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What to do in Montreal today: Sunday, January 26

The top events happening in the city, daily.

Montreal Lunar New Year party and more

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Le Cinq in Montreal will be the site of Lunar New Year party Stay Gold, with NYC/Seoul’s DJ Peach. 1234 de la Montagne, 10 p.m., $20/$30 VIP

Weekly comedy night There’s Something Funny Going On presents a rare Sunday matinee. The nine comics on the bill include headliner Peter J. Radomski and host Hayley Garceau. But because it’s brunch time there are also free pancakes, bottomless mimosas ($20) and bacon and egg caesars ($12). 3958 St-Laurent, Montreal, 2–4 p.m., PWYC 

QueeReads Montréal’s second 2020 event focuses on Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s poetry collection Bodymap. Éclair (12 Maguire), 3–5 p.m.

Get your afternoon drink (and snack) on for a good cause at Brewsky Pub, where funds are being raised for Australia. See all the details about silent auction prizes here. 380 St-Paul E., 3 p.m.

The Concordia Photo Collective also presents the finissage for the second exhibit in the for two-part show Residue. See the work of eight photographers and seven zine writers/creators, as well as a performance by ISOMN at 7 p.m. Galerie Popop (372 Ste-Catherine W. #442–444), 6–10 p.m.

Le CinéClub/the Film Society presents a restored 35mm print of Max Ophuls’ 1948 classic Letter From an Unknown Woman. Supplementing the screening will be a talk by Jungian psychology expert Mathias Langlais. Cinéma de Sève (1400 de Maisonneuve W.), 6:30 p.m., $8/$6 students/seniors

Finally, the 13th edition of Comedy Confessional is happening at McKibbin’s on Bishop. The line-up of eight comics includes Shawn Stenhouse, Andrew Khoury and Marianne Mandrusiak. Bonus: it’ll be happy hour all night. 1426 Bishop, 7:30 p.m., $5

To read our latest To-Do List, please do so here.

You can also check out our Montreal Music Listings for more concert and nightlife event options, and things to do. Similarly, for more concert recommendations, see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.