5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, June 4

Jun 3 2019, 7:16 pm

As the first full week of the new month continues to chug along, here are five things happening around town today, Tuesday, June 4.

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HUM(AIN) – We Could Be Human: A Learning Machine

It seems like Siri has some SIRIous competition as a new art exhibition in Montreal features an AI robot that learns from visitors the more it interacts with them.

As part of musician David Usher’s Hum(ai)n exhibition, a digital character named Ophelia will be speaking with humans all summer. This interaction will help to evolve her cognitive state.

Usher says he believes that in a few years people will be able to hold a conversation with AI the same way we do with other humans.

When: Tuesday, June 4
Time: 10 am – 8 pm
Where: Phi Centre, 407 Saint-Pierre
Price:$21.97 – $25.50, available online

Through the Echoes

The first-of-its-kind pyramid-shaped entertainment venue, PY1, created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté kicked off this past weekend and it might be time to give it a go.

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, June 4
Time: Varies
Where: Montreal’s Old Port
Price: $28.50 – $51, available online

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

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

This is a great week for movies, especially for under $10. Check out Aladdin, Godzilla: King of Monsters, Rocketman, John Wick: Chapter 3, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Avengers: Endgame, and several others.

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

When: Tuesday, June 4
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7

Give Peace A Chance – The Exhibition

From May 26 to June 2 of 1969, The Queen Elizabeth Hotel welcomed John Lennon and Yoko Ono for their famous Bed-in for Peace.

In honour of the couple’s 50th anniversary of the famous bed-in, the hotel’s lobby will transform into a showroom that showcases photos and guest testimonials pulled from the book, “Give Peace a Chance: John and Yoko’s Bed-in for Peace” by Joan Athey and photographer Gerry Deiter.

Deiter was the only photojournalist covering the 1969 event.

The free exhibition will be on display until October 9, Lennon’s birthday. Visitors are encouraged to share peace vows on their social networks with the hashtags #bedin50 and #givepeaceachance.

When: From now until October 9
Time: 8 am – 10 pm
Where: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 René-Lévesque Boulevard Ouest
Price: Free

Outdoor Yoga

Get your week going with some outdoor yoga hosted by professional instructor Kat Teller at the calming Sir George-Étienne Cartier Square.

When: Tuesday, June 4
Time: 6 pm – 7 pm
Where: Sir George-Étienne Cartier Square
Price: $10

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