Monday, May 2

* Indie theatre season launch
* 3 Women screen Roman Polanski’s Repulsion
* There’s Something Funny Going On stand-up night
* Maerin, Maybe Greys and David in the Dark play Cagibi
* Sucka Free Monday’s Beyoncé/Lemonade party



Get a sneak-peek of this season’s stage offerings from a group of 10 indie theatre companies across town at tonight’s season launch 5à7 at Monument National, with new productions from Black Theatre Workshop, Geordie Productions, Imago Theatre, Teesri Duniya and more. 1182 St-Laurent, 5–7 p.m., free

This month’s edition of 3 Women, the Bar le Ritz-based screening series focused on films that depict women “afflicted by hysteria,” is showing Roman Polanski’s 1965 psychological thriller Repulsion starring Catherine Deneuve as a young woman traumatized by violent hallucinations that force her to relive a horrific past. 179 Jean-Talon W., 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation (for Chez Doris)

Get your laugh on at this week’s edition of There’s Something Funny Going On at the Blue Dog with stand-up action from Geoffrey Appelbaum, Alon Azimov, Olivia Shepson, Emma Wilkie and more, plus host Karl Knox. 3958 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., PWYC

Head to Cagibi for a three-act rock show with Montreal-based singer-songwriter Maerin and alt-folk rock six-piece Maybe Greys with visiting east coast “rooftop rockers” David in the Dark. 5490 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $6

This week’s Sucka Free Monday at Blizzarts offers up a Beyoncé-themed Lemonade party with DJs Nicky Raisinz, L.E. and Montana Math Project, plus special prices on lemonade pitchers all night. 3956A St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free