Wednesday, September 25

* Pop Montreal begins!
* Elizabeth Price at Art Pop
* Bayou Maharajah at Film Pop
* Fashion Pop highlight local designers
* The Peopl’s Comedy at Peopl

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Radiation City

Pop Montreal begins today! You have 15 shows to choose from. We recommend seeing Radiation City (Il Motore, 9 p.m.), Diana (la Sala Rossa, 10:30 p.m.) and Matias Aguayo (1:30 a.m., Eglise Pop Little Burgundy). See more of our Pop picks for the week here and here, and look here for our interviews with Pop bands here.

Art Pop features a talk by video artist Elizabeth Price about her ongoing show at the MAC, followed by a mega-vernissage for the fest’s numerous art shows. Read all about what’s on offer here. Quartiers Pop (3450 St-Urbain), Price talk at 3 p.m., vernissages 6–7:30 p.m., all free

Film Pop opens with a screening of Bayou Maharajah, with director Lily Keber present, about New Orleans piano legend James Booker. Read our interview with Film Pop curator Kier-La Janisse here. PHI Centre (407 St-Pierre), 8 p.m., $8

Fashion Pop pits six rising local designers against each other, presenting a series of looks to the panel of celebrity judges. Rialto Theatre (5723 Parc), 8:30 p.m., free

Peopl and Cult MTL present The Peopl’s Comedy, a stellar stand-up line-up hosted by Brad MacDonald, with headliner David Pryde and sets by Jess Salomon, Bruno Ly, Travis Cannon and Chris Sandiford. Club Peopl (390 Notre-Dame W.), 8:30 p.m., $10

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

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