THEATRE — Hosanna
Talented and controversial Montreal writer Michael Tremblay’s famous story of gender identity, sexuality, and struggle comes back to the stage in Montreal.
Tuesday, March 17 to Sunday, March 29 at 8 p.m. at Mainline Theatre (3997 Blvd Saint-Laurent). Student tickets are $15.
MUSIC — Rep Your Flag
An EDM event designed with global students in mind; a late night of international flags, face paint, and performances from artists such as DubVision and Domeno—what’s not to love?
Saturday, March 22 at 10 p.m. at Palais de Congres (1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Metro Place-d’Armes). Tickets start at $25
PARADE — 192nd Montreal St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Get out to St. Catherine for one of the biggest parades in Montreal. It’s a central part of any St. Paddy’s experience.
Tuesday, March 22 at 12 p.m. at Rue Sainte-Catherine. Free.
MUSIC — Andrew Jackson Jihad
Dance and shout to the internationally renowned folk-punk jams of Andrew Jackson Jihad and associated acts Jeff Rosenstock and the Smith Street Band. If you like upright bass, folksy guitar, and high-energy acts, this is the show for you.
Sunday, March 22 at 7:30 at Petit Campus (57 Prince-Arthur Est). Tickets are $20.
VISUAL ART — Digital Spring
Explore the second annual celebration of digital and graphic art in the forms of architecture, visual works, and interactive displays.
Saturday, March 21 to Thursday, June 21, Quartier des Spectacles. Prices vary by event, some are free.
MUSIC — Montreal Soul/Funk Festival Volume #1
There will be soul abound at the first installment of this celebration of all things funky. Feel the funk and boogie with Static Gold, The Liquor Store, and Clay & Friends.
Friday, March 20 at 9 p.m. at Casa del Popolo (4871 Blvd Saint-Laurent). Tickets are $20.
CINEMA — International Festival of Films on Art
For art lovers or cinema enthusiasts, this unique and citywide celebration of films based on art is not to be missed.
Thursday, March 19 to Sunday, March 29 at various locations. Prices vary by event; some are free.