Thursday, June 15

* Vernissage presentation of The House of Dust
* Canadian premiere of Manifesto
* Durga Chew-Bose launches Too Much and Not the Mood
* Mount Kimbie with Sporting Life and Tirzah
* Morthouse with Technical Kidman and Security MTL


The House of Dust by Alison Knowles

Griffintown’s Darling Foundry hosts a vernissage for their summer exhibition The House of Dust by Alison Knowles—a curated collection of reinterpretations of Knowles’ groundbreaking 1969 computer-assisted poetic score and installation series presented at the time in Chelsea and CalArts. Two 1960’s-era scores by Knowles will be performed during the vernissage. Don’t forget to check out the foundry’s outdoor Place Publique featuring emerging Montreal artist Antoine Caron’s work Unité d’habitation, a fresh take on Le Corbusier’s Machine for Living. 745 Ottawa, 5–10 p.m., free

The Festival du nouveau cinéma presents the Canadian premiere of Manifesto, a series of 13 vignettes starring Cate Blanchett and incorporating manifestos from 20th century art movements, directed by visual artist Julian Rosefeldt. Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc), 7 p.m., $12.50

Don’t miss celebrated young Montreal essayist (freshly returned after a spending a decade or so in New York) Durga Chew-Bose as she launches her collection Too Much and Not the Mood at Drawn & Quarterly, where she and fellow author Haley Mlotek will lead a conversation about identity and culture. 211 Bernard W., 7 p.m., free

British post-dubstep duo Mount Kimbie (Warp Records, doncha know) bring their distinctive beats to the Fairmount tonight, with openers Sporting Life and Tirzah. 5240 Parc, 8 p.m., $18.50, all ages

Montreal post-punk duo Morthouse launch their debut album Dystonia — produced by Essaie Pas’s Pierre Guerineau — with a show at l’Escogriffe, featuring openers Technical Kidman and Security MTL. 4461 St-Denis, 9 p.m., $10

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