Tuesday, July 14

* The Fantasia film fest begins
* Dynamic/MTL’s Beyond Curation: Art, Publishing and Design conference at Phi Centre
* Zoofest presents My First Time w/ comics Darren Henwood and Tranna Wintour
* Fel-Barr plays Snack N Blues to raise funds for the Shigawake music festival
* Montreal rapper Vox Sambou plays Théâtre Fairmount as part of the Nuits d’Afrique festival

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Vox Sambou
Vox Sambou
The Fantasia film festival begins today, and according to today’s schedule on their website, there are still tickets to three of the four films screening, including the premiere of Ant Man! See our festival highlights here and keep an eye on our site for daily review round-ups beginning this Thursday, July 16.

Dynamic/MTL hosts the fourth edition of their conference series, titled Beyond Curation: art, publishing and design. Head to the Phi Centre to hear perspectives from Jessica Backus (Artsy), Joe Hollier (LightPhone) and Chris Oliveros (Drawn & Quarterly). 407 St-Pierre, 5:30 p.m., $20/$15 students

Alternative stand-up and stage festival Zoofest — the Off-JFL programming that’s actually an official part of the comedy fest — presents Darren Henwood and Tranna Wintour (Cult MTL’s June issue cover gal) in My First Time (also happening Wednesday, Friday and Saturday this week). Katacombes (1635 St-Laurent), 8:30 p.m., $24

Local band Fel-Barr — Michael Felber, Brad and Andrew Barr (yes, of the Barr Brothers) and Meghan Clinton — are playing one of their rare shows to raise funds for a music festival in Shigawake, QC (on the south side of the Gaspé Peninsula) that Clinton works with. Snack N Blues 5260 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $5 suggested donation

If you missed Montreal rapper Vox Sambou’s recent set at the FrancoFolies (and especially if you haven’t seen him live before), check him out tonight at the Fairmount Theatre, where he’s playing as part of the Nuits d’Afrique festival. 5240 Parc, 9 p.m., $20
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