Your COVID-19 To Do List # 37 What To Do in Montreal Friday April 24

April 24 — Friday

Acoustic Mirror — Battikha, Shaw, Bourdages — 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Live concert radio broadcast that pairs a sound artist and a musician to create something between music and noise. Listen at home. This inaugural event features Tim Shaw and Philippe Battikha. PWYC. Info HERE.

Creatives in Confinement Live Interviews — 6 p.m.

The IPAF Festival Martinique isn’t happening in person, but interviews with artists confined in their homes and studios are. Info HERE.

Music: Transmission X Global Relations — 6 p.m. – 1 a.m.

DJs from Amsterdam, Montreal, and LA match with VJs from Montreal to bring this weekly dance party in your living room. On Zoom. Donations accepted. Info HERE.

Comedy: Monica Hamburg Presents — Confined with Mike Sains — 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Prime weirdness tbd (to be discussed). Among the topics they’ll cover — how to repel STIs with your mind. Zoom show. Tips accepted. Details HERE.

Alchemists Live — 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Just a touch of night time groovy Psytrance to keep you moving. Free. Info HERE.

Cinema: Things to Do In Denver When You’re Dead — 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Join the Trebas Institute in watching Things to do in Denver when You’re Dead. Let’s face it, being under quarantine in Denver is probably hella worse than Montreal. Free. On Zoom. Info HERE.

Santos United Live DJ Set Fundraiser — 9 p.m.

Tune in Friday night for a special edition of the Quarantine live DJ Set. Donations will go to Moisson Montreal to help people in need of basic food supplies. Info HERE.

Montreal Balcony Drone — 9 p.m.

If the folksy guitar group sing isn’t for you, perhaps you’re more of a droner. Every Friday, let loose your groan in the key of C if you can from balconies and windows. Use whatever instrument you have handy. Info HERE. 9 – 9:15 p.m.

Music: Acid Streams (Acid House Electro Techno) — 10 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Two DJs, 100% vinyl. Listen to DJ InYourFace and DJ Sarcastic for a virtual dance party. Online via Zoom. Info HERE.

Fitness: Yoga Iyengar on Facebook — 10 a.m.

On Friday, Saturday, and Wednesday mornings, join the Sadhaka Schoolf of Iyengar yoga. Join in and feel good. Information on class types is HERE. In French.

Fitness: Online Burlesk Fitness Class — 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Arabesque Burlesque keeps on offering classes to get your body moving in sexy ways with the every awesome Lady Josephine. Click HERE for info how to register and participate from Monday to Saturday.

Fitness: QiGOng Guided en ligne — Le Ba Duan Jin — 10 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Every evening, join the Federation International de Quigong pour la Santé in a free online course taught by Zhang Ming Liang and Gao Yanying. Offered daily at 10 p.m. until May 1. Free. Information can be found HERE.

Fitness: Live Streaming Twerk Classes — various

Get your booty moving in these live streaming twerk casses that include fitness, choreography, workout, and technique focuses. Classes are free and you can find the schedule for the week of 4/20. Gabriela also lets the recordings run after, so even if you miss the live class, you can catch it later. From personal experience… super fun! Continues until ??? Free or by donation. Info HERE.

Fitness: Modo Yoga Live Streaming, All Day

Montreal’s many Modo Yoga studios are still offering up a few free classes on Instagram and Facebook all day. You can take scheduled classes for a low price on Zoom. Get ready for your flow, kundalini, yin, and community classes. All day. Free. Keep up with them HERE.

Fitness: 7 Minute HIIT Workout — 6 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.

Kunal makes sure that you don’t turn into a puddle while staying at home. Join him for 25 minutes of HIIT every daily at 6 p.m. until April 30. Free. Info HERE.

Fitness: Live Dance and Fitness Classes with Latin Groove — 5:30 – 6 p.m.

Don’t salsa alone. Live stream with Montreal’s Latin Groove Dance School until April 30. Different classes every day of the week. Merengue and Cha Cha with Sandra on Thursdays; Salsa and Bachata 2 with Raphael on Fridays and Saturdays; Body Blitz with Lorayne on Saturdays; Bachata and Salsa on Sunday; Fat Burning, Salsa, Lady Styling, and Bachata on Mondays; Bachata and Salsa on Tuesdays; BootyCamp, Salsa and Bachata on Wednesdays. Prices vary (seems to be $6-9). Continues until June 20. Info HERE.

Fitness : Gaga Dance Classes for People and Dancers — various

Join this international dance movement and sensation class. Teachers from New York and Tel aviv will get you moving. Free. Info HERE.


April 24 — Friday

April 25 — Saturday

Service de prêt de livres féministes 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The Verdun women’s centre is offering a borrowing service available from Tuesday to Thursday every week. They’re also hoping to add a reading club as well. For info, click HERE.

Groove Dance! — 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Join the worldwide Groove movement with Diane Dupuis in a pwyc Zoom streamed class every Saturday morning until it’s no longer necessary. Dance your heart out. Get the info HERE.

Fitness: Blissful Groove — 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Kim gives you the opportunity to dance every Monday (6:30 p.m.), Wednesday (10:30 a.m.), and Saturday (10:30 a.m.) on Zoom from your own home. Get those endorphins kicking and interact with others. Classes are by donation. Info HERE.

April 26 – Sunday

La Chasse Balcon Cabane a Sucre — 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Order in your Cabane a Sucre sugarshack goodness and participate in a Sunday brunch of maple at home. La Chasse Balcon promises to provide music for you. Info HERE.

Live Screaming Sunday Story Hour — 8 p.m.

