Monday, May 4

* Samantha Duchemin vernissage at Quai des Brumes
* Spidey the Mentalist at the Rialto
* Black Theatre Workshop presents The Hallway at the MAI
* U.K. alt band Swervedriver plays le Fairmount
* $ucka-Free Monday’s Beyoncé edition at Korova

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Drop by Quai des Brumes for a vernissage of works by artist Samantha Duchemin, including a 30” x 30” chessboard with pieces carved from hydrostone, and drawings created by using a piece of twine dipped in ink. 4481 St-Denis, 5 p.m., free

Canada’s Got Talent finalist and Just for Laughs alum, Spidey — magician, mentalist and hypnotist — brings his talents to the Rialto for a performance in support of the Mile End Community Mission. 5723 Parc, cocktail 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., $25

Let the Black Theatre Workshop transport you to the 1930’s Harlem renaissance with a one-night only staged reading of Leah-Simone Bowen’s The Hallway starring Lucinda Davis. MAI (3680 Jeanne-Mance), 7:30 p.m., $12

Swervedriver — a British shoegaze/alt band of the late 1980s/early ’90s vintage — play le Fairmount with L.A.’s Gateway Drugs. Enter a contest to win tickets to this show here5240 Parc, 9 p.m., $26

This week’s edition of Korova’s $ucka-Free Monday involves a whole lotta Beyoncé, with special treats for those who bring their best Bey swagger. 3908 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free
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