Tuesday, Jan. 26

* Prisoner Correspondence Project film/zine night at Café Ouvert
* Ball Bustin’ Bitches pinball night at North Star
* Jacy LaFontaine, Tranna Wintour & more at ComedyWorks
* Alex Ross Perry’s Queen of Earth screens at Phi Centre
* Old-school country cover band the Firemen play Bar le Ritz PDB
* Paradigm with DJs Lexem, Veronika & Oliver at Salon Daomé

Jacy Lafontaine

Jacy LaFontaine

The Prisoner Correspondence Project hosts a film screening night at the brand new Plateau spot Café Ouvert as part of the first annual Trans Prisoner Day of Action and Solidarity. On view will be the 2006 documentary Cruel and Unusual, followed by a reading from Catherine Lynn Quick’s zine A Caged Bird Sings: A different view of Incarceration by one who does not want to leave. 611 Duluth E., 6 p.m., $5/PWYC

All the pinball-loving ladies are invited to North Star on Tuesday nights for Ball Bustin’ Bitches, the new social club and pinball league taking advantage of the Plateau’s new hangout (where Korova used to be). 3908 St-Laurent, 7 p.m., free

Head to ComedyWorks and get your creative juices flowing with the Brunch Club’s weekly Arts & Laughs, with craft supplies provided while comedians Jacy LaFontaine, Tranna Wintour, Lar Vi, Iain MacNeill and host Jacob Greco bring the laughs along this week’s theme of “body issues.” 1238 Bishop, 7 p.m., $5

Queen of Earth is filmmaker Alex Ross Perry’s follow-up to his critically acclaimed Listen Up Philip. Elisabeth Moss and Katherine Waterston star in this psychological thriller that’s said to have shades of Ingmar Bergman and Roman Polanski, screening for one night only at the Phi Centre. 407 St-Pierre, 7:30 p.m., $11.75

Local country music band the Firemen are back at le Ritz playing old-school classics from the likes of Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and George Jones. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., free

Salon Daomé club night Paradigm returns for its first edition of 2016 with DJ Lexem and dark tech house specialists Veronika & Oliver filling in for Lexem’s usual partner JonnyVicious. 141 Mont-Royal E., 10 p.m., cover charge unknown

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