5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, February 20

Feb 19 2019, 6:56 pm

As we brace ourselves for another possible snowstorm, here are five things to keep your mind occupied today, February 20, as you eye the latter part of the week.

Kafeinated Quiz: Oscars Red Carpet

Kafein is hosting an Oscar-based trivia night tonight.

The trivia includes bonus beer questions, a wager round, audiovisual clues, and more.

The event urges guests to bring your movie buff friends for this one, and to not forget about post-quiz karaoke with Wiz Kilo.

When: Wednesday, February 20
Time: 8 pm – 1 am
Where: Kafein, 1429-A Bishop
Price: Free admission

Les Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma

The Quartier des Spectacles is hosting an eleven-day film festival where cinema buffs can gather to see nearly 300 films and 100 premiers from Quebec’s film industry.

When: February 20 – March 2
Time: Varying times
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
Price: Varying prices, available online

Make Your Own Soap Workshop

Making your own soap is a valuable asset – it’s a great way to reduce harmful chemcicals on your body and they make for great eco-friendly gifts.

Concordia is hosting a soap workshop tonight, using all natural ingredients and essential oils.

Participants will be able to take part in making soap and can bring them home afterwards. The workshop includes guides, bars of fresh soap, silicone molds and tea.

The event takes place in English.

When: Thursday, February 20
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Concordia Greenhouse, 1455 de Maisonneuve
Price: $30, available online

Laugh Lounge presents: Viveth K

Laugh Lounge is launching their first (and only) weekly booked comedy show featuring the city’s top headliners.

The venue features comedy, food, drinks and a DJ to kick off the party after the laughs.
Hosted by Quinn McMorrow, the inaugural show features Jacy LaFontaine, Reese Turner
Monica Hamburg and Harrison Weinreb before Viveth Kanagarathnam closes out the show.

When: Wednesday, February 20
Time: 8 pm – 10 pm
Where: Salle Porto Lounge, 3716 Notre Dame
Price: $5, at the door

Shane Murphy at Honey Martin Pub

Shane Murphy is one of the best musicians in Montreal. He appeared at Jazz Fest this summer and is back to his regular Wednesday gig at Honey Martin Pub in NDG.

He’s silky smooth on the guitar and has a soothing and hip voice. He plays covers and original pieces, considering it’s free entrance to watch him – it’s an absolute steal.

When: Wednesday, February 20
Time: 10 pm – 3 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free