Monday, May 26
It’s Memorial Day in the United States, an official holiday. Government offices and stock exchanges are closed.
Egypt holds a presidential election today and tomorrow.
The Montreal International Musical Competition begins, with shows until June 6.
Montreal City Council holds its regular monthly meeting.
TV premières tonight include MasterChef, American Ninja Warrior and The Listener.
The EM15 electronic music and digital arts festival begins, with events until Sunday.
The OFFTA performing arts festival begins, with events until Sunday.
Entrepreneurs and business leaders gather in Montreal’s Arsenal venue for the three-day C2MTL conference.
The Canadiens and New York Rangers return to the Bell Centre for Game 5 of the NHL Eastern Conference Final at 8 p.m.
TV premières include America’s Got Talent, Riot, Extreme Weight Loss, I Wanna Marry ‘Harry’ and The Night Shift.
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Reid Wiseman, Maxim Suraev and Alexander Gerst is set to blast off toward the International Space Station.
Singing quartet Il Divo performs at Place des Arts.
The Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique is played at its inaugural concert at the Maison symphonique.
The Impact begins its Canadian Championship final against Toronto FC, with the first game in Toronto at 7:30 p.m.
So You Think You Can Dance premières a new season on Fox.
The RMS Empress of Ireland ocean liner sank in the St. Lawrence River 100 years ago today.
The Memorial Tournament PGA golf event begins in Dublin, Ohio.
The Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal performs a free show on the Olympic Stadium esplanade to showcase opera’s emerging artists.
CBC Television unveils its 2014-15 schedule.
If necessary, the Canadiens and Rangers play Game 6 in New York at 8 p.m.
TV premières include Undateable. Finales include Motive and Working the Engels.
Friday, May 30
Ontario St. closes in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve for a street sale until Sunday.
Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie, and Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways to Die in the West are the big movies opening in theatres, along with The Grand Seduction, the English adaptation of the Quebec classic.
The annual Tour la Nuit takes cyclists on a 20-kilometre ride through the Plateau, Ville-Marie and Sud-Ouest boroughs.
Ginette Reno completes her Quebec tour with three shows over three nights at Place des Arts.
California Chrome tries for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes.
The Impact plays the New England Revolution at Saputo Stadium at 7 p.m.
If necessary, the Canadiens and Rangers play Game 7 of their series at the Bell Centre at 8 p.m., with the winner going to the Stanley Cup final.
Corey Hart performs what he says is his last ever concert, at the Bell Centre (if the Canadiens don’t need it), on his 52nd birthday.
TV premières tonight include Bet on Your Baby and Sing Your Face Off.
Sunday, June 1
Ontario’s minimum wage increases to $11 an hour.
The Atlantic hurricane season begins.
Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot voters elect a new mayor.
The annual Tour de l’Île bicycle event sees thousands of cyclists take trips of 25, 50, 100 or 130 kilometres, the latter of which literally goes around the entire island of Montreal.
If there’s no labour conflict, the Alouettes start their training camp.
TV premières tonight include Halt & Catch Fire.Tags: concert, movie, music, television, tour, tv