Thursday, January 30

* Pop-up sale at Atelier B
* Michael DeForge launch at D&Q
* Photographing the Arab City in the 19th Century at the CCA
* Docville screens When I Walk
* Li’l Andy launch at Sala Rossa
* Goth Nouveau at Apollon’s Jeudis Frigid

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Michael DeForge

A slew of local designers are teaming up for a pop-up sale; swing by to get deals on stuff by Mimi Hammer, Josiane Peron, Rachel F. and more. Atelier B. (5758 St-Laurent), 5–7 p.m., free

Excellent comics-maker Michael DeForge launches his hotly anticipated new book Ant Colony — check out what the artist has to say about it here. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly (211 Bernard W.), 7 p.m., free

The CCA kicks off its latest exhibition, Photographing the Arab City in the 19th Century, with a vernissage tonight. 1920 Baile, 7 p.m., free

Docville presents a screening of the 2013 Hot Docs winner for Best Canadian Film, When I Walk, a film about a young man’s physical deterioration and struggle to live a dignified and meaningful life. Cinema Excentris (3536 St-Laurent), 7 p.m., $11.75

Local country balladeer Li’l Andy launches his new album, While the Engines Burn, a set of songs about the industrial revolution in Canada — read our interview with him here. The opener is Brad Barr, so be sure to get in early. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 9 p.m.

Don your best black threads for Goth Nouveau, this week’s edition of Jeudis Frigid at Apollon in the Village. See DJ Frigid’s sample playlist of dark sounds for the dancefloor here. 1450 Ste-Catherine E., 10 p.m.

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

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