Friday, Dec. 12

* Rare John Ford silent film screens at the Cinémathèque Québecoise
* Kosher Jokes for the Halaladays stand-up show at the Comedy Nest
* Local indie/classic pop bands the High Dials and Sunfields play Divan Orange
* Bahamadia, Georgia Anne Muldrow & Jai Nitai Lotus play le Belmont
* Australian electronic artist Dreems launches an LP with a party at Datcha

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Cinephile blog Panorama Cinéma teams up with the Cinémathèque Québecoise for a screening of John Ford’s little-seen silent classic Four Sons, with piano accompaniment by Gabriel Thibodeau. 335 de Maisonneuve W., 6:30 p.m., $10/$9 students

The annual stand-up event Kosher Jokes for the Halaladays — a Christmas show for Jews and Muslims — features comedians Eman, Jeff Schouela, Ryan Wilner, David Pryde, Jess Salomon and Nour Hadidi, tonight and tomorrow night. Comedy Nest (2313 Ste-Catherine W.), shows at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $15

Fans of shimmering indie rock with that classic pop touch are in for a treat as the High Dials play with Sunfields. Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent), 9:30 p.m.

Female rap royal Bahamadia takes the stage at le Belmont, with super support from Georgia Anne Muldrow and Dudley Perkins, Kankick and Jai Nitai Lotus, with DJs Majess & Lexis and host Ms. Benz. 4483 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $15

Australia ambient electronic producer Dreems launches a record tonight at Datcha. Check out our interview with him and his Montreal partner in the Multi Culti record label, Thomas Von Party, here. 98 Laurier W., 10 p.m.
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