Arts & Entertainment

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Tuesday Night Café Theatre production ‘The Elephant’ is a powerful musical about surviving abuse

Content Warning: discussion of sexual assault Tuesday Night Café Theatre (TNC)’s newest production The Elephant is a powerful story of survival and perseverance. Written and directed by Troy Lebane, U3 Music Education, this musical portrays characters in the aftermath of an abuser’s arrest in his former workplace and offers a[Read More…]

‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ fails to recapture the magic of its predecessor

Hollywood’s obsession with reboots has given birth to one of its worst yet, Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Arriving in theatres across North America on Nov. 19, this long-delayed film might have been better off going straight to video-on-demand. Although  director Jason Reitman is the son of the original installment director Ivan Reitman,[Read More…]

MAI’s new exhibit ‘Making Revolution’ dissects the anatomy of revolutions

On Nov. 11, the vernissage for Making Revolution: Collective Histories, Desired Futures, curated by Farah Atoui and Viviane Saglier, took place at the Montréal Arts, Interculturels (MAI). This thought-provoking and heartfelt display of short films showcases works from a selection of artists, exploring revolutions and conflicts in Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine,[Read More…]

What’s going on this week?

Trivia Night at Gerts

A general trivia night presented by P[h]assion with a secret prize for the winning team of five.

RSVP and buy tickets online.

Tuesday Nov. 30, 6 PM-9 PM

Gerts Bar (3480 Rue McTavish)

$10 per person

McGill Jazz Orchestra I Old, New, Borrowed, Blues

An assortment of blues and jazz music performed by McGill musicians. Tickets online or by phone (514-398-4547).

Wednesday Dec. 1 7:30 PM

Pollack Hall (555 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest)

$17 for students/seniors, $22 otherwise

Violet Hour (2LGBTQIA+ Book Fair)

A series of readings from various 2LGBTQIA+ authors. Part of a series of bilingual events organized by Fierté Littéraire. In-person and on YouTube.

Sunday Dec. 5, 4 PM

Théâtre La Comédie de Montréal (1113 Boul de Maisonneuve E)


NERD OUT! (Open mic)

Otaku Comedy Show and Nerdstock present a nerd-themed open mic show featuring nerdy comedians. Tickets first-come-first-served (18+).

Monday Dec. 6, seating starts at 7:30 PM, and the show starts at 8 PM

Meltdown Bar (2035 Rue St. Denis)