Wednesday, May 9

* Opening for Rafael Sottolichio’s Wapizagonke
* Printemps Numérique’s Cabaret Numérique
* On the Pulse group show finissage
* Comedy with David Pryde
* Garage rock with Light Bulb Alley

L’embacle by Rafael Sottolichio

Chilean-born Montreal artist Rafael Sottolichio hosts a vernissage for his new solo exhibition at Galerie Lacerte called Wapizagonke, through which the painter reflects on the connection three generations of his own immigrant family has made to the Quebec landscape at Mauricie Provincial Park’s Lake Wapizagonke. 6345 St-Laurent, 5 p.m., free

The inaugural edition of Printemps Numérique’s Cabaret Numérique is happening tonight at the Rialto, featuring music by Orchestra 21 and performances by a wide range of local artists and musicians working together and on their own to presents a program of “uncanny” art. For more details, look here. 5723 Parc, 7 p.m., $27.39/$19.89 students

Head to Eastern Bloc for On the Pulse, an artistic evening of presentations from four women artists working across various mediums who will be premiering work completed during Art X 490 independent studies, namely painter Grace Paraluch, installation artist Leah Schulli, digital artist Adriana Smith and musician Hanorah. 7240 Clark, 7 p.m., free

Award-winning Montreal comedian David Pryde headlines this month’s edition of Mile End comedy night Bishop & Gags, with bonus sets from Leonard Yelle, Monica Hamburg, Loz Vieux, Vlad Levitt, Patt Hickey and host Kirsten Finch. 52 St-Viateur W., 9 p.m., free

For a night of garage rock (Light Bulb Alley), action-packed rock’n’ roll (Bucko) and sonic wild style (Bad Uncle), make l’Escogriffe your destination tonight. 4461 St-Denis, doors 9 p.m., $10/PWYC

For more concert recommendations, see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.