Saturday, Sept. 3

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Thanya Iyer

Thanya Iyer

It’s day one of this weekend’s Old Port-based food fest YUL EAT, offering tons of activities including tastings, meals, workshops and performances. Today’s program includes a farmers’ market, workshops on topics like breadmaking, beekeeping  and cocktails, plus an evening concert with Francis Faubert, la Bronze and Klô Pelgag. Quai d’Horloge, 11 a.m.–11 p.m., free access with some paid activities, continues through Monday

Three new exhibitions open with a vernissage at Petite-Patrie’s Art Mûr today, including Guillaume Lachapelle’s Night Shift, which uses mirrors and lights to symbolize the alienation of urban life, Magalie Comeau’s shadowy oil paintings of Différences évanouissantes and colourful abstract canvases of Trevor Kiernander’s Event Horizon: This Must Be the Place. 5826 St-Hubert, 3–5 p.m., free

Head to Bar le Ritz PDB for tonight’s annual Rad Frosh Benefit Show, featuring performances by Phèdre, Hand Cream and m.a, with proceeds going to support the organizations Indigenous Women and Two-Spirit Harm Reduction Coalition and Reclaim Turtle Island. Stick around afterwards for a possibly-final edition of the Gay Goth Night dance party with DJs Total Twit (New Orleans), Dike St (Providence), Exghoulfriend and Homogenius. 179 Jean-Talon W., benefit show 7:30 p.m., $15 suggested, dance party 11 p.m., $5 before midnight, $10 after

Montreal composer and jazz/folk singer Thanya Iyer launches her debut album Do You Dream with a performance tonight at Résonance featuring support from Chiquita’s Isis Giraldo and visuals by Elysha Poirier. 5175A Parc, 9 p.m., suggested $8 or $15 with album

Party hard at le Bleury Bar à Vinyle, where the third anniversary edition of Voyage Funktastique is happening, with residents Walla P and Dr. MaD and guests J.Beez and Marley C. 2109 Bleury, 10 p.m.–3 a.m., $7/$10

Get Supa Dupa Fly at le Belmont tonight with DJs Shash’U, Nana Zen and MLP spinning R&B jams all night long, hosted by Naadei Liones. 4483 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free before 11:30 p.m., $5 after

See our Event Listings for more concert, nightlife, theatre, comedy and community event options. See our Art Listings here.

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