Friday, May 24

* Bazaar of the Bizarre
* Anarchist Book Fair
* Cosmonaut screening
* Dachshund UN
* The Montreal Underground Film Festival gets underway
* Fishing With John at the PHI Centre
* Blunt Fang, Tommy Kruise and more at la Brique
* One Man Band Festival continues with Montag
* ChristCORE, Being Chinese in Quebec and Lotus Eaters open at Cinéma du Parc

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Blunt Fang, tonight at la Brique

ChristCORE, Being Chinese in Quebec and Lotus Eaters begin screening at Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc). Check their website for screening times.

Check out Bazaar of the Bizarre, a marketplace for dark and weird crafts, fashion and other artisanal creations, presented as part of Kinetik. 9 Ste-Catherine E. #101, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free entry

Montreal’s beloved annual Anarchist Bookfair has expanded this year. Today’s the vernissage for the fair’s exhibit, Art & Anarchy, dedicated, of course, to works reflecting on political thought and action. CEDA, third floor (2515 Delisle), 5–9 p.m., free

There’s a free screening of experimental transmedia film Cosmonaut and a Google hangout with director Nicolás Alcalá at Concordia. 1395 René-Lévesque, VA-114, 5 p.m., free

FTA presents Australian artist Bennett Miller’s Dachshund UN, an installation and performance that recreates a scale model of the UN populated by, yup, adorable dachshunds. Place des Festivals (Jeanne Mance & President Kennedy), 6 p.m. (weather permitting), free

The Montreal Underground Film Festival opens tonight with festivities and films. Read our interview with the MUFF crew here. Peut-être Vintage (6029A Parc), doors at 7:30 p.m., $7

Over at the PHI Centre, there’s a screening of three episodes of Fishing with John, John Lurie’s super funny — and super weird — television series. As an added bonus, John Lurie will be on hand for a Q&A session. 407 St-Pierre, 8 p.m. $23.50 screening and Q&A/$12.50 screening only

The One Man Band Festival continues tonight with primo electro-pop producer Montag, Echo Beach and Insect Ark. Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent), 9:30 p.m., $12

Atlanta’s Blunt Fang, Hua Li, STEVEJR, Institutional Prostitution, Party Party Party, Bus and River Lance, Babi Audi and Tommy Kruise are at la Brique. Hunt down the address online, 10 p.m.

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

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