DJ J’Vlyn D’Ark
Hip Hop Week continues with a free panel called Fight the Power: Hip Hop, Activism and Revolution, featuring members of Native Guns and Dead Obies, OCAD’s Audrey Hudson and journalist Dalton Higgins. 855 Sherbrooke W. #132, 5:30 p.m., free registration
Support Beautiful City Theatre by indulging in some of the sweet stuff at the Gala Chocolat fundraiser, with live performances and a silent auction. Café l’Artère (7000 Parc), 7:30 p.m., $50
ComedyWorks presents a St. Patrick’s Week program feat. salty stand-up by Irish/Irish-Canadian comedians Matt Shury, Patrick Hakeem, Jeff Schouela and Tommy Marshall, with the significant bonus of burlesque performer Ms. Velvet La Touche. Tonight’s show is the first of four happening over the next three days. 1238 Bishop, 8:30 p.m., $15/$10 for students
Be there when the Isis Giraldo Poetry Project launches a record, with opener the Brahja Waldman Quintet. Resonance Cafe (5175A), 9 p.m.
It’s the Girls in the Garage edition of Yes All Girls at Bar le Ritz, with DJs Annie Q and CISM’s Romanne Blouin. 179 Jean-Talon W., 10 p.m., free
Tonight’s edition of LGBT party POMPe brings the Faggity Ass Fridays crew into the fold and doubles as the kick-off for Radical Queer Semaine, with DJ J’Vlyn D’Ark joining the usual suspects JNNBNNRCK and Like the Wolf on the decks. Katacombes (1635 St-Laurent), 11 p.m., $5
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