Monday, Dec. 7

* McGill music-business mixer
* Habs charity event Droit au But
* Cinema Politica’s Forbidden Love screening/book launch
* Carrie Brownstein book launch at the Rialto
* Novarumori live homage to Gavin Bryars at la Sala Rossa

Carrie Brownstein

Carrie Brownstein

McGill music students, alumni and careerist musicians at large are invited to a networking event with music-business professionals at the university’s Clara Lichtenstein Hall. Bonus: wine and snacks. 555 Sherbrooke W., 68 p.m., free

Happening tonight at Théâtre Plaza is Droit au But, the annual benefit soirée for the Montreal Canadiens’s children’s charity — la Fondation des Canadiens pour l’enfance — featuring performances by APigeon, Sainte Rose and DJ Savia D. Fleury, plus a silent auction, Habs prize packs for lucky winners and gift certificates with every ticket purchase. 6505 St-Hubert, 6:30 p.m., $20

Cinema Politica’s last screening of the season is a remastered print of the 1992 documentary Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives, with directors Lynne Fernie & Aerlyn Weissman present. The event doubles as a launch for Forbidden Love by Jean Bruce and Gerda Cammaer, the latest book in the Queer Film Classics series. A Q&A and book signing will follow the screening. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 7 p.m., $5$10 suggested donation

After a November travel snafu, Sleater-Kinney rocker and Portlandia funny lady Carrie Brownstein finally makes it to Montreal to launch her memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, with a conversation with writer Haley Mlotek at the Rialto Theatre. 5723 Parc, 7 p.m., $15 or free with purchase of book

Montreal supergroup Novarumori (featuring Sarah Pagé, Nick Kuepfer, Joel Kerr and more) descend on la Sala Rossa to perform an hommage to the “birth of ambient” with a live rendition of the 1975 debut release by Brian Eno’s Obscure Records label, featuring compositions by Gavin Bryars, plus a bonus performance of new work by Isak Goldschneider. The concert serves as a benefit for CKUT’s Dans la Rue project. 4848 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $15/$10 for students