Saturday, Aug. 18

* Parc & Ste-Catherine E. street fairs
* Non-stop Pride events
* Martine Côté’s Jusqu’au bout des doigts
* A.K. (The Making of RAN) at Cinéma du Parc
* Pop Montreal/Scion Sessions Pier Party
* NDG Arts Week free concert
* Director Rafaël Ouelett presents Camion
* Moda Sotto le Stelle runway show

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Bathhouse: The Musical 

The merchants of Parc host sidewalk-sale extraordinaire Party d’Été beginning at 7 a.m., while those on Ste-Catherine E. celebrate the sustainable neighbourhood with Le Grand Débarras from 11 a.m.–10 p.m.

Pride kicks it into high gear today, with events from 10 a.m. till the wee hours of the morning. Dyke march, Bathhouse: The Musical, mega yoga jam and more.

Peruse the annual queer lit pop-up book sale Queer Between the Covers. Centre St-Pierre (1212 Panet), 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Check out the vernissage for painter Martine Côté’s new show, Jusqu’au bout des doigts. L’espace contemporain galerie d’art (5715 Papineau), 2–4 p.m.

Chris Marker’s A.K. (The Making of RAN) screens as a special addition to Cinéma du Parc’s Japanese classics series. 3575 Parc, 3:45 p.m., $11.50

Let’s hope for winning weather for the Pop Montreal/Scion Sessions Pier Party, with DJs Poirier, Prison Garde, Seb Diamond and Kaytradamus. Lachine Canal (Peel Bassin), 6 p.m., free

NDG Arts Week offers a free outdoor concert in Girouard Park, featuring Élage Diouf and Nomadic Massive, among others. 6–10 p.m.

Local filmmaker Rafaël Ouelett will be at Excentris to present his film Camion (see our rave review). 3536 St-Laurent, 7:30 p.m.

Ramp up your style at Moda Sotto le Stelle, a runway showing of Italian-Canadian designers presented as part of Montreal Italian Week. Loto-Québec Stage (St-Laurent and St-Zotique), 10 p.m., free

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