Tuesday, Aug. 16

* Last week to see Phi Centre’s Sensory Stories
* Vernissage for performance installation Squirt
* Rhymes for Young Ghouls screening
* Swings, Plush, Boy Friends and Loon live
* Dance Till Death Records party


Rhymes for Young Ghouls

This is your last week to catch Phi Centre’s exhibition Embodied Narrative: Sensory Stories of the Digital Age, a deep and fascinating series of virtual reality experiences, interactive films, participatory installations, touch-responsive interfaces and more. Catch it on or before Aug. 21. 407 St-Pierre, second floor, 11 a.m.–8 p.m., $10 for everyone Tuesdays and Wednesdays/$15 others days/$10 for students and seniors, free for kids under 12

Head to Concordia’s VAV Gallery for the vernissage of the pool-themed performance installation “Squirt” — billed as a pool party to showcase performances by artists Burcu Emeç, Jack Dexter, Michael Martini and Peter Shaw relating to our relationship with water by drawing on metaphor and hydrotherapy bathed in a sense of humour. 1395 René-Lévesque, 6–9 p.m., free

Bar le Ritz is screening Montreal director Jeff Barnaby’s critically acclaimed 2014 film Rhymes for Young Ghouls, a tale of a Mi’kmaq drug dealer’s revenge on a residential school sadist in the’70s. 179 Jean-Talon W., 8:30 p.m., $10/PWYC (proceeds benefit the Native Women’s Shelter)

Catch a solid line-up of North American indie rock bands at Casa del Popolo tonight, featuring Washington, D.C. trio Swings, San Francisco’s Plush and locals Boy Friends (formerly the This Many Boyfriends Club) and Loon. 4873 St-Laurent, 9:30 p.m., $10

Salon Daomé hosts a party by local techno and house label Dance Till Death Records, with sets by Montreal acts Soda Kids (live) and Loik Marras. 141 Mont-Royal E., 10 p.m., free to people Attending on Facebook before midnight, $4 for others before midnight/$6 after

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