Friday, Feb. 16

* MusiTechnic open house
* A Crack in Everything Nocturne
* Conversations in Contemporary Art ft. Suzy Lake
* Siouxsie and the Banshees vs. Nine Inch Nails Dance Party
* Black Asteroid with Ponsolo and White
* Ghost Club Records party

Black Asteroid. Photo by Matthew Reeves

Explore the many possibilities of a career in audio at MusiTechnic’s open houses today and tomorrow. 888 de Maisonneuve E., Tower 3, 4th floor, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. today, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. tomorrow, free

Take in the MAC’s ongoing Leonard Cohen exhibition, A Crack in Everything, in the nightclub vibe of tonight’s Nocturne, featuring guided tours, workshops, karaoke and sets from DJs St-Louis, Lexis, Gene Tellem and Kris Guilty, plus bar and snack service. 185 Ste-Catherine E., 5 p.m.–2 a.m., $19/free for MACarte holders

Governor General Award and Scotiabank Photography Award-winning artist Suzy Lake will speak at Concordia today as part of the visiting lecture series Conversations in Contemporary Art, where she’ll discuss the social cues of resistance. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-110, 6 p.m., free

The Anti-Valentine’s Day show and darkwave dance party at the Bog is sold out, but don’t let your black leather, lace and fishnets go to waste: It’ll be a night of classic goth-pop and goth-industrial at Bar la Shop, site of the Siouxsie and the Banshees vs. Nine Inch Nails Dance Party with DJs Team Rocket and Exploding Boy. 4177 St-Denis, 9 p.m., $5

NYC techno producer, Kompakt Records artist and onetime Prince affiliate Black Asteroid plays Newspeak with local openers Ponsolo and White. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 10 p.m., $10

Montreal label Ghost Club Records celebrates its second anniversary with a party at Artgang Plaza featuring DJs Prince Club, NAV, Lust and Luigi Bars. 6524 St-Hubert, 10 p.m., $5/$10

For more music events, see our Event Listings. Art Listings can be found here.

For more concert recommendations, see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.