Until NOV 21
Rencontres internationales de documentaires de Montreal Festival @ Several Montreal Venues
RIDM enters its second week of screenings, with more than 100 docs being shown over ten days. In addition to the huge variety of interesting films, numerous workshops, lounge parties, and lectures provide a great networking opportunity for aspiring Montreal filmmakers! Check out the programming for times and locations!
$10 per screening, $85 for a festival pass.
Hansen @ Club Soda
Nearly 15 years (oh god, they’re making us all seem so old) after their 1997 international hit ‘Mmmbop’, Hansen is back in khaki, all fresh-faced and grown-up. Following the release of their eighth album in June, Hansen wipe-out their former tweeny boy band image for a more mature sound.
Tickets $29.50 in advance, $32 at the door. 8pm. Club Soda – 1225 Blvd. St-Laurent.
Affordable Art for the Season of Gift-Giving @ Galerie Rye
Over 30 artists will be exhibiting at one of Galerie Rye’s biggest vernissage yet. Running through December 19, 2010, all art on display will be reasonably priced – from $20 to $300 – for your holiday gift-giving pleasure. Friday’s opening night festivities will feature eggnog and cookies!
Free. 6pm. Galerie Rye – 1331 St-Catherine East.
Geek OUT! @ Burritoville
Battleship, crochet, RISK, felting, Mexican food – only a parcel of the things you’ll be able to indulge your inner nerd with at Burritoville’s dorkiest, sort-of-monthly celebration: Geek OUT! Play, craft, eat and chat your little geeky heart out for an afternoon with like-minded Montrealers!
Free. 2pm to 10pm. Burritoville – 2055 rue Bishop.
Head and Hands 40th Anniversary Gala @ Rialto Theatre
Montreal’s Head and Hands are celebrating 40 years of community involvement with a glamorous gala at the exquisite Rialto Theatre. A silent auction, live photo booth and refreshments will be complimented with live performances by Socalled and the Matthew Daher Jazz Trio.
Tickets are on a sliding scale, from $40 to $400. 7:30pm. Rialto Theatre – 5723 Avenue du Parc.
Blue Grass Night @ Bar Fly
Every Sunday at Bar Fly, come out for some traditional blue grass and old time country music. Chill out before the next busy work week, with regular guests Montreal’s Bastard Mountain Boys and Matt Large & Co.
Free. Late Evening. Bar Fly – 4062 Blvd. St-Laurent.