Sunday, Sept. 18

* Stop Motion Film Festival
* L’Avenue Gourmande on Mont-Royal
* DJ Harvey at Piknic Électronik
* Eddy Blake new album listening party
* Explosions in the Sky and Julianna Barwick live


DJ Harvey

Check out the final day of this weekend’s Stop Motion Film Festival, now in its 8th edition, with several screenings throughout the day showcasing stop-motion films from professional filmmakers to amateurs and students, culminating with an evening awards ceremony. Screenings at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m., J. A. de Sève Cinéma, 1400 de Maisonneuve W., $10/screening

Stroll down Mont-Royal avenue today for l’Avenue Gourmande, a special showcase of the restaurants and foodie shops that line the street, with vendors, tastings, workshops and activities centred around tents facing the Mont-Royal metro station and all along the avenue. Mont-Royal metro, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., free with some paid activities

Summer is winding down, but there’s still a few editions of Piknic Électronik left, and today’s event boasts a killer line-up headlined by London heavyweight DJ Harvey plus Amsterdam’s Young Marco and L.A.’s Lovefingers, with an Anoma Records showcase featuring locals Ohm Hourani and Magnamine. Parc Jean-Drapeau, 2–9 p.m., $15/$13.50 in advance

After l’Avenue Gourmande — or after you crawl out of bed, for those of you on rock ‘n’ roll time — check out a 5à7 listening party marking the release of a new record by local rockabilly artist Eddy Blake. 4481 St-Denis, 5–7 p.m., pass-the-hat suggested donation $10

Texas post-rock band Explosions in the Sky play Metropolis tonight, with opener Julianna Barwick, a Brooklyn-based experimental artist — be sure to arrive promptly to catch her set. 59 Ste-Catherine E., 8 p.m., $27/$30

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