Sunday, November 17

* Expozine
* Pablo Aravena’s Chile Estyle
* Aaron Cometbus at Librairie D&Q
* Sunday Night Improv
* Filipino food fundraiser at Sparrow
* Mazzy Star play Club Soda
* Styx play Olympia
* RIDM celebrates The Sower

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Mazzy Star
It’s the second and final day for annual small press and zine fair Expozine, in the basement of the Église St-Enfant Jésus. 5035 St-Dominique, 12–6 p.m.

Street art chronicler and documentary filmmaker Pablo Aravena presents clips from his next movie Chile Estyle, studying the direction that street art has taken in Chile, with a discussion about graffiti, outdoor art and making films. Fresh Paint Gallery (221 Ste-Catherine E.), 4–6 p.m.

Théâtre Ste-Catherine fetes the 500th edition of their Sunday Night Improv with an improv workshop (5–7 p.m.) and show (8–10 p.m.), followed by a birthday party (10 p.m.). 264 Ste-Catherine E., $7

Sparrow is hosting a Filipino home-cooking dinner to benefit the Red Cross in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. 5322 St-Laurent, 7 p.m., $25 (cash only)

California fanzine pioneer Aaron Cometbus comes to Montreal for the first time ever, to give readings from Cometbus and talk with (Cult MTL literary critic) Jeff Miller about his work. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly (211 Bernard W.), 7 p.m., free

Nineties alt-rock royalty Mazzy Star is on the comeback trail, with opener Psychic Ills. Club Soda (1225 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $44.50/$47

Speaking of comeback trail, Styx. See our interview with singer Lawrence Gowan here. Olympia (1004 Ste-Catherine E.), 7 p.m., $63.24–$106.36

Documentary festival RIDM likes to party, and tonight they toast the world premiere of Quebec director Julie Perron’s The Sower with some handcrafted Piger Henricus gin, one of the stars of the film. RIDM Headquarters (3450 St-Urbain), 9:30 p.m., free
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