Tuesday, April 5

* Passé Minuit at l’Escalier
* Espace Alvéole launch
* Fashion Preview
* People’s Park at the Cinemathèque
* A Tribe Called Quest doc Beats, Rhymes and Life screens at le Ritz
* Synergy at Casa
* Vinyl Love at le Bleury


Designs by WRKDEPT

Online art magazine Beware hosts a vernissage for an exhibition at l’Escalier called Passé Minuit, featuring works by Mono Sourcil, Loopkin, Dérapage, Math Sparks, Thibault Carron and more, plus live performances and $3.50 pints. The show runs till the end of the month. 552 Ste-Catherine E., 5 p.m., free

Join ultra-local urban beekeepers and honey producers Alvéole as they launch their brand-new Mile Ex digs Espace Alvéole, which will serve as a point of ‘education, exploration and tasting.’ On hand will be samples, special sweet as honey cocktails, plus snacks and beer from neighbourhood producers. 7154 St-Urbain, 5–8 p.m., free, RSVP required

The fifth annual Fashion Preview offers a sneak peek at what 15 Montreal designers have been working on for this year’s Spring/Summer season. Three days of fashion shows and special events begins tonight, with designs by WRKDEPT, Travis Taddeo, Helmer, Leinad Beaudet and Allcovered Fashion on the runway. Agora Hydro-Québec (175 President-Kennedy), 5:30 p.m. nightly April 5–7

The Visions film group presents The People’s Park, the first of two screenings of films by J.P. Sniadecki, programmed as part of the Cinemathèque’s China Now: Independent Visions series. 335 de Maisonneuve W., 7 p.m., $10/$9 for students, seniors and kids

The stream of quality screenings at le Ritz continues with Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest. 179 Jean-Talon W., 8 p.m., free/PWYC (donations accepted for copyright fees)

Head to Casa del Popolo for Synergy, a danceable audiovisual performance by electronic music producer Larose, where a dynamic light show is synchronized to interact with live drums and electronic components, giving a three-dimensional live experience. 4873 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $15/$10 in advance

Le Bleury’s weekly dose of Vinyl Love comes courtesy of its resident gang — M. Coates, le Laitier, DJ Solespin, Kanye Daigle, J-TOTES and DJ Huile — just returned from the wilderness with fresh wax. 2109 Bleury, 9 p.m., free

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