Wild at Heart
Heat up your Valentine’s Day with an exhibition of erotic artworks called The Colour of Desire, with over 30 artists represented. A special zine will be available for sale as well as a silent auction. 10 des Pins W., #214, 1–5 p.m., $5
Buckle up for le Cinéclub’s 35mm screening of David Lynch’s classic road movie and unhinged romance Wild at Heart (1990), starring Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Willem Dafoe and assorted Lynch regulars doing some pretty dark shit. If you haven’t seen Wild at Heart, especially on the big screen, don’t miss it. Cinéma VA-114 (1395 René-Lévesque W.), 6:30 p.m., $8/$6
Passovah Productions is throwing its first annual Valentine’s Day party/show with a characteristically epic line-up of performers including Brad Barr (the Barr Brothers), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade, Operators etc), Ruby Kato Attwood (Yamantaka // Sonic Titan), Beaver Sheppard (Country, Secret Secret Girl etc), Risa Dickens and Smokes. 179 Jean-Talon W., 7 p.m., PWYC (profits go to Taking What We Need)
Arbutus Records is throwing a Valentine’s Day party at their space, featuring music by Project Pablo, DJboyzclub, resident DJs Arbutus Records and Summer Cool Music and a “Fun Special Guest” headliner from L.A. If you can’t make but want to listen in remotely, the event will be streaming here. Secret location, 7–11 p.m.
Stand-up comedy organizers the Brunch Club present How to Be Good at Love: A Valentine Date for Everyone, featuring Eman El Husseini and Jess Salomon — who will deliver a joint keynote speech, backed by “Intimacy Researchers” Bianca Dominique Yates and Natalie Willett. ComedyWorks (1238 Bishop), 8:30 p.m., $15