Wednesday, Dec. 14

* Vintage cookbook and cookware sale
* Glam and Glitch digital art/DJ event
* Dr. MaD & Butta Beats beat-making workshop
* Femmes Femmes screens Misery
* Cabaret Tollé edgy comedy/theatre/dance show
* 100% Hip Hop and Dancehall with DJ Sweetdrop



Find the perfect gift for your foodie crush at today’s vintage cookbook and cookware sale hosted by Preservation Society. Items range from vintage to nearly new, with books, magazines, tools and decor, plus a cup of hot apple cider while you browse. 6252 St-Laurent, 5–8 p.m., free

Mile End art space Perte de Signal hosts the third edition of Glam and Glitch, a party featuring presentations by gallery members plus tunes from DJs ////, Lerabot, Cestmontour, a live performance by Nicholas Camera and visual mapping projections by VJ Userzero. 5445 de Gaspé, #107, 6 p.m.–midnight, free

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to be a producer and create your own beats, tonight’s your chance to pick up some skills with Dr. MaD and Butta Beats, who will host a free beat-making workshop tonight at Concordia University in collaboration with the Concordia Hip Hop Community, the Loop Sessions and Rap Battles for Social Justice. Bring your laptop to work on some beats, or simply come to listen and enjoy. 1540 Guy, room 8.101, 6:30–9:30 p.m., free

Monthly Bar le Ritz PDB-based film series Femmes Femmes presents Rob Reiner’s 1990 thriller Misery, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name and starring Kathy Bates in an oscar-winning performance as a psychopathic nurse holding an injured author (James Caan) captive in her remote home. 179 Jean-Talon W., 8 p.m., $5 suggested (proceeds go to le Chainon)

Studio 303 presents Cabaret Tollé, a night of escapist entertainment hosted by Alexis O’Hara as her alter-ego Guizo LaNuit, featuring a drag cover of Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau’s 2016 hit “Smile Back at Me” by Jordan Arseneault and Stefan Christoff, “a transgressive anthem for shame and pride in our times” by Ricky Leach, a make-out session with Alexa-Jeanne Dubé, circus “puppetry of the vagina” by Lili La Terreur, experimental theatre and video, a contemporary dance performance featuring a reading of an apocalyptic internet text written by aliens to humankind and music by DJ Andrew Tay. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), doors 8 p.m., show 9 p.m., $10–$20 depending on your means

In the Village, Bar Backstage goes 100% Hip Hop and Dancehall, with DJ Sweetdrop and loads of drink specials. 1661 Ste-Catherine E., 10 p.m., free

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