Your COVID-19 To Do List # 42 What To Do in Montreal May 1

May 1

Event: A-distanciation 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Connect with others in a virtual space. The goal is to reflect, share life, meditate, and connect your interior with others. It’s organized by the Marist community… so it have a religious undertone. Probably not. I usually avoid posting things from religious groups, but I already wrote the entry and I’m not going to erase it. On Zoom. Fridays. For info HERE.

Music: OAP Lite Online — 7 p.m. – ongoing

OAP Lite goes online to support vulnerable children affected by COVID-19. A livestream will come to your house. Different artists from around and outside Montreal are performing. Continues until May 3. For info, click HERE.

Theatre: New Words: “The Game” — 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The show must go on and the students at the National Theatre School are sharing their projects online. It promises to be cool. Two new plays by graduating playwrights, directed by graduating directors, and acted by graduating students. On May 1 and 2. Free. For info about the plays and the time, click HERE.

Music: At the Edge of the World Album Release — 8 p.m.

Live strema with Mike McKenna Jr. as he releases his new album. His roommate is also his bandmate, so it won’t be a total solo show. Info HERE.

Art: Artjam Livecast at NOMAD — 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The NOMAD crowd is hosting its first weekly artjam livecast. Art, music, jams, and it sounds a bit all over the shop at the moment, but should be interesting. Free. Info 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: What Lies Beneath — 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Trebas Institute continues its virtual movie night for yet another week. Amen to these guys. Join Ioannis Koutroubis, who seems to be making this happen week after week. This week, What Lies Beneath. free. Info HERE.

Event: Drone de balcon — 9 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

If singing sad or upbeat tunes isn’t your thing, every Friday drone instead. In the key of C bring out your instruments or your voice and just add your noise to the world. Continues until May 23. Free. Info HERE.

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

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

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: 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: 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 May 14. 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: Hoop Fitness on Zoom. — 6:30 p.m.

30 minutes of hoop workout will help keep away the COVID-15. Bring your own hoop… On Zoom. Donations accepted. Daily until May 1. 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.


May 2 — Saturday

Greg Santos Poetry Reading – 3 p.m. -3:45 p.m.

Rather spectacular Montreal poet Greg Santos was supposed to be launching his new poetry book, but then COVID. Canada performs has invited him to perform live on his Facebook page. 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.

Transmission 06 X NVA — 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.

They just get longer and longer. Join VJs and DJs from Montreal, Indiana, and Brooklyn as they make your night so much better. For info, click 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. Until May 25. Info HERE.

May 3 — Sunday

Food: Virtual Cooking Workshop with the foodguymtl — 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Join Blogger, Breakfast Television correspondent, and of course cook and owner of Gilman’s Deli, Dustin Gilman as he makes a family friendly recipe of blintzes online. On Zoom. Free. Info HERE.

May 4 — 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! Tips accepted. Info HERE.

Fitness: Live Streaming Twerk Classes — 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Get your booty moving in these live streaming twerk classes that include fitness, choreography, workout, and technique focuses. Classes are free and you can find the schedule for the week of 4/27 (Monday 7 p.m., Tuesday 6 p.m., Wednesday 12 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Thursday 6 p.m. . 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.

May 5 — Tuesday

Quebec Virtual Drag Show – 8 – 10:30 p.m.

You can still watch the drag queens strut and share all their love with you on Instagram and Youtube with the third edition of the online Drag Show. Donations warmly accepted. For info click HERE.

May 6 — 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.

Music: Chanter sur les balcons de Montreal — 7:30 – 8 p.m.

Join Martha Wainwright and guests as they sing from their balconies. For more info, click HERE.

Show Virtuel Cocktail — 8 – 9:30 p.m.

If you’re missing the drag scene, don’t worry, everyone is here for a virtual cocktail show animated by Michel Dorion. Guests include Miss Butterfly, Rainbow, Barbada, and more. Info to come, so keep an eye HERE for deets.

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.

May 7 — Thursday

Music: Our Living Room Pt V — 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

High art by Zoom. OK, art. Music, improvisational music, sound meditation, and a DJ party. Check it out HERE for links.

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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