Thursday, June 25

* Never Less Than Marvelous vernissage at Galerie Espace
* Artist Jon Rafman in conversation with curator Mark Lanctôt at the MAC
* Hua Li and Gloze launch their Za Zhong EP at la Vitrola
* Stand-up comics Dave Waite, Dom Paré and Mike Rita at Burritoville
* Ontario rockabilly damsel Ginger St. James plays Brutopia
* ASL Singles Club presents DJs Riohv, Tony C, Project Pablo at Datcha

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Ginger St. James
Ginger St. James
Galerie Espace hosts the vernissage for Never Less Than Marvelous, a show of new works on paper by artist/musician couple Oily Chi and Coco Khan. 4844 St-Laurent, 5 p.m.

Join Montreal-based, Sobey Art Award-shortlisted artist Jon Rafman in conversation with curator Mark Lanctôt at the MAC in conjunction with the recently opened exhibition of Rafman’s work. If you can’t make it in person, the talk will also be live-streamed on the MAC’s website, here. 185 Ste-Catherine W., 7 p.m., free.

Montreal rapper Hua Li and Gloze launches a new EP, Za Zhong, on Art Not Love Record. The EP is described as “cloudy day party tracks, break-up anthems and coy disses.” Openers are Marshia Celina and Zyhkeira. 4602 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $10 (includes hug from Hua Li)

Comedian David Heti hosts a trio of travelling funnymen for a night of comedy at Burritoville with a line-up that includes L.A.’s Dave Waite and Toronto’s Dom Paré and Mike Rita. 2055 Bishop, 9:15 p.m., $5

Ontario rockabilly damsel Ginger St. James plays a free show at Brutopia as part of the Jazz Festival’s pre-fest programming. 1219 Crescent, 10 p.m., free

ASL Singles Club is hosting its monthly dance party at Mile End nightclub Datcha, with Ottawa DJ Riohv (from the ASL roster) and locals Tony C B2B Project Pablo. 98 Laurier W., 11 p.m.
For punk, rock, metal, noise and drone show recommendations, see Hammer of the Mods, here.

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