Tuesday, Feb. 23

* TIFF’s Piers Handling speaks at RVCQ
* Art, music and slam poetry at Arsenal Gallery’s Cultural Tuesday
* Black Sabbath farewell tour at the Bell Centre
* Dim Coast showcase at Casa del Popolo
* Saintwoods DJ night Get Monet at Apt. 200


Black Sabbath

The Rendez-Vous de Cinéma Québécoise (RVCQ) invites TIFF director Piers Handling for a conversation about his 22-year tenure at the Toronto film fest. Cinémathèque Québécoise (355 de Maisonneuve E.), 5 p.m., free

Head to Griffintown’s Arsenal Gallery tonight for a Cultural Tuesday featuring an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by artist Ronald Mevs called Porteurs de lumière, which will be punctuated by performances from slam poet Webster and electro-pop act APigeon, whose performances will be the result of a week-long creative residency at the the cultural centre. 2020 William, 6–9 p.m., free

Though our columnist Johnson Cummins does not advise spending your money here, we feel that it’s our duty to inform you that this is your last chance to see Black Sabbath — their farewell tour stops in Montreal tonight, with openers Rival Sons. Bell Centre (1909 Avenue des Canadiens de Montréal), 7:30 p.m., $52–$169

Experimental music label the Dim Coast presents a showcase night at Casa, with performances from Lanterner, Jessica Moss & Kevin Doria and Elizabeth Anka Vajagic & Steve Bates. 4873 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $6

Tuesday night party people can head to Apt. 200 for Saintwoods’ weekly Get Monet with DJ Nav. Tonight’s guests are Tibe b2b Noah Barer. 3643 St-Laurent #200, 9 p.m., free

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