5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, July 10

Jul 6 2019, 8:10 am

As the new month hits double digits, here are a few things happening around Montreal today, Wednesday, July 10, as the workweek hits the halfway point.

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Jennifer Lopez – Bell Centre

Her love might not cost a thing, but these tickets will.

JLo is returning to the road for the first time in over six years for her “It’s My Party: The Live Celebration” tour.

To celebrate her 50th birthday, the internationally-known entertainer will bring an all-new show to fans in 24 cities across North America this summer, including Montreal tonight.

When: Wednesday, July 10
Time: Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm
Where: Bell Centre
Price: $112.50 – $748.70, available online

The Ethnic Show – Just For Laughs

One of Just For Laughs’ most celebrated series, The Ethnic Show returns tonight with 19 shows until the end of the month.

The Ethnic Show (July 10 to 25) will be hosted by the hilarious Latina comedian, Cristela Alonzo, who recently became the first Latina woman to create, produce, write and star in her own US primetime comedy, Cristela, according to Just for Laughs.

She’ll be joined by Gina Yashere and Lebanese-Canadian comedian Dave Merheje.

When: July 10 – 25
Time: 7 pm and 9:30 pm
Where: Club Soda
Price: online$59.61, available


Some of Montreal’s streets have been turned into an open-air circus ring.

Until July 14, The Montreal Circus Festival, known as LA RUE COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE, will use the streets, parks, and sidewalks of the Quartier des Spectacles as stages to showcase colourful, high-flying performances.

The festival includes tightrope walkers, trapeze art, balancing and trampoline acts, fire art, jugglers, gymnastics, live music, human pyramids, and participatory activities for all ages as these master street performers use the urban landscape as their stages.

When: July 4 to 14
Time: Varying times
Where: Quartier de Spectacles

McKibbin’s Irish Pub Hooley Night

McKibbin’s Irish Pub hosts their ‘Hooley Night’ tonight on the third floor.

Ladies pay $10 at the door, gentlemen pay $25 and then it’s an open bar, all you can drink. The bar offers Moosehead beer, vodka, gin, rum, rye and whiskey as part of the special. The third floor features a dance floor and a DJ.

If you’re looking to dance and drink on a Wednesday night, it’s tough to find a better deal than McKibbin’s. Get there nice and early to beat the line.

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

PY1 – Through the Echoes

The first-of-its-kind pyramid-shaped entertainment venue, PY1, created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté opened to the public this month and will continue its strong showing this weekend as well.

The innovative venue will offer a multi-sensory experience, state-of-the-art technology and “a unique playground” for multimedia entertainment combining high tech with the talent of the greatest digital creators.

The PY1 experience is slated to make its worldwide debut with Through the Echoes, a show produced exclusively for the pyramid, on June 1, located near the Clock Tower grounds in the Old Port.

When: Wednesday, July 10
Time: Varies
Where: Montreal’s Old Port
Price: $28.50 – $51, available online

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