Wednesday, Sept. 7

* Designer Mercedes Morin’s fall collection launch
* Radix MTL art expo
* Double vernissage
* SistersInMotion writing/ poetry showcase
* Fredy V #FirstWednesdays show
* New Nuit Bossé party

Mercedes Morin design

Mercedes Morin design

Support your local indie fashion scene at tonight’s launch of Montreal designer Mercedes Morin’s fall/winter collection at Atelier b. — a line that’s entirely produced locally from textile to assembled garment. Tunes by DJ Gayance. 5758 St-Laurent, 5–8 p.m., free

The opening night of the second annual Radix MTL art expo goes down tonight in the Old Port, with local artists, designers and artisans showing their works including painting, photography, prints, jewellery and fashion, textiles and more. 731 de la Commune, 6–11 p.m., free, continues through Friday

St-Henri art gallery Parisian Laundry kicks off its fall season with a vernissage for two new exhibitions including the group show The Perfume and the Bottle by Gabriele Beveridge, Andy Coolquitt, Owen Kydd and the duo Kate Steciw & Anne Hall, a seductive and nostalgic collection that borrows from the aesthetics of advertising, plus the video work Choreography of the Image: Filmic Sketches by Charlotte Moth, a study of locales relevant to the modernist Barbara Hepworth that was originally presented at the Tate in London. 3550 St-Antoine W., 6–9 p.m., free

Join SistersInMotion at their first in a new series of bi-monthly writing and poetry showcases focusing on works by black, indigenous and racialized women and femmes, at Outremont’s Jardins Cra-terre featuring performances from Kama la Mackerel, Shanice Nicole, Stephanie Lawrence and more. 400 Atlantic, 7 p.m., $5–$10 suggested

Kalmunity alum Fredy V launches a new monthly at le Bleury-Bar à Vinyle called #FirstWednesdays that promises to be a funk-filled good time with the first edition featuring performances from Fredy V and his seven-piece live band (showcasing cuts from his recent EP and upcoming full length) plus special guests CeasRock and Dr. MaD. 2109 Bleury, 9 p.m., $7 before 10 p.m., $10 after

Mile End nightclub Datcha launches a new Wednesday night party called Nuit Bossé, with DJs Cosmo and danboi playing funk, house and world music. 98 Laurier E., 11 p.m., price unlisted

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