Thursday, June 19

* The Grace of a Gesture at the Musée d’art contemporain
* Cycling to Asylum book launch at Librairie D&Q
* Glam Gam’s Turning Tricks at the Fringe Festival
* Eagulls play Casa del Popolo with Bummer
* Jacquemort play the FrancoFolies Festival
* Laura Boo hosts monthly queer night POMPe at Katacombes

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Glam Gam’s Turning Tricks

The Grace of a Gesture is an exhibition of over 200 works by major artists, and its opening kicks off 50th anniversary celebrations at the Musée d’art contemporain. 185 Ste-Catherine W.

Deux Volliers Publishing launches Su J. Sokol’s Cycling to Asylum, a new novel that imagines a future Montreal, at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly. 211 Bernard W., 7 p.m., free

At the Fringe Festival, GlamGam Productions’ Turning Tricks — a risquée romp reminiscent of The Rocky Horror Picture Show — comes highly recommended by our critics. Read about that and other ongoing Fringe shows here. Café Cleopatra (1230 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $10

Eagulls, a young punk-ish band from Leeds, U.K., play Montreal for the first time, with local post-punk act Bummer. Check out our interview with Eagulls here. Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $13

Local franco indie rockers Jacquemort play one of the FrancoFolies festival’s outdoor stages in the Quartier des Spectacles. Scène Loto-Québec, 10 p.m., free

Laura Boo hosts monthly queer night POMPe at Katacombes. Tonight’s DJs include J’Vlyn D’Ark, JNNBNNRCK and Like the Wolf, as well as a drag performance from Connie Lingua. 1635 St-Laurent, 11 p.m., $5


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