Lust for Youth
Ariane Moffatt launches her new album 22h22 with an early free show at Stereo Afterhours. 858 Ste-Catherine E., 5:30 p.m., free (RSVP required)
In conjunction with Israeli Apartheid Week, a panel of local and international activists including Nargess Mustapha (Montréal Nord Republik), Cherrell Brown (Justice League NYC) and Ahmad Abuznaid (Dream Defenders) will discuss Racial Profiling and Police Brutality From Ferguson to Palestine at McGill. Moot Court, New Chancellor Day Hall (3644 Peel), 6 p.m., free
The 15th annual Art Matters festival, presented by Concordia’s arts community, is in full swing with a vernissage this evening for the group show Off Kilter at Pointe St-Charles’ Espace Fibre. 2665 Augustin-Cantin, 2nd floor, 6–9 p.m., free
Head downtown to Argo Bookshop for a night of comedic storytelling from Whistler, B.C.’s Jonathan Baum as he draws from 10 years worth of stories compiled in his new book, My Impaired Moral Compass. 1915 Ste-Catherine W., 7 p.m., free
Danish synth-wave trio Lust for Youth perfectly encapsulate early ’80s shadow-pop. Catch them tonight, with openers Marie Davidson, Besatzung and Litige. La Vitrola (4602 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $10
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