Uh, James Franco’s in town, you guys. He’s signing copies of his new book Actors Anonymous today, but you’ll have to be keen: buy his book at Indigo today to get one of the 500 wristbands to attend. 1500 McGill College, wristbands go on sale at 9 a.m., signing at 7 p.m.
The Goethe Institut presents a screening of German flick Sources of Life, based on director Oskar Roehler’s novel Herkunft, about three generations confronting German history from the postwar era to the ‘80s. Cinema Excentris (3536 St-Laurent), 6 p.m., $11.50 ($2 discount for Friends of Goethe)
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra launch their new record, Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything. Rialto Theatre (5723 Parc), 9 p.m., $18
The Nuits d’Afrique festival presents the Nuit d’Afrique Sound System with Montreal-based Congolese musician Pierre Kwenders and the Masala DJs. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., free
Before/after you do all this other awesome shit (so many great events today), come to the Wiggle Room for Cult MTL‘s inaugural One Night Stand DJ night, a monthly pairing of Cult MTL DJs and special guests. Tonight it’s DJ Eugenie Ball Hard (aka Erik Leijon) and Harris Shper, the singer for How Sad, playing 100 per cent awesome tunes. 3874 St-Laurent, 9:30 p.m., free
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