Ryuzanji in Hanafuda Denki (The Dance of the Dead)
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The PHI Centre screen Paolo Sorrentino’s Il Divo, followed by his latest, the Golden Globe-winning, Oscar-nominated The Great Beauty. Both films follow calm, crafty and inscrutable tastemakers in Rome. 407 St-Pierre, 5 p.m. (Il Divo) & 7:30 p.m. (The Great Beauty), $6.25 & $11.25
It’s oyster night at Nouveau Palais! 281 Bernard W., 6–11 p.m.
Catch Japan’s visiting Ryuzanji company in Hanafuda Denki (The Dance of the Dead), a mash-up of manga, goth pop and kabuki theatre. Bain St-Michel (5300 St-Dominique), 8 p.m., $20–$25
Local fan fave DeAnne Smith headlines a strong night of stand-up, with support from Mike Paterson, Darren Henwood and Scott Andrew Carter. The Comedy Nest (AMC Forum, 2313 Ste-Catherine W., 3rd floor), 8 p.m., $6–$12