Wednesday, May 2

* Constrained Body, Dancing Body explores contemporary Indigenous dance
* 150 years | 150 works : Canadian Art as Historical Act
* Five poets and a little bit of wine
* Stars on Ice
* Marthe Halvorsen launches All Is in the Seed

Alex Colville’s To Prince Edward Island. National Gallery of Canada

Tangente Danse teams up with Aboriginal theatre group Ondinnok to present a three day exploration of contemporary Indigenous dance in Quebec called Constrained Body, Dancing Body at Édifice Wilder, with conversations, workshops and performances accessible to all on a PWYC basis. 1435 de Bleury, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Wednesday, 1:30–9 p.m. Thursday and 1–10 p.m. Friday, PWYC $10, $20 or $50 per day

A major new interactive virtual exhibition chronicling 150 years of social and political Canadian history through art called 150 years | 150 works : Canadian Art as Historical Act launches with a vernissage this evening at Galerie de l’UQAM. 1400 Berri, J-R120, 5–7 p.m., free

Stop by Mile End curiosity shop Monastiraki for a little wine and a lot of poetry, with special readings from five local and visiting poets including Jen Currin, Nicole Raziya Fong, Helen Guri, Kaie Kellough and Emilie O’Brien. 5478 St-Laurent, 7 p.m., free

See Canada’s top figure skating talent in Stars on Ice, featuring ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir along with fellow Team Canada medallists Kaetlyn Osmond and Patrick Chan, among others. Bell Centre (1909 Avenue des Canadiens de Montréal), 7 p.m., $46/$58.50

Norwegian folk pop artist (and part-time Montrealer) Marthe Halvorsen launches her debut record All Is in the Seed with a show at la Vitrola, where she’ll be accompanied by a guitarist and tabla-player/percussionist. 4602 St-Laurent, doors 7 p.m., $10/$15 including album/digital download