Saturday, July 9

* See Swiss Army Man
* David Lynch double bill screening
* Star Trek 50th anniversary event at Comiccon
* Awesome Tapes From Africa panel and party
* Urban Science play the Jazz Fest


The cast of the original Star Trek TV series

Pick up a copy of our July issue, featuring lots of preview coverage of Just for Laughs (including a Hannibal Buress cover story), an interview with Kathleen Hanna, a Fantasia preview, a review of Cuban restaurant la Habanera and more! You can find our newspaper at these locations.

If you’re looking for a fresh, personal film with a truly unusual premise, check out Swiss Army Man, starring Paul Dano as a castaway who makes friends with a slowly re-animating corpse, played by Daniel Radcliffe. Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc), 1:30, 3:30, 7:30, 9:30 p.m., $12

Phi Centre presents a double bill of films directed by American auteur David Lynch, namely his 2002 masterpiece Mulhollland Drive and 1992’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, the prequel to the popular TV series — see our article about the latter (wherein the author makes the case that it’s Lynch best film) here. 407 St-Pierre, 5 p.m., $11.75/$9.50

Montreal Comiccon continues from 10 a.m. today, but a major event for sci-fi fans is happening in one of Palais des Congrès’s conference rooms: the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, featuring William Shatner, Brent Spiner and Kate Mulgrew (more recently of Orange Is the New Black fame). 201 Viger W., 7 p.m., $24 general admission/$49 Silver Pass/$99 Gold Pass (not included in Comiccon passes) — see more ticket details here

Brian Shimkovitz, the founder of cult reissue label Awesome Tapes From Africa, returns to Montreal for an afternoon panel discussion at Never Apart and nighttime party at Artgang, both with local DJ Andy Williams (The Goods). See more about both events here. 7049 St-Urbain, 3 p.m. (panel), 6524 St-Hubert, 10 p.m., $15/$20 (party)

Hip hop jam band Urban Science, who play weekly at le Bleury’s event le Cypher, play the Jazz Fest’s midnight party at the Metropolis Savoy. 59 Ste-Catherine E., 11:59 p.m., free

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