Bal en Blanc
A big two-day vintage clothing sale wraps up today in St-Henri, where you’ll find treasures for every season from labels like Yves St. Laurent, Balenciaga, TopShop, MaxMara and Zara. 4710 St-Ambroise, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., free entry
The Cinéclub Film Society offers up a special screening of the 1981 true-crime drama Prince of the City directed by Sydney Lumet in a distinctive style that would prove highly influential to creators of later police dramas like The Wire. 1395 René-Lévesque W., VA-114, 6:30 p.m., $8/$6 students
This year’s edition of the Drunken Masters bartending competition launches its first round tonight at le Mal Nécessaire, where 16 of Montreal’s best drink slingers will go head to head to find out who’s the quickest to create a selection of five special cocktails, which will be available to order at special prices for the audience. 1106B St-Laurent, 8 p.m., free entry
Annual blowout party Bal en Blanc returns for its 22nd edition with a line-up of electronic, digital and visual artists — among them Afrojack, Art Department and Gareth Emery — at an all-night shindig at Palais des Congrès. Dress code: white. 1001 Jean-Paul-Riopelle, 9 p.m.–6 a.m., $109 general/$159 VIP
For a more intimate, alternative Easter party flavour (“Fuck white! I love black!”), check out FélixFélix, bringing the impresario from the recently shuttered Felix Bar to Datcha with DJ Cherry Cola, Wiz Kilo live and more. 98 Laurier W., 10 p.m., $6
Downtown club Newspeak celebrates one year of parties tonight with headlining NYC beat producer Blockhead plus Tacoma, WA’s Eliot Lipp and local favourites Voyage Funktastique. 1403 Ste-Élisabeth, 10 p.m., $10
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