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. 
Wednesday 8pm
Thursday 8pm
Friday 8pm
Saturday 2 pm & 8pm
Sunday 2pm
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.
English Performances:  
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.