Jonathan Bergeron’s Departed/Disparu
Chris Kraus is giving a few free readings from Kelly Lake Store and Other Stories. Concordia University, 1400 de Maisonneuve W., Rm LB-646, 2:30 p.m.
The Festival du nouveau cinéma opens tonight! Check out opening film La mise à l’aveugle from local director Simon Galiero, and/or the festival’s launch party. Film at Théâtre Maisonneuve (260 de Maisonneuve W.), 7 p.m.; after-party at Quartier Général (175 President-Kennedy; walk into the UQAM campus and follow the party people), 10 p.m.
Hit the launch party for local literary heavyweight Rawi Hage’s (already prize-nominated) latest novel, Carnival. 5295 Parc, 7 p.m., free
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