Sunday, Sept. 20

* Indie Montreal hosts a POP Montreal brunch & show (free!)
* Run Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon
* Citizen Vintage warehouse sale
* Tranna Wintour headlines Open Michelle at the Comedy Nest
* Pathway to Paris mega-concert/climate-change-fighting fundraiser
* The Editorial Magazine mixtape launch at Bar-Pub St-Denis
* Smiths and Talking Heads cover bands play POP Montreal closing party (free!)

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Indie Montreal hosts a brunch and afternoon showcase as part of POP Montreal, with free food (including vegan options) and performances by Beat Sexü, APigeon, KROY and Debbie Tebbs. 4234 St-Laurent, 1–5 p.m., free

Montrealers will be running wild in the streets at the 514 edition of the Run Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, a multi-city series of fundraising runs featuring bands playing along the marathon route — Montreal gets Hedley. Leaving Parc Lafontaine at 1:40 p.m.

Citizen Vintage opens the doors of their Mile End studio a couple of blocks from their storefront for a warehouse sale with items for women and men priced from $5–$30, with DJs and suds from Kronenbourg. 5333 Casgrain, #911, 2–7 p.m., free

Join Tranna Wintour as she headlines this month’s edition of Open Michelle at the Comedy Nest, also featuring sets from Ariel Sherker, Pam Wener, Miss Kalliope and more, hosted by Emma Wilkie. 2313 Ste-Catherine W., 8 p.m., $8/$5 students

The Rialto will be the site of a major POP Montreal show tonight: Pathway to Paris features indie rock god Thurston Moore with Anne Waldman and Fast Speaking Music (Ambrose Bye and Devin Brahja Waldman), Jesse Paris Smith, Rebecca Foon, AroarA and the Barr Brothers’ Brad Barr and Sarah Pagé. The show, conceived by Smith and Foon, is a fundraiser for, an organization dedicated to building a global movement to fight climate change. 5723 Parc, 8 p.m., $25 suggested donation

The team behind The Editorial Magazine is releasing a mixtape with a party at Bar-Pub St-Denis with performances from TOPS, Mild High Club and DJ Shrimp C. 6966 St-Denis, 9:30 p.m., $8

Stay out late tonight for the free POP Montreal closing party and booze-up at the Rialto, featuring Play Guitar (playing songs by Talking Heads — they replaced the originally scheduled Radiohead cover band Brother’s Got the Bends) and headlining Smiths cover band the Smiffs, with DJ Torquil Campbell (Stars) filling in the ’80s nerd-pop gaps. 5723 Parc,11 p.m., free