A couple dozen local designers team up for a sale at les Ateliers Capitol next to the Van Horne viaduct. Find samples from new and previous collections of clothing for men and women, lingerie, jewellery and more from labels like Betina Lou, les Enfants Sauvage, Sokoloff Lingerie and Maksym. 5795 de Gaspé, 12–6 p.m., free
Montreal Sketchfest hosts a panel discussion on Women in Comedy, moderated by Cult MTL correspondent Sarah Deshaies (also of CKUT and CJAD) and featuring Kristen Bartlett (Upright Citizens Brigate), Dawn Ford, Sasha Manoli (the Brunch Club) and more. Catch the panelists perform later tonight at the Ladies of Sketch show. Théâtre Sainte Catherine (264 Ste-Catherine E.), panel discussion 3 p.m., free. Performance 8 p.m., $12
It might be chilly, but it’s still sunny and that means terrasse time. Osheaga presents a set of free shows in the Latin Quarter to celebrate the launch of terrasse season along lower St-Denis, with le Couleur, Nomadic Massive, Eman & Vlooper and more. St-Denis between Ontario and de Maisonneuve, 6–11 p.m., free
There are still tickets left for tonight’s surprise Prince show! As announced on Wednesday, he’s playing the Bell Centre with opener 3rdeyegirl. 1909 Avenue des Canadiens de Montréal, 8 p.m., $57.50–$223.50
From the ROC, stand-up comic Christophe Davidson (who’s played Just for Laughs a few times and has earned a bit of buzz) headlines his third consecutive night at ComedyWorks, playing two sets with local warm-up acts George Braithwaite, Mike Carrozza and David Heti. 1238 Bishop, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., $15/$10 for students
Help a team of local artists bring their project to life at Burning Man with a fundraiser party for Fire Tetris at Bain Mathieu. Over the summer, the artists will build a 27-inch tall Tetris game made of fire and bring it to Nevada for Burning Man in August. Tonight’s fundraiser dance party features performances by Kyazama, Kola Papass and more, plus fiery art installations and a tetris competition. 2915 Ontario, 9 p.m., $20–$25
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