Tricia Middleton’s “Form Is the Destroyer of Force, Without Severity There Can Be No Mercy”
Head to Griffintown’s Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran for the vernissage of Tricia Middleton’s Justine, a collection of painted sculptural works composed of found objects named for the tragic character realized by the Marquis de Sade’s novella of the same name. 1892 Payette, 5–8 p.m., free
The Centaur Theatre’s Wildside Festival continues this week, where among three shows tonight you can see the visiting dance duo David Vaughan and Pepper Fajans of Brooklyn Touring Outfit present their award-winning choreography in Co.Venture, a work that crosses generational and cultural divides. 453 St-François-Xavier, 7 p.m., $16/$13 students
Tonight’s edition of Trash Ton Karaoké is going ahead with its planned theme — John Carpenter’s The Thing — but it’s also the place to go to work out your Bowie mourning on the mic. Piranha Bar (680 Ste-Catherine W.), 9 p.m., free
New-ish on the scene show producer KickDrum launches their first Winter Marathon, intended to break the winter blues with a four-day smorgasbord of shows that kicks off tonight at Divan Orange with Venus, Beechwood Park and Harryplustonio. 4234 St-Laurent, 9:30 p.m., $5
DJ night Chunk Wednesdays has moved up the street from its old digs at Korova (which is now North Star) up the street a couple blocks to Blue Dog Motel. This event is hosted by monsieurlouis, with DJ Grosse Chose. 3958 St-Laurent, 11 p.m.