The MAI hosts a panel discussion about the challenges and opportunities of coming to Canada as a refugee, moderated by Nomadic Massive’s Meryem Saci. 3680 Jeanne-Mance, 5–7 p.m., by donation of non-perishable food items
March 15 marks the International Day Against Police Brutality, along with the affiliated march planned for tonight in Montreal by the COPB (Collective Opposed to Police Brutality). In recent years the SPVM has kettled all the demonstrators before they could march, but a new attempt will be made this year at Parc Lafontaine (Garnier and Rachel) at 8 p.m.
We all know how spring works in Montreal, right? Very soon we’ll be thrust into summer without much warning, but if you just can’t wait for the summer vibez, how about a bikini fashion show? Montreal’s June swimwear rolls out their latest collection with their Gypsy Tipsy event at Fitzroy, also featuring exotic cocktails (one freebie is included with entry), a fortune teller and a macramé workshop. 551 Mont-Royal E., 6–9 p.m., $18/$22
Today’s Cultural Tuesdays program at Arsenal features a performance from Danse Danse choreographers Clara Furey and Peter Jasko called Untied Tales (The Vanished Power of the Usual Reign). 2020 William, 6–9 p.m., free
Burritoville’s weekly improv comedy night Full of Beans is back with performances from three improv teams including Sorry, BLT and Avocado Guacamole, hosted by Martha Graham. 2055 Bishop, 8 p.m., PWYC
San Diego instrumental psych/“power rock” band band Earthless are playing le Ritz with local opener Christ — who our heaviosity columnist Johnson Cummins says is one of the best bands in Montreal right now. Get in early! 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., $17/$20
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