Wednesday, Dec. 2

* Jeremy Price vernissage at Mainline Gallery
* Refugee fundraiser at Laïka
* Palestinian Perspectives at Cinémathèque québécoise
* Paper Beat Scissors play Casa del Popolo
* Car Seat Headrest play Bar le Ritz PDB


Car Seat Headrest’s Will Toledo

Montreal painter Jeremy Price hosts a vernissage of new works depicting this city’s urban landscapes at the MainLine theatre’s brand new gallery space. 3905 St-Laurent, 5–9 p.m., free

Head to resto-café Laïka for an evening fundraising event for refugees and their support system, where special guests and reps from NGOs helping Syrian refugees will be on hand to provide information, collection points for items and money (donations will be matched and presented to Doctors Without Borders) and music from a line-up of DJs including M4CRO, MightyKat, Ana+one and Akufen. 4040 St-Laurent, 5 p.m. til late, free entry, donations encouraged

Tonight marks the first of three nights of film screenings from Palestinian Perspectives at Cinémathèque québécoise, with this year’s ninth edition focusing on the work of Palestinian women filmmakers. Tonight’s event features 2004’s Kings and Extras, following filmmaker Azza el-Hassan as she travels across the Middle East in search of Palestine’s lost film archives. 355 de Maisonneuve W., 7 p.m., $10/$9 students

Passovah brings Haligonian act Paper Beat Scissors to Casa del Popolo with local openers Caro Diaro and Old Haunt. 4873 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $10/$8 in advance

Over at Bar le Ritz, Leesburg, VA rockers Car Seat Headrest take the stage with locals Smokes and Noko to promote their album Teens of Style, which Rolling Stone has just placed on their list of the top 50 albums of the year. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., $13/$10 in advance