Saturday, Aug. 16

* Queer Between the Covers Book Fair
* Ile Soniq festival day 2
* Les Beats 006 day party at le Bleury Bar à Vinyle
* Dream pop Alvvays at la Vitrola
* Montreal rappers the Posterz at Death House
* Paris Is Burning party at Cabaret Playhouse

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The Posterz. Photo by Yannick Fornacciari

The Queer Between the Covers Book Fair brings a wide range of LGBT lit to the Comité Social Centre Sud, as part of Pervers/Cité alt-pride week. 1710 Beaudry, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Day two of Evenko’s dance music/hip hop fest Ile Soniq packs in a wide range of electronic styles, from Infected Mushroom’s psytrance to Three 6 Mafia alum Juicy J to Young Money rapper Tyga to local Belmont residents Henward & Vilify. Dance dance dance, rain or shine. Parc Jean-Drapeau, 1–11 p.m., $70

If the weather drives you indoors, get to le Bleury – Bar à Vinyle for an afternoon of fresh beats from River Lance, CRi and the Rawsoul at les Beats 006, where you can also try your hand at some indie video games from Gros Joueurs. 2109 Bleury, 2–8 p.m., free

Dream pop don’t stop. Check out Toronto-based, PEI-bred quintet Alvvays at la Vitrola with openers J Fernandez and Los. 4602 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $13

Local rappers the Posterz play Death House in St-Henri with Red Mass and Raw Love. Ssshhh, 9 p.m., $5

The Paris Is Burning afterparty runs with the themes of the landmark queer-culture documentary, with a party starring DJs Doc’trin and B’UGO and live performers Kama la Mackerel and Kim Ninkuru. 5656 Parc, 10 p.m., $5 before midnight/$7
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