Wednesday, April 6

* Sketchfest line-up announcement/preview
* Pinokio restaurant launch party
* Choses Sauvages single/video launch at Perfecto
* Rihanna’s first of two nights at the Bell Centre
* Dollar Cinema screens Pulp Fiction

Rihanna 2016


Get a sneak peek of the side-splitting entertainment in store for this year’s Sketchfest with tonight’s line-up announcement and preview at Théâtre Sainte Catherine, featuring performances from sketch troupes Hot Raw Fire and Dink Floyd, a mockumentary review of previous editions and hosts Chris Sandiford & Daniel Carin (the comedic duo behind Ladies & Gentlemen). 264 Ste-Catherine E., 6 p.m., free

Montreal alt band Choses Sauvages launch a single and video with a show at Perfecto. 20 Duluth E., 7 p.m., PWYC

Outremont has a new restaurant on the block called Pinokio, and the Italian eatery and its chef Cédric Nieuvarts are throwing a launch party tonight to inaugurate both their storefront and mobile food truck, complete with food, coffee and cocktail samplers, plus a signature Pinokio wine from Agence PF. 1265 Bernard W., 7:30–10 p.m., free (RSVP required)

Bad girl Rihanna is going to work work work work work works her way through a two-night engagement at the Bell Centre as part of her Anti world tour, beginning tonight with opener Travis Scott. 1909 Canadiens-de-Montréal, 7:30 p.m., $40.50–$171.50

Don’t miss your chance to see quintessential ’90s Tarantino film Pulp Fiction on the big screen, for on for one night only at the Dollar Cinema. 6900 Decarie, 8:30 p.m., $5

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