5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, March 5

Mar 5 2019, 3:13 am

Starting off the week WITHOUT a snowstorm is a nice alternative compared to what we’ve been getting use to. Maybe March is our saviour after all? Here are five things to check out in the city today, March 5, to get the first half of your work week going.

Travis Scott Concert

Travis Scott has had a milestone year with the release of his critically-acclaimed album, Astroworld, which features hits “Sicko Mode” featuring Drake, “Stargazing,” and “Stop Trying to Be God.”

The 26-year-old rapper is brining “Astroworld” to the Bell Centre tonight in what’s sure to be a wild ride.

When: Tuesday, March 5
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Centre Bell, 1909 avenue des Canadiens de Montreal
Price: $46.45 – $270.70, available online

Montreal International Children’s Film Festival (FIFEM)

This children’s film festival showcases the best international cinema for kids and families.

When: From now until March 10
Time: Various times per selection
Where: Cinéma Beaubien, du Parc, du Musée and Musée des beaux-arts
Price: $9.50 per film, available online

The Cat Empire Concert

The Cat Empire is an Australian rock band that’s been performing since 1999.

They’re currently on a North American tour, celebrating the release of their new album, “Stolen Diamonds,” which dropped in February.

They’ll be rocking out the timeless MTELUS Theatre tonight, playing new tunes and old favourites.

When: Tuesday, March 5
Time: 6:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: MTELUS, 59 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: $33 – $78, available online

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

Bundle up inside the theatre and check out the cinema’s best films for real cheap. Glass, Aquaman or Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse highlight the big-screen this week as well as Bohemian Rhapsody or/and A Star is Born which recently dominated at 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: Tuesday, March 5
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7

Montreal Botanical Garden – Butterflies Go Free

Float on over to the 22nd edition of the annual  “Butterflies Go Free” exhibit at the Botanical Garden.

The exhibition features “thousands of multicoloured butterflies who will be flitting about in an exceptionally lush natural setting,” as per the Montreal Botanical Garden.

Get a chance to see butterfly’s shimmering colours up close in a humid, tropical oasis, not to mention ample gorgeous photo opportunities.

When: Tuesday, March 5
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est
Price: $10.25 – $20.50, available online

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