Thursday, July 11

* Read the Rant Line™!
* Vernissage for Stretch at Galerie Este
* Fruits Défendus and Santropol Roulant fundraiser
* Place Publique Performances series at the Darling Foundry
* Outdoor screening of Ma vie réelle
* Jaws at Parc Jean Drapeau Beach
* Montreal Improv presents Easy Action
* Bear in Heaven play Il Motore with Paula
* Solange Knowles at le Belmont

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Solange Knowles

Read the Rant Line™!

Check out the vernissage for Stretch, one of the summer-long series of shows highlighting extreme painting, featuring works by Andy Curlowe, Paul Bourgault and Pierre-Yves Girard. Galerie Este (1329 Greene), 5–8 p.m., free

Fruits Défendus and Santropol Roulant are hosting a fundraiser featuring a walking tour of locally grown fruit, cocktails and a screening of The Edible City, followed by live music and drinks. 111 Roy E., 6 p.m.–late, $5/by donation

Get down to the Darling Foundry, where artists Adam Bergeron, Arianne Foks, Hugo Nadeau and Maude Veilleux will create new works live as part of the Place Publique Performances series. 745 Ottawa, 7 p.m., free

Magnus Isacsson’s Ma vie réelle, a documentary that follows four teenagers from Montreal North, screens as part of RIDM’s selection for the Cinéma sous les étoiles series. Cité Historia (10897 du Pont), after sunset, free, original French version

If you’ve never seen Jaws on the big screen, Scotiabank’s Summer of Free-Movie Tour series presents the 1975 classic by the water and under the stars. Parc Jean Drapeau Beach (1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve), after sunset, free, BYO lawn chair/blanket

Montreal Improv presents Easy Action, a testosterone-fuelled comedy ride featuring Marc Rowland and Brent Skagsford, with openers Vance Gillis and Lea Rondot. Montreal Improv (3713 St-Laurent, #202), 8 p.m., $8

Brooklyn’s Bear in Heaven bring their indie-pop stew of psych, prog and krautrock back to town with support from one of Arbutus Records’ newest acts, Paula (aka Montreal’s David Carriere). Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 9 p.m., $13/$15

Thanks to all the peeps who bought tickets via WeDemand, Ms. Solange Knowles (Beyoncé’s cooler sister) plays le Belmont tonight! 4483 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $35

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