Friday, Jan. 23

* Aboriginal Territories in Digital Space panel discussion at Concordia
* The Cinémathèque screens Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush with live music
* Swing dance for beginners, performances & more at Cat’s Club Dance: Fast Feet Jamboree
* Zola Jesus and Deradoorian play the Phi Centre
* Electro Boogie with DJ Sexlife at Luwan

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From Skawennati’s TimeTraveller™
The Aboriginal Art Research Group (AARG) hosts a panel discussion this evening on Aboriginal Territories in Digital Space. Among the panelists is multimedia artist Skawennati, whose work TimeTraveller™ was presented within the Montreal Biennale, and Morgan Kennedy, who helped create Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed III, whose protagonist is an Iroquois named Ratonhnhaké:ton. Concordia EV Building, Room 1.605, 6–8 p.m., free

The Cinémathèque presents Charlie Chaplin’s classic The Gold Rush with live musical accompaniment based on Chaplin’s original sheet-music score. 335 de Maisonneuve E., 6:30 p.m., $10/$9 students

If you’ve been curious about Montreal’s thriving swing scene, stop by Cat’s Corner tonight for the monthly Cat’s Club Dance: Fast Feet Jamboree featuring special performances, intro lesson for beginners and more advanced moves for those with a little practice. DJs Olivier Didur, Anaïs Sékiné and Jessyca Roy Landry will keep you on your toes all night. 3451 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., $8

Epic-pop/electro-goth musician Zola Jesus is playing the Phi Centre tonight, with opener Deradoorian (ex-Dirty Projectors). Read more about Zola Jesus and what tonight’s show promises, here. 407 St-Pierre, 9 p.m., $21.25

Party in Chinatown to the beat of DJ Sexlife (Turbo/Obsession Recordings) and his Electro Boogie selections. Luwan (1050 Clark), 10 p.m.
See more art events (today, through the weekend and into next week) here.
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See more concert recommendations in our punk/rock/metal/noise column Hammer of the Mods here.
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