Treat yourself to a well-deserved break as you soak up some of Montreal’s most noteworthy events
What better way to spend the holiday break than to explore some of Montreal’s unique art happenings? Our Arts Editor and Assistant Arts Editor have compiled a list of current and upcoming events that are sure to appease the senses and, hopefully, get you into a festive mood.
- Sisters with Transistors : A film about electronic music’s pioneers, presented by Cinéma Public in collaboration with Suoni Per Il Popolo. Located at 505 Jean-Talon St. E on Nov. 26 and 28, as well as Dec. 1 and 4.
- ELEKTRA : 5th International Digital Art Biennial (BIAN) : Metamorphosis edition co-curated by DooEun Choi and Alain Thibault. Located at 2020 William St. from Nov. 19 to Jan. 2.
- The Translation is Approximate : Zinnia Naqvi’s first major solo exhibition at Dazibao art gallery. 5455 de Gaspé Ave., until Jan. 15.
- Conceptual Metaphors : Sorel Cohen’s solo exhibition at VOX art gallery. 2 Sainte-Catherine St. E (4th floor) from Nov. 18 to Feb. 19.
- Awards : Theater piece mixing music and text from Collectif Tôle. 1345 Lalonde Ave. from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4.
- Je suis un produit : A play from the Simoniaques Théâtre company. Located at 4559 Papineau Ave. from Nov. 23 to Dec. 18.
- Antioche : Online theatre piece by Talisman Theatre. From Dec. 13 to 19.
- Jonathan: A Seagull Parable: Surreal theatre piece directed by Jon Lachlan Stewart. Located at the Fred-Barry Hall of the Denise-Pelletier Theatre (4353 Saint-Catherine St. E) from Nov. 23 to Dec.11.
- Confessions Publiques : Solo performance by Angélique Willkie for the MAYDAY dance company. Located at 3700 Saint-Dominique St., from Nov. 29 to Dec. 4.
- What Will Come : Dance performance by Julia B. Laperrière and Sébastien Provencher. Located at 1435 De Bleury St. from Dec. 2 to 5.
- Pomegranate: Solo performance by Heather Mah. Located at 3680 Jeanne-Mance from Dec. 2 to 4.
- Babel 7.16 : Online multidisciplinary performance choreographed by Belgian artists Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet. From Dec. 8 to Dec. 19.
Visual courtesy of James Fay