Saturday, March 30

* The Ten Commandments
* HP Process_Translations workshop
* Hip Hop Festival
* Mile End Poets Festival
* Canada’s punk history w/ Sam Sutherland and Ralph Alfonso
* The Normals and Electric Vomit @ l’Escogriffe
* Jordan Dare, Vosper and Jealous Lovers @ SAT

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Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments

Get all geared up for the coming of the Easter Bunny by watching Charlton Heston part the Red Sea and smite Egyptians (without the use of a firearm) in the classic holiday favourite The Ten Commandments. Scotia Bank Cinema (977 St-Catherine), 12:30 p.m., $6

Eastern Bloc and Agence Topo present HP Process_Translations, a workshop-conference for artists to integrate technologies into their practices, followed by performances. 7240 Clark, workshop/conference 2-4 p.m., performances 5 p.m., all free

Montreal’s second annual Hip Hop Festival pairs Manu Militari with Marée Humaine, backed by openers Souldia and Mauvais Acte. Club Soda (1225 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $22/$25

The Mile End Poets Festival heads to the Mainline Theatre tonight, for Voice Dance Trance, with a shows by multidisciplinary dance and music collectives Mouvement Pour Corps et Lumière and Woo Me Myth, plus music by Mamabird. Mainline Theatre (3997 St-Laurent), 8:30 p.m., $8

Canada’s punk history gets explored in a conversation between Sam Sutherland, author of Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk Rock, and BBAM! Gallery’s Ralph Alfonso, who was at this country’s ground zero for punk (Toronto, unfortunately). That’s at 3255 St-Jacques, 3 p.m., free. Then you can see two of Montreal’s earliest punk bands, the Normals and Electric Vomit, play l’Escogriffe (4467 St-Denis), 9 p.m., $5

Satellite Society celebrates spring by throwing open the terrasse doors at SAT. Inside, Jordan Dare, Vosper and Jealous Lovers will jam the floor while VJ Ollygram loads up the visuals. 1201 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $12.50

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