Friday, Oct. 12

* Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre’s The Bacchae opens
* The fourth annual national Rights Watch conference gets underway
* Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell screens at FNC
* Local bands play Mile End/Outremont baseball league “funraiser”
* Warp Records producer Flying Lotus plays SAT

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Sarah Polley at work on Stories We Tell

The Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre company opens their run of Euripedes’s The Bacchae tonight, as part of their Brave New Looks series. On until Oct. 20. Centaur Theatre (453 St-François-Xavier), 8:30 p.m., $25–$28

Concerned about Bill 78, police accountability and technology’s impact on political dissent? The fourth annual national Rights Watch conference happens today and tomorrow, and speakers from the academy, government and beyond will be on hand to address these issues and more. McGill University Faculty of Law (3644 Peel), 6 p.m.

See Sarah Polley’s latest film, Stories We Tell, screening tonight at the Festival du nouveau cinéma. Imperial Cinema (1432 Bleury), 6:30 p.m., $12/$8 students/seniors

Local bands Genital Hospital, Hand Cream, Special Noise, Couples and Longships play the Mile End/Outremont baseball league “funraiser,” aiming to cover the cost of field rental for next summer. Whether you wanna join the league or just see the bands, Mile Ex is the place to be. Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 8 p.m., $7

See L.A. producer Flying Lotus, on tour in support of his stellar Warp Records LP, Until the Quiet Comes, with support from Teebs and Jeremiah Jae. SAT (1201 St-Laurent), 10 p.m., $25

Check out our complete listings for more great club, stage and gallery events.

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