Tuesday, Oct. 20

* Cultural Tuesdays at Arsenal
* Gaymer Zone at Nexus SmartBar
* The Brunch Club’s Arts & Laughs Tuesdays at ComedyWorks
* Total Liquidation play by the National Theatre School
* Alvvays plays the Corona Theatre
* Drinks (Cate le Bon & Tim Presley) play Bar le Ritz PDB

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Tonight’s edition of Cultural Tuesdays at Arsenal features two interactive stop-motion installations by artist Frances Adair Mckenzie, in which the audience will be invited to participate in creating a short film over the course of the evening that will also include a musical performance with visual projections by Syngja. 2020 William, 6–9 p.m., free

After a short hiatus, queer-friendly monthly gaming night Gaymer Zone is back in a new location—the brand new Nexus SmartBar, especially designed for all your gaming-while-drinking needs. Check it out for a chance to play the newly launched Just Dance 2016, Rock Band, Super Smash Bros. and other group-friendly games in a fun environment with prizes, snacks and a full bar. 323 Ontario E., 7 p.m., free

The Brunch Club presents Arts & Laughs Tuesdays, a stand-up night at ComedyWorks hosted by Steve Patrick Adams and featuring Ellie MacDonald, Abdul Butt, Shawn Stenhouse, Eman El Husseini and Jess Salomon. 1238 Bishop, 7–9 p.m., $5

The Graduating class of the National Theatre School present the play Total Liquidation by award-winning playwright Jordan Tannahil, a play-within-a-concert that follows a group of young activists and musicians in a tense showdown as they occupy a condemned building. Monument National (1182 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $10. Runs to Saturday, Oct. 24.

Toronto-based, East Coast-bred indie pop band Alvvays is playing the Corona Theatre with Mardeen and Partner. 2490 Notre-Dame W., 9 p.m., $22/$27

Drinks is a new project featuring Welsh weird-pop chanteuse Cate le Bon and L.A. punk/psych musician Tim Presley. Check them out with at Bar le Ritz PDB, with opener Droor. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9:30 p.m., $13/$15