5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, July 30

Jul 29 2019, 8:18 pm

By this time next week, it’ll be August so you’d best cap off the last Tuesday of the month with a bang.

Here is what is happening around Montreal today, July 30.

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Fantasia International Film Festival

Fantasia works primarily as a film screening festival, showcasing a variety of programming, both independent and commercial, while focusing on the imaginative cinema of Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

The festival also welcomes guests from across the cinema community, including actors, directors, producers, studio reps, and distributors.

When: Tuesday, July 30
Time: Varies according to screening
Where:¬†Concordia University ‚Äst1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest
Price: Varies according to screening

Photo Skills: Editing Techniques

The Apple Store is hosting a free photo skills workshop this afternoon. Apple workers will show iPhone and iPad users how¬†to make quick edits and crops to photos. They’ll teach people how to make adjustments by using filters, manipulating levels of light, add colour, and more.

The workshop it recommended for all skill levels.

When: Tuesday, July 30
Time: 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Where: Apple Store, 1321 Rue Ste-Catherine Ouest
Price: Free admission, sign up online

Horos – A Virtual Voyage

Regular ‘real-life’ escape rooms are so 2018.

The Old Port is hosting “Horos” all summer, a free-roam virtual reality escape room that “blurs the lines between what is real and what is imaginary.”

Produced by AR/VR company Phenomena, the escape room blends interactive development with content creation and scenography, giving guests a “turnkey location-based experience.”

The VR voyage of Horos is a two-player immersive game that allows users to simultaneously walk freely in a virtual world which is synchronized to physical space.

When: Tuesday, July 30
Time: 10 am Р10 pm
Where:  Old Montreal (in front of the Science Center)
Price: $15, available online

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 ‚Äúa unique playground‚ÄĚ 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: Monday, July 30
Time: Varies
Where: Montreal’s Old Port
Price:¬†$28.50 ‚Äď $51, available¬†online

Voiles en Voiles

Climb aboard life-size replicas of both royal and pirate ships from the 18th century in Montreal’s Old Port (how fitting).

They are over 100 feet in length and range from two feet high for the young pirates to 35 feet for Peter Pan wannabes.

As the obstacle course gears up for its final stretch run, check out the 61 different activities between the Royal Ship, and the Pirate Ship. Activities include zip-lining, rock climbing, and bouncy castles.

When: Monday, July 30
Time:¬†10 am ‚Äď 6 pm
Where: Place des Vestiges, Old Port
Price: Prices vary depending on selected activities, tickets online