Thursday, Oct. 9

* Chloé Griffin launches Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller at Drawn & Quarterly
* Recommendations for Festival du nouveau cinéma day 1
* Carylann Loeppky vernissage at BBAM! Gallery
* Charli XCX plays the Corona
* Big K.R.I.T. plays Cabaret Underworld
* Bar le Ritz PDB has its official opening party
* Inaugural edition of hip hop/soul jam le Cypher at le Belmont

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Author Chloé Griffin appears at Drawn & Quarterly to discuss her book Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller (see our interview with Griffin here) with CKUT’s QueerCorps host Jonathan Pavan. (Afterparty info here.) 211 Bernard W., 7 p.m., free

Festival du nouveau cinéma’s first official day of screenings begins today. Highlights include Sion Sono’s Tokyo Tribe, David Lambert’s Je suis à toi and Ulrich Seidl’s In the Basement. For screening info, go to the festival’s website.

Check out the vernissage for Vancouver painter Carylann Loeppky’s third exhibition at BBAM! Gallery, Filles aux Feuilles. 3255 St-Jacques (across from Lionel Groulx metro), 7–11 p.m., free

U.K. pop star Charli XCX (you know, “Fancy”) plays the Corona with openers Elliphant and Femme. 2490 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., $20.50/$22

Southern rapper Big K.R.I.T. plays Cabaret Underworld, with Two-9, Armel Kaz, Label of Creation, Lazio and Jei Bandit. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 8 p.m., $35 (+$25 for meet ‘n’ greet upgrade)

Though they’ve been hosting concerts since reopening post-reno in mid-September, Bar le Ritz PDB (fka Il Motore) has its official opening party tonight, with DJs Pas Cha, Cousins, Noah Bick and Brant Borshart. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., free

The inaugural edition of live hip hop and soul jam le Cypher goes down at le Belmont. 4483 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $4
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