Friday, April 17

* Last day to vote in the Best of MTL!
* Norwegian Wood studio sale
* 2 vernissages at VOX gallery
* #LeCypher salutes Kool Herc & Afrika Bambaataa
* Faisal Butt at Comedyworks
* Nanimal record launch at Quai des Brumes
* Coda Nightlife’s Grand Finale bash at le Belmont

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Last day to vote!
That’s right, it’s the last day to vote in the Best of MTL readers poll! The deadline is tonight at 11:59 p.m. Share your Montreal ♥ with us here.

Stock up on some spring essentials at a very nice price at Norwegian Wood’s studio sale, going down at Boutique Lustre for one day only. 4068 St-Laurent, 129 p.m., free entry, cash only sales.

Head downtown for a vernissage at VOX for exhibits by Vancouver artist Raymond Boisjoly and a video installation by New York based Lucy Raven. 2 Ste-Catherine E., 4th floor, 58 p.m., free

Urban Science, the team behind #LeCypher hip hop jam nights, invites you to a very special edition of the event at le Bleury Bar à Vinyle, honouring the birthdays of two pillars of early rap: Kool Herc and Afrika Bambaataa. Get there early to catch an opening scratch set by DJ Killa-Jewel. 2109 Bleury, 8 p.m., $4

Don’t miss Montreal-born comic Faisal Butt, winner of Just for Laughs’ 2014 Sirius XM Top Comic competition, at Comedyworks all weekend. Tonight’s openers are Kris Dulgar and Shawn Stenhouse with MC Morgan O’Shea. 1238 Bishop, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $15/$10 students

Montreal “sloppypop” band Nanimal (feat. former members of Parlovr) launches a record called Presentation tonight at Quai des Brumes, with openers Pop Goes and Ripped Jeans. 4481 St-Denis, 9:30 p.m., $7

Party people please report to le Belmont for Coda Nightlife’s Grand Finale bash, with DJs Tommy Kruise, Ryan Playground, J.u.D. and more. See our interview with Coda’s Brooke Walsh (le Belmont’s outgoing program director) here. 4483 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $5 for the first 100 people

See our vernissage rundown + gallery & museum listings in Art This Week, here.

See Johnson Cummins’ rock show recommendations in Hammer of the Mods, here.

Check out our complete listings for more concert, nightclub, theatre and comedy events.