Get a preview of this season’s theatre offerings with the Quebec Drama Federation (QDF)’s winter launch party at Montreal Improv, including scenes from upcoming productions of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Patience, Moby Dick, Candyass Cabaret and more. 3697 St-Laurent, 6 p.m., free
Cinema Politica presents Banking Nature, a 2014 multilingual documentary by French filmmakers Sandrine Feydel and Denis Delestrac about “the growing movement to monetize the natural world and to turn endangered species and threatened areas into instruments of profit.” 1455 de Maisonneuve W. #H-110, 7 p.m.
Le Ritz’s live-score series continues with a screening of Leslie Keen’s 1990 film Ra, Path of the Sun God — employing animation and special effects photography — with music by Philippe Lambert. “Bring your third eye,” promoters say. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., free
Fans of experimental music are in luck as a few of Montreal’s finest musicians are gathering for a show at Casa del Popolo tonight, namely Jessica Moss (solo on violin and electronics) and Jason Sharp, Kaie Kellough and Stefan Schneider performing as a trio. 4873 St-Laurent, doors 8 p.m., sets at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., $7
The long-running Monday night hip hop party Sucka Free is rebranding as Korova Mondays in hommage to its former home, but the expect the same good times and drink specials at new home base Blizzart’s with this week’s Nicki Minaj edition. 3956A St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free