Former Blue Sunshine head honcho Kier-La Janisse is in town to launch the first release from her new Spectacular Optical book series. Kid Power! is an anthology of essays about cult kid films from the 1940s to the present day. The book launch, part of the Fantasia Festival, features a screening of a 35mm print of Something Wicked This Way Comes. Bonus: free cereal buffet. J.A. De Seve Cinema, 1400 de Maisonneuve W., 1:30 p.m., screening $10
Le Cagibi’s Cult Movie Night presents an ’80s horror double-header: Sleepaway Camp and Larry Cohen’s The Stuff. Bonus: free popcorn. 5490 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., free (donations acccepted)
Rhymesayers rapper Grieves plays Sala with fellow Seattle homie Fearce Vill, Vancouver’s SonReal and Montreal’s Orphan. 4848 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $14, all ages
For those who like it heavy, the show you need to see is happening at la Vitrola: Atsuko Chiba, Shy Low, thisquietarmy and Obstcls. 4602 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $8
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