Sunday, Jan. 13

* Wildside festival @ Centaur Theatre
* Cinédanse @ Mainline Theatre
* Battle of the silent comedy stars
* Laboratoire Phénomena @ Casa
* The People of the Kattawapiskak River
* Beat Boutique: From Disco to Techno @ Salon Daomé

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Battle of the silent comedy stars

The Wildside festival’s lined up a full day of theatre, with a little something for any taste. Whether you’re in the mood for a Bollywood-style love story (Poutine Masala), a psychological thriller about friendship (Short Women), a silly clown show (A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup) or a dark mystery (Life Here After), Centaur’s got your back. Centaur Theatre (453 St-François-Xavier), $12.50–$15 per play, see website for individual showtimes

Bouge d’Ici presents Cinédanse, a series of short films about dance, and the perfect way to curl up after a long, hard weekend and watch other people do stuff. Mainline Theatre (3997 St-Laurent), 7–9 p.m., $5 suggested donation

The Cinéclub Film Society mounts a battle of the silent comedy stars, namely Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd, and live musical accompanists Simon Sloutsker, Shayne Gryn and Chris Tauchner. J.A. de Sève Cinema (1400 de Maisonneuve W.), 7 p.m.

The Phénomena festival is offering its first-ever Laboratoire Phénomena, an evening of multi-disciplinary performances in both languages, including puppet shows, spoken word, theatre performances and live music (performances will be in both French and English). Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent), 8–10:30 p.m.

If you’re interested in some deeper info on this whole Idle No More thing, veteran First Nations filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin’s The People of the Kattawapiskak River is streaming for free on the National Film Board site.

Tune up your dancing parts at 2013’s first edition of Beat Boutique: From Disco to Techno, with DJs Soundshaper and Guilty. Salon Daomé (141 Mont-Royal E.), 10 p.m.

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

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