Jai Nitai Lotus
Check out Finnish film The Punk Syndrome about Finnish punk rockers Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, a band featuring mentally handicapped members. PHI Centre (407 St-Pierre), 7:30 p.m., $11.25
Beloved Mexican joint Ta-Chido is hosting a vernissage for its new art show, Flosculus Monstruosus, drawings of fierce flora by Rémy M. Larochelle. 5611 Parc, 5–9 p.m., free
Thus: Owls, the local indie rock band with its heart in Sweden (and roots in the Patrick Watson Band), play the MAC as part of the Jazz Fest. 185 Ste-Catherine E., 8 p.m., $19/$23
You may have read about local rapper Jai Nitai Lotus in the pages of Cult MTL when he released his record last fall. Tonight, be part of the Something You Feel Experience outdoors at the Jazz Fest, where Lotus will be backed by the Kalmunity Vibe Collective to bridge rap, soul and jazz. Bell Groove stage (Clark & de Montigny), 10 p.m., free
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