Head to Carré Saint-Louis to join in the Montreal edition of composer Phil Kline’s multi-city sound sculpture Unsilent Night, in which participants play one on four downloadable tracks over loudspeakers in unison to create a collaborative soundscape that proceeds along a pre-planned outdoor promenade route. Departs from Carré Saint-Louis at 5:45 p.m., free
Mile End artist-run centre Diagonale hosts a pair of talks that will see conceptual artist Steve Giasson discuss his window exhibition Has Art Become Irrelevant? plus Karen Kraven will talk about her recent residency in Rio de Janeiro. 5455 de Gaspé, #110, 6 p.m., free
Baroque revivalists Autour de la Flûte present an evening of operatic arrangements on flute and guitar in the intimate setting of the Cardinal Tea Room. 5326 St-Laurent, 7:30 p.m., $22–$27
Promoters Evenko and Greenland have magically made more tickets available for the formerly sold out Patrick Watson shows this week, happening at Metropolis tonight through Thursday. Especially if you’ve never seen this Montreal band live, do yourself a favour and check them out. 59 Ste-Catherine E., 8 p.m., $47
2015’s final edition of weekly stand-up event The Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy Show is happening tonight, promising both holiday-themed and season-inappropriate jokes by Emery Fine, David Pryde, Jason Hatrick, Jacob Greco, Leighland Beckman, Shawn Stenhouse, Brad MacDonald and more, plus beer and chocolate chip cookies. Café Shäika (5526 Sherbrooke W.), 9 p.m., free entry
Up-and-coming NYC rapper Playboi Carti, recently signed by A$AP Rocky, is making his Montreal debut at le Petit Olympia tonight, with plenty of support: A$AP Nast & Ian Connor, DJs Tommy Kruise and KNWBE plus bonus performances by Frap Boyz and Kay Bandz. 1282 Amherst, 9 p.m., $40
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