Saturday, May 25

* Anarchist Bookfair
* Bazaar of the Bizarre
* Szef Bartek Dan Dan “porky Asian noodle brunch”
* Marie Chouinard performs, “In Museum”
* Passeport Dare-Dare
* Villa Maria Music & Arts Festival
* The Montreal Underground Film Festival
* Dirty Dogs @ TFH-BAR terrasse
* Buster Keaton’s The General
* Sight & Sound festival presents OHM IV
* Ken Loach’s It’s a Free World…

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Passeport Dare-Dare
Photo by Sarah Hautcoeur

Pick up political lit and DIY print matter at the annual Anarchist Bookfair in St-Henri, part of the month-long Festival of Anarchy. CCGV (2450 Workman) and CEDA (2515 Delisle), 10 a.m.–5 p.m., free

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

Szef Bartek throws down Asian-style, with a Dan Dan “porky Asian noodle brunch” at Dépanneur Le Pick-Up. 7032 Waverley, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Marie Chouinard performs, “In Museum,” presented as part of the FTA. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (1380 Sherbrooke), 11 a.m., free

Passeport Dare-Dare  sends you on a wild chase around the hidden, unseen corners of Quartier des spectacles collecting new works and original passport “stamps” from 15 local artists. Next to St-Laurent metro station (10 de Maisonneuve East), 12–5 p.m., $20–$25

The first annual Villa Maria Music & Arts Festival rolls on today with tons of bands, an early brunch/pot-luck and a late BBQ. 1601 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, 2 p.m., free before 11 p.m.

The Montreal Underground Film Festival continues today screening original, handmade and daring films. Read our interview with the MUFF crew here. Peut-être Vintage (6029A Parc), doors at 3:30 p.m., $5

Dirty Dogs rock the gourmet meat tube all day on the TFH-BAR terrasse with tunes by Kennedy, Bris Fiddle, Jesus Horse and DJ Host1. 3699 Boul. St-Laurent, 4 p.m–12 a.m.

Le Cinéclub: The Film Society screens the Buster Keaton classic The General with live music and guest Gerald Potterton who directed the Hollywood legend The Railrodder (1966). Westmount Park United Church (4695 De Maissoneuve W.), 7:30 p.m., $12 or $9 for students or 65+

Sight & Sound festival presents OHM IV, a site-specific performative environment brought to life by Future Archaeology. Rooms are covered in a metallic tape that activitate electric currents. Spectators are invited to touch the floors and walls, thereby generating low-voltage currents and sound-generated motions. Eastern Bloc (7240 Clark), 8 p.m.

Cinémathèque Québécoise screens Ken Loach’s It’s a Free World…, about an ambitious working class British woman trying to set up her own business. Cinémathèque Québécoise (335 De Maisonneuve), 9 p.m.

The One Man Band Festival mounts its most impressive bill yet, with Books on Tape, the Lonesome Organist, Laura Barrett, Delta Will and the World Provider. Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $12

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

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