Tuesday, May 21

* Concordia seedling sale
* C2-MTL: Philippe Starck, Diane von Furstenberg
* Turkish film fest
* Anarchist Theatre Fest
* Montreal Sketch Comedy Fest
* Anamanaguchi at Il Motore

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Philippe Starck’s gun lamps, silver

It’s the first day of the Concordia Seedling Sale, Vert-ta-Ville’s annual monster sale of herb, flower and vegetable seedlings at $3 a pop for budding (GET IT?) gardners. Concordia Greenhouse (1455 de Maisonneuve W.), 10 a.m.–7 p.m.,

Creative business conference C2-MTL kicks off today, with talks by Philippe Starck, Tom’s Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie and a tribute to Cirque de Soleil featuring castmembers dressed in Soleil-inspired costumes by Diane von Furstenberg. See the full conference schedule for more info.

The Montreal Turkish Film Festival continues, showcasing some of the best and most recent films from Turkey. Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc); the award-winning film Can begins at 7 p.m., $12

The two-day Anarchist Theatre Fest opens today. Can catch five short political theatre pieces over three hours, presented as part of the month-long Festival of Anarchy. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 7:30 p.m., $12

It’s day two of the Montreal Sketch Comedy Festival, where you can take in five sketches from troupes from all over — well, Toronto and Montreal, mostly. Tonight, catch 52 Pickup, Twinkie Twins, Skit-ish, Genius Gold and Fratwurst. Théâtre Ste-Catherine (264 Ste-Catherine E.), 8 p.m., $12

From NYC, it’s 8bit rock care of Anamanaguchi, with guests Infinity Shred and Technical Kidman. Catch our interview with Anamanaguchi later this AM. Il Motore (179 Jean Talon W.), 9 p.m., $13
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