Sunday, Sept. 16

* Final day of Montreal Comic Con
* Three films by Andrei Tarkovsky
* Where the Blood Mixes matinee
* Lynne Ramsay’s Ratcatcher
* Lovers and Other Strangers burlesque show
* Sonny Best Band album launch
* DJ night le Jour du Sabbat

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Lovers & Other Strangers
Photo by Mary Elam

It’s the final day of the Montreal Comiccon! Get out there and get your nerd on, buy some comics and rub elbows with a crapload of sci-fi, horror and TV celebs  while you still can. Palais des congrès (1001 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle) , 10 a.m., $27

Head over to Cinéma du Parc and catch three films by Andrei Tarkovsky as their Russian Masters series continues. 3575 Parc

There’s a matinee of Teesri Duniya’s production of Kevin Loring’s Where the Blood Mixes, a play about aboriginal residential schools and their aftermath. Centre Culturel Calixa-Lavallée (3819 Calixa-Lavallée), 2 p.m., $24/$12 for students.

Ratcatcher, the debut film from Scottish director Lynne Ramsay (who later went on to make the critically beloved Morvern Callar and We Need to Talk About Kevin), screens at the Cinémathèque Québécoise as part of a spotlight on contemporary female U.K. directors. 335 de Maisonneuve E., 7 p.m.

Dinner and striptease, together at last. Montreal Burlesque Month invites you to the Lovers and Other Strangers burlesque show for some jazz-age entertainment. Upstairs Jazz Club (1254 Mackay), 7:30 p.m., $20

Get your country rocks off when local act the Sonny Best Band launch a new record with the Jimmyriggers and Sunfields. Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent), 9:30 p.m., $8

DJ night le Jour du Sabbat has a new home, with the rawk-solid old-school metal selections of Simon “FER” Besre & Isabelle “LUCI” Langlois and dirt cheap beer before 11 p.m. Rockette (4479 St-Denis), 10 p.m., free

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


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