Monday, November 25

* Cinema Politica screen Insurgence
* Oldboy at the PHI Centre
* Béni BBQ at Casa del Popolo
* There’s Something Funny Going On at Blue Dog
* Speakeasy Burlesque’s Cosmic/Psychedelic Trip

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Cinema Politica present a recently remastered version of Insurgence, a collective interpretation of Quebec’s Maple Spring. D.B. Clarke Theatre (1455 de Maisonneuve W.), 7 p.m., suggested donation $2–$5

The PHI Centre offers an advance screening of Spike Lee’s Oldboy, a remake of the ultra-violent Korean film about a man obsessed with vengeance. 407 St-Pierre, 7:30 p.m., $11.25

Catch a glimpse of the local music scene’s wild side as Béni BBQ, Gisella Numba One and Emilia 2000 play their militant-pop, post-rap and autoharp covers respectively. Details here. Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent), 8:30 p.m., $6

Five comics take the stage at There’s Something Funny Going on at Blue Dog, hosted by Kris Dulgar. 3958 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., PWYC

Whether burlesque is still a novelty or you think you’ve seen it all, Speakeasy Burlesque’s Cosmic/Psychedelic Trip promises a unique spectacle, feat. seven performers getting surreal with hula hoops, pasties, tassels and skimpy fabrics. Abreuvoir (403 Ontario E.), 9 p.m. sharp, $15/$20

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