5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, January 30

Jan 29 2019, 8:17 pm

Welcome to the midway point of the week, Montreal. To keep you busy today, January 30, here are five events worth checking out in a cold, albeit beautiful, Montreal.

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NAO – Saturn Tour

Neo Jessica Joshua, better known as Nao, is an English singer-songwriter and record producer from East London.

Her sound has been described as soul combined with electronic music, funk and R&B. Nao coined the term “wonky funk” to describe her style.

The 31-year-old will be rockin’ out at the gorgeous Théâtre Corona tonight.

When: Wednesday, January 30
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Théâtre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame
Price: $40, available online

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Join the MUHC for an interactive talk about the role, the impact and the future of AI in medicine with Dr. Jaron Chong.

Dr. Chong is a staff radiologist at the MUHC. He further runs the McGill Radiology AI Lab and is an acclaimed speaker about AI in medicine. He completed his residency at McGill in 2015 and holds a fellowship in Body Imaging from Yale, and a master’s in Health Informatics from Toronto.

Plus, free food will be served.

When: Wednesday, January 30
Time: 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Where: McIntyre Medical Sciences Building
Price: Free

Natrel Skating Rink

It’s sunny today in Montreal and not too cold, perfect weather for hitting the ice.

Known for its outstanding quality of ice, excellent facilities, and breathtaking views of the city and the Saint Lawrence River, this is the place to go skating in Montreal.

The chilled 2,500 square metre rink features a cozy village right in front of the ice and is a puck’s throw away from Bistro Bonsecours for a little post-game refresher.

Natrel’s Skating Rink plays rock, classical and jazz music on large outdoor speakers to add to your soundtrack of whizzing down the ice.

When: Wednesday, January 30
Time: 10 am – 10 pm
Where: Natrel Skating Rink, Bonsecours Basin
Price: $6.95 general admission, $4.90 kids aged six to 12, free for children under six

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. That includes  Moosehead beer, vodka, gin, rum, rye and whiskey as part of the special.

There’s a dance floor, DJ and a whole lot of people; lines form pretty quickly so get there good and early.

When: Wednesday, January 30
Time: 10 pm – 2 am
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: $10 for girls, $25 for guys

Barbie Exhibition

The world’s largest permanent exhibit of Barbies is happening at Montreal’s Cours Mont-Royal.

The upscale mall hosts over 1,000 entertainment industry Barbie dolls, all dressed by leading fashion houses.

When: The Barbie Exhibit happens year round
Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Where: Cours Mont-Royal, 1445 Rue Peel
Price: Free

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