Friday, Oct. 28

* Double vernissage at Artgang
* Prank screening with the filmmakers + afterparty
* Earthbound Sci Fi Wrestling
* The Get Down Halloween party
* Merrill Garbus (tUnE-yArDs) DJ project Momomano
* 35th anniversary screening of The Evil Dead


Bruce Campbell in The Evil Dead

Check out a double-vernissage at Artgang tonight with the exhibits The Waking, the Sleeping and All the Nihilism in Between featuring drawings, sculptures and neon light installations by Portuguese artist and illustrator Wasted Rita, plus the group expo Show Face, with works by artists like Jonathan Cruz, Earth Crusher, Jesse Hazelip, Jaber and Emily Jan exploring the aesthetics and meaning of masks. Stick around afterwards for a Halloween party with DJs Truwayz, 99 Wolves and Lowpocus. 6524 St-Hubert, 6–9 p.m., free

See Vincent Biron’s Prank with the filmmakers in attendance, then follow them over to Chez Roger (2316 Beaubien E.) for a post-screening Q&A and hot-dog-eating contest (!). Each ticket comes with a free pint and hotdog. Cinéma Beaubien (2396 Beaubien E.), 6:45 p.m., $12.50

Join League of Lady Wrestlers alums Ula and Lilac as they take on “The Man” over two nights of a dramatic Halloween-themed edition of the spirit sisters’ Earthbound Sci Fi Wrestling performance in Quartier Latin’s Sacred Square. 2050 Joly, 9 p.m., $8–$15 PWYC, continues through Saturday

En Cachette is the site and Mike Stevens is the host of an old-school party inspired by the recent Netflix series The Get Down, chronicling the dawn of hip hop in the Bronx circa the late ’70s. Music by Godfather D. 1765 St-Denis, 10 p.m., price unlisted

Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs returns to Montreal with her DJ project Momomano, focusing on world rhythms by female (and female-identifying) artists. Catch her set tonight at Datcha with Pat Jordache in the booth, too. 98 Laurier E., 11 p.m., price unlisted

Directly following their annual Grande Soirée d’Horreur, the Spasm festival hosts a very special 35th anniversary screening of The Evil Dead, featuring four cast members from the smokin’ horror classic. Club Soda (1225 St-Laurent), Grande Soirée begins at 8 p.m., screening at 11:59 p.m., $25 for both events/$20 for the screening alone

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