Mile Ex art space the Long Haul (aka le Corrid’art) has its annual group expo, silent auction and fundraiser. 450 Beaumont, auction 6–9 p.m., expo/party till late
At the FTA theatre/dance fest, Hate Radio recreates the broadcast that spurred the Rwandan genocide. Théâtre Prospero (1371 Ontario E.), 7 p.m., $43/$38 for under 30/over 65
Catch dance, music, spoken word and video works in the seventh edition of multidisciplinary cabaret Swap Eclectik, marking the 15th anniversary of the MAI. 3680 Jeanne-Mance #103, 7:30 p.m., $15
Atomic Café celebrates its ninth anniversary with a gig associated with Pouzza Fest, featuring live sets by promising local post-punk/rock bands Bummer, Barrasso and Templeton. 3606 Ontario E., 8 p.m., $10
On a very different musical wavelength, Morocco’s Oum plays le National, presented by Pop Montreal. 1220 Ste-Catherine E., 8 p.m., $28/$35, ticket info here
La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse celebrates its 40th anniversary at Feminasty with live performances by Diamond Bones, Donzelle, Tigna$$e, a retrospective of 40 years of queer/feminist musique from Dyke Rivers and Lamathilde, carnival games and more. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 10 p.m., $5 with a “feminist costume”/$10
The EM15 festival (MUTEK + Elektra) has two particularly enticing shows happening today, part of its generous portion of free programming, on the Place des Arts Esplanade at 5 p.m. (details here), and at the MAC at 10 p.m. (details here).
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