Bat for Lashes
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Montreal Fashion Week kicks off today, with new S/S 2014 runway collections from Pedram Karimi, Bodybag, Melissa Nepton and headliner UNTTLD. L’Arsenal (2020 William), 4:30–10:30 p.m., $25/designer, $75 day pass
If you head to Pub l’Île Noire this evening, you can check out François VanSchön’s new winter 2013–2014 clothing collection, as well as meet VanSchön and his team. Previous collections will also be available at a discounted price. 1649 St-Denis, 6 p.m.
If you’re a Depeche Mode fan and you have any doubts about their latter-day performance skills, trust us — the show is stellar. And they’ve got a quality opening act in Bat for Lashes. Bell Centre (1225 St-Antoine W.), 7:30 p.m., $68.50–$114.50
It’s poetry night at Kafein, with headliners Laura Geraldine, Alexandra Velo-Barnet and Blare Coughlin, beats from DJ Noah Bick and seven other performances. 1429A Bishop, 8 p.m.–1 a.m., free
Shäika Café hosts The Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy Show #13- The Leap Towards Legitimacy, featuring David Pryde, Jacob Greco, Gina Freeman and more. 5526 Sherbrooke W., 9 p.m., free
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