Thursday, September 12

* Read the Rant Line™!
* Get your tickets for the TEDxMontreal After-party
* Montreal Comiccon opening party
* From Lines Into Abstraction at Galerie Yves Laroche
* Dust on Our Hearts at the Goethe Institut
* Improv Against Humanity at The Wiggle Room
* PHI Centre screens Drew: The Man Behind the Poster
* Let’s Do This! with DeAnne Smith and Al Lafrance

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Read the Rant Line™!

Get your tickets for the Cult MTL // TedxMontreal After-party! Make face-to-face connections with locals and conference speakers, and enjoy music by DJs A-Rock and Shaydakiss presented by Pop Montreal. Société des Arts Technologiques (1201 St-Laurent) Saturday, Sept. 14 , 9 p.m., $14, tickets are available at the SAT box office

Montreal Comiccon hosts a free daytime opening party, featuring famous sci-fi cars Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1, Back to the Future’s DeLorean, plus meet n’ greets with selected genre film and video game stars. Place Émilie Gamelin (corner of Berri and Ste-Catherine), 11 a.m.–2 p.m., free

The vernissage for From Lines Into Abstraction welcomes work by a pantheon of graffiti artists to explore the relationship between street art and abstraction. Galerie Yves Laroche (6355 St-Laurent), 5–9 p.m., free

The Goethe Institut offers a screening of German film Dust on Our Hearts, about struggles with motherhood and success. 1626 St-Laurent, #100, 7 p.m., $3 or free for Friends of Goethe, in German with English subtitles

The World Improv Federation presents Improv Against Humanity. Volunteers from the audience play rounds of  Cards Against Humanity, the winning answers are then used for improvisational delights. The Wiggle Room (3874 St-Laurent), doors 7 p.m., $12

Drew Struzan is the man behind posters for well known trilogies including Indiana Jones, Back to the Future and Star Wars. Drew: The Man Behind the Poster highlights and explores the career of this artist and illustrator. PHI Centre (407 St-Pierre), 7:30 p.m., $11.25

DeAnne Smith and Al Lafrance revive their popular Let’s Do This! series, presented in collaboration with Bloody Underrated, with a timely school-themed edition. Mainline Theatre (3997 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $5

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

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