Cult MTL writers Darcy MacDonald and Erik Leijon are co-hosting an Xmas Eve radio special on CJLO 1690 AM, playing the year’s best music and interviewing Tommy Kruise, Pierre Kwenders, Brooke Walsh (le Belmont) and Kontos. 1–4 p.m.
Got the day off and already finished your shopping? Maybe now’s the time to visit the exhibits at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (see our review of Van Gogh to Kandinsky here) or the Musée d’art contemporain (see our coverage of Montreal’s Biennale here and here), both of which are open today. MMFA: 1380 Sherbrooke W., 10 a.m.–5 p.m., $12–$20. MAC: 185 Ste-Catherine W., 11 a.m.–6 p.m., $10–$14
Escape the whole Christmas thing at the second annual Matzo Ball Soup Comedy Show at McLean’s Pub, featuring headliner Robby Hoffman, Geoffrey Appelbaum, Jon Selig, David Heti and more, hosted by Jeremy Dobski. Bring a donation of Kosher food, coats or other winter gear to benefit the Mada Community Centre. 1210 Peel, 8 p.m., free
Check out our New Year’s Eve Party Guide
See our complete listings for live music, nightclub and theatre events this week.