Friday, March 7

* Hana book launch at Espace POP
* Gregory Benton at D&Q
* MAC’s Nocturne series with Suuns
* Signature Boylesque at the Wiggle Room
* Art Matters launch at the Rialto
* Trust play the SAT

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Gregory Benton

Espace POP hosts the launch of Sternthal Book’s Hana, along with a pop-up shop featuring limited edition prints in collaboration with ZIZ Gallery, plus publications and artist editions from the Sternthal Shop. 5587 Parc, 7 p.m.

NYC comics artist Gregory Benton stops in at Drawn & Quarterly on his book-launch and signing tour for his latest, award-winning graphic novel, B+F. 211 Bernard W., 7–9 p.m.

Did you miss the live collab between Suuns and Radwan Ghazi Moumneh at Pop Montreal 2013? Well they’re doing a repeat performance (10 p.m.) as part of the relaunch of the MAC’s Nocturne series, preceded by a regular Suuns set (8 p.m.), with DJs before and after, plus a chance to see The Clock, a film by artist Christian Marclay (5 p.m.). 185 Ste-Catherine W., $12/$8 students

Head to the Wiggle Room for Signature Boylesque, their first (almost) all-male burlesque revue. 3874 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $25

The multidisciplinary, multifaceted Art Matters festival launches with a party feat. live music by locals Jef Barbara, Homeshake and Telstar Drugs, plus a dance party with DJ Frankie Teardrop. Rialto (5723 Parc), 9:30 p.m., $5/$7

Toronto synth-pop brooders Trust play SAT with opener Mozart’s Sister. See our interview with Trust’s main man Robert Alfons here. 1201 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $17/$20

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

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