Thursday, Dec. 3

* Smart Design Mart
* Quebec shorts at the image + nation film fest
* Rapper Slim Jesus plays le Belmont
* 100Lux breakdancers & DJ Pierre Kwenders at Datcha
* Secretsecretgirl plays Casa del Popolo


Slim Jesus

After taking 2014 off, holiday sale Smart Design Mart is back, beginning today. But don’t look for them in their old digs on St-Viateur — they’re in a pop-up shop on St-Laurent, through Dec. 13. 5354 St-Laurent

The image + nation festival presents a double bill of queer-themed Quebec shorts. Catch one or both of the Queerment Québec programs. Never Apart (7049 St-Urbain) at 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., $13.50

Rapper Slim Jesus, from Hamilton, OH, plays Montreal for the first time tonight at le Belmont. When asked about Slim Jesus, our hip hop reporter Darcy MacDonald said, “A white kid giving no fucks. Never seen that bef…oh wait.” 4483 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $15 students/$20

As part of the three-day “danse urbaine” event 100Lux, five bboys and bgirls will do solo performances as Pierre Kwenders DJs at Datcha. See the details here. 98 Laurier W., 8 p.m., $5/$2 reduced price

At Casa, Beaver Sheppard’s Secretsecretgirl spin some shady synth magic with openers the Marquis, Taylor Hoodlum and Dreamboy. 4873 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $7