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Matt Mays

A veteran on the Canadian rock music scene, frontman of Matt Mays & El Torpedo is currently in the middle of a solo tour. Adam Baldwin opens the show.

Wednesday Oct. 16, doors open at 9 p.m., Petit Campus (57 Prince-Arthur E). Tickets are $15.



Good Ol’ Freda

Alhough it is being shown in Montreal for the first time, this film has already been showcased at several large film festivals this year. It is an exclusive portrait of Freda Kelly, The Beatles’ secretary throughout their entire tenure as a band. Kelly tells stories about her experience as both an employee and close friend of the band that she began to work with as a teenager.

Begins playing on Friday Oct. 18, Cinema du Parc (3575 Parc). Student admission is $8.50.



DansEmotion Convention

The second annual installment of this exposition will feature workshops and presentations from some of the best in the Quebec dance community, ranging from classical to hip-hop. This year, the event has expanded slightly to include conferences in music, drama, and visual arts.

Friday Oct. 18, 10 a.m – 5 p.m. and Saturday Oct. 19, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Place Bonaventure (800, rue de la Gauchetière Ouest). Student admission is $12 for one day and $20 for both.



Man Man

Fresh off the release of their fifth studio album, On Oni Pond, Man Man returns to Montreal to perform. The group is noted for their experimental style and multi-instrumentational tracks. Xenia Rubinos opens the show.

Saturday Oct. 19, doors open at 8 p.m., Cabaret du Mile End (5420 Parc). Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 at the door.



Throw Poetry Collective

Join this spoken word and poetry community for their monthly slam poetry event that brings together poets, musicians, rappers, and beat-boxers from across Montreal.

Sunday Oct. 20, 8 p.m., Divan Orange (4234 St. Laurent).

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