Monday, Jan. 26

* The SAT’s Foodlab welcomes NYC chefs Paul Wetzel & Natasha Pickowicz
* La Khaima offers free samples of Mauritanian food as part of Festival Nomade
* Cinema Politica screens Syrian/Palestinian refugee documentary The Bride’s Side
* University of the Streets Café hosts a talk about death
* Donair Cité hosts 902 Comedy w/ David Pryde, Nour Hadidi, Shawn Stenhouse & more
* It’s the Jay Z edition of $ucka Free Monday at Korova

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Running the show at SAT’s Foodlab tonight are New York City chefs Paul Wetzel (Gramercy Tavern, Marlow and Daughters) and Natasha Pickowicz (Foragers City Table). 1201 St-Laurent, 5 p.m.

Ever tried Mauritanian food? Mile End restaurant La Khaima (#2 Best African resto in 2014’s Best of MTL readers poll) is offering free samples as part of Festival Nomade, tonight and tomorrow night. 142 Fairmount W., 7 p.m.

This week’s Cinema Politica documentary, On the Bride’s Side, follows a small group of Syrians and Palestinians as they travel across Europe towards Stockholm in search of peace, avoiding deportment along the way by disguising themselves as a celebrating wedding party. Concordia Hall Building Alumni Auditorium (1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-110), 7 p.m., by donation

University of the Streets Café tackles the subject of death (and why it’s such a taboo topic) in this week’s group talk. Le Milieu (1251 Robin), 7–9 p.m.

Maritimes fast-food specialists Donair Cité host the inaugural edition of weekly stand-up night 902 Comedy, feat. David Pryde, Nour Hadidi, Shawn Stenhouse, Jacob Greco, Brad MacDonald and more, hosted by Paul Ash. 2070 St-Denis, 8 p.m.

If you’re looking for a DJ night, specifically a hip hop DJ night, even more specifically a night focused on one superstar of the genre, it’s the Jay Z edition of $ucka Free Monday at Korova, with DJs Nicky Raisinz, Tash’i-nga MaBonzo and Oren. 3908 St-Laurent, 10 p.m.
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