Monday, Feb. 19

* Attend a live recording of Chosen Family podcast
* Cinema Politica screen The Hour of the Furnaces
* Comedyworks’ New Talent Showcase
* Johnny Coull launches That Cold Year

Johnny Coull

Head to the Phi Centre to catch a live recording of the podcast Chosen Family hosted by Tranna Wintour and Thomas Leblanc, featuring special guests Chloé Robichaud and Alexa-Jeanne Dubé of Féminin/féminin, comedian and Cult MTL contributor Ellie MacDonald and a musical performance by AWWFUL. 407 St-Pierre, 7 p.m., $5

This week’s edition of Cinema Politica features a special 50th anniversary screening of Fernando E. Solanas and Octavio Getino’s 1968 documentary The Hour of the Furnaces, which takes an in-depth look at the struggles for liberation from imperialism across Latin America in three parts, with special attention paid to the story of Argentina. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 7 p.m., $5–$10 suggested

Catch some fresh stand-up comedy at Comedyworks’ New Talent Showcase Mondays. See the complete list of comics and more info here. 1238 Bishop, 8 p.m., $10

Montreal singer-songwriter Johnny Coull launches his second album That Cold Year with a show at La Sala Rossa, where he’ll put his Elton John and Bruce Springsteen-reminiscent style of piano-based rock on display with a full band and backing vocalists Mélina Perso and Carol Schumph. 4848 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., $15/PWYC

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