Buke and Gase, playing Il Motore tonight
Nostalgic for NES, Sega or N64? Old-school video game party Nouveau Power promises two consoles and TVs in the booths, another hooked up to a projector and open DJ decks if anyone wants to spin (CDs). Nouveau Palais’s bar will be open and the kitchen closed, with snacks on hand for the peckish. 281 Bernard W., 6 p.m.
Montreal Fashion Week kicks off today, unveiling new Fall/Winter collections by Pedram Karimi (7:30 p.m.), Mélissa Nepton (8:30 p.m.), Nadya Toto (9:30 p.m.) and more. L’Arsenal (2020 William), $15-$25
Concordia’s Leonard & Bina Ellen gallery and Cinema Politica series co-present the local premiere screening of Portrait of Resistance: The Art & Activism of Carole Condé & Karl Beveridge, documenting three decades of protest photography. The artists and filmmakers Roz Owen and Jim Miller will be in the house. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., (H-110), 7 p.m., PWYC/donations
Cannes sensation La Pirogue has an advance screening with director Moussa Touré on hand. Excentris (3536 St-Laurent), 7 p.m.
Hear fresh material by Brooklyn art rock duo Buke and Gase, from their week-old LP General Dome. Openers are Ahleuchatistas and Isle of Pine. (Read a Buke and Gase article in our latest print edition, available here.) Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 9 p.m., $11/$13
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