Thursday, Feb. 15

* Open House at the Grover Building
* Trial : the city and county of Denver versus Lauren R. Watson
* Hannah Claus vernissage
* Throwback Thursdays at Blizzarts
* CFCF with Pascale Project


Get to know some of Montreal’s artisanal creative community at today’s Open House at the east end’s Grover building, where you’ll be able to get a close-up look at the creative process of a wide variety of craft processes from fashion to jewelry to industrial design and decor, plus take advantage of special pricing on unique products. 2065 Parthenais, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., free, continues through Friday

Concordia’s student-run VAV Gallery commemorates Black History Month with three days of special programming beginning today with a special 16mm screening of Trial : the city and county of Denver versus Lauren R. Watson, a documentary about the 1969 trial of a Black Panther leader who was the victim of police harassment, directed by Academy Award winning director Denis Sanders. 1395 René-Lévesque, 12–7 p.m., free

Join Montreal-based Mohawk artist Hannah Claus at a vernissage for her new solo exhibition at MAI—her show, earth. sea. sky. constellations for my relations incorporates digital imagery into a physical installation that represents the sound waves that make up a Mi’kmaq water song. The vernissage will feature a musical performance from Odaya. 3680 Jeanne-Mance, 5–8 p.m., free

The super sounds of the ’90s continue at Blizzarts, site of Throwback Thursdays, with guest DJs Rose Golde and Spliffy J. 3956A St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free

Party at Datcha, where Montreal producer CFCF is launching a new 12-inch EP called Self Service on local label Sounds of Beaubien Ouest, plus a DJ set Pascale Project. 98 Laurier W., 11 p.m., price unlisted

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