Thursday, November 7

* Read the Rant Line™!
* Jonathan Haydock’s The Studio at Galerie Bifurski
* Broken Circle Breakdown at Cinéma du Parc
* SIPA Short Works theatre fest at Cazalet Theatre
* A Varning From Montreal at Katacombes
* Cinemania opens with Le Passé
* Visage Musique’s Dirty Talk with Essaie Pas
* Jeudis Frigid at Apollon

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Broken Circle Breakdown
Read the Rant Line™!

Welcome a new gallery to town at their opening party and the vernissage for Jonathan Haydock’s The Studio. Galerie Bifurski (6032 St-Urbain, access via alleyway), 5 p.m., free

It’s your last chance to see the incredible Belgian drama Broken Circle Breakdown at Cinéma du Parc. Read Alex Rose’s review here, where he calls it, “one of the most harrowing dramas in recent memory.” 3575 Parc, 5 p.m. & 9 p.m., $11.50

Concordia’s SIPA Short Works theatre fest offers 20–40-minute-long productions created entirely by undergrads. The fest kicks off today with performances of Kahlo/Ono (6 p.m.), The Isolation Project (7 p.m.) and Roadkill (8 p.m.). Cazalet Theatre (F. C. Smith Auditorium, 7141 Sherbrooke W.), $5/$2 students.

The seventh annual A Varning From Montreal festival of dark, heavy music brings over a dozen bands from Sweden, New York, Ontario and our own city to Katacombes, right through Sunday. Tonight’s line-up features Criminal Damage, Kremlin, Nuclear Spring, Life Chain, Agitator, SexFace and WhiskeyShits. 1635 St-Laurent, 7 p.m., $18/$20 or $52 for a weekend pass

Cinemania, the festival of French-language films with English subtitles, opens today with Le Passé, directed by Asghar Farhadi (A Separation). Imperial Cinema (1430 Bleury), 7:30 p.m., $20.75

Visage Musique’s Dirty Talk night is back, with a live set by Essaie Pas (one of Marie Davidson’s music projects) and DJs Brusque Twins and Tony Cops. Playhouse (5656 Parc), 9 p.m., $5, free after 1 a.m.

Because his previous DJ nights Overdose and Kink were so fondly remembered, DJ Frigid’s back behind the decks in the Village. Jeudis Frigid brings “erotico-electro-disko-punk” to Apollon. 1450 Ste-Catherine E., 10 p.m., $4


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