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MUSIC

Esmerine + Matana Roberts + Kingdom Shore

Canadian acts Esmerine, a percussive chamber music band with a brand new album, Damarak; and Kingdom Shore, who make punk and hardcore with classical instruments, join New York City sound experimentalist Matana Roberts at Sala Rossa.

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 8:30 p.m., Sala Rossa (4848 St. Laurent). Admission $13-15.

 

FILM FESTIVAL

Poor but Sexy

The Goethe Institut kicks off their low-budget, German-produced film festival with Jan Ole Gerster’s critically acclaimed Old Boy. The festival celebrates the city of Berlin and the ingenuity of self-financed films in an eight film series that runs until Halloween.

Thursday, Sept. 5, 7:00 p.m., Cinéma Excentris (3536 St. Laurent). Student admission $9.82.

 

DANCE

Triana Project

Toronto-based flamenco dancers, singers, and musicians perform as part of the second annual Montreal Flamenco Festival, which presents a series of events throughout September in Mile End.

Monday, Sept. 9, 8:30 p.m., Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent). Admission $10.

 

ART

LIving in a Material World

Centre PHI presents a free vernissage of Paul Bureau and Valérie Kolakis’ artisitic examination of raw materials including glass, metal, bronze, marble, and cement.

Friday, Sept. 6, 5:30 p.m., PHI Centre (407 St. Pierre). Admission is free.

 

NIGHTLIFE

POP Montreal Program Launch Party

POP Montreal organizers celebrate the launch of their official program with DJ Noah Bick playing amidst ticket raffles and POP announcements at S.A.T.

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 6:00 p.m., Société des arts technologiques (SAT). Admission is free.