Friday, July 18

* Strawberry jam-making workshop at le Milieu
* Anita Elkin retrospective at BBAM! Gallery
* Ange-Aimee Woods memorial/dance party
* Montreal Review of Books summer issue launch
* Just for Laughs’ The Ethnic Show
* RIDM presents vintage NFB shorts en plein air
* Copy Paste house/techno DJ night at le Bleury

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Quebec strawberries

Make the most of those sweet sweet local strawberries by learning how to turn them into jam at le Milieu’s jam-making-and-tasting workshop. 1251 Robin, 3 p.m., $5–$7.50, 50 cents less if you bring your own jars

Check out the vernissage of a retrospective of work by a pioneering Canadian artist, the late Anita Elkin. BBAM! Gallery (3255 St-Jacques), 6 p.m., free

Tonight we pay tribute to the late Ange-Aimee Woods with a memorial & dance party. Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 6 p.m., free

The Montreal Review of Books launches its summer issue at Drawn & Quarterly with a trio of local authors reading from their recent works, namely Heather O’Neill, Anna Leventhal and Guillaume Morissette. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly (211 Bernard W.), 7 p.m., free

Suspend your cultural sensitivity for Just for Laughs’ Ethnic Show, an equal-opportunity minority smackdown hosted by Persian bro Maz Jobrani. Metropolis (59 Ste-Catherine E.), 7 and 9:30 p.m., $49.15–$61.15

RIDM launches RIDM en plein air, an outdoor series of documentary screenings running all summer. First up is a collection of vintage NFB shorts showcasing Montreal neighbourhoods and their inhabitants. Marché des Possibles (park adjacent to Aréna St-Louis, 5633 St-Dominique), 9 p.m., free

Tonight’s edition of Copy/Paste at le Bleury features resident DJ Adam Solomon with guests Paul Trafford and Alessandroid spinning various shades of house and techno. 2109 Bleury, 10 p.m., $7
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