Saturday, May 17

* Happy World Whisky Day!
* Nicolas Baier vernissage at Galerie Division
* Owning Mahowny at the Cinémathèque québécoise
* The King of Kingz Competition at Café Cleopatra
* “Human jukebox” McRorie plays the One Man Band Festival
* Brave Radar launch a record at Brasserie Beaubien

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Work by Nicolas Baier

Check out the vernissage for Nicolas Baier‘s new exhibit at  Galerie Division. 2020 William, 3–5 p.m.

It’s World Whisky Day, so why not head over to Pub l’Île Noire to try something new, or enjoy one of their three whisky specials. 1649 St-Denis, 9 p.m., no cover

The Cinémathèque québécoise celebrates the work of Philip Seymour Hoffman with a screening of 2003’s Owning Mahowny. 335 de Maisonneuve E., 9 p.m., $8

Among the many shows at the One Man Band Festival tonight, McRorie “the human jukebox” needs to be seen to be believed. Also on the bill are l’Indice, Vire and Superfossilpower. Club Lambi (4465 St-Laurent), 9:30 p.m., $10

At the 2nd Annual King of Kingz Drag King Competition, last year’s winner Ryder Alnight plays host to Canada’s Capital Kings and more drag king talent. Café Cleopatra (1230 St-Laurent), 10 p.m., $10

Local indie foursome Brave Radar launch an eight-song cassette, Message Centre (their first new material in five years), with openers Freelove Fenner and Paula. Brasserie Beaubien (73 Beaubien E.), 10 p.m., $6/PWYC


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