Saturday, Feb. 13

* Blatant Localism Pop-Up Shop at Turbo Haus
* Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) documentary screening at Phi Centre
* Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless at Cinéma du Parc
* TR/ST plays le Fairmount and DJs at le Belmont
* Dance + Do Good Valentine’s Day party with the Goods
* Miss Kittin DJs at Newspeak


TR/ST, playing live & DJing tonight

Pick up a little special something for your lover or other besties at Turbo Haus’s Blatant Localism Pop-Up Shop featuring local creators like Stay Home Club, Ambivalently Yours, Lovestruck Prints, Starchild Stela, Broke and Stoked, Dot & Lil, Suite 88 Chocolatier and more. 5011 Notre-Dame W., 12–6 p.m., free entry

In conjunction with the RIDM festival, Phi Centre screens Abbas Fahdel’s epic war documentary Homeland (Iraq Year Zero), presented in two parts: Before the Fall (1 p.m.) and After the Battle (4:30 p.m.), with a 45-minute intermission. Note that the film is in Arabic, with English subs. 407 St-Pierre, 1 p.m., $11.75/$9.50 for students & seniors

Cinéma du Parc will screen a 35mm print of Jean-Luc Godard’s 1960 new wave classic Breathless (with English subs) for Valentine’s Day weekend. Watch the trailer here. 3575 Parc, 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, $12.50/$11 for 14-25 year-olds & seniors

Synth-pop fans will be flocking to see TR/ST (aka Toronto’s Robert Alfons, who is doing double duty tonight as the special guest DJ at the My Bloody Valentine edition of MPU at le Belmont), but be sure to get to the Fairmount early to catch local acts Country and Dreamboy. 5240 Parc, 9 p.m., $23

Dance + Do Good is a Valentine’s Day dance party for a cause, organized by WeDoSomething Montreal and promising an electric soundtrack by the Goods. Money raised at the door will go to Revivre, a local aid organization for the mentally ill and their loved ones. Bonus: the party takes place in the beautiful Rialto Hall. 5711 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $25/$35/$50

The one and only Miss Kittin drops in at Newspeak for a headlining DJ set, with support from primo locals Mary Hell and Debbie Doe. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 10 p.m., $15