Friday, June 19

* Lunch Beat and bands at Fringe Park
* Good Food Market w/ chef Nantha at the NDG Food Depot
* Feminist art/digital culture journal .dpi launch at Studio XX
* Marché des Possibles summer 2015 launch w/ Country, Dead Man Get Up & more
* Poirier spins at la Marché à Côté & the FrancoFolies party at Metropolis
* Fringe Festival, Suoni per il Popolo and art event recommendations

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Fringe Park
Fringe Park (Parc des Amériques). Photo by Cindy Lopez
Fringe Park is the site of Lunch Beat, a midday meal and dance party featuring DJ A-Rock on the turntables and lunch by Soupesoup (for vegans and carnivores alike). Later on, CJLO presents a line-up of bands including Heathers, Kurvi Tasch and Towanda. St-Laurent / Rachel, Lunch Beat 12–1 p.m., $10 includes lunch, free without lunch. CJLO live music showcase 4–10 p.m., free

The NDG Food Depot launches a new initiative called the Good Food Market, taking place just outside the Depot every Friday beginning tonight. The market will feature fresh, local produce at an attractive price, plus workshops, guest chefs, live music and other activities. Tonight, master Malaysian/Thai chef Nantha Kumar is in the house. 2146 Marlowe, 2–7 p.m., free

Join the team behind the .dpi feminist journal of art and digital culture at Studio XX to say goodbye as they launch the project’s final issue, titled Queer Networks and guest edited by Mikhel Proulx. 4001 Berri, #201, 5–9 p.m., free

Mile End’s Marché des Possibles returns for its second summer of weekend shindigs, with a launch featuring performances by Country, Dead Man Get Up and Henri-Pierre Noël, plus the food, drinks and goods by local artisans that will be part of the weekly spread. (Get a preview of Marché’s summer 2015 programming here.) 5635 St-Dominique, 5–11 p.m., free

Poirier’s doing double duty tonight, playing his monthly Qualité de Luxe night at la Marché à Côté with Kyou and Mr. Touré (5043 St-Denis, 10 p.m., $4 before midnight/$7) and then heading down to the FrancoFolies midnight party in the Shag (aka Savoy) room at Metropolis (59 Ste-Catherine E., 11:55 p.m., free).
For Fringe Festival show recommendations, see our reviews here.

For a thorough rundown of art events in the city, plus complete gallery and museum listings, see Art This Week here.

For rock, punk, metal and noise show recommendations, see Hammer of the Mods here.

Check out our complete listings for more concert, nightclub, theatre, comedy and literary events.