Wednesday, March 9

* Atelier New Regime pop-up at Off the Hook
* Xarah Dion plays Perfecto’s Souper Spectacle
* Épiques Voices poetry night at la Vitrola
* SNES/NES video game night at le Ritz
* Clerks screening at Phi Centre
* Bass Drive Wednesdays at le Belmont

Atelier New regime velour

Atelier New Regime’s velour line

Local streetwear label Atelier New Regime has teamed up with Off the Hook to deliver an all-velour springtime capsule collection including a T-shirt, shorts and cap,  launching tonight with a pop-up shop at the downtown boutique. 1021 Ste-Catherine W., 6–9 p.m., free

Local synth waver Xarah Dion plays this week’s edition of Souper Spectacle at Perfecto, and between her music, the grub and the cocktails (Perfecto is featured in our alternative cocktail bars feature) there are loads of good reasons to check this out. 20 Duluth E., 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $20 (includes a meal and glass of wine)/$5

Head to la Vitrola for a bilingual poetry night called Épiques Voices, where 15 of Montreal’s best poets including Ralph Elawani (a Cult MTL film critic), Jon Paul Fiorentino, Kaie Kellough and Leigh Kotsillidis work together to compose a single epic poem from the stage. 4602 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., price unlisted

Connoisseurs of old-school video games, get over to le Ritz for the second edition of their SNES/NES night, featuring “pretty much every game” made for ye olde Nintendo consoles, playable on the venue’s movie screen. 179 Jean-Talon W., 8 p.m., free

The Phi Centre screens the 1994 low-budget cult-classic Clerks by Kevin Smith as part of their Cinéma Cabaret series, complete with bar service and free popcorn. 407 St-Pierre, 8 p.m., $11.75/$9.50 students

Le Belmont’s Bass Drive Wednesdays brings a huge line-up this week with eight DJs including Traax, Deafnote, Gnave, Grendel Killer and more. 4483 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free before midnight, $5 after

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