Friday, April 8

* Scott Thompson at Comedy Nest
* Amanda Durepos vernissage at Ymuno Studio
* Flanelle mag launch at Auberge Saint-Gabriel
* Montreal band Ought plays la Sala Rossa
* Hip Hop Karaoke/Chocolate Jungle party at le Belmont
* Fleetmac Wood’s White Winged Love Disco at le Bleury


Scott Thompson as Buddy Cole from The Kids in the Hall

Canadian comedy legend and queer icon Scott Thompson (of The Kids in the Hall fame, and if you’re not familiar with that stone-cold classic ’90s sketch comedy show, get on it immediately) headlines his second of three nights at the Comedy Nest. 2313 Ste-Catherine W., $12 Thursday ($6 students)/$15/$10 advance

Catch a vernissage at at the Belgo’s Ymuno Studio for collage artist Amanda Durepos’s new exhibition Please, a collection of works inspired by the many different meanings of the word. Also on display will be related poems and short essays by local authors. 372 Ste-Catherine W., #530, 7 p.m., free

Montreal-based arts, culture and fashion magazine Flanelle launches their 10th edition with a party at Auberge Saint-Gabriel, with DJs, a special cocktail menu and prize giveaways from local brands like Betina Lou, Maison Privée, Jane&Rye and Stay Home Club. 426 St-Gabriel, 8 p.m., free

Montreal post-punkers (and Cult MTL September issue cover boys) Ought play a show at la Sala Rossa with openers Wreckage With Stick and Caro Diaro. 4848 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $12/$10 in advance

Hip Hop Karaoke teams up with Chocolate Jungle for a live celebration of the ladies of hip hop and R&B, featuring singers Tali Taliwah, Chanda, Sara Mk, Ayan Mahdi, Malika Aiza and more, plus live painting with Under Pressure’s Queens Creation Ladies, a Queen Cypher and a 1990s hip hop jam and DJ set, soul food for sale and prizes to win, plus DJ Shash’U, host D-Shade and the Chocolate Jungle Dancers. Le Belmont (4483 St-Laurent), 10 p.m., $10

Head to le Bleury for the White Winged Love Disco from L.A. DJ collective Fleetmac Wood, whose events are loving tributes to the music of Fleetwood Mac featuring nightclub-ready remixed production behind the group’s original vocals. White outfits encouraged. 2109 Bleury, 10 p.m., $15/$10 in advance

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