Walk like the dead at the Montreal Zombie Walk
Photo by Max Juneau
What’s better than a free movie? How about a free movie with discounted snacks whose proceeds go to charity? Head to any Cineplex theatre today and enjoy the aforementioned deal, with proceeds benefitting the Starlight Children’s Foundation, an organization which supports seriously ill children and their families.
Looking for a little something to spruce up that dead space on your living room wall? Illustrators and comic book artists Isabelle Arsenault, Cyril Doisneau and Matt Forsythe are opening up their studio space (shared with world-famous publisher, La Pasteque) this afternoon for you to browse around, see where the magic happens and pick up some original illustrations, paintings, signed prints, art supplies, graphic novels, and comics. 5555 Ave de Gaspe, Suite #202, 12 p.m.–5 p.m.
Put on your best tattered rags and roll those eyes back in your head — it’s the Montreal Zombie Walk! If you’re too lazy or unskilled to glue toilet paper or apply makeup to your face for effect, there’ll be a makeup booth set up at the meeting point. Quartier des Spectacles (metro Place-des-Arts), 12 p.m. Walk departs at 3 p.m. $10 for make-up, otherwise free
Hit up Hochelaga hot spot Atomic for an afternoon Oktoberfest happening. 3606 Ontario E., 2 p.m.
No sleep ‘til Brooklyn! It’s Day 2 of the massive multi-galery mega-vernissage for Montréal/Brooklyn. Catch new shows at Galerie d’UQAM (1400 Berri, Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, J-R 120, 2 p.m.), then head to the Belgo Building (372 Ste-Catherine W.) for the vernissages at Optica (#508, 3 p.m.), [SAS] (#416, 4 p.m.) and at Galerie les Territoires (527 Ste-Catherine W., 5 p.m.). Recover after at the vernissage after party. Alexandraplatz (6731 Esplanade), 9 p.m., free
Don’t miss a rare performance by Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Thee Majesty, presented as part of the Phénomena festival. The avant garde act blends poetry and spoken word with drone, drums and digital noise. Cabaret du Mile End (5240 Parc), 9 p.m., $20
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