Monday, Oct. 24

* Ariane Vaillancourt EP launch
* Fashion Preview begins
* Down by Law screening/Prison Radio Show fundraiser
* Off the Hook 2nd location launch
* Notre Dame de Bingo roller derby fundraiser
* Slight, High Waters and Mr. Walter live


Ariane Vaillancourt

Francophone alt-pop artist Ariane Vaillancourt launches her debut EP with a 5 à 7 at Lion d’Or. 1676 Ontario E., 5 p.m., free/VIP incl. EP with donation (details here)

The sixth edition of Fashion Preview, a three-day series of fashion shows from local clothing and accessories designers, begins tonight at UQAM’s Agora Hydro-Québec. Tonight’s line-up features runway shows from UQAM design students and Montreal labels Helmer, Leinad Beaudet and Naïké. 175 President-Kennedy, 5:45 p.m., $25, continues through Wednesday

In Hochelaga, Insurgent Projections and CKUT 90.3FM copresent a screening of Jim Jarmusch’s classic 1986 film Down by Law to raise funds for CKUT’s Prison Radio Show — see details about the film and the program here. Bonus: Vegan snacks, specifically harvest soup and pumpkin cookies. La Déferle (1407 Valois), doors 6 p.m., 7 p.m., by donation

Downtown skate and streetwear boutique Off the Hook launch a second location tonight inside Old Montreal’s newly opened William Gray boutique hotel (also home to Café Olimpico’s first satellite location) and they’re throwing a party to celebrate with tunes by DJs Nicky Raisinz and Cosmo. The launch will also be the first chance to check out OTH’s latest collection, a made-in-Canada collaboration with Barbarian. 421 St-Vincent, 7:30 p.m., free, RSVP required

Grab your bingo dauber and head to NDQ for a fundraising edition of Notre Dame de Bingo (hosted by Julie Paquet) with proceeds going to Montreal’s New Skids on the Block roller derby team to help get them to Portland, Oregon to compete in this November’s WFTDA championship tournament. Some great prizes will be up for grabs including roller derby season passes, skate and other athletic gear, gift certificates for stuff like tattoos and restaurants, show tickets and swag from local merchants. 32 Beaubien E., 7:30–10 p.m., free entry, $1 per Bingo card or four cards for $3

Montreal art pop band Slight plays le Ritz with Ottawa High Waters and fellow locals Mr. Walter. 179 Jean-Talon W., doors 9 p.m., $10

See our Event Listings for more concert, nightlife, theatre, comedy and community event options. See our Art Listings here.