Tuesday, Nov. 1

* Canadiens/Evenko Blood Drive
* Day of the Dead altar exhibition
* Nederlands Dans Theater’s first of 5 nights in MTL
* Alessia Cara live
* Screening of Andy Warhol’s Lupe starring Edie Sedgwick
* The Boxer Rebellion live


Alessia Cara

Help those in need by joining Montreal Canadiens players and alumni at today’s Canadiens/Evenko Blood Drive in support of Héma-Québec. Players and other organization members will be on hand all day to welcome and thank blood donors for their life-saving gift. 1909 Canadiens-des-Montreal, 8 a.m.–7 p.m., free

The Day of the Dead is being marked at McGill’s Redpath Museum by the McGill Mexican Students’ Association, the Spanish & Latin American Students Association and the Mexican consulate with an altar in honour of an actor, screenwriter, director and producer from the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema — Emilio “El Indio” Fernández — and his Québécois counterpart Gilles Carle, another multi-talented film figure best known for his work with the NFB. 859 Sherbrooke W. 3rd floor, 4–7:30 p.m., free

Visiting Dutch dance company Nederlands Dans Theater begins a five-night engagement at Place des Arts tonight (their first appearance in Montreal in 20 years) with a triple-bill including two works from European choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot plus In the Event by Vancouver-based Crystal Pite. 175 Ste-Catherine W., 8 p.m., $46.85–$79.40

Canadian pop/R&B star Alessia Cara (“Here,” “Wild Things”) plays Metropolis with opener Ruth B, who also made the charts this year with her song “Lost Boy.” Check out our interview with Cara here. 59 Ste-Catherine E., 8 p.m., $38/$43

Head to Cinématheque québecoise for tonight’s screening of Andy Warhol’s film about the life of tragic Hollywood star Lupe Velez: Lupe (1966) starring Edie Sedgewick. The screening is the first of three Warhol film nights at the Cinématheque this month. 355 de Maisonneuve E., 9 p.m., $10/$9 students

From London, England, “brooding, ruminative and glacial” indie rock band the Boxer Rebellion play le Ritz with openers Hey Anna and Ry Cox. (To enter a contest to win tickets to this show, just email info@cultmontreal.com before 4 p.m. today.) 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., $20/$24

See our Event Listings for more concert, nightlife, theatre, comedy and community event options. See our Art Listings here.