Tuesday, Aug. 25

* Aaliyah dance party at Monsieur Ricard
* Hot Butter screens Pink Floyd: The Wall
* Rae Spoon plays Casa del Popolo
* Kafein 50th poetry night
* Colleen Green plays Brasserie Beaubien

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Colleen Green

Colleen Green


Today marks the 14th anniversary of R&B singer Aaliyah’s death, and a tribute to her is happening at Mile End bar Monsieur Ricard, a dance party with tunes by Aaliyah and her contemporaries like Missy Elliott, Timbaland and TLC. 4543 Parc, 6 p.m., free

Le Bleury’s monthly music-documentary series Hot Butter presents Pink Floyd: The Wall, the concept film to accompany the concept album, which includes footage shot at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. DJs Dan and Den spin before and after the screening. 2109 Bleury, doors 7 p.m., screening 8 p.m., free

Calgary trans folk artist Rae Spoon is playing a pair of sets at Casa del Popolo tonight with Party Time, aka Emma Moss Brender, formerly of the Pining. 4873 St-Laurent, 8 and 10 p.m., $12 (no one will be turned away due to lack of funds)

Kafein hosts a milestone 50th edition of their poetry night series, with a line-up featuring Jason Bentsman, Blackmane, Sonia Trepanier and more, plus tunes by Chromakeys and drink specials all night. 1429A Bishop, 9 p.m., free

L.A. alt-rockeuse Colleen Green plays Brasserie Beaubien with Philadelphia’s Mannequin Pussy and Montreal band Good China. 73 Beaubien E., 9 p.m., $10