Tuesday, Jan. 5

* Horror movies at Dollar Cinema
* Arts & Laughs night at ComedyWorks
* Post-hardcore, shoegaze & dream pop bands at Bar le Ritz PDB
* Thomas White, Dead Horse Beats, RYAN Playground & more DJs at Newspeak
* Soul Connection DJ night at Salon Daomé


Mia Wasikowska in Crimson Peak

Catch some horror on the big screen at Dollar Cinema: Choose between the fantasy/adventure-oriented R.L. Stine adaptation Goosebumps (12 and 3:25 p.m.) with Jack Black playing the role of the author, and Guillermo del Toro’s gothic haunted house film Crimson Peak (9 p.m.), with Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Tom Hiddleston. 6900 Decarie Square, tickets $2.50, concessions $1 apiece

The Brunch Club’s crafty storytelling weekly Arts & Laughs is back, with comics including Steve Patrick Adams, Al Lafrance and Bianca Yates riffing on the theme of “goals,” art supplies and cheap booze for patrons and live-art contests to win even more booze. ComedyWorks (1238 Bishop), 7–10 p.m., $5

Bar le Ritz is back in action post-holiday-hangovers, hosting Indiana post-harcore bros Cloakroom, Baltimore dream-pop band Wildhoney and Montreal shoegazers Femme Accident. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., $12/$14

Montreal producer/DJ Thomas White is celebrating his 25th birthday with a party at Newspeak featuring some other talented locals, among them Dead Horse Beats, Dear Lola, RYAN Playground, Robert Robert and White himself. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 10 p.m., free before 11 p.m./$5

Dance party promoters Bacchanale team up with Salon Daomé for Soul Connection, with DJs Jamal, Francis Oak and Alessandroid. 141 Mont-Royal E., 10 p.m., $4 before midnight/$6

See our Event Listings for more concert, nightlife, theatre, comedy and community event options. See our Art Listings here.