5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, January 15

Jan 14 2020, 3:30 pm

As the first month of 2020 nears the halfway point, the week has reached its midway mark. Here are a few things happening around Montreal today, January 15.

Montreal Canadiens vs the Chicago Blackhawks

After starting off the week with a 2-0 win against the Flames on Monday, the Canadiens welcome the Chicago Blackhawks to the Bell Centre for a midweek tilt.

When: Wednesday, January 15
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Centre Bell
Price: Various prices, available online

Luminothérapie

Place des Festivals is lit.

The Quartier des Spectacles’ public square is hosting the 10th edition of LuminothĂ©rapie through Pop!, a celebration of five fantastical creatures that aim to light up the city during the dark days of winter.

Because if anything can lighten up our bleak winter, it’s LuminothĂ©rapie, Quebec’s largest temporary public art installation.

When: From now until January 26
Time: 12 to 11 pm
Where: Place des Festivals
Price: Free

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, January 15
Time: 10 pm to 2 am
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: $10 for girls, $25 for guys

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 week, takes guests through the world of colours and emotions of Van Gogh’s works through gigantic murals and an immersive soundtrack.

When: Wednesday, January 15
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Arsenal Contemporary Art Contemporain
Price: $26 – $36, available online

Bread Making Class

Imagine having the skills to make your own bread?

At tonight’s workshop, guests will learn tips and tricks on how to work with yeast. “Don’t be intimidated by bread, it’s easy breezy,” stats the event’s Facebook page.

Besides, once you start churning out bread, among your friends and family, you’d be the best thing since you know, sliced bread.

When; Wednesday, January 15
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: The Lincoln Apartment Bakery, 4000 rue St Ambroise
Price: Reserve your spot online

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