A chapter of the League of American Wheelmen circa 1880’s
Pop by le Cagibi to take in part of Mardi Spaghetti’s nine-hour anniversary marathon to celebrate seven years of improvisational music. Performers include Sam Shalabi, Ellwood Epps, Craig Pederson and the Shining Wizard Sextet. 5490 St-Laurent, 3 p.m.–12 a.m., by donation
If you feel like saying hell no to the apocalypse via climate change, join a demo at Lionel Groulx metro station today, timed with a Quebec City meeting of Canada’s premiers and territorial leaders (aside from Alberta’s Jim Prentice) to talk cap and trade. 620 Atwater, 5 p.m.
See British author Carlton Reid as he discusses his best-selling cycling history book Roads Were Not Built for Cars — a second edition was recently published by Island Press — at the Maison des cyclistes. 1251 Rachel E., 7–9 p.m., free (RSVP here)
The Cardinal Tea Room hosts Autour de la Flûte for Bonaparte!, a performance of classical music by Carulli, Giuliani and Molino with musicians Mika Putterman and Pascal Valois. Complimentary tea and cake will be served. 5326 St-Laurent, 7:30 p.m., $20–$25
From Düsseldorf, prepared piano artist Volker Bertelmann, aka Hauschka, plays le Ritz with Stefan Christoff and Nick Schofield (who released a record together last month) in duet. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9:30 p.m., $12/$15
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