Monday, Sept. 17

* Sample live previews of the season’s local theatre scene
* See The Magic of Lanterns light up the Botanical Gardens
* Check out roller derby doc Derby, Baby
* See metal and jazz meet at la Sala Rossa

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The Magic of Lanterns

Preview the season in local theatre at the Quebec Drama Federation’s fall 2012 calendar launch. It’s hosted by Dance Animal, with live action by 16 local productions. Centaur Theatre (453 St-François-Xavier), 7 p.m., free

See the Botanical Gardens’ annual Magic of Lanterns spectacle light up the land. In its 20th year, the display of 1,000 decorative lanterns extends from the Chinese garden to the Japanese garden. 4101 Sherbrooke E., $15/$17.75, $11.25/$13.50 students, open till 9 p.m.

Roller derby may be off-season, but you can get your Montreal Roller Derby League fix tonight by watching the Juliette Lewis-narrated documentary Derby, Baby. Royal Phoenix (5788 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $5–$10 PWYC

Get your Monday dose of heavy music, as recommendedby our resident rawk guy Johnson Cummins, with Houston’s Scale the Summit, Greensboro/Atlanta progressive jazz band (on Metal Blade!) Trioscapes, and guests. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $13

Check out our full Montreal music listings for more great shows, club nights and special events.

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