WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13
8:30pm. Blue Valentine Comedy Show @ Bar Privateer, 1222 MacKay. Not into Valentine’s Day? Neither are these guys. Join this bunch of hilarious, self-proclaimed curmudgeons, hosted by the illustrious DeAnne Smith, for laughs, chocolate and 2-for-1 drinks. After-party hip-hop dance-a-thon also expected. $5. Check out the comic line-up here!
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13 & THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14
Make Out with Stuff! A Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Sale @ Espace Pop, 5587 Parc. Pop Montreal presents a two-day pop-up sale, featuring the work of several local artists who selling V-Day themed goodies. A full list of participating vendors is available on the event’s Facebook page. High Five Nails will be doing special $20 manicures on location, from 6pm to 9pm on Wednesday. Cash-only. Cheap beer. The sale will take place from 5-9pm on Wednesday and noon to 5pm on Thursday.
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14
5:30pm. St-Valentine’s Day Sausage Party @ Nouveau Palais, 281 Bernard West. One of our favourite Mile-End eateries, Nouveau Palais, hosts a sausage-fest
(of the food variety, I think) complete with wine and music and good times, for you and your Valentine – or just you, you deserve a sausage too! Until midnight.
8:30pm. Crayon Party @ Theatre St-Catherine, 264 St-Catherine East. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a unique crayon-drawing stage show, audience drawing contests, a lot of alcohol, and probably some making-out because it’s February 14th and that’s just what’s up. $8 per person, $12 per couple.
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15
5pm. Launch of Perle #5 @ atelier b, 5758 St-Laurent. Have you checked out Montreal’s Perle Magazine yet? The photography is racy, intriguing and mostly beautiful – and you may see the body parts of someone you know within its pages. True story. The magazine launches its fifth edition this week. Stop by and grab a copy! Until 8pm.
8pm. Passion Pit @ Metropolis, 59 St-Catherine East. Yes! Passion Pit has returned to Montreal for a night of nothing-but-awesome-wicked-dance-tunes, on the heels of their newest album ‘Gossamer’. They will hopefully also play some of their older and still-wonderful hits, including Moth’s Wings and The Reeling (are you listening, Passion Pit?). Matt & Kim will open. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16
7:30pm. Toro Y Moi + Wild Belle + Dog Bite @ Club Soda, 1225 St-Laurent. Chillwave mastermind Toro Y Moi performs at Club Soda following the very recent release of his third studio album ‘Anything in Return’. Accompanied by Wild Belle and Dog Bite. $18/$20.