Friday, April 24

* OldWIG vintage sale at Bain Mathieu
* Papier art fair at Complexe de Gaspé
* Spoiler Magazine launch at Salon Officiel
* Beast of the East roller derby tournament
* Zoobombs play l’Escogriffe
* MEG party at Divan Orange with DJs Heidy P & more

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Saturday, April 4

* Toronto Blue Jays vs. the Cincinnati Reds at the Olympic Stadium
* Roller derby at the Taz with the Montreal Sexpos vs. les Duchesses de Québec
* Twin Shadow plays Café Campus
* Shash’U EP launch at le Belmont
* Lisbon Lux Records / French Horn Rebellion aftershow party at Bar Felix
* Shoegayz, LGBT dance party (with guitars)

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Saturday, April 26

* Beast of the East roller derby tournament
* Dirty Dogs grand opening
* Elephant Stone, Pachyderm & Vacant Lots at Quai des Brumes
* Dirty Talk with Femminielli Noir & Chevalier Avant Garde
* Sideshow Extravaganza at Théâtre Ste-Catherine
* The Knife after-party at the SAT

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There is now a definitive roller derby doc

Montreal roller derby team the New Skids on the Block gets some serious love in Red Queen Productions’ latest documentary Derby Crazy Love. We chat to co-director Maya Gallus and New Skid Val “Smack Daddy” Desjardins, about the flick.

Friday, Sept. 28

* Carmine Starnino and Julie Bruck read from their most recent books
* South African drama Otelo Burning screens at the Montreal Black Film Festival
* Two Gallants and Papa perform at Il Motore
* Django Django and Mozart’s Sister share a bill at Petit Campus
* Universal Dream Night showcases all things burlesque
* New Skids on the Block take on roller derby rivals in Vermont

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Monday, Sept. 17

* Sample live previews of the season’s local theatre scene
* See The Magic of Lanterns light up the Botanical Gardens
* Check out roller derby doc Derby, Baby
* See metal and jazz meet at la Sala Rossa

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