Saturday, Jan. 9

* Group exhibition vernissage at la Galerie
* Howl! Arts Collective/Suoni per il Popolo benefit show for Syrian refugees
* Freak & Fabulous tattoo culture, body art and lifestyle expo
* Gay Goth Nite at Bar le Ritz PDB
* VousEtesDesAnimaux with DJs Cherry Cola and JNNBNNRCK at Unity
* SATosphere dance party Dômesicle

JNNBNNRCK and Laura Boo

JNNBNNRCK and Laura Boo

Head to la Galerie in for the vernissage of a group exhibition of artists who stood out during last summer’s MTL en Arts festival, with works from David Junkin, Nathalie Lagacé and Jimmy Baptiste, with music by Kelly Bellfo. 1200 Amherst, #102, 5 p.m., free

The Howl! Arts Collective teams up with Suoni per il Popolo to put on a benefit show for Syrian refugees with performances by Mixed With Dust (Kaie Kellough & Stefan Christoff), Jérémi Roy, Roozbeh Tabandeh, DJ Sandhill (Sundus Abdul Hadi) and more. 4602 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., $8–$10 suggested donation

Tattoo lovers take note: tonight le Belmont hosts the Freak & Fabulous tattoo culture, body art and lifestyle expo, with a tattoo pageant, special door prizes and performances by Graveyard Strippers and the Scroll, plus burlesque and sideshow acts like fire play, stilts and snake charming, hosted by Ella Grave. 4483 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $15/$10 in advance

Slap on your finest, blackest outfits for the sixth edition of Gay Goth Nite at Bar le Ritz PDB, with DJs Exghoulfriend and Homogenius. 179 Jean-Talon W., 10 p.m., $5 before midnight/$10

Hosted by Laura Boo (aka POMPe’s DJ Like the Wolf), VousEtesDesAnimaux, Foret Boreale edition, goes down at Village nightclub Unity, with DJs Cherry Cola and JNNBNNRCK spinning electro, house and techno. 1171 Ste-Catherine E., 10 p.m., free before 11 p.m./$6

The SAT launches the winter hivernale edition of its SATosphere dance party Dômesicle featuring DJs Melodule, Phil Fiction and G.O’Brien plus trippy 360-degree visuals from VJs Ma” and TiND. 1201 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $8

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