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Montreal Hit List – MUTEK, Wellington Sidewalk Sale, Bike Fest and more!

WEDNESDAY MAY 30 TO SUNDAY JUNE 3

MUTEK: 13th International Festival of Digital Creativity and Electronic Music @ several venues across the city. Over 70 acts will descend on Montreal this week, lighting up our favourite music venues and parks for this year’s MUTEK. An amazing line-up of emerging digital artists from Canada and abroad will take the stage – view the full list here. MUTEK will also feature a series of workshops, panel discussions and presentations for festival guests, most of which are free to attend. Show ticket prices vary, and festival passport/ticket packages are available!

THURSDAY MAY 31

7:30pm. The Road Less Travelled By: Three Decades of Experimental Film at Concordia @ Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Côte-Sainte-Catherine. In celebration of 35 years of outstanding cinema at Concordia’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, the Segal Centre presents an evening of particularly interesting student films from the last 30 years. $8.

THURSDAY MAY 31 TO SUNDAY JUNE 3

Promenade Wellington Sidewalk Sale @ Wellington Street, between Lasalle Blvd and 6th Ave.. Street sale season is now upon us – huzzah! Head down to Verdun this week for a fantastic selection of vendors and crafters at the four-day Promenade Wellington Sidewalk Sale. Open daily 9am to 9pm, and 10am to 5pm on Sunday. Bring cash and walking shoes!

FRIDAY JUNE 1

7:30pm. Summer Kick Off Party @ HappyTree Yoga, 4010 St-Catherine West, Suite 200. HappyTree Yoga celebrates the onset of summer with a yoga-inspired fashion show, hors d’oeuvres, wine, yoga demonstrations and free stuff! Revamp your yoga-wardrobe and try out some cool new products! Until 9:30pm. Free.

8:15pm. Tour la Nuit Annual Bike Ride @ Boul. St-Joseph to Parc Jeanne-Mance. Montreal’s Bike Fest kicks into full swing this week with activities for Montreal cyclers of all ages, including a 22km night bike ride across the city, the Tour la Nuit. Over 17,000 participants are expected for this year’s ride! Register here. Also, don’t miss Sunday’s huge 50km Tour de l’Île de Montreal!

FRIDAY JUNE 1 TO SUNDAY JUNE 3

Vintage Pop @ L’Espace POP, 5587 Parc. The final weekend of POP Montreal’s highly anticipated Vintage sale and craft fair will feature a variety of great vendors, including Bettie Baker, Caesar Pony, Cheap Opulence, Red Clementine and more! The fair runs from 5pm to 8pm on Friday, and 11am to 6pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. Cash, Visa and Mastercard accepted.

~ Tyler Yank

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