Sunday, Dec. 4

* Holiday markets & craft fairs
* Vital Forces hip hop contemporary dance
* BurlesGeek, comics edition
* Album Cover Comedy Show, Blondie edition (feat. Tranna Wintour & more)
* Austin punk band Impalers & more
* Dubwise Sundays



Plenty of holiday artisan markets are going on this weekend, including Fresh Paint Gallery’s 12th market edition at UQAM (209 Ste-Catherine E., 12–6 p.m., free) and Made In Montreal’s Boutique Éphémère in the heart of the Plateau (3770 St-Laurent, 12–5 p.m., free) and the Nutcracker Market from les Grands Ballets at Palais des Congrès (1001 Place-Jean-Paul Riopelle, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. See more holiday markets and craft fairs happening this weekend and throughout December here.

Today is the last chance to see Vital Forces, the hip hop-infused choreography featuring local and international dance artists including Greg Selinger, Daniel Wook Jun and Abdel Hanine-Madini, from Tangente Danse. Monument-National, 1182 St-Laurent, 4 p.m., $27/$19 students

Get a taste of unconventional burlesque at the 11th edition of BurlesGeek, where a dozen performers — according Punani DiFranco, Golden Thunderpants, Lulu les belles mirettes — perform their acts on the theme of comics (as in comic books). La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 7–10 p.m., $20

The seventh (Blondie) edition of the Album Cover Comedy Show brings local comics Scott Andrew Carter, Amanda McQueen. Paul Ash, Liz Vieux, headliner Tranna Wintour and host Dion Owen. 1635 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., price unlisted

Punk promoters YouthOfNausea bring Austin’s Impalers to town, with a stack of local openers: Anusol, Remwar and Moblish. Loudhouse (secret location), 9:30 p.m., $5–$10/PWYC

Blue Dog weekly Dubwise brings roots and dub reggae to the Plateau by way of the Blackout Sound System. 3958 St-Laurent, 9:30 p.m., free

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