Firstly, MAI and Danse Cité présent transdisciplinary dance show One Kind Favor, by George Stamos, Karla Étienne and Radwan Ghazi Moumneh. The show is being performed nightly through Saturday. 3680 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, 8 p.m., $24.35, $19.13, $13.91
The Université de Montréal’s faculty of arts and sciences is also hosting a talk called Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Problem of Boundaries by McGill poli-sci prof Arash Abizadeh. 3150 Jean-Brillant, 4–5:30 p.m.
Happening Gourmand offers an incentive to oust foodies on a budget from their homes in the dead of winter. Through Feb. 9, participating Old Montreal restaurants are offering prix fixe dinners and (in some cases brunches) for $17 to $35. See all the details here.
Additionally, Neil Cloaca Young and Jake Meginsky’s 2018 film Milford Graves Full Mantis documents the renowned free-jazz percussionist’s musical philosophy. With an appeal well beyond the realm of jazz — Graves is a zany new-age Renaissance man, according to the film’s description — it screens tonight care of Peel Street Cinema. 3475 Peel, 7 p.m., BYO bowl for free popcorn
Plateau nightspot Blue Dog hosts a stand-up night with U.K.-based Toronto comic Nick Martinello headlining, a half dozen other comics and host Shirley Whalen. Also, a bonus: there will be karaoke after the stand-up sets. 3958 St-Dominique, 8 p.m., $10
Finally, Cabal Theatre’s Chattermarks tells the tale of estranged sisters and a crumbling paramilitary outfit in the Antarctic. The play, written by Joseph Shragge and directed by Anthony Kennedy, continues at la Chapelle on Wednesday. 3700 St-Dominique, 7 p.m., $33.50/ $28.50 seniors/$23.50 students
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