Wednesday, Nov. 11

* Radical Research Week events at Concordia
* Screening of NFB films about Little Burgundy
* Architecture exhibit opens at Centre de Design de l’UQAM
* An Iliad begins at MainLine Theatre
* L.A. psych band Wand plays le Ritz
* Plaisirs Sonores deep house night at Salon Daomé

WAND @ CFAER, Eagle Rock - 05/01/2015


Concordia University’s Radical Research Week presents a line-up of events today including the panel discussion Feminist Technologies: Access, Representation and Tech for Social Transformation (1455 de Maisonneuve W., 7th floor, 1:30–3:30 p.m. free) and a screening night at CEDA offering a panorama of the Black Lives Matter movement that will also feature performances and spoken word. (2515 Delisle, 8 p.m., free).

Little Burgundy history project Standing on Their Shoulders has organized a film screening night in the newly renovated Le Salon 1861 space, featuring three NFB selections that provide insight into the history of the ‘hood, including Âme Noire/Black Soul by Martine Chartrand, Oscar Peterson: Music in the Key of Oscar by Sylvia Sweeney and William R. Cunningham and Sitting in Limbo by John N. Smith. 550 Richmond, 4–9 p.m., $5 suggested donation.

The gallery at downtown’s Centre de Design de l’UQAM opens a new exhibition focused on the architecture of innovative Montreal firm PGL (Papineau Gérin-Lajoie Le Blanc), who were responsible for many of the structures that are synonymous with modern Quebec, including metro stations, the now-defunct Mirabel airport and the Quebec Expo 67 pavilion. 1440 Sanguinet, 6 p.m., free

Chocolate Moose Theatre opens their new play at the MainLine Theatre tonight, the one-man show An Iliad, starring Martin Law as a poet who takes on a retelling of Homer’s Trojan War tale in an examination of humanity’s preoccupation with war. 3997 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $16/$14 students, continues to Nov. 15.

L.A. psych band Wand is playing Bar le Ritz PDB, with local openers Double Date With Death and No Aloha. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9:30 p.m., $13/$15

If you’re seeking some mid-week deep-house heat on the dancefloor, give Salon Daomé’s Plaisirs Sonores a try. Residents Hicky & Kalo welcome special guest DJ Clarian. 141 Mont-Royal E., 10 p.m., $4 before midnight/$6