Sunday, Nov. 1

* Documentary screenings at the Museum of Fine Arts
* Pirateblocradio at Eastern Bloc
* Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois translated-book launch
* Eric Braün vernissage with bands at Foufounes
* Vile Intent cassette launch at Casa del Popolo
* Zig Zag Zine comic book launch at l’Escogriffe


Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts hosts an afternoon double-header film screening of award-winning documentaries Strange and Familiar: Home, Hope and Architecture on Fogo Island (2014) and Before the Last Curtain Falls (2014). 1379 Sherbrooke, 2 p.m., $8/free for members

Sound artist Emilie Mouchous will do a radio performance and intervention today at Eastern Bloc, part of the ongoing series Pirateblocradio which explores the role of radio in building community. 7240 Clark, 2–5 p.m., free

Concordia’s Co-op bookstore presents a very special edition of their Local Legends Reading Series, featuring Printemps Érables spokesperson Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, who will launch In Defiance, the English translation of his Governor General Award-winning 2014 book Tenir Tête. 2150 Bishop, 5 p.m., free

Check out the vernissage for Peinture, a collection of new work by Montreal artist Eric Braün (of Usine 106U), at Foufounes, with performances by les Necrophiliacs, Vomit Sqaud and a special appearance by Corpusse. 87 Ste-Catherine E., 6 p.m., free

Catch the Powerviolence of local band Vile Intent, launching a cassette at Casa tonight, with openers Blankets and Nightwitches. 4873 St-Laurent, 810 p.m., $5/PWYC

Head to l’Escogriffe for the launch party for the locally produced comic book Zig Zag Zine featuring work from Anna Stergion, Count Ferrara, Jo Franken and more. 4467 St-Denis, 9:30 p.m., $5