Diet Cig photo by Nick Grennon
American author, humorist and social critic David Sedaris takes the stage at Théâtre Maisonneuve for “an evening with.” 175 Ste-Catherine W., 7 p.m., $42.75/$51.81
Five Montreal sketch comedy troupes perform at tonight’s Bangers on Beaubien at Brasserie Beaubien. Headliners include Hot Raw Fire, Ladies & Gentlemen, Employees of the Year, Goddamn Bear and Smart Alec Baldwins. 73 Beaubien E., 8 p.m., free
NDQ plays host to a new edition of fliQs, an indie queer short film screening series featuring works by local queer filmmakers. Tonight’s edition is focused on the theme of Desire. 32 Beaubien E., 8 p.m., free
NYC band Diet Cig play Bar le Ritz PDB with openers Daddy Issues and Lemongrab. Diet Cig’s new, debut LP Swear I’m Good at This is worth a listen if female-fronted, guitar-heavy indie pop is your thing. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9:30 p.m., $13/$15
For more concert recommendations, see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.