Lucius. Photo by Peter Larson
Looking for something to do with your parents? Acclaimed one-man play Boom recently opened at the Segal Centre, with playwright, director and actor Rick Miller taking the audience on a trip spanning 25 years of cultural milestones, from music to politics, that shaped the baby boomer generation. 5170 Côte Ste-Catherine, 7 p.m., $32–$58
A novel performance takes place tonight at la Vitrola in the format of a record listening party (they’re calling it The DJ Who Gave Too Much Information), wherein Marie Claire Forté, Adam Kinner and Jacob Wren select songs to spin, each one accompanied by stories and reflections about the impact of the music on our personal and social lives. 4602 St-Laurent, 7 p.m., $10/PWYC
The Slut Island music festival is raising funds for its 2016 edition with a screening of The Watermelon Woman, a 1996 film about a young black lesbian in Philly. Bar le Ritz PDB (179 Jean-Talon W.), 7:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation
Brooklyn pop band Lucius play the Fairmount Theatre with their stylized twin sister act at centre stage, plus openers Pure Bathing Culture. 5240 Parc, 9 p.m., $20/$23
Tonight’s edition of the weekly stand-up night There’s Something Funny Going On at the Blue Dog doubles as a goodbye party for local comics Eman El Husseini and Jess Salomon as they prepare to move to the Big Apple. The line-up features headliner Andrew Searles and also features Dan Laxer, Brad MacDonald, Emma Wilkie and more. 3958 St-Laurent, 8:30 p.m., PWYC
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