What to do in Montreal today: Pascale Project

* Just for Laughs kicks off with The Ethnic Show
* Jillian Tamaki’s Boundless at Graphic Novel Book Club
* ZH Festival at the Maison de la Culture Maisonneuve
* Cool Fest with Pascale Project, Man Made Mill, MLODRSm Excalibur and more
* Stabby at Lo Key Wednesdays

pascale-project-by-fatine-violette-sabiri Pascale Project. Photo by Fatine-Violette Sabiri Firstly, this year’s edition of Just For Laughs kicks off tonight at Club Soda with the 9th annual edition of The Ethnic Show, starring non-WASP comedians Jessica Kirson, Steve Byrne, The Doo Wops (John Catucci and David Mesiano), Mike Rita and Vladimir Caamaño, hosted by Last Comic Standing winner, Alonzo Bodden. 1225 St-Laurent, Montreal 7 p.m., $44.99—$60.49, continues to July 19 Drawn & Quarterly’s monthly Graphic Novel Book Club meetup this evening zeroes in on Governor-General Award winning storyteller Jillian Tamaki’s latest work, Boundless, a collection of stories that explore the narrow gap between the real and virtual worlds. 211 Bernard W., 7 p.m., free Additionally, head southeast for a ZH Festival (formerly Zone Homa) dance double-header at the Maison de la Culture Maisonneuve, featuring the dance-circus experiment Normal Desires by Emile Pineault plus choreographer Catherine Thibault’s work Above Genders. 4200 Ontario E., 8 p.m., $14 Music and art collective Fluorescent Friends also hosts a special summertime edition of Cool Fest (normally held in fall-winter) with two days of good vibes at La Sala Rossa starting tonight with performances from Pascale Project, Hamilton’s Man Made Hill, MLODRS and Excalibur, plus some special surprises. 4848 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $10/PWYC, continues Thursday Finally, ahead of this weekend’s Valhalla Sound Circus event in Sainte Madeleine, QC, DJ Stabby (aka British producer Dean Cawley) plays a set at Newspeak’s Lo Key Wednesdays with local support from Grendel Killer and Bakune & Dexsius vs. Dvunkster. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 10 p.m., $15 To read our latest To-Do List for things to do, please do so here.

Montreal Listings

You can also check our Montreal Music Listings for more concert and nightlife event options, and things to do. Similarly, for more concert recommendations, see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.