Tuesday, Sept. 27

* Portraits by Emma Harake at Art-Up
* Lady Luck Pinball Tournament
* Daina Ashbee’s dance show Pour
* MTL Punk doc screening + American Devices show
* The Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy Show, jet lag edition
* Chicago house night with the Black Madonna & more


The Black Madonna

Studio Béluga hosts a new edition of Art-Up! at Théâtre Sainte Catherine featuring portraits by Emma Harake, who’s used the faces of strangers appearing in the backgrounds of old family photos as the subjects of her works. 264 Ste-Catherine E., 5–7 p.m., free

North Star Pinball Bar’s resident league of lady pinballers, Ball Bustin’ Bitches, hosts the first annual Lady Luck Pinball Tournament tonight — no experience necessary for lady pinball wizards of all skill levels to come out and go for gold. Everyone who enters will have a shot at winning a grand prize draw, plus prizes for the most skillful players. 3908 St-Laurent, sign-up 7–8 p.m., tournament at 8:15 p.m., free

Montreal choreographer Daina Ashbee’s new dance show Pour is on this week at la Chapelle — tonight’s performance is the second of four. For more about the concepts and aesthetics of Pour, see our interview with Ashbee here. (Note: Must be comfortable with nudity.) 3700 St-Dominique, 7 p.m., $33.50/$28.50 for students/under 30/seniors/art professionals

Check out a screening of Érik Cimon and Alain Cliche’s 2011 documentary MTL Punk: The First Wave as well as Lukas Moodysson’s fictional 2013 short We Are the Best, preceded by a performance by Montreal’s longest-running post-punk band the American Devices. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 7:30 p.m., $10

The 152nd edition of the Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy Show, the weekly stand-up showcase at NDG’s Shaika Café, pays tribute to world travel and jet lag, a theme that will be tackled by a gang of comics including Troy Stark, Geoffrey Appelbaum, Mike Carrozza and Steve Patrick Adams, with hosts Chris Sandiford and Daniel Carin. 5526 Sherbrooke W., 9 p.m.

Dancefloors don’t tend to get too busy on Tuesday nights but tonight might be the exception. The Red Bull Music Academy presents a Chicago house night at StereoBar with major scene players the Black Madonna, Sadar Bahar and Paul Johnson. 856 Ste-Catherine E., 9 p.m., $10

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