Tuesday, March 8

* International Women’s Day demo
* Inaugural Nordicité festival
* The Importance of Women showcase/conversation
* Best short films from the Sundance festival
* Vinyl Love DJ night at le Bleury
* Montreal band Nobro plays Rockette’s Deadly Mardi



Among the local events planned to celebrate International Women’s Day is a demonstration organized by Women of Diverse Origins calling for an end to related -ism cousins sexism, racism, imperialism and, yep, even capitalism. Cabot Square (Atwater metro), 6 p.m., free

Montreal-based design collective Kopula is hosting the inaugural edition of Nordicité, a week-long series of events focused on life in cold climates. Tonight through Thursday, check out some free outdoor film screenings in the courtyard of Concordia’s FOFA Gallery while enjoying a hot mug of the traditional Scandinavian drink Glögg. 1515 Ste-Catherine W., 6–9 p.m., free

The Girls Action Foundation in collaboration with J2K and Head and Hands presents a special showcase and conversation event called The Importance of Women featuring performances from Ms. Holmes, Zibs (Kalmunity) and Jessica “SIKA” Valmé. 24 Mont-Royal W., 6:30 p.m., free

The Phi Centre’s film curator Danny Lennon presents his selection of the best short films from this year’s Sundance festival. 407 St-Pierre, doors 7 p.m., screening 8 p.m., $5

Le Bleury Bar à Vinyle’s new Tuesday night weekly Vinyl Love brings the beats with a 100 per cent vinyl Nuyorican Soul set from DJ ASMA. 2109 Bleury, 9 p.m., free

Local all-grrl rock n’ roll band Nobro plays this week’s edition of Deadly Mardi at Rockette. 4479 St-Denis, 10 p.m., $5/PWYC

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