Tuesday, May 10

* Fort McMurray benefit concert
* Invasion Cocktail launch party
* The Prisoner 1960s TV series screening
* The Sketch Republic plays Sketchfest
* Wayne’s World screening at Taverne Cobra

summer cocktails


Mile End’s Resonance Café hosts a benefit for the citizens of Fort McMurray, who’ve been displaced by the wildfire that has destroyed part of the town. Performers include musicians Mike Rud and Solon McDade, with more TBD. 5175A Parc, 6–8 p.m., pass-the-hat

It’s opening night for the third edition of Invasion Cocktail, the weeklong celebration of cocktail culture that kicks off with a party at the Phi Centre featuring 16 different mixing stations with chances to try special recipes, local spirits and try your hand at mixing with guidance from the experts. 407 St-Pierre, 6–10 p.m., $50–$65

Le Ritz screens three episodes of classic 1960s British sci-fi/spy TV series The Prisoner, a psychological drama and allegory for the ideologies individualism and collectivism. 179 Jean-Talon W., 8 p.m., free

The Montreal Sketchfest continues with tonight’s Théâtre Sainte Catherine takeover by the Sketch Republic, hosted by resident Justin Trudeau dead-ringer Danny Belair and featuring hilarity from Philadelphia’s the Incredible Shrinking Matt and Jacquie plus Montreal troupes Big Mall, Beans on Toast, Clench! and Okey-Dokey. 264 Ste-Catherine E., 8 p.m., $12

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of ’90s SNL sketch-to-film classic Wayne’s World with a screening at Taverne Cobra, where they’ll be ordering from Pizza Hut and offering free shots to fans who come dressed as their favourite character from the flick. 6584 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., free