Multi-talented scene fixture Beaver Sheppard performs one of his many musical styles at Little Italy bar/bistro Vices & Versa as part of their weekly Sunday 5à7 show. 6631 St-Laurent, 5 p.m., free
Cinéma moderne is screening Stephen Nomura Schibble’s portrait of Japanese electro-pop artist and film score producer Ryuichi Sakamoto. Coda will be playing the next two Sundays as well. 5150 St-Laurent, 7:45 p.m., $13
Lower Plateau nightclub École Privée launches a new tech-house party called House of Work with DJs Adverb, Adrian & Skayem and Claudel. 1 Milton, 10 p.m., price unlisted
Salon Daomé’s regular night Lofthanza is having a humourous Christmas edition entitled Papa Noël Soundsystem. As per usual you can get in for free if you email them and get there before midnight. 4465 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $7 ($5 before midnight)
Tonight at Datcha is Dance or Get the Fuck Out with house DJs Mollygum and JP Mêtis. 98 Laurier W, 11 p.m., price unlisted
For more concert recommendations, see our Music Listings and this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.