Two of Hayao Miyazaki’s best films, Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away, screen in their 35mm glory at Cinéma du Parc as part of a Studio Ghibli retrospective. 3575 Parc, Princess Mononoke 6:45 p.m., Spirited Away 9:15 p.m.
Bring back memories of the flashy-toy-filled holidays of the Ritalin-fuelled youth you never had with the plasticy, skull-caving sensory overload of superstar DJ Skrillex, knob-twiddling and bass-dropping down at New City Gas tonight as part of Lumen: Festival des Arts Visuels. 950 Ottawa, 8 p.m., $51.50
Jukebox’s Hip Hop Thursdays pairs guest DJ Cream and resident DaeLow and promises “no bullshit.” Just old-school hip hop, soul and funk, serious drink specials (including open bar for ladies before 11 p.m.) and “guaranteed vibes.” 3874 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free
M for Mikey and Pat Dynamite may be away for the holiday, but On the Rocks ain’t takin’ the week off. Salon Officiel’s rock weekly has recurring guest DJ We Are Ortiz (of We Are Wolves and Claass) running the show, with guest Mike Tessier. 351 Roy E., 10 p.m., free
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