5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, November 19

Nov 18 2019, 3:30 pm

It’s a busy Tuesday in Montreal today, November 19, highlighted by CĂ©line Dion’s second show in as many days.

If you’re not fortunate enough to snag tickets, there’s plenty else happening around the city today.

CĂ©line Dion – Bell Centre

CĂ©line Dion postponed four shows from September to November so your patience has paid off and her heart will go on.

The Quebecois singer released her new album, “Courage,” on November 15 and her new tour of the same name is the superstar’s first in ten years.

She heads back to the stage tonight for the second of four November shows.

When: Tuesday, November 19
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Centre Bell, 1909-avenue-des-Canadiens-de-Montreal
Price: $95 – $585, available online

MEGA Montreal

Video game lovers, assemble! The MEGA Montreal video game convention returned over the weekend for its third edition and it sums up today.

Gamers and viewers are welcomed to discover the skills and talents of local and international video game players and developers.

The venue features eSports tournaments, free gaming stations, a cosplay costume contest, board games, virtual reality showcases, master classes, and video game developer workshops.

When: Tuesday, November 19
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Grand Quai Du Port De Montréal
Price: $15 – $40, available online, free access to kids under years old

The Irishman – Cinema Moderne

Martin Scorsese’s new film, The Irishman, assembles an all-star cast that includes Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino and therefore shouldn’t be watched on the small screen.

The film will be screened at Cinéma Moderne for a few days (including various runs) and follows an epic saga of organized crime in postwar America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran (De Niro).

The Guardian is calling it “one of Scorsese’s best films ever” which is some high praise.

When: From now until November  21
Time: Varying times
Where: Cinéma Moderne, 5150 boulevard St-Laurent
Price: $15, available online

Danny Brown – Corona Theatre

Detroit-based rapper Danny Brown will be performing at the gorgeous Corona Theatre tonight.

Brown announced a sizeable North American tour this past fall before the release of his upcoming album “uknowhatimsayinÂż”

Joining the tour are special guests Ashnikko and ZelooperZ.

When: Tuesday, November 19
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Corona Theatre, 2490 Notre-Dame Ouest
Price: $40.25, available online

Honey Martin Trivia

Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts a phenomenal trivia night every Tuesday. There are six rounds of ten questions, and 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 you’ll absolutely love the trivia host. Buy him a shot and you just might get that European geography question right after all.

When: Tuesday, November 19
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free