Sunday, Oct. 4

* Check Beigne Ça, a Taiwanese & Sichuan food day at Chez Boris
* Common Aliens conference panels and workshops
* The Canadian International Organ Competition festival begins
* The Black Film Festival wraps with a Black Panthers documentary
* The Black Theatre Workshop 45th anniversary party at the Centaur
* French-Cuban sisters Ibeyi and U.K. singer-songwriter Vicktor Taiwò play the Corona Theatre


Black Panthers communications secretary Kathleen Cleaver and co-founder Bobby Seale (right) in Oakland, California, 1968. Photo by Howard Bingham

Head to Chez Boris this afternoon for Check Beigne Ça, a day of special treats cooked up by illustrator and chef Ed Kwong, who will be prepping Taiwanese Lu Rou Fan with Lu Dan (pork with sauce and marinated egg on rice) and Sichuan Liang Ban Huang Gua (cucumber salad). 5151 Parc, 1–5 p.m., free entry

This weekend’s Common Aliens conference continues with panel discussions and workshops all day long today at Z Art Space, including Reinterpreting Blackness with Teeanna Munro, Caesey “Stylo” Shakes, Henri Pardo and Kosisochukwu Nnebe (1–2:30 p.m.), and MIDium for Expression with Tshizimba (3–4:30 p.m.). 819 Atwater

The Canadian International Organ Competition festival begins its three-week run with a tribute to Christopher Jackson — an influential Canadian organist who died just two weeks ago — by Yves-G. Préfontaine, the artistic director of the Festival des couleurs de l’orgue français. The site is a seminary in Westmount that’s celebrating its 175th anniversary this year. Grand Seminary Chapel (2065 Sherbrooke W.), 3 p.m., free

The Black Theatre Workshop celebrates 45 years of cultural production with a party at the Centaur Theatre featuring performances by Ranee Lee, Carolyn Fe plus the cast of their current production, The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God, as well as Caribbean treats, door prizes and more. 453 St-François-Xavier, 5–8 p.m., $20

The Montreal International Black Film Festival wraps with the documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, preceded by the festival’s awards ceremony. See the film’s trailer and more event details here. Concordia Hall Theatre (1455 de Maisonneuve W.), 7 p.m., $20

The Jazz Fest presents French-Cuban Twin sisters Ibeyi, who bring their intimate Afro-Cuban songs to the Corona Theatre with downtempo grooves from opener Vicktor Taiwò. 2490 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., $24.50–$32.50