Friday, June 5

* First Fridays food truck party
* Dark Star: HR Giger’s World opens at Cinéma du Parc
* ArtGang Gallery opening party/vernissage
* Purity Ring, Born Gold and Braids play Metropolis
* J Mascis plays la Sala Rossa
* Final edition of City Music with Rollie at NDQ

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Thursday, May 7

* Opening party for art and fashion space Coolkoala
* Bar Mme Lee’s food truck Thursday welcomes Au Pied de Cochon
* Les Jardins Gamelin opening party with live music
* RAW Exposure arts showcase at la Tulipe
* The Tashme Project: The Living Archives at the MAI
* Vancouver electronic duo Humans play le Fairmount

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Tuesday, Dec. 30

* Marie-Josée Roy’s Le chant quantique at Galerie LeRoyer
* Le Bleury screens Samsara, from the director of Koyaanisqatsi and Baraka
* Bethlehem XXX dinner party c/o Beaver Sheppard and DL Jones
* En Cachette’s Soulful Tuesdays with DJs Lexis and Godfather D

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Friday, Sept. 19

* Free POP Montreal show in Little Italy
* Puces POP art and artisanal stuff market
* Motown legend Ronnie Spector at the Rialto
* PS I Love You & Mozart’s Sister at Cabaret du Mile End
* The Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique live 3-way mix at SAT
* Afropop, dancehall, reggae and soca DJ night Qualité de Luxe

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Saturday, March 29

* Sauvage pop-up shop at Espace Pop
* Take Part, Buy Art fundraiser at BBAM! Gallery
* Beat Generation doc at FIFA
* Jacquemort, Black Atlass & le Trouble
* DL Jones’s bday w/ Tommy Kruise at Velvet

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Population control

It’s hipster Christmas! Or at any rate, starting today, time for Pop Montreal again. Last week, I focused on some smaller fest highlights. This week, I have a mix of big names, locals and a special feature on the inaugural Pop-affiliated Icon hip hop festival, also taking place this weekend. Tonight, there’s a mean double-header […]