Friday, May 17

* Vote for the Best of MTL!
* Montreal Turkish Film Festival at Cinéma du Parc
* Vintage Pop continues at Quartier Mode
* The Beauty of Tragedy show, w/ Jason Botkin, Labrona and more
* No Joy record launch at the Plant
* AroarA launch their EP with a secret-ish show
* Pouzza Fest
* École Militaire one-year anniversary
* Freehand Profit book signing at SubV

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No Joy, tonight at the Plant

It’s your last day to vote in our Best of MTL survey — do it! You’ve got till midnight.

Vintage Pop continues, with vintage finds by some of Montreal’s most determined style hunters, alongside the local labels for sale on-site. Quartier Mode (4276 St-Laurent), 12–7 p.m.

Two great things that go great together: shoe sales and book signings. Sneaker artist Freehand Profit will be at SubV, where he’ll sign his book Army of the Understock, while DJ Quest provides the soundtrack and you stock up on summer kicks. 5666 Sherbrooke W., 4–9 p.m.

Clothing boutique École Militaire marks one year in business with a party in store. 3764 St-Dominique, 6 p.m.

The 5th Montreal Turkish Film Festival opens, showcasing some of the best and most recent films from Turkey. Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc), In Flames begins at 7 p.m.

Locals No Joy launch their new record, Wait to Pleasure, alongside Teenanger at the Plant. 9 p.m., $10/$13

Local duo AroarA launch their In the Pines EP tonight at a secret-ish show. Read our interview with them here, and find show details here.

Conseil des Arts de Montréal opens The Beauty of Tragedy, a group show featuring Jason Botkin, Peter Ferguson, Alan Ganev, Labrona, Omen, Scaner and WIA, on through June 16. 1210 Sherbrooke E.

Get your punk on at Pouzza Fest, expanded this year to a dozen venues over three days. See Johnson’s Cummins’ festival picks here.

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

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