Saturday’s free concert in Parc NDG will feature some of Montreal’s best musical talents coming together to make a strong statement against racism and perhaps an even stronger one in support of diversity and community.
A recap of the best shows so far and festival recommendations for this weekend.
* Federal election advance voting begins
* Anti-sewage-dump demo at City Hall
* One-night Jessie Kravitz art exhibition at Glass Door Gallery
* Wacken 3D: The Movie screens at the Festival du nouveau cinéma
* Electro-pop singer-songwriter Mas Ysa plays la Vitrola
* Kalmunity Vibe Collective’s Foundation Fridays dance party at le Belmont
Rest in Power local rap/club scene-builder Sharon McGoogan. PLUS this week’s best DJ nights & rap shows + Cult MTL‘s Christmas radio special.
* Two picks for the RIDM doc film fest
* University of the Streets Café hosts “Building Community and Getting Involved”
* The Mundial music fest begins, with Malika Tirolien & more
* DJ László spins at Notre Dame des Quilles
We spoke to Vincent Stephen-Ong (Kalmunity, Nomadic Massive) about a new jam that’s coming to Montreal stages this week: le Cypher.
* Malika Tirolien album launch at Cabaret du Lion d’Or
* The Congress starring Robin Wright (on the big screen)
* Les Cousins collective vernissage at Arprim
* #streetartderue launch party at Casa del Popolo
* Mike de Masi Quartet at Résonance