Festival de la Bete Noire makes sure to keep your horror loving heart chilled. Spoken word and stories will be shared, with donations being shared with the storytellers and a chosen venue. heck it out HERE.

Intro to Pranayama/Breath Work — 4 part intro – 8 p.m.

Studio SEED’s Esther is hosting a four week, virtual introduction to breath-work. Join in on Zoom and take part. Information HERE.

Muzique House Party — 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Every Sunday, the Muzique Industry Sundays present a live stream with DJs spinning and Richard D’Agostino hosting. Join for groups, requests, and to win prizes. Info HERE.

Wellness: Free Singing Lesson — 1:30-2:30

Wanted to learn how to sing? Only your neighbors will hear you! All styles and everyone is welcome. Join this Zoom meeting. Info can be found HERE. Takes place every Wednesday and Sunday.

April 27 — Monday

C’est Juste Lundi! — 8 p.m.

Sally D, of the drag world, is hosting a virtual show on March 30 at 8 p.m. They’ll have their heels on! Info HERE.

Liners Live with Julien Chidiac — 11 p.m.

From Monday to Friday, send your ideas to the right place on Instagram, and at 11 p.m. tune in to see Julien Chidiac and guests deliver jokes from what you send. Free. Info HERE.

Fitness: Cours de Zumba NDG with Vanessa Arcega — 8 p.m.

If your day isn’t full of dance breaks, it should. Zumba always feels like a cross between an 80s aerobics class and a sweaty nightclub. Super fun. Every Monday and Thursday. Until April 30. Free. info HERE.

April 28 — Tuesday

Literature: Service de prêt de livres féministes 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The Verdun women’s centre is offering a borrowing service available from Tuesday to Thursday every week. They’re also hoping to add a reading club as well. For info, click HERE.

Conference: Intersections X — Le Numérique à l’ère du coronavirus — 3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

The digital spring presents a new series of conferences every Thursday and Tuesday at 3 p.m. Emilie Vion will moderate discussions around Covid 19 with different guests. Continues Until May 28. Free. Info HERE.

Event: Cafés WWF Virtuels – Cohabiter avec le faune urbain — 6 – 7 p.m.

Each week, the WWF offers a meeting on Zoom. This week is about living with urban animals. Free. Info HERE, but you need to inscribe ahead of time to get the Zoom link.

Wellness: The Good Drama: Virtual Imagination, art, and storytelling — 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sandy El-Bitar facilitates sessions inspired by drama therapy and therapeutic clown work. Art, movement, storytelling, and humor are used to help achieve a healthy, fun, creative goal. Information HERE.

Music: Chanter sur les balcons de Montréal – Martha Wainwright — 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Weekly from now until when this ends join Martha Wainwright and guests as they sing from their balconies. Montrealers are invited to sing along. Free. Info HERE.

Online Graphic Novel Book Club — Familiar Face by Michael Defoge — 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Meet with your friends at the virtual Zoom version of the Librarie Drawn and Quarterly for an online bookclub focusing on Familiar Face by Michael Deforge. Info HERE.

Concert Virtuel: Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano — 7:30 – 8:15 p.m.

The Orchestre classique de Montreal is continuing virtually. Isabel Bayrakdarian, Armenian soprano performs at this streaming event. Free. Info HERE.

Fitness: Cross Training with Titans Academy — 5:30 p.m.

If time is moving slowly at home, Titans Academy will get you moving on Tuesdays with some cross training. Free. Info HERE.

Fitness: Live Streaming Hip Hop Fusion — 6 p.m.

The Scream Dance Academy offers a hip hop fusion class every Tuesday led by Lynsey Billing. Live stream only. Free. Check it out HERE.

April 29 — Wednesday

Music: Global Relations World Wide Web Party — 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

DJs, music industry workers from Montreal, Toronto, and Brussels with infinite love for music offer you a free concert every Wednesday. Come as you are and be free. Information HERE.

Comedy: The Love Doctor Live Stream — 9 p.m. – 10 p.m.

It’s entertainment and informative. Send your questions about love, sex, and relationships to The Love Doctor and he’ll answer them. On Facebook Live. Information HERE.

Games: QW4RTZ COVID QUIZ #4 — 9 p.m.

You don’t need a pub to have a quiz night. Join QW4RTZ for its fourth quiz. Acapella breaks seem to be a part, and there is a prize. Maybe the prize is just a good time. Free. Info HERE.

Fitness: Virtual Yoga Lunch Break — 12:15- 12:45 p.m.

Every Wednesday, Nancy offers a yoga snack online. Free but you have to get a ticket from eventbrite to join. Info HERE.

Fitness: Online Acro Conditioning Classes — 7 p.m.

Every Wednesday, Sarah and Robert guide a weekly free online aero conditioning class. Stay strong, feel strong, and both partner and solo options are shared. Join in Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Info HERE.

April 30 — Thursday

Fitness: Entrainement Tabata — 5 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Every Thursday, join Kinesiologist Catherine Gagné in a 45 minute Tabata class that includes warm-up, work, and cool down. Until April 30. Free. Info HERE.

Fitness: Yoga-Danse — 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Every Thursday, get ready to move with Yoga-Danse. A great way to start your morning with Karine Ganga Cloutier. Free. Until April 30. For info, click HERE.

May 1 — Friday

May 2 — Saturday

May 3 — Sunday

May 4 — Monday

Montreal Rampage welcomes your suggestions for events that we can share with everyone that are streaming virtually. Get creative and create one! Send info to [email protected]. xxoo and socially distance!

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