Wednesday, April 9

* Vote for the Best of MTL
* Thus Owls album launch at La Tulipe
* Cinema Politica book launch
* The Phi Centre screen Projet-M
* Voix-de-Ville at the Wiggle Room
* Bick and Bites at Nouveau Palais

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Thus Owls

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Montreal band Thus Owls launch their new album Turning Rocks, released by Secret City Records yesterday, with a free party featuring a half-hour live set. See their new music and read our interview with the band here. La Tulipe (4530 Papineau), 6 p.m., free

Cinema Politica launch their book Screening Truth to Power: A Reader on Documentary Activism with a talk by super-influential filmmaker John Greyson. See our article about the book here. Concordia University, EV building (1515 Ste-Catherine W., 11th floor), 7 p.m., RSVP to as space is limited

The Phi Centre screens a long-format version of Projet-M, an award-winning 2013 sci-fi web series made in Quebec, followed by a Q&A with the show’s creators. (It’s in French, no English subtitles.) 407 St-Pierre, 7:30 p.m., $6.45

Kitty Vanderbuilt hosts the Wiggle Room’s weekly variety show Voix-de-Ville, an evening of music, magic and burlesque. 3874 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $10

DJ Noah Bick and special guest Liam O’Neill of Suuns man the decks at this week’s edition of Bick and Bites. Nouveau Palais (281 Bernard), 8 p.m., free

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