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Montréal en Lumière: Plateau Mont-Royal

Posted by Gabby / February 28, 2008

mp-nuitblanche1.jpgIn this third and last installment of our Montréal en Lumière primer, I'll be going on and on about the amazing activities available to you in the Plateau Mont-Royal district. Get ready.

Events
Couturama

See designers at work and pick up a free gift made right before your eyes, enjoy the warmth of free hot chocolate, and bathe in this fashionista atmosphere.
Free - 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Scarlett, 254 Mont-Royal Ave., (514)844-9435 (Mont-Royal metro)

Nuit Bizzarre
Get a free haircut at Coupe Bizzarre and enjoy exclusive sets by Thames, Sunken Skulls, Axel Gold and more. Hang out, get down, and let yourself go.
Free - 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Coupe Bizzarre, 3770 Saint-Laurent (Saint-Laurent/Sherbrooke metro)

Music
Sleepless Paranormal Night

The door to Café Campus becomes a portal to the 4th dimension. In an environment right out of a 50's sci-fi movie, and with radio programs like Retro Tuesday and Max 80, you'll be time-traveling in no time. 18+
$5 (tickets sold at the door) - 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Café Campus, 57 Prince-Arthur St E, (514)844-1010 (Sherbrooke metro)

Beatitude at the Petit Campus
Discover the club culture with local DJs and special guests blasting electronica and breakbeat music all night. Pheromones, transcendence and electronic ecstasy available at the bar. 18+
$12 (plus admission fees) - 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Petit Campus, 57 Prince-Arthur St E, (514)844-1010 (Sherbrooke metro)

La Movida
Join in the Mexican celebration, featuring performances by Los Mariachis Figueroa and DJs, and enjoy free garlic soup and "chocolate con churros" at the Spanish Club.
$4 (on location only) - 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.
Club Espagnol du Québec, 4388 Saint-Laurent Blvd., (514)737-3033 (Laurier metro)

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Exhibitions and Cinema
La Noche de los Cortos

Cinéma du Parc promises an entire evening of the best short films from Latin America, Brazil, Spain and Quebec. Movies presented in Spanish, with subtitles.
$8 - 9p.m. to midnight
Cinéma du Parc, 3575 Park Ave., (514)281-1900 (Place-des-Arts metro)

"Grandir et mourir" by Killy
Haitian-born Killy presents sculptural installations made from recycled urban debris and monotype prints, with heavy themes such as the voodoo culture and political corruption in Haiti.
Free - 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
MAI Gallery, 3680 Jeanne-Mance Street room 103, (514)982-3386 (Place-des-Arts metro)

Visual Art
Ex-Centris, renowned for its artsy-fartsy movies, presents a screening of ARTV's "L'Art du Nu", which explores the mysterious relationship between artists and their models. Also on the menu is Bertrand Bonello's "My New Picture".
Free - 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Ex-Centris, 3536 St-Laurent Blvd., (514)847-2206 (Saint-Laurent metro)

Arte Multidisciplinaire
What do paintings, etchings, photography and music have in common? They're all presented at once, by artists Eric Cinq-Mars and Andrée Favre at the Divan Orange.
Free - 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Le Divan Orange, 4234 Saint-Laurent Blvd., (514)840-9090 (Mont-Royal metro)

Long Night of the Shorts
Cinematic curiosities ahoy! Not for the faint of heart, this all-night event comprises several programs under the same theme, the night.
$4 (on location only) - 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
O PATRO VÝŠ, 356 Mont-Royal Ave., (514)845-3855 (Mont-Royal metro)

Theatre
Become an Actor for one Evening!

Become an actor for a night! Give a spirited performance at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert under the direction of Joël Legendre.
Free - 11:30 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Théâtre du Rideau Vert, 4664 Saint-Denis St., (514)845-0267 (Laurier metro)

Collective Catharsis
Ever wanted to punch your neighbor in the face? Here, you won't get to do that, but you'll get to vent on punching bags, take part in a collective primal scream, have pillow fights with complete strangers, all to the sound of live music.
Free - 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
La Petite Licorne, 4559 Papineau, (514)523-2246 (Mont-Royal metro)

Passion: An Evening of Love Stories and Naughty Tales
Join Sylvi Belleau, Nicole Filiatrauly, Ronald Larocque and Elsa Perez for an evening of passionate love stories and deliciously naughty tales.
Suggested contribution of $10 - 9:30 p.m. to midnight
Théâtre de l’Esquisse, 1650 Marie-Anne St. E, (514)527-5797 (Mont-Royal metro)


For more information, visit the official website.

Picture 1 by Victor Diaz Lamich, and picture 2 by Jean-Francois Leblanc, from the Montréal en Lumière website.

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