7pm (Not-so-Local) Local Legends Reading Series @ Concordia Co-op Bookstore, 2150 Bishop. The 2nd edition of the Local Legends Reading Series at the ConU Co-op Bookstore , featuring a performance by Toronto writer Vivek Shraya. Vivek will be reading from his first book God Loves Hair – a collection of 20 short stories accompanied by illustrations from Toronto artist Juliana Neufeld. God Loves Hair was recently elected as a finalist in the 2011 Lambda Literary Awards.


6pm Dream Lab Photo Exhbit by Sarah Fuller @ Galerie Les Territoires, 372 rue Ste-Catherine O #527. Alberta artist Sarah Fuller presents Dream Lab, an interdisciplinary project that was explored in collaboration with the Dream and Nightmare Laboratory at the Sacred Heart hospital in Montreal. The resultant photographs will be on display at Les Territoires from Friday, October 14 to Saturday, October 29th, 2011. Vernissage: Thursday, October 13th at 6 pm.

6pm Michael Webb: Two Journeys @ Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920, rue Baile. Michael Webb, CCA Senior Mellon Fellow, speaks on journeys in architecture. The lecture will be streamed live. Presented in English. Till 8pm.

10pm Jay Watts III @ Nouveau Palais, 281 Bernard Ouest. Enjoy the sweet sounds of DJ Jay Watts III while stuffing your face with delicious Nouveau Palais eats till midnight. Grumman 78 takes over the food service at midnight, feeding you tacos till 3am. Every Thursday.


9pm R&B Dance Party with DJs ZZ Topless and Jewish Guilt @ Il Motore, 179 Jean Talon Ouest. DJs ZZ TOPLESS and Jewish Guilt serve up R&B classics all night at this free Il Motore dance party. EXPECT MEGA HITS FROM: Mariah, R Kelly, The-Dream, Nicki Minaj and more. Drink specials: 2 Tremblays for $8, 4 Shots for $13, Beer and a shot for $7. No cover. Till 3am.

11:30pm Mood Management presents Chevalier Avant Garde & Walter TV @ Torn Curtain, 6595A St Urbain. Mood Management presents at an all night 70s/80s funk music party with: Chevalier Avant Guard (formerly Postcards) and Walter TV. DJ set courtesy of Cadence Weapon. $5.


10pm Hip Hop Karaoke Montreal @ Le Belmont, 4483 St Laurent. The 6th instalment of the ever-popular Hip Hop Karaoke Montreal. Choose your song, register it at, and dazzle your pals. Till 3am.

Pictured: Haircut 7”  cover art by Chevalier Avant Garde