Tuesday, Nov. 10

* Primitive Hair performance at Arsenal Gallery
* Pitch Talks and Puck Talks at Théâtre Fairmount
* Gaymer Zone at Nexus SmartBar
* Safia Nolin plays Lion d’Or
* Solids play Casa del Popolo

Safia Nolin (800x533)

Safia Nolin

Head to Griffintown art gallery Arsenal for this week’s edition of Cultural Tuesdays, featuring a performance called Primitive Hair from artist and hairstylist Denis Binet that will draw from the many meanings we assign to our hair and how we choose to wear it. While you’re at Arsenal, take some time to explore haute couture designer Rad Hourani’s exhibit, Neutrality. 2020 William, 6–9 p.m., free

Journalist and author Jonah Keri hosts Pitch Talks, a night of sports storytelling, analysis and debate featuring an Expos panel with onetime home-team pitcher Dave Palmer and a Habs panel with 1980s-era player Chris Nilan. For a taste of what to expect, see our interview with Keri here. Théâtre Fairmount (5240 Parc), 7 p.m., $20

Get your game on with queer-friendly open game night Gaymer Zone at Nexus SmartBar, with Just Dance 2016 and Super Smash Bros. tournaments, special prizes from Ubisoft, plus free popcorn and a special drink menu. 323 Ontario E., 7 p.m., free

Montreal chanteuse Safia Nolin is playing Lion d’Or as part of the Coup de Coeur francophone festival, her first major show since the release of her LP Limoilou. Opening for Nolin is Rosie Valland. 1676 Ontario E., 8 p.m., $27.75/$24 for students

Montreal grungies Solids are playing Casa del Popolo with openers Wild Moth and Gulfer. 4873 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $10/$12