Monday, Nov. 23

* Girls Night Out DIY jewellery-making
* Cinema Politica presents an African mining double feature
* Souper Spectacle at Perfecto
* Raveen, Slight and St. Lawrence Warehouse Company play Casa
* Howl! concert at Kaza Maza
* Sucka Free Mondays does J Cole at Blizzarts

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Raveen. Photo by Alex Robichaud

The Neon boutique in the Plateau is hosting a Girls Night Out DIY jewellery-making session featuring new baubles from Jane & Rye, with the chance to get a free (real) tattoo from Camille Handfield plus Rise Kombucha cocktails and music by DJ Montrilla. 4251 St-Denis, 5–9 p.m., free

Tonight’s edition of Cinema Politica is screening the Canadian premieres of two documentaries with the filmmakers present: The South African film Miners Shot Down, about labour unrest in a platinum mine, and Kenyan film In the Shadow of a Gold Mine, about the effects of mining on a farming community in Tanzania. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., #H-110, 7 p.m., by donation

Grab dinner and see a show at Perfecto, where the Monday night series Souper Spectacle promises vegetarian moussaka with pita chips and hummus and an acoustic performance by rock band Rust Eden. 20 Duluth E., 7 p.m., $20 includes meal and glass of wine, $5 for show only.

Local café-show organizers KickDrum moves things over to Casa tonight with a show featuring a trio of Montreal bands: Raveen, Slight and St. Lawrence Warehouse Company. 4873 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $8

Mile End Syrian/Lebanese resto Kaza Maza is teaming up with the Howl! Arts Collective to present a performance night featuring Saeed Kamjoo and Peter Burton, both in duet with Stefan Christoff, a trio with Lamia Yared, Nathaniel Huard and Zayid Al-Baghdadi and a solo set from Mohamed Masmoudi. 4629 Parc, 9:30 p.m., $10 suggested donation. Note, the kitchen at Kaza Maza is normally closed on Mondays.

Partying on a Monday is a thing. Check out Sucka Free Mondays at Blizzarts, where DJs Nicky Raisinz, L.E. and Martin Scorshwastee will be shining a light on J Cole. 3956A St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free