Friday, Oct. 19

* Montréal/Brooklyn kicks off
* Check out the Peaches musical at FNC
* Catch a free dance performance
* See RiFF RAFF and Radio Radio in Laval
* Meet 10 local bands at the Forchristsake k7 launch
* Get out and party!

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Peaches, whose musical screens tonight at FNC. Photo via Flickr

No sleep till Brooklyn! It’s Day 1 of the massive multi-gallery mega-vernissage for Montréal/Brooklyn. Catch new shows at Galerie Division (2020 William, 4 p.m.), articule (262 Fairmount W., 6 p.m.) and Centre Clark (5455 de Gaspé, #114, 8 p.m.). Free

Houston rapper and Mad Decent signee RiFF RAFF makes his (almost) local debut with solid support in the form of Radio Radio. Is this guy for real? See for yourself. Salle André Mathieu (475 de l’Avenir), 8 p.m., $24.50

Meet 10 local underground rock bands (including Méta-Gruau, Vulgar You!, Solids and PYPY) at the launch for local label Forchristsake‘s compilation cassette. Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent), 8:30 p.m., $10

Performer and provocateur Peaches expands her multimedia empire with Peaches Does Herself, a recording of her semi-autobiographical musical, screening at FNC. Excentris (3536 St-Laurent), 9 p.m.

Get your gay on at Homoplatz, a super-special post-closure party featuring DJs Lynne T and DJ Ouiji, aka Joseph Gabereau, plus a celebrity cast of hot queer mixologists. Alexandraplatz (6731 Esplanade), 9 p.m.

Catch a free dance performance, Jacques Poulin-Denis’s “La Valeur des Choses,” offered as part of the Phénomena festival. Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent), 10 p.m., free

Check out our complete listings for more great club, stage and gallery events.

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