Comic book confidential

Comic Book Confidential: What to do in Montreal

The top events happening in the city, daily.

Basia Bulat comic book confidential
Basia Bulat

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The Cinemathèque presents a 35mm screening of Ron Mann’s 1988 documentary Comic Book Confidential, retracing the history of the comic book, as part of their on-going animation series. 335 de Maisonneuve E., 6:30 p.m., $10 ($9 for students and seniors)

L’Espace Créatif hosts Trans Time (curated by Ianna Book), creating visibility for local and international trans* artists both emerging and established, in the first show of its kind in Montreal. Artist talks and performances are on the program for tonight’s vernissage. 2031 Parthenais, 6 p.m., free

Brand new Montreal art and fashion mag Poppie is launching its first issue tonight, with a pop-up shop selling local designs and vintage, on-the-spot manicures and bubble tea, hosted by the Trollsen Twins. 1401 Mackay, 7 p.m., free

Anvil drummer Robb Reiner is in town to launch an exhibition of his paintings at BBAM! Gallery called Silent Metal. 3255 St-Jacques, 7 p.m., free

For a winning trifecta of baroque pop and 21st century folk, check out Owen Pallett and Basia Bulat with opener Thus Owls — all three made some of the best records of the past year, as recognized by the Polaris Prize (Pallett and Bulat made the shortlist, and Thus Owls should have). 2490 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., $20

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