Thursday, Jan. 7

* Happy hour skating in the Old Port
* Centaur Theatre’s Wildside Festival begins
* The Roast of Tranna Wintour at the Wiggle Room
* Dépflies live at Théâtre Sainte Catherine
* Blatant Localism Montreal band showcase at Turbo Haus
* Overdose 2.0 at Play nightclub

Bassin Bonsecours avec DJ

Pack your skates for happy hour on ice at the Old Port skating rink, with music by DJ Ledisko. Bassin Bonsecours, 6–9 p.m.

It’s the first day of the Centaur Theatre’s Wildside Festival, with three performances to choose from, including 2015 Fringe Festival highlights Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare for the Inevitable (7 p.m.) and Co. Venture (9:30 p.m.) plus the one-man show The Slipknot by TJ Dawe (8:15 p.m.). 453 St-François-Xavier, $16/$13 students. Festival runs to Jan. 17

The Roast of Tranna Wintour is happening tonight at the Wiggle Room. See our June 2015 cover girl skewered by Mariam Khan, Crystal Slippers, Darren Henwood, Bianca Yates, Divine Danny D, Mike Carrozza and Keith Waterfield (as the Love Doctor). 3874 St-Laurent, 7:30 p.m., $10

“La Guerre des Tarps,” the long-awaited ninth episode of the bilingual comedic serial Dépflies, opens tonight at Théâtre Sainte Catherine, starring Alain Mercieca, Elizabeth Fennel and company as a dépanneur-centred community dealing with the onslaught of winter in St-Henri, with a special appearance by Justin Trudeau (played by Danny Belair). 264 Ste-Catherine E., 8 p.m., $12

The fifth edition of Turbo Haus’s Blatant Localism series showcases Montreal bands Dark Circles and Godbless America. 5011 Notre-Dame W., 9 p.m., PWYC

Village nightclub Play’s third edition of Overdose 2.0 — in the tradition of DJ Frigid and DJ Mini’s parties at Parking — promises a live performance by Steve Orton, live painting by Patricia Klimov and guest DJ Dissy Pop joining resident Robert…de la Gauthier. 1450 Ste-Catherine E., 10 p.m., free before 11 p.m./$3

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