Monday, May 25

* Studio 303 & FTA presents Spark Studio Series
* Arkadi Zaides’ Archive at Place des Arts
* The Stephen Lewis Foundation hosts The Ask Her Talks: African Women on Philanthropy, Change and Power
* Tranna Wintour headlines There’s Something Funny Going On
* One-year anniversary of DJ nite Sex Is Overrated at Rockette

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Studio 303 has teamed up with Festival TransAmériques to present the Spark Studio Series with presentations from FTA performers. Today’s event features Yeux de cérès by Eduardo Ruiz Vergara and Ilya Krouglikov plus The Trouble With Reality by Karen Fennell and Jackie Gallant. 372 Ste-Catherine W., #303, 2 p.m., free

Also at the Festival TransAméiques tonight, Tel Aviv-based dancer/choreographer Arkadi Zaides combines dance and film footage to present a powerful political message in Archive. (This piece will also be performed tomorrow at the same time and location.) Place des Arts, Cinquième Salle (175 Ste-Catherine W.), 7 p.m., $39/$33 under 30/$36 seniors

The Stephen Lewis Foundation hosts a bilingual evening of conversation called The Ask Her Talks: African Women on Philanthropy, Change and Power featuring six panelists including Theo Sowa, CEO of the African Women’s Development Fund and spoken word performer SashOYA Simpson. 853 Sherbrooke W., 7 p.m., $20

It’s the third anniversary of Blue Dog’s weekly stand-up showcase There’s Something Funny Going On, so this week’s line-up is extra stacked, and topped by none other than Tranna Wintour, who made appearances across loads of categories in the Best of MTL readers poll this year (including Best Comedian). 3958 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., PWYC

Head to Rockette for the one-year anniversary of DJ night Sex Is Overrated with special guest DJs KenLo Craqnuques and Naes (aka Toast Dawg). 4479 St-Denis, 10 p.m., free
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