Wednesday, May 13

* Eve Gravel/Uranium sample sale opening cocktail
* Toronto lit scenesters read poetry at Argo Bookshop
* Visions film series presents Lost and Found shorts program
* Brave New Productions’ 33 Variations opens at Théâtre Paradoxe
* Synthscapists including Vessel and Essaie Pas play la Vitrola

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It’s day one of the four-day Eve Gravel/Uranium sample sale, opening with a cocktail party this evening. 5425 Casgrain, 5–9 p.m.

Check out Toronto “small press superstars” Jim Smith, Nicholas Power and Lillian Necakov, gathering for a poetry night at Argo Bookshop. 1915 Ste-Catherine W., 7 p.m.

The Visions film series presents a program called Lost and Found, featuring shorts by NYC filmmaker Ted Kennedy and Montreal’s Allan Brown. Expect “found footage, burning cars, exploding houses, stolen cameras and broken records…Witness the old turned into new and the mundane into magic.” Microcinema (6029A Parc), 7:30 p.m., $5

Head to the Southwest’s lovely Théâtre Paradoxe to see Moises Kaufman’s Tony Award-winning 33 Variations, mounted by Brave New Productions. The play runs through May 24. 5959 Monk, 8 p.m., $20–$25

Get yer shadowy synthscapes at la Vitrola tonight, where Vessel plays with Essaie Pas, GRKZGL and Ginger Breaker. 4602 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $10
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