Saturday, March 28

* The Montreal Independent Games Festival
* Fresh Paint Market at Fresh Paint Gallery
* Rap Battle Against the Tar Sands with Jai Nitai Lotus, Urban Science & more
* Heavy Mania wrestling at the Corona Theatre
* Choses Sauvages EP launch at Katacombes
* Body Meta International Discotheque one-year anniversary party at Casa del Popolo

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Jai Nitai Lotus
Jai Nitai Lotus
The Montreal Independent Games Festival is happening today at Dawson College, inviting gamers, designers and developers to check out some cool new games. 3040 Sherbrooke W. #5b.16, 126 p.m., free

Fresh Paint Gallery’s third monthly Fresh Paint Market is on this afternoon. See a partial list of vendors here. 221 Ste-Catherine E., 17 p.m.

Join Montreal hip hop acts Jai Nitai Lotus, Project Toombz, Warrior Minded, Jay Manafest, Strange Froots and Urban Science at la Vitrola for a Rap Battle Against the Tar Sands organized by Climate Justice Montreal. Proceeds go to Aamjiwnaang and Sarnia Against Pipelines. 4602 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., by donation

Heavy Mania! That’s right, wrestling fans and heavy music afioncados are gathering at the Corona Theatre for the first Heavy Mania wrestling event outside the Heavy Montreal music festival. 2490 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., $32/$37 VIP

“Japanese jazz” band Choses Sauvages (actually a local alt-electro-indie-rock four-piece) launches an EP with openers Osismi and Crabe. Katacombes (1635 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., PWYC

It’s the one-year anniversary of monthly Casa dance party Body Meta International Discotheque, featuring special guests Bowly b2b Francis Oak and DJ Xarah Lee joining residents Dimitri and Nico Sé in the show room. 4873 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., free
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