Wednesday, Feb. 13

* Dominic Gagnon’s apocalyptic videos at Cinémathèque
* Comics mock love at Comedy Nest
* Don Hertzfeld animation at PHI Centre
* Lex Vaughn co-hosts Know It All trivia night at Cagibi
* Matmos at Il Motore

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Matmos meld and melt minds at Il Motore

The Cinémathèque québécoise screens local filmmaker Dominic Gagnon’s disturbing but fascinating RIP in Pieces America and Pieces and Love All to Hell, both collages of doomsday rants banned from YouTube. See our review of Pieces and Love from the RIDM documentary festival last fall. 335 de Maisonneuve E., 6:30 p.m., $8/$7 students and seniors

If you’re not the type to take V-day too seriously, you should check in at the Comedy Nest to see comics DeAnne Smith, Jeff Schoela, Eman and Andrew Searles tear love a new one, with host Massimo. 2313 Ste-Catherine W., 8 p.m., $15

Acclaimed animator Don Hertzfeld’s film It’s Such a Beautiful Day, comprised of three of his earlier short films, plus non-trilogy short “Wisdom Teeth,” screen at the PHI Centre. 407 St-Pierre, 7:30 p.m., $11.25

Musician, performance artist and local gadfly Lex Vaughn is the special guest quizmaster at Le Cagibi’s Know It All trivia night. Le Cagibi, 5490 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $5 (proceeds go to Head & Hands)

Formed in San Francisco in the ’90s, pioneering electronic duo Matmos (now based in Baltimore) are touring to preview their upcoming record The Marriage of True Minds, out Feb. 19 on Thrill Jockey. See them headline with support from fellow Baltimore dudes Horse Lords and our own Montreal Nintendo Orkestar. Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 9 p.m., $12/$15

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

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