Monday, May 11

* An interactive poetry exhibit begins at the Phi Centre
* Pianos Become the Teeth play la Vitrola
* Comedian Russell Peters plays the Bell Centre
* Waxahatchee, Girlpool and the Muscadettes play Bar le Ritz PDB
* French electronic act FKJ plays Newspeak

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A new interactive poetry exhibit is on view at the Phi Centre beginning today. His Blood, In Search of a Face by Jason Edward Lewis and Bruno Nadeau consists of works from their Poetry for Excitable (Mobile) Media (P.o.E.M.M Cycle), designed to be experienced through touch screens of all sizes. 407 St-Pierre, 12–5 p.m., exhibit continues to June 13, free

Post-hardcore heads will want to catch Baltimore band Pianos Become the Teeth at la Vitrola, with Coma Prieta, Gates and Watch for Wolves. 4602 St-Laurent, 7:30 p.m., $16.50/$18

Toronto comedian Russell Peters, who’s smashed stand-up attendance records all over the world with his observations about life as an ethnic minority in North America,  brings his Almost Famous tour to the Bell Centre. 1909 Canadiens-de-Montréal, 8 p.m., $58–$105

Cult MTL’s April cover girls the Muscadettes play a set at Bar le Ritz in support of headliner Waxahatchee in a killer indie rock line-up that also includes Girlpool. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., $11–$15

Smooth as butter Parisian electronic act FKJ (French Kiwi Juice) stops at Newspeak for a live performance with openers Dead Horse Beats and PSTV. 1403 Ste-Élisabeth, 9 p.m., $15
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