Tuesday, May 3

* Montréal New Wave documentary
* Geoff Tate at ComedyWorks
* Live-drawing session at Godberd
* Montreal artist FONKi presents The Roots Remain
* Music for Ecuador benefit party at Salon Daomé


A mural by FONKi

Montréal New Wave chronicles a vibrant period in the history of the local music scene, when synth-pop and contemporary art collided in the early to mid ’80s. See our interview with director Erik Cimon here. Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc) & Cinémathèque québécoise (335 de Maisonneuve E.), see showtimes here.

Stand-up comedy promoters the Brunch Club import Cincinnati comedian Geoff Tate for one night only. Check out Brunch Club’s handy list of reasons to catch this comic here. ComedyWorks (1238 Bishop), 8:30 p.m., $15/$20

Illustrators at all skill levels are invited to Godberd’s live-drawing session, with a model posing for short (two-minute) and long (20-minute) stretches. 2050 Joly, 7–9:30 p.m., $7 suggested, registration required

Join Montreal-based muralist and graffiti/street artist FONKi at the Maison de la Culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce for a screening of the documentary The Roots Remain, which follows the artist on a 2012 trip to his ancestral Cambodia to reunite with family and connect with the burgeoning Cambodian hip hop community. 3755 Botrel, 7 p.m., free

The DJs behind le Salon Daomé’s Fundamentals parties are hosting a special Music for Ecuador night in support of the people of Ecuador, who were affected by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake over the weekend. Ecuadorian DJ Chicaiza and Vadim Yershov will be keeping things lit on the dancefloor, and proceeds will go towards the Red Cross, Life Straw and other groups working on the ground in the affected region. 141 Mont-Royal E., 10 p.m., $4 before midnight, $6 after