From the documentary Resist
Fresh Paint Gallery is launching the first edition of what will be a monthly market featuring local brands like Bombing Science, Cease-N-Desist, Artcore, Disamare, Heart City Apparel and more. 221 Ste-Catherine E., 1–7 p.m., free
Two new exhibitions open with a double-vernissage at Optica, featuring Marc-Antoine K. Phaneuf’s explosive embellishments of found images and Michael Blum’s case-study of an unusual New York City street corner. 5455 de Gaspé, #106, 3–5 p.m.
Show your solidarity with activists across the country who are resisting pipeline development in native territories at tonight’s Pipe-Up! fundraiser, featuring a screening of the doc Resist plus music by Project Toombz and DJ MDubz, live art and screenprinting and a local artisan market. 5334 de Gaspé #806, 7 p.m., free entry, donations encouraged
Grumpy’s hosts Ol’ Time Big Pappy’s Saturday Night Bluegrass Extravaganza, a hootenanny featuring members of nine bands who special in that old Kentucky sound. 1242 Bishop 10 p.m., free
Saintwoods is Frenching it up at Apt. 200 tonight with their Kitsuné Club Night, feat. DJs Stwo, Dave Luxe and WYLN. 3643 St-Laurent #200, 10 p.m., $10
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