5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, January 16

Jan 15 2019, 6:48 pm

A heavy dose of winter might be on its way to Montreal to end the week so you might want to enjoy today’s relatively mild weather.

Get over that hump in style, here are five events worthy of checking out in the city today, January 16.

Kafeinated Quiz

Kafein is hosting their second trivia night of the new year. The establishment has four rounds of trivia meaning four chances to win cash for the bar.

After trivia, the bar turns into a karaoke spot with DJ Wiz Kilo at 10 pm.

Shots are also three for $10 all night.

When: Wednesday, January 16
Time: 8 pm – 1 am
Where: Kafein1429 A Bishop
Price: Free

Luminothérapie

Place des Festivals is shining through the use of dominos, music and lights.

The ninth edition of Luminothérapie, Quebec’s largest temporary public art installation, is called “Effet domino” by Ingrid Ingrid. The installation features 120 giant dominos spread out across several different stations. The public is invited to play with them, each creating different music and luminous effects in the process.

The dominos are all topple-able as a musical orchestra of dominos illuminate in a rainbow of pastel hues and sounds.

When: Wednesday, January 16
Time: 12 pm – 10 pm
Where: Place des Festivals, Jeanne Mance
Price: Free

Dr. Mario Tournament

Time to put your money where your mouth is. Or, where your fingers are.

For the price of one pint, you can buy into the ranks for a chance to be crowned the Dr. Mario champion and a chance to win a $200 bar tab at the new Turbo Haüs.

How good are you at this classic NES 90s game? Do you have what it takes?

When: Wednesday, January 16
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Turbo Haüs, 2040 rue Saint-Denis
Price: Free

Paint Nite at McLean’s Pub

Cozy up to a pint and some paint.

McLean’s Pub is inviting guests to come to their inaugural ‘Paint Nite’ where painters of any skill set are invited to join in.

The $5 admission includes a free drink (beer or sangria) and materials are provided for all painters.

When: Wednesday, January 16
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: McLean’s Pub, 1210 Peel
Price: $5

McKibbin’s Irish Pub Hooley Night

McKibbin’s Irish Pub is hosting their “Hooley Night” tonight on the third-floor dance club. Ladies pay $10 at the door, gentlemen pay $25 and then it’s an open bar, all you can drink. That includes  Moosehead beer, vodka, gin, rum, rye and whiskey as part of the special. There is a dance floor, DJ and a whole lot of people who want a little midweek getaway.

When: Wednesday, January 16
Time: 10 pm – 2 am
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: $10 for girls, $25 for guys

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