Saturday, Feb. 24

Hanna by Nicholle Kobi

As part of Montreal’s Black History Month celebrations, Paris-based illustrator Nicholle Kobi stops in Montreal on her Black Woman Art Series Tour, where the artist will be chatting with guests, participating in a Q&A and offering a pop-up boutique with prints, T’s, sweatshirts, totes, greeting cards and more items decorated with Kobi’s signature style. 4123 St-Denis, 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., free from 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., $22–$42 for access to artist talk and VIP cocktail

Montreal’s roller derby league kicks off their new season tonight with a round robin featuring all three of the city’s teams, Les Contrabanditas, La Racaille and Les Filles du Roi, with plenty of Beau’s beer and a chance to win season passes and derby swag. Taz Skatepark, 8931 Papineau, 7 p.m., $10

Catch one of the final performances of Infinitheatre’s Conversion, a play written by Alyson Grant that delves into race, class, gender and religion, directed by Guy Sprung and starring Diana Fajrajsl, Timothy Hine, Mike Payette and Denise Watt. Note that tomorrow’s 2 p.m. matinee is PWYC. Espace Knox (6215 Godfrey), 8 p.m., $30/$23 students

Black Future III showcases Montreal acts Cyber, Big Sissy and Simon 16 (Simon Says) along with Buffalo’s We Stole the Show and tunes by DJ Gaju between sets. Bar le Ritz (179 Jean-Talon W.), 9 p.m., price unlisted

Toronto/Winnipeg hip hop act Grand Analog play Divan Orange with esteemed locals Strange Froots and Valaire’s Kilojules opening. 4234 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $10

Second-wave Chicago-house producer and DJ Felix Da Housecat drops in to play to the party people at Datcha. 98 Laurier W., 11 p.m., $22.50

For more music events, see our Event Listings. Art Listings can be found here.

For more concert recommendations, see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.

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