Friday, May 15

* Art*60 art sale at Aux Vues
* Pierre Kwenders DJ set at Jardin Gamelin
* Expozine Gala at Divan Orange
* Next to Normal opens at the Centaur
* Le Cartel launches their streetwear collection at Galerie 203
* Van Horne Variety Live at Nomad Nation

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Aux Vues plays host to Art*60, an art sale with over 1,000 works by 50 artists, all available for the accessible price of $60. Drop by for the launch today, and take note: this event will be ongoing over the next three weekends. 783 de Bienville, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free

Don’t miss a DJ set by Pierre Kwenders at the OFFTA stage in the new Jardins Gamelin. Place Émilie-Gamelin, 5 p.m., free

Celebrate independent publishing at Divan Orange tonight at the annual Expozine Gala, where the best zines, comics and more from last fall’s fest will be fêted, followed by performances by Nancy Pants, Nutsak and Cocobeurre. Bonus, the night doubles as the 10th anniversary party for Archive Montreal’s sister project Distroboto. 4234 St-Laurent, awards at 6 p.m., concert at 10 p.m., free

Beautiful City Theatre takes over the Centaur Theatre with the opening of the play Next to Normal, the Tony and Pulitzer prize winning broadway musical about a family dealing with mental illness. 453 St-François-Xavier, 7:30 p.m., $40/$20 students

Montreal arts and streetwear fashion collective le Cartel launches their first collection at Galerie 203, with a selection of screen-printed clothing featuring artists Bonar, Loopkin, LNSR, Cham and more. Tunes by Toast Dawg, H u G, Barcham and DJ Dbs. 203 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., free

Nomad Nation presents Van Horne Variety Live, a show/party promising stand-up comedy, live music, video and more, featuring a couple dozen talented locals. (The event will also be streamed online.) See the full line-up here. 129 Van Horne, 9:30 p.m., PWYC
To see a rundown of vernissages, art events and gallery and museum listings, see Art This Week, here.

To see recommended heavy music events, see Hammer of the Mods, here.

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