Saturday, Oct. 11

* The last food truck block party of 2014
* Aboriginal drum/song collective Odaya plays the Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery
* Ryoji Ikeda stages a new audiovisual experience at Place des Arts
* Cabaret Danse Macabre Underland party at Club Soda
* Montreal Psych Fest post-theft benefit show
* Datcha one-year anniversary party

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Ryoji Ikeda

See our weekend recommendations for the Festival du nouveau cinéma here, and more concert and party tips from our hip hop & rawk columnists.

The last outdoor food truck block party of the season is happening in Villeray, feat. snacks, beer, DJs and a pumpkin sale to benefit La Maison Bleue. De Castelneau btwn Henri-Julien & Drolet, 12–10 p.m., free

The Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery closes its Just Watch Me programming with a performance and discussion with Aboriginal drum and song collective Odaya. 1400 de Maisonneuve, 3:30–5 p.m., free

Japanese multimedia artist Ryoji Ikeda stages an ambitious audiovisual experience at Place des Arts before taking the show to New York and L.A. Be prepared for “sound, visuals, physical phenomena, mathematical concepts, human behaviour and randomness.” 175 Ste-Catherine W., 7:30 p.m., $24–$32

Lëz’arts Déko are calling their multidisciplinary Cabaret Danse Macabre Underland party “Halloweenesque,” incorporating dance, circus performance, music, a bazaar, photobooth, cupcakes and more. Alice in Wonderland is the theme here, and guests are encouraged to dress accordingly. 1225 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $25/$30

Last month’s Montreal Psych Fest had over $3K stolen at its final show, and is hosting a fundraiser to help cover their costs (talent, promotion etc), with local bands Pop Goes, Paddle to the Sea, Lightbulb Alley and Kompadres performing. Bistro de Paris (4536 St-Denis), 10 p.m., PWYC

Mile End nightclub Datcha celebrates its one-year anniversary with a party feat. Throne of Blood label heads James Friedman and Von Party (Datcha’s resident/managing DJ), hosted by DL Jones. 98 Laurier W., 11 p.m.
Check out our complete listings for more club, stage and gallery events.