Monday, Aug. 24

* MU MTL inaugurates a new mural in Chinatown
* Tangerine screening at Excentris
* NDG Arts Week launch party at Shäika Café
* Omnivore World Tour’s Maudit Souper at SAT
* Jean-Christophe Surette headlines There’s Something Funny Going On at Blue Dog

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Tangerine making-of

Urban mural creation group MU MTL inaugurates a new mural this afternoon with Mayor Denis Coderre presiding. Take a stroll to the Chinatown gate to check out the new work created by local artists Gene Pendon and Bryan Beyung. René-Lévesque & St-Laurent, 2 p.m., free

John Waters fans and anyone interested in advances for the transgendered in showbiz should probably check out Tangerine, a controversial new U.S. movie screening at Excentris. 3536 St-Laurent, 2:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., $12/$10.50 before 5 p.m./$10 for students, seniors, Plateau residents

Head to the Deeg for the launch of the borough’s sixth edition of NDG Arts Week, which will offer performances and activities in music, dance, culinary arts, film screenings, poetry and prose and a multicultural festival in parks, cafés and other neighbourhood spots all week long. Tonight’s kickoff at Shäika Café features a DJ set by Scott C of The Goods. 5526 Sherbrooke W., 6–9:30 p.m., free

The SAT Foodlab prepares a special one-night-only Maudit Souper to close out this year’s Omnivore World Tour weekend, featuring the combined talents of Foodlab chef Michelle Marek and special guest chef Todd Perrin from St. John’s, NFLD. 1201 St-Laurent, from 7 p.m., price per menu

Laugh your butt off at the Blue Dog with Jean-Christophe Surette headlining the weekly stand-up night There’s Something Funny Going On. Among the comics rounding out the bill are Buffalo, NY’s Matt Carland, Geoffrey Appelbaum, Reese Turner and Emma Wilkie. 3958 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., PWYC