The SAT’s sweet summer terrasse is officially open! Come out and celebrate, with a party, BBQ and FoodLab’s Québécois spring menu. SAT (1201 St-Laurent), 5 p.m.–3 a.m., free
Hit up the vernissage for group show Couleurs: Les Impatients, featuring work by a slew of local favourites including Dominique Pétrin, David Lafrance, Marc Leduc and many, many more. 100 Sherbrooke E., #4000, 5 p.m., free
Galérie UQAM kicks off The Painting Project: A Snapshot of Painting in Canada, a major exhibition surveying works by some of Canada’s most exciting contemporary artists. 1400 Berri, Pavilion Judith-Jasmin, #J-R120, 6 p.m., free
Catch the heaviosity of Nails, with Xibalba, Early Graves, Lay Waste and Dark Circles. Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 7:30 p.m., $15
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