Monday, October 21

* Le Cheese launches le Pop Up
* The Montreal English Theatre Awards
* Cinema Politica present Born This Way
* Drake at the Bell Centre
* The Men at Il Motore
* Jacco Gardner at Divan Orange

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Le Cheese food truck launches le Pop Up with a small foodie gathering. 5843 Sherbrooke W., 7–8 p.m., free

Local theatre scene fêtes itself at the Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAs). Rialto Theatre (5723 Parc), 7 p.m., $25

Cinema Politica present a screening of Born This Way, a documentary that explores homophobia in Cameroon. D.B. Clarke Theatre (1455 Maisonneuve W.), 7 p.m., PWYC

It’s Drake! The Toronto rapper returns to 514 turf with opener Miguel, promoting his latest record, Nothing Was the Same. Bell Centre (1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal), 7 p.m., $73.75–$125.75

On the heavier end of the sonic scale, Brooklyn post-hardcore band the Men are back, with Purling Hiss, the Fuzz and Dead Future. Il Motore (179 Jean-Talon W.), 8 p.m., $14

Alternately, there’s Dutch musician Jacco Gardner, a neo-psychedelic/baroque specialist whose debut LP Cabinet of Curiosities was released on Trouble In Mind Records. The openers are Year of Glad and Marble Lion. Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $10/$13


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