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Montreal Hit List – Sight & Sound 5, OldWig Vintage Sale, Kill the Noise and more!

WEDNESDAY MAY 8 TO WEDNESDAY MAY 29

Sight & Sound 5 @ Eastern Bloc, 7240 Clark. The fifth edition of the art and technology-based festival Sight & Sound will present over 25 international artists with over 30 projects at Eastern Bloc, a Montreal production and exhibition centre. This year’s theme is the “black market,” which will permeate the festival’s workshops, discussion groups, performances and installations. For a comprehensive list of artists and day-by-day events, see the festival’s Facebook event page. Ticket prices vary per show and workshop.

WEDNESDAY MAY 8

8pm. Vicious Circles @ Mainline Theatre, 3997 St-Laurent. A stage-play written by Ben Kalman, “Vicious Circles” tells the life story of Sex Pistols bassist and punk icon Sid Vicious, and his relationships with his band members, girlfriends, and the music industry. “A meta-euphoric and surrealist-psychedelic tale” that runs until May 18. Buy tickets ($23) here.

THURSDAY MAY 9

7pm. EcranMed2 @ Montréal, arts interculturels (MAI), 3680 Jeanne-Mance, suite 103. On the heels of a very successful first edition, the unique EcranMed’s “Screenings from the Mediterranean” second film soirée will feature 24 short films from 12 countries, including Albania, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Spain, Syria and Turkey. Free entry.

THURSDAY MAY 9 TO SATURDAY MAY 11

OldWig Vintage Sale @ Bain Mathieu, 2915 Ontario. OldWig Vintage hosts a three-day sale at Bain Mathieu, an early twentieth-century bathhouse in Montreal. Shopping, cocktails, music, art, home décor and more will be on offer, with over 30 exhibitors. DJs Frigid, Sagewondah and Chinois will perform on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, respectively. Free entry. Cash, debit and credit card accepted.

FRIDAY MAY 10

8pm. Dagan Harding + James Irwin + Kieran Blake + Tamara Sandor @ Le Cagibi, 5490 St-Laurent. Settle in at Cagibi for an evening of local music, including performances by Montreal’s Dagan Harding, James Irwin, Kieran Blake and Tamara Sandor. $5.

SATURDAY MAY 11

10pm. Kill The Noise @ Société des arts technologiques (SAT), 1201 St-Laurent. I Love Neon presents producer and DJ Kill the Noise at the SAT, alongside Brillz, Lektrique and Henward. Tickets are $29.50 (before tax) and purchasable here.

SATURDAY MAY 11 AND SUNDAY MAY 12

9am. Eat. Sleep. Read. Used Book Sale! @ Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore, 2150 Bishop. Concordia’s Co-op bookstore will hold a used-book sale all weekend, from 9am to 4pm both days. 50% off all used books, and there will be a selection of discounted new books, and free books!

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