Saturday, Sept. 20

* POP Montreal record fair
* National Day of Action for Reproductive Justice
* POP vs. Jock charity basketball game
* Ink Tank: Prints From the Arab World one-day exhibition
* Richard Reed Parry performs solo LP Music for Heart and Breath
* Schoolboy Q plays Olympia
* JJ Fad, Donzelle, Shadowboxerz live at POP’s late-night party

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JJ Fad 

POP’s record fair is happening today and tomorrow at Ukrainian Federation, featuring a couple dozen exhibitors, DJs PS I Love You and Solespin. 405 Fairmount, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.,  free entry

It’s the National Day of Action for Reproductive Justice, and there’s a rally happening at Place Émilie-Gamelin to show support for unrestricted access to abortion and other reproductive health services across Canada, with a particular focus on New Brunswick, the most restrictive jurisdiction in the country. De Maisonneuve & Berri, 2 p.m.

The POP vs. Jock basketball game is happening today, pitting players from the McGill Redmen and Concordia Stingers against a POP team made up of Arcade Fire’s Win and Will Butler, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Nikolai Fraiture (the Strokes) and NBA bros Matt Bonner and Brent Barry, with a half-time show. 475 des Pins, 2:30 p.m., $20/$75 corporate donation (all money goes to DJ Sports Club)

Check out a one-day only exhibition of 10 Arab artists including graff, video collage, photography and cartoons called Ink Tank: Prints From the Arab World, brought to you by multimedia collective the Medium. See our interview with curator Sundus Abdul Hadi here. Centre Mont Royal (2200 Mansfield, 3rd floor), 58 p.m., free

Speaking of Arcade Fire, Richard Reed Parry is launching his classical solo record Music for Heart and Breath at the Red Roof Church, performing with Warhol Dervish, Mike Dubue (Hilotrons) and Laurel Sprengelmeyer (Little Scream) and opener Esmerine. 137 President-Kennedy, 9 p.m., $18/$20

L.A. rapper Schoolboy Q headlines Olympia tonight — check out our interview with him here. 1004 Ste-Catherine E., 9 p.m., $75 advance/$83 at the door/$58 for students

Tonight’s show at POP’s late-night space is going to be sick. Our Sept. issue cover gals JJ Fad (who are also doing a free talk at 3450 St-Urbain at 1 p.m. today) are headlining, with support from beatbox crew Shadowboxerz, rappeuse Donzelle, the Rap Mommies DJs and breakdancers. Wear your freshest ’80s shit! 105 St-Viateur W., 11 p.m.–3 a.m., $20


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