and “infinite tridimensional space” in a complex and dynamic ecosystem.

Exactly, trippy.

Artists from Japan, Brazil, Bulgaria Australia and Canada will be presenting inside the dome tonight.

When: Tuesday, January 22
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Society for Arts and Technology (SAT), 1201, Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Price: $17.25 – $22.25, available online

Vegan Baking Workshop

The Herbivore Society for Peace and Justice is hosting a vegan baking class today. “Join us in learning some baking skills and the ways in which veganism contributes to living a sustainable lifestyle,” reads the Facebook page. “You’ll go home with knowledge AND delicious treats!”

The inaugural event is part of the Green Week initiative, Science Undergraduate Society Environment Committee (SUSEC) and is collaborating with The Herbivore Society for Peace and Justice (HSPJ).

When: Tuesday, January 22
Time: 3 pm – 6 pm
Where: 3559 University Street
Price: Free

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

Bundle up inside the theatre and check out Glass, Aquaman, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse for real cheap tonight at Scotiabank Theatre Montreal. Or, check out Bohemian Rhapsody or/and A Star Is Born as it makes its trek towards the Oscars.

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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