Monday, Jan. 18

* The Virtual Reality Garden exhibition at the Phi Centre
* Cinema Politica screens That Sugar Film
* Climate change/capitalism doc This Changes Everything
* Alex Charbonneau and Lehzer acoustic set at Bar de Courcelle
* Sucka Free Mondays tribute to DJ Khaled at Blizzarts


DJ Khaled

The Phi Centre continues their showcasing of cutting edge technology with the exhibition The Virtual Reality Garden, which opens today and brings together four different film projects presented in virtual reality, including explorations of a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, a Liberian community reeling from the Ebola virus outbreak, the nomadic Maasai tribe of Kenya and Tanzania, and a ridealong with President Clinton to East Africa. 407 St-Pierre, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free

Cinema Politica returns for the winter session with a screening of That Sugar Film, an entertaining exposé about the sugar content in foods often marketed as healthy and the physical effect of diets high in sugar. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-110, 7 p.m., by donation

Another politically-minded doc screening takes place Villeray’s Patro le Prevost: Avi Lewis’s This Changes Everything, based on Naomi Klein’s book of the same name, explores the links between capitalism and climate change. 7355 Christophe-Colomb, 7:30 p.m., by donation

Local songstresses Alex Charbonneau and Lehzer bring an acoustic set to St-Henri’s Bar de Courcelle. 4685 Notre-Dame W., 10 p.m., free

This week’s edition of Sucka Free Mondays at Blizzarts shows some love to DJ Khaled, with DJs Nicky Raisinz and L.E. 3956A St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free

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