Friday, March 11

* Poirier album launch at le Bleury
* Eastern Bloc Media Lab launch
* Vernissage at art/cocktail space Fonzie
* Technical Kidman plays Casa del Popolo
* Beat Market, Hologramme and Fonkyson at Phi Centre
* Mec Plus Ultra Silver Screen edition at le Belmont

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Montreal reggae producer Poirier launches his new record Migration with a 5à8 at le Bleury, featuring performances by associates Face-T and Fwonte, with dancers. See our interview with him here. 2109 Bleury, 5à8, free

Eastern Bloc launches their newly renovated Media Lab with an audiovisual performance of Lucas Paris’s “Array,” a digital and analogue composition that uses computer algorithms to generate sound sequences that are visualized via LED lights — a work created during the artist’s recent seven-week long residency in the lab. 7240 Clark, 8 p.m., free

Tucked-away cocktail bar and art space Fonzie hosts a one-night only expo featuring works from Mélodie Roux-Dufort, Camille Chavigner, LOUM and Mira Barbara, plus a special cocktail menu. 10 des Pins W., 8 p.m., free

Local alt-dance trio Technical Kidman plays a show at Casa del Popolo to launch the vinyl edition of their new album Something Stranger Coming on the Horizon with openers Scattered Clouds. 4873 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $10/$8 in advance

Lisbon Lux Records artists Beat Market and Fonkyson light up the dancefloor at Phi Centre alongside fellow Montrealers Hologramme. 407 St-Pierre, 9 p.m., $10

Le Belmont gets cinematic tonight with a rare Friday edition of monthly LGBT-oriented dance party Mec Plus Ultra, which is running with a Silver Screen theme. Resident DJs Franz, Montag and Diskommander are on music and, as a bonus, burlesque performer Lady Josephine will perform. 4483 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $5 & a free drink before 11 p.m./$8

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