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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