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Totem Urbain v2.0 brings together six international street art collectives for a “POW WOW of urban design” decorating public art totems. Gaia, Trio Magnus, Bruxas Crew, En Masse and Cease will paint daily through to June 16, with different DJs each day. The launch party this afternoon features food trucks and jams by DJ Milton Clark. Place Émilie Gamelin, (right next to STM station Berri-UQAM)12–2 p.m., free
The vernissage for the In Griffintown film and exhibit this evening offers a look at 21 major residential and industrial buildings as well as historical sites remaining in the Griffintown area. The documentary focuses on two-generation French Canadian family the Merciers. Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay (6052 Monk) 5 p.m., free
Fjall Raven is doing a pop-up shop at the Bruxe General Store, so, naturally, there will be a launch party, and it will include music from Foreign Diplomats. 5662 Sherbrooke W., 5–10 p.m.
Lesbian ladies you have a new night aptly named Scissor That starting today. With poutine, PBR and pint specials — sounds like the perfect midweek event. Royal Phoenix (5788 St-Laurent), 6–10 p.m., free
Montreal streetwear brand IDLEHAND launch their new summer 2013 collection of T-shirts, baseball tees and tanks. Brakeless (5390 Parc), 6 p.m., free
Osheaga presents your Brooklyn boyfriends the National with support from Montreal’s own Barr Brothers, by the Lachine Canal spot in St-Henri. Corner of Pitt and St-Patrick, 7 p.m., $54/$60
Check out a preview of all the visiting performances at this year’s Fringe at the Out-of-Towner Fringe-For-All. Cabaret du Mile End (5420 Parc), 11 p.m., free
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