Thursday, March 22

* Cabane Panache maple syrup festival
* Evangelos Kotsioris at CCA
* Printemps Numérique
* Cagibi final fundraising weekend
* The Men in Gray Suits
* Blockhead with Dead Horse Beats


Cabane Panache turns Verdun’s Promenade Wellington into an outdoor urban fun zone — think cabane à sucre in the city. Tonight’s opening soirée features live music by André Daneau and Fred Fortin. Corner Wellington and Galt, 5–9 p.m., free, continues through Sunday

Check out the opening presentation and party for a new exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. Curator Evangelos Kotsioris speaks about Lab Cult: An Unorthodox History of Interchanges Between Science and Architecture, a collection that questions and challenges the contemporary proliferation of labs in architecture schools, corporate firms and governmental institutions by examining the use of scientific protocols in architectural research in the 20th century. 1920 Baile, 6:30 p.m., free

The McCord Museum’s springtime After Hours 5à9 serves as the launch party for this year’s edition of digital arts festival Printemps Numérique with a special focus on Artificial Intelligence, plus workshops and fun activities featuring robotics, app-creation, facial recognition technology and more, on top of a chance to view the museum’s current exhibition Michel Campeau: Life Before Digital. 690 Sherbrooke W., 5–10 p.m., $20/$16 in advance, free for museum members

Mile End institution Cagibi goes into its final weekend at their longtime St-Viateur corner location with the first of four farewell fundraiser shows with funds going towards their upcoming move into Little Italy, with tonight’s all-femme/queer lineup including Heathers and Lola Six. 5490 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $7–$10 donation suggested

Shake your tail feathers between mai tais at Snowbird Tiki Bar, where Montreal surf rockers the Men in Gray Suits will bust out their 1960s-style jams. 6714 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $5

Meanwhile, NYC Ninja Tune artist Blockhead will lay his hip hop beats down at Newspeak, with support from local producer Dead Horse Beats. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 9 p.m., $15/$17

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