Wardruna. Photo by Ole Johs Brye
Montreal’s Vietnamese community hosts a special cultural day with the Tết Festival celebrating the Year of the Dog, at Centre Pierre Charbonneau where you’ll find performances, traditional dance and costume, plenty of authentic Vietnamese food, a photobooth and other fun activities. 3000 Viau, 10:30 a.m.–6 p.m., $10/$5 students
Cable-less football fans with low tolerance for low-quality streams can check out the Super Bowl at Plateau bar les Verres Stérilisées, where traditional American trash will be served: hot dogs, chili con carne, popcorn and cheap beer, with the game on giant screens, an NFL shirt draw and all the festive divey ambiance you could ask for. 800 Rachel E., 6:30 p.m., free entry
Tonight’s edition of the Throw Poetry Collective’s SLAM! night at Cagibi serves as a qualifying round to choose one talented poet to represent Montreal on the national stage in Vancouver at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam later this year, plus guests will be treated to a feature performance from Jason “Blackbird” Selman. 5490 St-Laurent, 7 p.m., price unlisted
Norwegian band Wardruna bring their ambient folk stylings to the Corona Theatre, with a collection of traditional instruments like deer-hide frame drums, mouth harps and goat horn. 2490 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., $47/$43 in advance
For more concert recommendations, see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.