Thursday, July 31

* Cinemania screens burlesque comedy in NDG Park
* 4 cool indie rock/post-punk bands at l’Escogriffe
* 3 cool electronic/synth-pop bands at Playhouse
* DJ XL5 Helluva Zappin’ Party at Fantasia
* Mad Decent/Fool’s Gold DJs at Tokyo

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Nick Catchdubs

The Cinemania Festival presents an outdoor screening of the burlesque comedy 9 Mois Ferme, starring Albert Dupontel and Sandrine Kiberlain (who won a César for the role). NDG Park (Girouard & Sherbrooke), 8:30 p.m., free

There are some very cool indie-ish rock ’n’ roll and post-punk bands playing l’Esco tonight: CTZNSHP, Smokes, Blush and Walter TV. Details here. L’Escogriffe (4467 St-Denis), 9 p.m., $5

Check out three local electronic/synth-pop local acts — Effet Werther, Xarah Dion and Uaxyacac — at Kick in the Eye, with between-band post-punk by DJ Pappagiorgio. Cabaret Playhouse (5656 Parc), 9 p.m., $5

Marc Lamothe, aka DJ XL5, presents Helluva Zappin’ Party, his annual Fantasia party featuring a densely curated collection of shorts, commercials, films clips and other cultural ephemera. Hall Theatre (1455 de Maisonneuve W.), 9:15 p.m., $10/$11

A Mad Decent/Fool’s Gold party is happening at Tokyo, with DJ duo Thugli, Nick Catchdubs and DJ J-Fro, hosted by DL Jones. 3709 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $10
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