Sunday, May 4

* Share the Warmth sandwich battle
* Maybe Sundays at the Royal Phoenix
* Nantha Kumar at Nouveau Palais
* Son of Sinbad at le Cinéclub: The Film Society
* Burlesgeek at la Sala Rossa
* M.I.A. plays Metropolis

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In the lead-up to the Table of Hope charity event on May 26, Share the Warmth proposes a live sandwich battle between four Montreal chefs, with snacks and drinks for the crowd courtesy of the event’s sponsors. 625 Fortune, 12 p.m., free (donation of one non-perishable food item required, canned tuna preferred)

Royal Phoenix opens its terrasse and launches a new weekly, Maybe Sundays. 5788 St-Laurent, Katacombes: 1635 St-Laurent, 5 p.m., no cover

Nantha’s back! Yes, Nantha Kumar, aka “the Malaysian unicorn,” aka “the godfather of party,” aka “the daddy of pad thai” has returned from the old country, and is taking over the kitchen at Nouveau Palais for one night only. 281 Bernard W., 6–10 p.m.

Le Cinéclub: The Film Society screen Ted Tetzlaff’s Son of Sinbad (1955). The screening is followed by a live burlesque tribute to the ‘50s. J.A. de Sève Cinema (1400 de Maisonneuve W.), 7 p.m., $8/$6 for students or 65+

Check out the fourth edition of the super-popular alt-burlesque showcase known as Burlesgeek. This time each performance will pay homage to Star Wars. 4848 St-Laurent, 7:30 p.m., $12/$15

One-woman world-party M.I.A. plays Metropolis with Elliphant and DJ Venus. Metropolis (59 Ste-Catherine E.), 8 p.m., $37

Check out our complete listings for more great club, stage and gallery events.