Thursday, Feb. 14

* Cult MTL‘s V-Day extravaganza at Il Motore
* Read the Rant Line™!
* Let’s Make out With Stuff pop-up craft sale
* The Deflowering of Eva van End at Phi Centre
* Mennonite-inspired video art
* Young Rival headlines Divan Orange

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Check your inhibitions at the door at One Night Stand, Cult MTL’s Valentine’s Day party starring live local bands CTZNSHP, Automelodi, DJ Jordan Dare and the Cult MTL residents + cupcakes, condoms and prizes from Secret City Records and Avalanche Productions. Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 9 p.m., $7/$5 w/ a heart pinned to your sleeve

Read the Rant Line™!

Espace Pop invites you to Let’s Make Out With Stuff!, a Valentine’s party and pop-up sale featuring a slew of local arts n’ crafts heroes to help you find or keep someone cute, including Ohara Hale, Adam Waito, Julien Ceccaldi, Olivia Mew and the ladies of Pattern Clash, among others. There will also be an on-site clothing sale, courtesy of Citizen Vintage, personalized poetry on the fly by Ashley Opheim and manicures by High Five Nailz. 5587 du Parc, 12–5 p.m., free entry, cash only

Underground film series the NOAH presents a double bill of German New Wave delights: 1979’s Cha Cha and 1988’s Dandy. Both star Nina Hagen and Lene Lovich, and the latter also features live performances by Einstürzende Neubauten and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds. See more details on the Facebook event and read our article about the series in our print edition. Peut-être Vintage, 6029a Parc, doors 7 p.m., $5, BYOB

Dutch dark comedy The Deflowering of Eva van End screens at the PHI Centre. 407 St-Pierre, 7:30 p.m., $11.25

Topovidéographies: Muttasproak, Muttalaund, a new project by interdisciplinary artist Kandis Friesen, consists of short, experimental videos exploring the linguistic and cultural patrimony of Mennonite communities. The artist will be on hand for a discussion period. Group Intervention Vidéo (4001 Berri, #105), 7:30 p.m., free

Hamilton power pop outfit Young Rival headlines Divan Orange with support from Montreal’s the Damn Truth and Adam Strangler. 4234 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12

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

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