Friday, September 27

* Polaris Salon: 2013 In Review
* An evening with Ian Svenonius
* The Dream at Olympia
* Chali2na at Cabaret Underworld
* Walter J. Lyng’s Night Fight at MainLine Theatre

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The Dream

If you’re still reeling over godspeed’s win this week, you might want to attend the Polaris Salon: 2013 In Review. Moderated by Polaris founder Steve Jordan, the event will feature a panel of local jurists including Cult MTL’s Erik Leijon discussing this year’s picks and making predictions for 2014. Quartiers Pop (3450 St-Urbain), 6:45 p.m., free

Film Pop offers An evening with Ian Svenonius, frontman for Nation of Ulysses, the Make-Up, Weird War and currently Chain and the Gang, author, journalist, DJ and host of Vice’s talk show Soft Focus. They’ll screen his short film, launch his new book there’ll be a Q&A session. Quartiers Pop (3450 St-Urbain), 7 p.m., $8

As featured on the cover of our latest newspaper (and here), hit pop-songwriter The-Dream is bringing his R&B/hip hop steez to Olympia, as part of Pop Montreal. Openers are Mozart’s Sister and Team Rockit. 1004 Ste-Catherine E., 7 p.m., $40/$45

Are you on some backpack shit? Of course you are. Well, one-time Jurassic 5er Chali 2na, he of the baritone, is here for the first time, at Cabaret Underworld, with a live band. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 8 p.m., $15/$20

Walter J. Lyng hosts Night Fight, a late night variety / talk show featuring interviews, stand-up and sketch comedy and music. Mainline Theatre (3997 St-Laurent), doors 10:30 p.m., $8/$6 for students

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