Saturday, February 8

* La Succursale beer and chocolate tasting
* TIFF: Canada’s Top Ten Film Fest at the PHI Centre
* Look Vibrant launch at Playhouse
* Kool Keith and Snow Goons play Cabaret Underworld
* Buckfest’s Nick Babeu tribute at L’Escogriffe
* Last day of Igloofest

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Tom à la ferme

Plateau micro-brew pub la Succursale invites the public to a beer and chocolate tasting. 3188 Masson, 3 p.m., $25

TIFF: Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival continues with screenings of a short film program including five award-winning flicks at 3 p.m., Louise Archambault’s love story Gabrielle at 5 p.m. (read our review here) and Xavier Dolan’s latest, Tom à la ferme at 7:30 p.m. (read our review here). PHI Centre (407 St-Pierre), free

Local alt-pop duo Look Vibrant launch a new cassette single at Playhouse. Read our interview with these young Toronto natives (and former Montreal metro buskers) here. 5656 Parc, 9 p.m., PWYC

NYC rapper Kool Keith and Snow Goons play with MTL’s own CeasRock and the resident DJs from Cabaret Underworld’s Rapture night, Mayday Malone, Vincent Pryce and Jibré. Get a feel for Rapture here. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 9 p.m., $15

The Buckfest festival pays tribute to late Trigger Effect singer Nick Babeu with a show featuring local acts Death Boat, Buffalo Theory MTL and Atoms to Ashes. L’Escogriffe (4467 St-Denis), 9 p.m., $10

It’s the last day of Igloofest, but if you’d prefer to seek heat (or are looking for an Igloofest afterparty), help Cloak.FM Pirate Radio get its sealegs at a fundraiser with too many DJs to name. Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 10 p.m., $10 suggested donation

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

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