Saturday, Dec. 27

* Award-bait movies at Cinema Excentris
* An Excuse to Escape the Family stand-up show with Ali Hassan & co.
* U.S. stand-up star Bobby Slayton performs at the Wiggle Room
* Fam Jam DJ night at le Bleury

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Bobby Slayton
Some of the best (or at least most award-nominated) recent film releases just happen to be screening at Cinema Excentris. Check out Alex Rose’s reviews of Foxcatcher, Wild and The Imitation Game (spoiler: he liked Foxcatcher best). 3536 St-Laurent, $12/$9.75 students & seniors, see the schedule here

Need An Excuse to Escape the Family? Catch some stand-up at Katacombes care of local comics Ali Hassan, Hunter Collins, Patrick Hakeem and John Malanos. 1635 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., $10

American stand-up star and actor Bobby Slayton, aka “the Pitbull of Comedy,” aka “Yid Vicious,” is doing his thing at the Wiggle Room tonight. 3874 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $30

DJs Claire, Stefny, Daoust and Hooll (live) lead a Fam Jam at downtown lounge/dance spot le Bleury. 2109 Bleury, 10 p.m., $4 before midnight/$7
Check out our complete listings for more club, stage and gallery events.