Wednesday, Aug. 31

* The World Press Photo exhibition begins
* Beats, bass, beer & BBQ at Nord-East
* 12-hour performance by Berlin’s Discoteca Flaming Star
* Adam Strangler live
* Screening of David Cronenberg’s Videodrome

Adam Strangler

Adam Strangler

The 11th edition of World Press Photo exhibition begins today and runs till Oct. 2, showcasing award-winning photojournalism from around the globe, in fields ranging from war to entertainment. Bonsecours Market (325 de la Commune E.), 10 a.m.–10 p.m. (till midnight Thurs–Sat), $13/$10 for students

Poirier and Ghostbeard’s monthly dance party Nord-East brings the beats, bass, beer and BBQ to the grounds of the Tohu circus by the 40. This is their last event of summer 2016, so don’t sleep. (See the link in case of a rain check.) 2345 Jarry, 611 p.m., free

Berlin duo Discoteca Flaming Star will perform their 12-hour “Sticky Stage” show at the SBC Gallery as part of their vernissage for the Putting Rehearsals to the Test exhibition, featuring work by over 50 artists spread out over three galleries. Belgo Building (372 Ste-Catherine W., #507), 8 p.m.8 a.m., free

Satisfy a craving for jangly jangly psych-pop at la Vitrola, where local five-piece band Adam Strangler play with openers Security. 4602 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $8

As part of the monthly Femmes Femmes film series, which “highlights strong female presence in cinema in relation to the historical definition of ‘hysteria’,” David Cronenberg’s 1983 classic Videodrome, starring James Woods and Debbie Harry, is screening at Bar le Ritz PDB. 179 Jean-Talon W., 8:3011:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation/PWYC (proceeds go to Women Aware)

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