5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, February 19

Feb 18 2020, 3:30 pm

Here are a few things happening around town today, February 19, as your workweek hits the midway point.

Celine Dion 

Céline Dion’s postponed October shows are taking place this week as the superstar returns to her hometown for the second night of back-to-back performances.

Tickets are scarce but as of this writing, there are still some available through Evenko but you might have to drop a bill or two.

When: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre
Price:$230.75 – $656, available online

Imagine Van Gogh

Montreal has been coated with an exhibition of the works of Vincent Van Gogh, the Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous figures in the history of the art world.

The exhibition, Imagine Van Gogh, which opened last month, takes guests through the world of colours and emotions of Van Gogh’s works through gigantic murals and an immersive soundtrack.

When: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Arsenal Contemporary Art Contemporain
Price: $26 – $36, available online

McKibbin’s Irish Pub Hooley Night

McKibbin’s Irish Pub hosts their “Hooley Night” tonight on their third-floor dance club.

Ladies pay $10 at the door, gentlemen pay $25 and then it’s an open bar, all you can drink.

The deal includes  Moosehead beer, vodka, gin, rum, rye, and whiskey. There’s a dance floor and a DJ and the night usually tends to get pretty busy.

If you’re looking for a midweek drinking and dancing getaway, it’s tough to beat McKibbin’s on Wednesdays.

When: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 10 pm to 2 am
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: $10 for girls, $25 for guys

Free Yoga Class

Ashtanga Yoga offers a free yoga class every Wednesday so you can really take your midweek to the next revitalizing level.

All levels are welcome.

When: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Where: Ashtanga Yoga, 372 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest Suite #11

Ben-Hur (1925) – Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

One of the most prominent moving pictures in the history of silent film will be projected on 16mm film, accompanied by peerless improvisers and musicians.

When: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Price: $11.96 – $21.74, available online