What you should be doing this week: January 27 – 31
Guns N’ Roses @ Bell Centre
Axl Rose and his version of GNR play the Bell Centre. Look on his works, ye Mighty, and despair. With Danko Jones and Sebastian Bach.
8pm. 1250 de la Gauchetiere West. Tickets $49.50-$84.50.
GZA @ Foufounes Electriques
Back in the days when Wu-Tang formed like Voltron, the GZA just happened to be the head. Come see the Genius at work at Foufs.
8pm. 87 Ste-Catherine East. $20.
Une Pensee Pour Haiti @ Petit Campus
Hip-hop performances from MC Aussi and Mendoza, la Playade, Dirty Taz and many more, with all proceeds going to the Haitian relief effort.
8pm. 57 Prince Arthur East. $15.
P4W: Invisible Stories from the Prison for Women @ Theatre Ste-Catherine
Play inspired by interviews with incarcerated women at the Prison for Women in Kingston (known as “P4W”) Canada’s first federal correctional facility for women.
Saturday 2 pm & 8pm
264 Ste-Catherine E. Tickets $15, students $12.
Works on Paper @ Red Bird Gallery
Red Bird celebrates the ongoing Works on Paper project, a large book filled with two-dimensional multimedia works by local artists.
7pm ‘til midnight. 135 Van Horne. Free.
Igloofest @ Quai Jacques Cartier
Last chance for Igloofest, the Old Port’s outdoor dance party.
6pm ‘til midnight. Metro Champs de Mars. $10.
Friday – Sunday
Thrice Upon a Time @ McGill’s Moyse Hall
Montreal’s Theatre of Acrobatic Movement presents Thrice Upon a Time, a modern fairytale told through acrobatics and live music.
Friday at 7pm
Saturday at 3pm
Sunday at 3pm
853 Sherbrooke West. Tickets $16, students $15.
Kill the Lights w/ Sunfields @ Casa del Popolo
”Mind-melting decibels, swirls of feedback, double drumkit madness, pretty harmonies, catchy melodies and all-around musical virtuosity for the Plateau lumberjack crowd.” Pretty much sums it up.
8:15pm. 4873 St-Laurent. $8.
Golden Isles w/ Homosexual Cops @ Green Room
Local band Golden Isles celebrates the release of their new 7” with local mischief-makers the Homosexual Cops.
9pm. 5386 St Laurent. $7.
The Pilot @ Sparrow
Matrix magazine presents its January edition of the Pilot Reading Series. Featuring readings by David McGimpsey, Max Winter, Gillian Sze and others.
9pm. 5322 St Laurent. Free.