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Montreal Hit List: The Fruit Hunters movie premiere, Peer Pressure at Tokyo, Movember Festivities & more!

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 22

6pm. Citizen Vintage does Movember @ Citizen Vintage, 5330 St-Laurent. Citizen Vintage hosts a Movember fundraising party. There will be prizes, beer, DJs, a photo booth, Movember cupcakes, and local artists’ work for sale, with all proceeds going to their Movember Canada team, “Mo Citizens.” Donate now to their Movember team and you won’t pay at the door. $5 suggested minimum donation at the door, $10+ donation enters you to win a backpack from BAGGU and jewellery from Rose & Ruby.

8pm. Metz + Absolutely Free + Young Lungs @ 179 Jean Talon Ouest. Acclaimed Toronto punk trio Metz join experimental rock act Absolutely Free and Montreal punk group Young Lungs. $15.

10pm. Peer Pressure in the BLDG @ Tokyo Bar, 3709 St-Laurent. As part of Tokyo’s 15th anniversary celebrations, a Tokyo Thursdays Throwback special edition with Peer Pressure Djs: Hatchmatik, Shaydakiss and A-Rock. Heated terrasse and next level drink specials. Free before 11pm, $5 after.

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23

5pm. The Fruit Hunters film premiere @ Cinema Excentris, 3536 St-Laurent & theatres across Canada. The Fruit Hunters is a film about fruit-inspired lust, obsession and adventure. Based on the book The Fruit Hunters by Montreal writer Adam Gollner, the film opens in theatres nationally this weekend. Gollner will be at Excentris on Sunday for book signings. Miracle berries, the magical little fruit that makes sour food taste sweet, will be available at the cinema. Buy tickets online.

9pm. Sloan @ Le National, 1220 Ste-Catherine. The durable Canadian rock act that is Sloan plays Le National in support of a rerelease of their classic 1994 record, “Twice Removed,” a deluxe edition featuring demos and outtakes. $23.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24

10pm. Araabmusic w/ Baauer + Jim E-Stack @ SAT, 1201 St-Laurent. A trio of American hip-hop producers descend on SAT to deliver an evening of delirious booty shaking: Providence’s Araabmusik, Brooklyn’s Baauer and New Orleans’ Jim E-Stack. $22.

~ Heidi Craig

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