Dr. Sketchy’s Montreal presents KAPOW! in anticipation of the Montreal Comiccon. Come and draw L. Diablo as she poses as one of the most famous superheroes in comic book history. MainLine Theatre (3997 St-Laurent), 2 p.m.–5 p.m., $10
Studio Beluga has organized a vernissage for PROGRESSION, site-specific installations by artists Cam Novak, Fred Cordier and Jonathan Bessaci. Garden behind 16 St-Viateur W., alleyway entrance, 5–10 p.m., free
The M for Montreal music fest presents the last of their three-night outdoor concert series by UQAM, M ton Quartier. Tonight’s amazing electro/hip hop/DJ line-up features Ain’t No Love, Tommy Kruise, Lunice and a DJ set from Radio Radio. Place Pasteur (1430 St-Denis), 7 p.m., free
James Murphy, of LCD Soundsystem and DFA Records (and having co-produced the forthcoming Arcade Fire record) fame, spins alongside locals Thomas Von Party and Seb Diamond. Telus Theatre (1280 St-Denis), 10 p.m., $23
Arbutus Records is throwing a party to launch the label’s latest literary publication, Montreal writer Trevor Barton’s Derivé/The Lifeguard Suite, with readings by Barton and Rollie Pemberton and DJ sets from Cadence Weapon, Doldrums and Essaie Pas plus live sets by Wilcox and Mary. The Casual Agent (5775 St-Laurent), 10:30 p.m., $20 with copy of book + open bar all night
It’s the back to school edition of Blue Dog weekly Guilty Pleasures, music courtesy of Girl Problems. 3958 St-Laurent, 11 p.m., free
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