Friday, May 8

* Heart City Apparel Maui-themed launch party for a new t-shirt design
* Fresh Paint Gallery vernissage for Mirabolle and Monstr show
* Montreal Turkish Film Fest begins at Cinéma du Parc
* Montreal’s Iris & band play their first show with openers Heart Streets
* Dirty Dancing party at Felix Bar (men-only)
* Editorial Magazine issue #13 launch party w/ Young Braised & She-Devils live

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Heart City Apparel launches a new T-shirt design at Instock Showroom with a Maui-themed party with free drinks, special pricing on previous designs and tunes by DJ Hunter S Compton. Proceeds support Nepal earthquake relief funds. 3527 St-Laurent, 6 p.m., $5–$10

Visual artists Mirabolle and Monstr team up for a show opening tonight at Fresh Paint Gallery involving illustrations, paintings and life-size papier-mâché sculpture. Live music by Branche. 256 Ste-Catherine E., 6–11 p.m., free

The seventh edition of the Montreal Turkish Film Fest begins today at Cinéma du Parc, screening I Loved You So Much, an award-winning 2014 drama, with English subtitles. See the trailer here. 3575 Parc, 7 p.m., $12/$10 (students & seniors)

Local electro-pop chanteuse Iris and her band play their first live show ever, with openers Heart Streets, a Montreal rap duo you should check out if you haven’t had the pleasure. La Vitrola (4602 St-Laurent), 8:30 p.m.

Bar Felix hosts a men-only Dirty Dancing party, with DJs Sibian & Faun, River Lance and Ruined Sundays, a popsicle bar and massages. Sounds like it’s going to get messy. 6388 St-Hubert, 10 p.m.

Editorial Magazine is throwing a party at Poisson Noir to launch their hot-off-the-press issue #13 with performances by Young Braised and She-Devils. Message organizers for location, 10 p.m., $5 before 11 p.m./$8
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