Saturday, Nov. 8

* 2nd and final day of La Grande Dégustation
* HTMlles feminist festival opening party
* Poet Alex Leslie book launch at Drawn & Quarterly
* Yves St. Laurent biopic Saint Laurent screens at Cinemania
* Art and music at Rack Galerie
* Cut Chemist & DJ Shadow pay tribute to Afrika Bambaataa at the Corona Theatre

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Saint Laurent
Saint Laurent

It’s the second and final day of Montreal’s wine and spirits show, La Grande Dégustation. See our photo gallery from yesterday, here. Place Bonaventure (800 de la Gauchetière W.), 12–9 p.m., $15 entrance fee (includes glass and guide, coupons are extra)

The HTMlles feminist festival of media arts and digital culture throws an opening party tonight for their 11th edition: ZÉR0 FUTUR{E}, with a two-storey open house featuring some flagship exhibits and performances. Studio XX (4001 Berri), 7 p.m., free

Poet Alex Leslie launches her debut collection The Things I Heard About You at Drawn & Quarterly with guest readers Daniel Allen Cox and Linda Besner. 211 Bernard W, 7 p.m., free

Catch Bertrand Bonello’s acclaimed Yves St. Laurent biopic Saint Laurent starring Gaspard Ulliel, which screens tonight with English subtitles as part of the Cinemania festival. Imperial Cinema (1430 Bleury), 7:45 p.m., $12.50 (general admission) $8 (under 25)

St-Henri’s new Rack Galerie hosts an evening of art and music with Shyre, featuring harmonies by vocalist and keyboardist Sarah Rossy, backed by strings. Zander Howard-Scott opens. 3714 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., $10–$12

Cut Chemist and DJ Shadow come to town on the Renegades of Rhythm tour, paying homage to Afrika Bambaataa with the music legend’s personal vinyl collection. 2490 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., $48.40 all in

Check out our complete listings for more club, stage and gallery events.