Monday, May 20

* Piknic Électronik is on again
* On a budget? Dollar Cinema beckons
* L’Orignal Mondays dinner party in the Old Port
* Native party/politics doc The Exiles at Cinema 17
* Next Music From Tokyo bring J-rock to Montreal

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Eri Hayashi, contrabassist for chi-na, at Divan Orange tonight

Happy day off! (For some of you.)

A little rain didn’t dampen spirits at Piknic Électronik yesterday, and it’s on again today — weather’s due to be mostly sunny, with a high of 22, FYI. And the DJs are Creatures of Habit, Carl Craig, Casbour Records, Gone Deville, NOTV and Driss Skali. Go down there, find a food truck, buy some booze, dance. Parc Jean Drapeau, 2 p.m., $14

Are 3D, IMAX and digital movie screenings (and their prices) getting you down? Maybe it’s a Dollar Cinema kinda day. 6900 Decarie Square

People are still talking about last Monday’s fish tacos. See what kind of culinary treats and cocktails Old Port hotspot l’Orignal has in store at their weekly dinner party. 6 p.m., 479 St-Alexis

Cinéma 17 screens Kent MacKenzie’s The Exiles, a documentary following a group of Native Americans partying in L.A. for one night. Le Cagibi (5490 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., by donation

The fifth annual Next Music From Tokyo showcase brings choice bands from Japan to Divan Orange. 4234 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $15

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

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