April 9 to April 20

VISUAL ARTS

Star d’un soir – Stare
April 10
Galerie d’art Yves Laroche (6355 St. Laurent Blvd.)
5:00 p.m.
Free

Denouement: Undergrad Photo Exhibition
April 11
VAV Gallery (1395 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.)
6:00 p.m.
Free

Cut Program – Mark Laliberté
April 11
Monastiraki – Le Petit Monastère (5478 St. Laurent Blvd.)
6:00 p.m.
Free

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.

DANCE

Lancement de la Tournée de Destins Croisés à New York
April 12
Centre culturel Georges-Vanier (2450 Workman St.)
3:00 p.m.
Free

How to Keep Warm in Winter
April 13, 20 and 27
Zab Maboungou/Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata (4374 St. Laurent Blvd. 2nd floor)
5:30 p.m.
PWYC

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.

LIT

Learning from the Ground Up by Aziz Choudry – Book Launch
April 10
Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore (2150 Bishop St.)
7:00 p.m.
Free

An Evening with Alison Bechdel
April 12
Ukrainian Federation Hall (5213 Hutchison St.)
7:00 p.m.
$10.00

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
April 18
Centre des arts actuels Skol (372 Ste. Catherine St. W.  #314)
5:30 p.m.
Free

CINEMA

Strange Women in Shorts – David Latreille
April 12
PHI Centre (407 St. Pierre St.)
7:00 p.m.
$11.25

MUSIC

The Besnard Lakes + Freelove Fenner
April 13
Cabaret du Mile-End (5240 Parc Ave.)
8:00 p.m.
$15.00 advance / $20.00 door

Melted Faces (LP Release) + El Napoleon + The Sangomas
April 15
L’Escogriffe Bar Spectacle (4467 St. Denis St.)
10:00 p.m.
$5.00

Reversing Falls (Album Launch) + Asthma Camp + Holobody
April 19
Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent Blvd.)
8:30 p.m.
$7.00

THEATRE

Release by Cameryn Moore
April 9 to 13
Mainline Theatre (3997 St. Laurent Blvd.)
8:00 p.m.
$15.00

PARTY

INDECENT XPOSURE: High Society
April 19
Cabaret Underworld (1403 Ste. Élisabeth St.)
10:00 p.m.
$10.00 for two before 11:00 p.m.

OTHER

Textiles, Fabrics and Knitting Pro-Choice
April 11
2110 Centre (1500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. #404)
6:00 p.m.
Free

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
April 16
Café Cleopatra (1230 St. Laurent Blvd.)
8:00 p.m.
Free

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.

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