International digital arts festival ELEKTRA kicks off today and runs through June 16 at l’Usine C, the Cinémathèque, the SAT and various other venues. For a full schedule of events, check here.
Tastet and MURAL collaborate to put on culinary competition Grill Saint-Laurent, where 10 local restaurants compete for recognition and a $1,000 prize. Each one will be serving up a $6 dish at the main festival site, from this morning to Friday. 3527 St-Laurent, 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
As part of the Suoni per il Popolo fest, bimonthly improv jam Mardi Spaghetti holds a marathon edition beginning in the afternoon and featuring 30 musicians playing either solo or in small ensembles. Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent), 3–11:30 p.m., $10 before 7:30 p.m.//$13
Turbo Haüs’s weekly Tuesday event Make Drinking Sad Again features sad music all night. What’s more, if you show a break-up text, vet papers from a recently deceased pet, divorce papers or other similar proof of sadness, they’ll give you a free drink, so find an excuse and go wallow in misery! 2040 St-Denis, 8 p.m., free