Magnus Isaacson’s Ma vie réelle, with English subtitles tonight at the PHI Centre
There’s a protest in solidarity with the Unist’ot’en and Wet’suwet’en First Nations groups, who have successfully ousted an oil pipeline from their lands. Intensifions la résistance is intended to show support for the native groups while protesting the pipeline projects’ investors. RBC Place Ville Marie (1 Place Ville Marie), 10 a.m.
The first ever one-day-only Glam Pop-Up Shop is today, a collaborative event including luxe handmade silk housewares, jewellery designs and of course a few Christmas-oriented gifty-type things. Le Crystal Hotel (1100 de la Montagne, 3rd floor), 12 – 9 p.m., free
The late local documentarian Magnus Isaacson’s final film, Ma vie réelle, a portrait of aspiring rappers in Montréal-Nord, premiered at RIDM recently, where our critic Alex Rose called it “a powerful documentary and well worth seeing.” It opens this weekend, but only in the original French; catch an English-subtitled version tonight at the PHI Centre. 407 St-Pierre, 7:30 p.m., $11.25
Catch CA stoner metal band High on Fire, playing with support from Goatwhore, Primate and Lo-Pan. La Tulipe (4530 Papineau), 8 p.m., $20-$22
Get your guitar heroics via Krief, Dears guitarist and solo artist, headlining a show at the criminally underused venue Lion d’Or, with support from Coco Méliès. His record Hundred Thousand Pieces, released earlier this year, is fucking sweet. 1676 Ontario E., 9 p.m., $17.25
Catch some beats below freezing at Cité Phosphore, the new wave/cold wave monthly with DJs Speechless and Célia (Das Kalt Blog) and DJ Laszlo (aka Xavier Paradis of Automelodi). Panda Bar (2012 St-Denis), 10 p.m., free
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