Saturday, Aug. 4


Despite the Gods

Give Art Pop your money, for the sake of art, for music, for art. Drink some beers and watch live sets by Folly & the Hunter, Child Actor, Ollie North, Caitlin Loney, Ohara, Ari Swan, Markus Floats, Palomino Falls, Hobo Cubes, Ocular Gymnastica. Then buy some posters. Espace Pop (5587 Parc), 12-7 p.m., PWYC

It’s the only day of the Osheaga music festival that isn’t sold out, so come see some great bands among hordes of hot, dirty peeps. Parc Jean Drapeau, 1-11 p.m.

See the documentary Despite the Gods, about  Jennifer (daughter of David) Lynch’s attempt to make a far-out Bollywood co-production in India. Lynch is in town for the screening, and talked to us about the experience. J.A. de Sève Theatre (1400 de Maisonneuve W.), 5:20 p.m., $9/$10

Get a move on at Born This Way, Divers/Cité’s special edition of monthly girl night Hot Sauce, with resident Tizi and guest DJ Lisa Pittman. Bains Douches (390 St-Jacques W.), 10 p.m.

Hop on the MEG Boat, an annual DJ dance party on the water. This year promises beats by Breakbot, Jesse Rose, Vilify, Christine and Noyl. Cavalier Maxim Quai Alexandra (Old Port), 11 p.m., $55

The original line-up of local indie bluesers Starvin Hungry rides again, for one night only. Barfly (4062 St-Laurent), midnight, $5

Fantasia’s midnight screening is of Boneboys, a lo-fi re-imagining of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre from the slasher classic’s screenwriter Kim Henkel. Hall Theatre (1455 Maisonneuve), 11  p.m.

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