Saturday, Nov. 10

* Hacking Corruption 2012 hackathon
* Mat & Nat Sample Sale
* Feel Good! Do Good! fitness fundraiser
* Backroom record store
* The Fruit Hunters @ RIDM
* Big in Bollywood @ Cinéma du Parc
* Bang! Bang! Cabaret Prohibition with The Unsettlers
* Dan Deacon @ SAT
* Lounge: Sonic Synesthesia @DHC/ART
* La Gêne @ Bar Éphémère
* Dead Messenger, We Are Monroe, Goodnight Sunrise

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The Fruit Hunters

Burnt out on corruption in Montreal? Why not use your noggin and help make something to keep corruption at bay at the Hacking Corruption 2012 hackathon. Check the link for the schedule. Nov. 10–11, Centre communautaire de loisirs Sainte-Catherine d’Alexandrie (1700 Amherst), 8 a.m.–5 p.m. both days

In the mood for a good deal? Get yourself over to the Mat & Nat Sample Sale where free handbags are the order of the day. 333 Chabanel Street West, Suite 505, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Get in shape while helping those in need at the Feel Good! Do Good! fitness fundraiser. Six specialty classes are available individually or by way of a full day pass with all proceeds going toward healthcare iniatives at the St. Jude Children’s Home in Gulu, Uganda. Concordia’s Le Gym (1515 St. Catherine W.), 10 a.m.–5 p.m., $10 per class/$20 day pass

True vinyl hounds will break out their gloves to flip through new Haitian religious music and other treats including Carnaval cookies at the chilly Backroom space, which is open today. Backroom record store (5912 St. Urbain St.), 12 p.m.–6 p.m.

Local documentarian Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) premieres his latest, The Fruit Hunters, at RIDM. Excentris (3536 St-Laurent), 4:30 p.m.

Documentary Big in Bollywood, about an Indian-American actor who unexpectedly becomes a Bollywood superstar, screens as part of Made in India: the Montreal Indian Film Festival. Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc), 5:15 p.m.

Burlesque performers, circus acts and the gypsy stylings of The Unsettlers will surely lull you into some kind of hypnotic state tonight. Full lineup here. Bain Mathieu (2915 Ontario E.), 8 p.m., $20/25 door

Pick up Dan Deacon’s app and bring it to his show, which promises to be spectacular. Openers are Heights With Friends and Chester Endersby Gwazda and Alan Resnick. SAT (1201 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $17/$20

Take in Lounge: Sonic Synesthesia, a minimalist audio environment produced alongside an ongoing installation by sound artist Ryoji Ikeda. Guest-curated by France Jobin, Lounge traces listening practices through history as a means of exploring sound art. DHC/ART (451 & 465 St-Jean), 9 p.m., free

Check out La Gêne (link is NSFW), a new local queer collective, at their launch night stacked with italo/electro DJs, retro queer porn and surprise events and performances. Bar Éphémère (257 Prince, in the pop-up bar adjacent to the Darling Foundry), 9 p.m., $5 PWYC

See locals Dead Messenger and We Are Monroe with Toronto’s Goodnight Sunrise. Barfly (4062 St-Laurent), 10 p.m., PWYC

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

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