Wednesday, Oct. 7

* Visionary, surreal work by artists including H.R. Giger at Éco-Musée du fier monde
* The biennial VIVA! Art Action begins
* JJ Levine at Concordia Co-op Bookstore’s Local Legends Reading Series
* First Habs game of the NHL season
* Village des Voleurs fundraiser for Jeff Louch at Bar le Ritz PDB
* Milk & Bone afterparty at Datcha

Art this week

A number of Pride-related exhibitions and events are on the agenda this week in the arts scene.

Wednesday, May 27

* Ping Pong Club hosts a Bernard Street BBQ
* JJ Levine and Jamie Ross double book launch at Articule
* The last open mic at Argo Bookshop
* The Festival TransAmériques presents What Happened to the Seeker?
* The One Take Super 8 Event at la Sala Rossa
* The Mutek festival begins, with Boundary, James Holden and more

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On the walls: the art you need to see this week

Everything you need to know about what’s happening in Montreal’s art scene this week, including highlights of Elektra fest, a major painting exhibit at Galerie de l’UQAM, two street art-related vernissages and a star-studded benefit auction at ARTSIDA.

On the Walls: This week in fine arts

Solo shows by Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Mimmo Jodice and JJ Levine, Montréal/Brooklyn mega-vernissage, Beaux Degats art battle at Fresh Paint and new digs for Galerie Point Rouge.