Thursday, Aug. 28

* Julius Caesar at Parc Lafontaine’s Calixa Lavallée Theatre
* Michael Martini’s Rose Quartz at MainLine Theatre
* The Norton Caravan of Stars at le Belmont
* Montreal act Expwy plays its last show at l’Escogriffe
* French DJ the Hacker drops in at the SAT

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Miriam & Billy Miller

The Montreal Shakespeare Theatre Company presents Julius Caesar in Parc Lafontaine’s Calixa Lavallée Theatre. 3819 Calixa-Lavallée, 8 p.m., $25/$20 students

Michael Martini’s comedic, film noir-style play Rose Quartz opens tonight for a three-evening run at the MainLine Theatre. 3997 St-Laurent, 8 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., $10–$15

Get yer vintage punk/rock ‘n’ roll energy as the Norton Caravan of Stars pulls in to le Belmont with Miriam (ex-Cramps/A-Bones), the Ding-Dongs (Bloodshot Bill & Mark Sultan), NYC/St-Louis trio Daddy Long Legs and MC Billy Miller. 4483 St-Laurent, 9 p.m.

Local band Expwy play their last show tonight at l’Escogriffe opening for Ottawa’s Pony Girl alongside Year of Glad and Bantam Wing. 4467 St-Denis, 10 p.m., $5

French electro DJ the Hacker drops in for a set at SAT with support from Montreal’s DJ Mini and Haffenfold. 1201 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $15

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