Thursday, Feb. 1

* Black identity and representation explored in group exhibition Symbols of Resistance
* Femmes Farine set up at NDQ
* Will Aitken launches Antigone Undone
* Milk & Bone Deception Bay release party
* Spaceface with Anemone and Wizaard


Kick off Black History Month at Mile End’s Galerie Ame Art, where Concordia’s C-FAR (Feminist Action and Research) project hosts a vernissage for the group exhibition Symbols of Resistance, in which Black identity and representation is explored through a wide variety of styles and mediums by eight local artists including Kay Nau (The Creative Kay), Glowzi, Sika Valmé, Valérie  Bah and more. 5345 du Parc, 6–9 p.m., free

Tickle your sweet tooth at NDQ with the pair behind baking pop-up Femmes Farine, who will be set up at the bar’s food counter all evening with slices and entire pies available in both sweet and savoury flavours from eggplant parmesan to London Fog custard. 32 Beaubien E., 7–10 p.m., free entry

Montreal author Will Aitken launches his latest work, Antigone Undone, a chronicle of Aitken’s experiences and observations surrounding the opening of a 2015 stage production of the Greek classic Antigone that starred Juliette Binoche. La Petite Drawn & Quarterly (176 Bernard W.), 7 p.m., free

Come hear Deception Bay, the new record by local electro-pop duo Milk & Bone, a day ahead of its release. Supplementing the listening party experience art DJ sets by Forrest, Obsolete Collective and Ouri, along with new M&B merch, art and a full bar. Le Livart (3980 St-Denis), 7 p.m.–2 a.m., free

As part of Taverne Tour, Flaming Lips offshoot band Spaceface plays le Ministère alongside locals Anemone and Wizaard. 4521 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $15

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