Thursday, April 16

* FAB sample sale in Ville St-Laurent
* Braderie de la Mode Québécoise at Marché Bonsecours
* Foonzo hosts a crowd-fundraiser for indie game Ultimate Chicken Horse
* The Wiggle Room screens silent comedy classic The General
* Last One Standing Productions’ black comedy The Den of Thieves
* LGBT dance party POMPe at Katacombes

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Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
In Ville St-Laurent, it’s day one of the FAB sample sale, offering deals on men’s, women’s and kids’ clothing and accessories from Bench, Scotch & Soda, Maison Scotch, Garcia, Supertrash and Silvian Heach (through Sunday). 1035 Hodge, 9 a.m.–8 p.m.

The biannual Braderie de la Mode Québécoise is your chance to stock up on clothing from over 100 Montreal and Quebec brands at steep discounts of 50 to 80 per cent off. The event runs through Sunday. Marché Bonsecours (325 de la Commune E.), 10 a.m.9 p.m., free entry

Downtown club Foonzo hosts a real-life/online crowd-fundraiser for Ultimate Chicken Horse, an already playable game that’s getting a Kickstarter boost to fully come to fruition. The event will be streamed live. 1245 Drummond, 6–9 p.m.,

The Wiggle Room’s classic movie nights — Nickel Flicks — screens The General, starring and directed by silent comedy legend Buster Keaton. 3874 St-Laurent, doors at 7:30 p.m., movie at 8 p.m., 5¢

See Last One Standing Productions’ play The Den of Thieves, a black comedy originally developed for Philip Seymour Hoffman, at Espace 4001. The play runs nightly through Saturday 4001 Berri, 8 p.m., $20/$15 students and QDF members. $1 from each ticket goes to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Monthly LGBT dance party POMPe presents the Trine edition, featuring DJs B’UGO, Diskommander and Like the Wolf. Katacombes (1635 St-Laurent),11 p.m., $5
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