The Montreal Week-Ender 05

Nov 21 edition. Get psyched!
The Montreal Week-Ender 05

It's time. Get your weekend plans together for November's last weekend.

Thursday Nov 21

Get your swing on at Clébard this evening, a classy affair with your friends to share. view event>

Hip Hop karaoke has gotten to be a staple at le Belmont, and tonight they're bringing you their Greatest Rap Hits of All Time Edition so it's going to be extra sweet! view event>

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5IKtpexBAs

International student and feeling a little homesick? Rep Your Flag Festival is tonight, so get your flag on your face and show the masses how your countrymen party at Theatre Telus tonight. Make your people proud. view event>

Vans' Off The Wall on the Snow Movie Premiere is tonight at L'ecurie. Good food, delicious drinks, and new film to get you pumped about winter and its sports. view event>

The Notable Merchant's apres-work 5 à 7 is this evening, so get your work done and head over to down some drinks, because Fridays were meant to be hungover work days. view event> 

Friday Nov 22

You know it. La Porte Rouge's FUNKtastique Fridays is tomorrow, don't miss it for your weekly party dose! view event> 

Lobby Bar Vendredis will get your night rocking with cocktails, and music by DJ Zoo and Party Animal tomorrow! view event>

https://soundcloud.com/deejay-zoo1/djzooviolent2

Casa Cares is hosting it's annual Movember Gala tomorrow, and it's Burlesque themed! Show Me How You Movember is just the spot to show off your growing Movember 'taches, because they'll be gone so soon, won't they? view event>

M For Montreal big show for us and you will be at Cabaret Underworld with We Are Wolves, do you want to miss this one? Don't! view event>

Saturday Nov 23

Combine beers, beats, and politics with Peace Park's 19th Anniversary party this weekend! view event> 

This year is the anniversary of Can I Get a Soul Clap, and it's going to showcase it with the baddest competition yet with b-boying, b-girling and crew battles.  Battles start at 7pm! view event> 

Le Belmont gets a dose of electricity thanks to a great M For Montreal show posting up with Thundercat! view event>

Get your burlesque on and raise awareness Movember style at Cabaret Underworld with The Underworld Cabaret "Movember Edition". view event>

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DdsHGgnV4I

80+ Montreal Restaurants Where You Can Get A Free Meal On Your Birthday

So that you don't have to 'dish' out cash on your special day.

Yes you heard me, Montreal has 90 restaurants where you can get a complete free meal on your special day! These 90 restaurants have a large range of variety and are all absolutely delicious... and free! Not only can you enjoy that free delicious meal on your birthday, but you can also make a whole day event out of it! I suggest going out for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and desert without spending a penny on your birthday!

So, treat yourself to delightful free meals that you definitely won't regret! You can bring your friends and enjoy a beautiful night on your birthday without worrying about spending money. Since the list is so HUGE I'm going to choose the top 20 that I suggest you should check out this summer! The rest can be seen in the link above!

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Alright, guys, I'm going to be totally honest with you. I'm broke AF. It's mainly because it's summer, and so updating the wardrobe/going out everywhere/living my best life costs a lot of money, apparently? Anyway, whatever the reason is, I don't have a whole lot of loose change to spend on getting turnt.

And I know that I'm not alone. Like I said, summer in the city is awesome - but it can get expensive. But a lack of funds should not prevent you from having fun, friends; and thankfully, in Montreal, it doesn't have to. There are tons of super fun places where the drinks are super affordable, and the atmosphere is top notch.

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Friends, what's the best thing about Montreal? The awesome food? The amazing culture? The beautiful people? Yes, yes, and yes. Pretty much everything about Montreal is great. But one of my personal faves about this city? You can have a lot of fun - for free. That's right. There are certain awesome events in this city that won't break your wallet, but will definitely break that boredom streak. Don't believe me? Well, you should, friends. Read on for 40 FREE Things To Do This March 2016 In Montreal.

1. If the winter blues have hit you full force, check out this meditation workshop on March 7.

2. If gaming is your jam, then check out this game showcase, March 3.

3. And don't forget that you have until March 5 to experience Montreal En Lumiere.

4. If you're an artist at heart (heartist?), check out this free vernissage, opening on on March 5.

5. Or stroll down to Concordia University for an "Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon."

6. Get your party on every Wednesday at Le Belmont's Bass Drive Wednesdays, free before 11:00.

7. Or if you're more of a trivia buff, check out Blue Dog's Trivia Tuesdays.

8. Prepare your liver for St. Patrick's Day by swearing off alcohol until March 17.

9. Crack immediately and reach for the bottle of emergency wine you keep in your closet.

10. Check out this sunset concert at Concordia University's Greenhouse on March 9.

11. Or get yourself to McGill University for their monthly Public Astro Night on March 24.

12. From March 18 - 20, attend this free Montreal Maple Syrup Festival.

13. On March 14, eat that leftover slice of pie you've been saving for exactly this occasion.

14. And don't forget to give yourself a huge high-5 for knowing exactly why you should be eating pie on March 14.

15. Celebrate the month of the Pisces in style at Clebard's Pisces Birthday on March 11, featuring free admission.

16. If you're a student, make the most of your reading week by chilling in bed and catching Fuller House on Netflix.

17. If you're not a student, watch Fuller House on Netflix anyway. (Is anyone else as excited for this as I am?)

18. On March 1, check out this poetry reading session at Resonance Cafe.

19. Or, if you're feeling musical, catch Matt Lazenby & The Constant Supervision at Grumpy's on March 5.

20. Stroll down to Les Cours Mont-Royal and check out their Barbie exhibition, basically whenever.

21. Check out Concordia's Art Matters art festival, running throughout the month of March.

22. Or walk through Montreal's underground city and catch the Art Souterrain exhibitions, until March 20.

23. If you're looking to make it in the business world, check out this startup seminar on March 16.

24. On March 12, check out the Nordicité Symposium at Concordia University.

25. Or Media @ McGill's "Aisthesis and the Common: Reconfiguring the Public Sphere" colloquium on March 18 - 19.

26. On March 20, do a happy dance; it's the official first day of spring.

27. And don't forget to get into Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts for free on March 26.

28. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by attending Montreal's St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 20. Wear something green, obvs.

29. If you're down for some major nostalgia, check out the second edition of Le Ritz PDB'S SNES + NES Night on March 9.

30. March 8 is International Women's Day, so give your favourite woman a hug.

31. On March 2, check out the "Dissections: Imagine Brazil" talk at the Phi Centre.

32. And while you're at it, check out their Virtual Reality Garden, until March 31.

33. Stick to your New Years Resolution and go for a springtime jog around your block.

34. Or get yourself to Boisbriand for a semi-private training session on March 3.

35. If you're more of a yoga person, check out Lole St. Catherine's free "hatha flow yoga" session on March 23.

36. Or check out their "Thai massage-yoga" class on March 13.

37. If you're down to listen to some jazz, check out Upstairs Bar's Concordia University jam sessions throughout March.

38. Or get to their Latin Jazz Night, free after 10 PM, on March 6 and 20.

39. Learn about Canadian architecture at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, free admission after 5:30 on Thursdays.

40. And don't forget to spring yourself forward by an hour on March 13.

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It was a night of love, kisses and laughter at Clébard this past Saturday night! Our beloved bar hosted an amazing event for Valentine's day dedicated to those on the quest to find love...or just someone to play nice with ;). With witty name tags to help you break the ice, DJ John Lee behind the tables and free shooters going around the house, everyone had just about a great time!

Check below to see what went down.

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