Thursday, April 28

* CKUT Spring Garage Sale
* Stenciled vernissage at Station 16
* Comics Salon at Théâtre Sainte Catherine
* Ron Jeremy’s Rum ‘n’ Cock party at Taverne Cobra
* BROWN plays a free show at Cégep Marie-Victorin
* Purple Rain screening at Dollar Cinema

Ron Jeremy

Ron Jeremy

Stop by CKUT today for their annual Spring Garage Sale, where you’ll find plenty of records, CDs, zines and CKUT swag, plus chances to win concert tickets for some of this summer’s biggest shows. 3647 University, 1–5 p.m., free entry

Station 16 hosts a vernissage for their new group exhibition Stenciled, featuring stencil-based artworks by street artists from around the world, including AIKO (Tokyo), brothers Icy and Sot (Iran), Joe Iurato and Logan Hicks (New York) and Snik (U.K.). 3523 St-Laurent, 6–9 p.m., free

Cartoonists, illustrators and doodlers are invited to a Comics Salon at Théâtre Sainte Catherine, site of “a mini fête de la BD, comics and all things sequential in Montreal.” 264 Ste-Catherine E., 6 p.m.1 a.m., $5

Sample 20th century porn star Ron Jeremy’s rum brand Rum ‘n’ Cock at Taverne Cobra, who are throwing a special party for the occasion, with a porn montage on the screens, 1970s funk on the sound system and door prizes. 6584 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., free entry

If you’ve never had a chance to see BROWN (feat. the Beaudin brothers, members of hip hop collectives Dead Obies and K6A, and their reggae singer dad), the band is playing a free show tonight at Cégep Marie-Victorin — where students are celebrating the end of the semester, but everyone is invited to the party. The opening act is Wasiu. 7000 Marie-Victorin, 8 p.m., free

There is no shortage of scheduled screenings of Prince’s 1984 film Purple Rain in Montreal, but Dollar Cinema is doing it first, tonight! (Note that Phi Centre’s screening of the film this Friday is sold out, but the Forum is also showing it on May 2.) 6900 Decarie, 8:30 p.m., $5