Weekly listings of all things Fringe in Montreal.
Star d’un soir – Stare
Galerie d’art Yves Laroche (6355 St. Laurent Blvd.)
Denouement: Undergrad Photo Exhibition
VAV Gallery (1395 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.)
Cut Program – Mark Laliberté
Monastiraki – Le Petit Monastère (5478 St. Laurent Blvd.)
This exhibition of collage experiments by Carousel Magazine’s managing editor and designer Mark Laliberté is an overview (or “collage view”) of the artist’s paper-based works since 2000. Laliberté uses the two-dimensional medium to make sense of a world flooded with media.
Lancement de la Tournée de Destins Croisés à New York
Centre culturel Georges-Vanier (2450 Workman St.)
How to Keep Warm in Winter
April 13, 20 and 27
Zab Maboungou/Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata (4374 St. Laurent Blvd. 2nd floor)
This drop-in, one-hour, no-talent-or-skills-necessary dance class takes place every Saturday until May, when hopefully it will look and feel like winter is really over. Also known as Queer Dance Classes, it claims to be easier than the easiest dance class you can imagine.
Learning from the Ground Up by Aziz Choudry – Book Launch
Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore (2150 Bishop St.)
An Evening with Alison Bechdel
Ukrainian Federation Hall (5213 Hutchison St.)
Presented in association with McGill’s Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Drawn & Quarterly invites graphic-novelist Alison Bechdel to discuss her latest memoir, Are You My Mother? Bechdel is known for her first critically acclaimed graphic memoir, Fun Home.
The Unknown Artist – Book Launch
Centre des arts actuels Skol (372 Ste. Catherine St. W. #314)
Strange Women in Shorts – David Latreille
PHI Centre (407 St. Pierre St.)
The Besnard Lakes + Freelove Fenner
Cabaret du Mile-End (5240 Parc Ave.)
$15.00 advance / $20.00 door
Melted Faces (LP Release) + El Napoleon + The Sangomas
L’Escogriffe Bar Spectacle (4467 St. Denis St.)
Reversing Falls (Album Launch) + Asthma Camp + Holobody
Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent Blvd.)
Release by Cameryn Moore
April 9 to 13
Mainline Theatre (3997 St. Laurent Blvd.)
INDECENT XPOSURE: High Society
Cabaret Underworld (1403 Ste. Élisabeth St.)
$10.00 for two before 11:00 p.m.
Textiles, Fabrics and Knitting Pro-Choice
2110 Centre (1500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. #404)
The Fédération du Québec pour le planning des naissances (FQPN) is holding an info session for a knitting project with political undertones. No knowledge of knitting required.
Pandamonium: Can-Con Cabaret
Café Cleopatra (1230 St. Laurent Blvd.)
There’s little to go by in terms of event description, but the page says: “Join the Political Cabaret class for an evening of sexy, dirty, unparliamentary behaviour. 18+.” That’s good enough for us.