Wednesday, June 25

* The Minimalists at Paragraphe Books
* Cinema Politica at Encuentro
* Où sont les femmes? at la Porte Rouge
* For the Record: Tarantino in Concert at Place des Arts
* Beck also plays Place des Arts with Ghost of a Sabre Tooth Tiger

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The Minimalists, better known as Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, are bringing their 100-city world tour to Paragraphe Books, where they’ll discuss how to live meaningful lives with less stuff. 2220 McGill, 3–6 p.m., free

As part of Encuentro, Cinema Politica are presenting a week-long film series “Creativity, Colonization, Contestation: Indigenous Cultures and Peoples of the Americas on Screen and Stage.” Tonight they screen Cantadoras: Memorias de vida y muerte en Columbia & Defensora, which tells the histories of resistance and and creation in the face of everyday violence in Cambodia, Defensora, a look at the struggle to reclaim ancestral lands and Guardians of Eternity, about the arsenic left behind in Yellowknife’s giant mine. J.A. de Sève Cinema (1400 de Maisonneuve W.), 5 p.m., suggested donation $2–$5

Lez Spread the Word’s monthly Où sont les femmes? takes place tonight at la Porte Rouge. 1834 Mont-Royal E., 6 p.m., $6/includes a free drink

For the Record: Tarantino in Concert reimagines material from Tarantino soundtracks as a musical. The L.A. cast is in town as part of the Jazz Fest, performing nightly through June 29. Place des Arts (175 Ste-Catherine W.), 7 p.m., $54.50

Beck plays Place des Arts with Sean Lennon’s band Ghost of a Sabre Tooth Tiger opening. 175 Ste-Catherine W., 8 p.m., $54.50–$86


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