5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, April 17

Apr 17 2019, 9:23 am

Since this week is of the short variety, today is technically a Wednesday dressed as a Thursday, and the city is boasting some fun events worthy of checking out.

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary

Kevin O’Leary is hosting a live wealth-building event in Montreal tonight.

The Shark Tank star will be running a conference that teaches guests how to succeed and make money.

When: Wednesday, April 17
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: L’olympia, 1004 rue St Catherine St Est
Price: $7.48 – $49.95 (US), available online

The Horrifically Real Virtuality at Centre Phi

A collective immersive experience combining virtual reality, cinema and interactivity by filmmaker Ed Wood.

The event allows viewers to watch the film in a virtual environment while interacting physically and in real time with characters and material objects.

When: Wednesday, April 17
Time: 10:30 am – 8 pm
Where: Phi Centre, 407, rue Saint-Pierre
Price: $46 – $55, available online

Arts and Laughs: Games

Turbo Haßs is hosting its monthly comedy show where performers do original sets in front of an audince that makes art with the supplied arts and crafts.

Audience members who submit their art at the end of the show are eligible to win prizes.

Art, comedy, and prizes — nice mix.

When: Wednesday, April 17
Time: 8 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Turbo Haßs, 2040 rue Saint-Denis
Price: Free admission

Clerel at Brutopia

The soulful Clerel will be busting out his smooth sound at Brutopia tonight. If you’re in the mood for some soulful tunes and some microbrews, head over to Crescent’s Brutopia.

When: Wednesday, April 17
Time: 10 pm – 2 am
Where: Brutopia Brew Pub, 1219 rue Crescent
Price: Free admission

McKibbin’s Irish Pub Hooley Night

McKibbin’s Irish Pub hosts their ‘Hooley Night’ tonight on the third floor. Ladies pay $10 at the door, gentlemen pay $25 and then it’s an open bar, all you can drink. The bar offers Moosehead beer, vodka, gin, rum, rye and whiskey as part of the special. The third floor features a dance floor and a DJ.

If you’re looking to dance and drink on a Wednesday night, it’s tough to find a better deal than McKibbin’s. Get there nice and early to beat the line.

When: Wednesday, April 17
Time: 10 pm – 2 am
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: $10 for girls, $25 for guys

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