Wednesday, Feb. 10

* This Is Better Than Porn issue #3 launch at Quai des Brumes
* Marmier menswear pop-up shop at Boutique Archive
* Pompeii exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts
* Jason Bajada album launch at Phi Centre
* D&Q Graphic Novel Book Club does Nick Drnaso’s Beverly
* Stand-up Eman El Husseini headlines the Yellow Door Coffeehouse

This Is Better Than Porn

A taste of This Is Better Than Porn

The team behind the erotic photo and text blog This Is Better Than Porn launches their third print magazine at Quai des Brumes, with a merch table including copies of the mag (52 pages, $20) plus prints and music by Canadamisole and Yuki. 4481 St-Denis, 5 p.m. till late, free

A five-day pop-up shop for the fellas launches with a cocktail party tonight at Villeray’s Boutique Archive, featuring the locally designed and produced collections of minimalist menswear line Marmier. 318 Villeray, 5–8 p.m., free entry

Check out the brand new Pompeii exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts at tonight’s soirée, an “Explosive” Wednesday Evening featuring half-price admission, a special cocktail menu and music by DJ FunkyFalz. 1380 Sherbrooke W., 5–9 p.m., $10

Singer-songwriter Jason Bajada is back with another French-language album, Volcano, launching with a show at Phi Centre. See our interview with him here. 407 St-Pierre, 6-8 p.m., $10 (includes CD)

This month’s edition of Drawn & Quarterly’s Graphic Novel Book Club will discuss Beverly, from up and coming cartoonist Nick Drnaso, who digs just under the surface of seemingly tranquil suburban life to find the dark sexual and violent matter the characters try their best to suppress. 211 Bernard W., 7 p.m., free

Montreal ex-pat comedian Eman El Husseini had dropped into town for a few shows, including a set tonight at the Yellow Door Coffeehouse where she’ll be joined by Reese Turner, Alon Azimov, Shu Yi Emma Wen and more. 3625 Aylmer, 8 p.m., $5

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