Monday, Oct. 26

* Graphic novelist Craig Thompson at Drawn & Quarterly
* Howl! and Cinema Politica screen Art War
* Open Michelle women stand-up night at Comedy Nest
* Bar le Ritz PDB screens Dario Argento’s Tenebre with a live score
* Here We Go Magic plays Divan Orange
* Kinski plays Turbo Haus

Art War

Drawn & Quarterly hosts a talk and signing by award-winning, bestselling graphic novelist Craig Thompson, author and illustrator of Blankets, Habibi and Space Dumplins. 211 Bernard W., 7 p.m., free

The Howl! arts collective and Cinema Politica team  up to screen Art War, a documentary about political graffiti and music in post-Arab Spring Egypt. Egyptian journalist Lillian Boctor and artist Ganzeer will comment and answer questions remotely. Concordia Hall Building (1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-110), 7 p.m., donations welcome

It’s that time of the month again: Open Michelle, the (almost) all-female stand-up night at Comedy Nest. Tonight’s line-up features Kirsten Finch, Shu Yi Emma Yen, Natalie Willett and Lawrence Corber, among others. 2313 Ste-Catherine W., 8 p.m., $8/$5 students

Le Ritz is screening Dario Argento’s 1982 giallo classic Tenebre with a live score by Toronto’s Wizard Of. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., free

Indie pop band Here We Go Magic play Divan Orange with fellow New Yorkers Big Thief and locals le Vaisseau d’Or. 4234 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $12/$15

If you like it a little heavier, head to Turbo Haus to see Seattle alt vets Kinski with Montreal bands Uubbuurruu and Mountain Dust. 5011 Notre-Dame W., 9 p.m., $10/$12