Joseph Henry, Zoe Koke and Zoë Wonfor co-curate Well and Truly Over, a group exhibition exploring absence, loss and memory. Vernissage 6–8 p.m., VAV Gallery (1395 René-Lévesque W.), free
The Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy Show #15 is their Blowout Spectacular, featuring DeAnne Smith, Jess Salomon, Mike Carrozza, Alain Mercieca, Stefan Petersen and Nour Hadidi with your hosts Daniel Carin and Chris Sandiford and musical guest Bud Rice. Shäika Café (5526 Sherbrooke W.), 9 p.m., free
Il Motore proposes a full program of strange sounds, starring Portland post-rockers Grails, avant garde museum invader Wrekmeister Harmonies and (Grails producers) Lilacs & Champagne, who blend “hip hop, tape collage and the darkest creases of ’70s film soundtracks.” 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., $15
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