Wednesday, Oct. 22

* Mirrors and Mirages book launch at Drawn & Quarterly
* Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show begins its run at Mainline Theatre
* DJ Basia Fierce is the special guest at Nouveau Palais’s Bick and Bites
* RESºIºDENCE II: House Dance Battles and Party at Salon Daomé

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Ben Frost (2nd from right) and band
Drawn & Quarterly hosts the launch of Mirrors and Mirages, a novel about immigrant women and their daughters’ conflicted relationship with tradition, translated from French by Fred Reed. Author Monia Mazigh will speak and sign books. 211 Bernard W., 79 p.m.

MainLine’s stage production of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, directed by Philippe Gobeille, returns for the Halloween 2014 season, and runs through Saturday. MainLine Theatre (3997 St-Laurent), 8 p.m. $20 / $18 (advance) / $15 (students and seniors)

Experience some mind-bending experimental music at a Phenomena Festival show featuring Australian-born Iceland-based musician Ben Frost and his band — read this review of a show he played this week in NYC if you need more convincing. Bonus: Montreal opener le Révélateur. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $17

DJ Basia Fierce (a certain musician from the ROC who’s just moved to Montreal) will be joining Noah Bick at this week’s edition of Bick and Bites at Nouveau Palais. 281 Bernard W., 10 p.m., free entry

Over at Salon Daomé, MTL Styles and Oasis Wednesdays present RESºIºDENCE II: House Dance Battles and Party. See all the details here. 141 Mont-Royal E., 9 p.m., $12
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