Wednesday, Nov. 28

* Joe Beef cookbook launch at Drawn and Quarterly
* Bill and Hillary Clinton at the Bell Centre
* Beaux Degats street art battle at les Foufs
* bülow at le Ministère
* Sloan at Café Campus

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Under Pressure brings together Montreal’s graffiti and hip hop communities by celebrating achievements in art, music and dance.

Wednesday, Jan. 27

* Alien and Aliens screening at Bar le Ritz PDB
* Red Star Tattoo: My Life as a Girl Revolutionary book launch at D&Q
* Beaux Dégâts art battle at Foufounes
* Kamal Aljafari presents his film Recollections
* Coeur de Pirate plays Salle André-Mathieu
* Chunk Wednesdays club night at Blue Dog

Wednesday, April 29

* Artisanal brew 5à7 at l’Abreuvoir
* University of the Streets Café hosts “Personalizing the Oil Sands”
* Ponctuation record launch at Bar le Ritz PDB
* The 30th edition of Beaux Dégâts at Foufounes Electriques
* Das Blankout single launch at Quai des Brumes

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Wednesday, March 25

* Vernissage for Montreal photographers Carlos & Jason Sanchez at Parisian Laundry
* Lou Reed Memorial Sing-Along at Oboro Gallery
* Beaux Dégâts art mash-up at Foufounes Electriques
* Michael Feuerstack LP launch with Laurel Sprengelmeyer at Bar le Ritz PDB
* Bass Drive Wednesdays 6th anniversary feat. the return of Vilify at le Belmont

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Sunday, Feb. 1

* Day 1 of Poutine Week
* Polish ghost story The Wedding screens at Cinéma du Parc
* Lower Plateau dive Bifteck hosts the Super Sunday Tailgate Party
* Hochelaga’s Atomic Café hosts the Super Bowl
* Igloofest feat. DJs Tiga, Keys N Krates, J.u.D. & the Beaux Dégâts DJ crew
* Chuurch (Super Bowl afterparty edition) at Blue Dog

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Wednesday, Dec. 17

* A guided tour of the MAC’s Biennale exhibit by curator Mark Lanctôt
* Beaux Dégâts art battle/party at Foufs
* The Cinémathèque Québécoise screens a restored print of Don’t Look Now (1973)
* Peace Park skateboarding legalization party & video launch at TRH-Bar

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Wednesday, Nov. 26

* Launch party for new Plateau bar, La Flèche
* Montreal-set 1964 film The Luck of Ginger Coffey screens at the Cinémathèque
* Issue four of emerging fashion magazine Spoiler launches at Luwan
* Beaux Dégâts art battle/party at Foufs
* Hooded Fang plays Bar le Ritz PDB

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Wednesday, Oct. 29

* Beaux Dégâts art mash-up/party at Foufounes
* Mastodon play Metropolis, with Gojira and Kvelertak
* Russian sci-fi film Hard to Be a God screens at the Phi Centre
* WTCHS, post-punks from the Hammer, play Playhouse with a stack of cool openers
* Bass Drive Wednesdays, Halloween edition

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PHOTOS: Live art at Under Pressure

See the artists and their work at Beaux Dégâts #22, the kick-off event for the Under Pressure graffiti convention / hip hop festival, now in progress.