Montreal Hit List – Sweeney Todd, Diplo, Punk-Rock Karaoke and more!

THURSDAY JANUARY 26 TO SATURDAY JANUARY 28

7:30pm. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street @ McGill University’s Moyse Hall, 853 Sherbrooke West. The last three productions of McGill’s Art’s Undergraduate Theatre Society’s (AUTS) latest production, Sweeney Todd, take place this week – when was the last time you checked out student theatre? C’maaan. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for everyone else. Show times and ticket information can be found here. Reservations suggested.

THURSDAY JANUARY 26

8:30pm. Diplo + Black Tiger Sex Machine @ Igloofest 2012, Jacques-Cartier Quay. Igloofest gears up for its last weekend of chaos – if you haven’t been yet/ever, now is your chance! The tremendously awesome Diplo and Montreal’s own Black Tiger Sex Machine take to the Sapporo main stage, ensuring perfect outdoor dance conditions. Nautiluss will open the evening at 6:30pm. $12.

11pm. Defrost Post-Igloofest Party @ Le Belmont, 4483 St-Laurent. After your fabulous Diplo experience, head uptown to Le Belmont for a post-warm-up party with Grand AM, Chef Brian and Oren Ratowsky. $5.

FRIDAY JANUARY 27

12pm. Winter Survival Skillshare Day @ QPIRG Concordia, 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204. Attend some fun winter skill workshops – winter biking, knitting, wordpress and book-binding sessions will each be held by QPIRG Concordia. Cookies, tea and hot chocolate will be served! Free. RSVP in advance at info@qpirgconcordia.org. Until 6pm.

8:30pm. Punk-Rock Indie Karaoke @ Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent. Show off your knowledge of songs by The Sex Pistols, Nirvana, Iggy Pop and many more great rock acts at Casa’s monthly punk-rock karaoke evening. Best part: you will be accompanied by a full band! Scary/awesome! $5.

SATURDAY JANUARY 28 TO TUESDAY JANUARY 31

First Annual RACK-IT Sale @ Quartier Mode Boutique, 4276 St-Laurent. Quartier Mode Boutique hosts the first of what will hopefully be many RACK-IT clothing sales, including the fall and winter stock of numerous local Montreal designers. Clothing, jewellery and accessories (including vintage items) will be on hand. Check it out!

SATURDAY JANUARY 28

10pm. Dirtyloud + Mayday + Elo!i & Heights @ Société des arts technologiques, 1201 St-Laurent. Presented by I LOVE NEON, Brazil’s hottest new electronic act Dirtyloud will take over the SAT this weekend for what will most assuredly be a dance-tastic show. DJ Mayday and Elo!i & Heights will get the party started. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

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