Thursday, Nov. 12

* Heffel auction house presents a major two-day art show
* Two vernissages at Concordia
* Anna & Jane McGarrigle’s Mountain City Girls book launch
* Esmerine album launch at la Sala Rossa
* U.S. Girls plays la Vitrola
* King Britt DJ set at Newspeak

Art this week

A media art histories conference, neon lights, haute couture, cultural identities, skateboard art and lots more.

Monday, July 20

* Visitations begins at FOFA Gallery
* Film Noir au Canal screens Le Samourai
* ’80s nite at Maison Sociale and Bar le Ritz PDB’s Movie Mondays
* Dave Chappelle, Wyatt Cenac and Dépflies at Just for Laughs
* Festival Haïti en Folie begins with a free show by Wyclef Jean
* Lynne Hanson plays Chick Pickin’ Mondays at Grumpy’s

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Art this week

Vernissages, conferences and art parties coming at you all weekend long in Montreal’s arts scene.

Saturday, Jan. 26

* Sergei Parajanov’s The Colour of Pomegranates
* Igloofest
* Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity
* How Sad, Digits, Miss Elizabeth, Marble Lion and Tess Roby
* DJ Sango and locals Kaytranada, Phil Sparkz, Secret Guest and Charles Cozy @ le Belmont
* No Vacancy w/ DJs the Salivation Army and Poirier @ Royal Phoenix

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Free films of forgotten ancestor

Arthouse film fans in Montreal are in for a major treat starting this Saturday. Sergei Parajanov (1924-1990), one of the greatest and most underrated filmmakers in cinema history, is getting a full retrospective of films in Montreal, screened in 35mm and absolutely free.