Free Samosa Day anyone? Parc Ex Indian/brunch restaurant les Casseroles de Momo are inviting Montrealers to chow down on one of their delectable Indian snacks (vegetarian, beef and chicken varieties), while quantities last. 6914 Querbes, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Cirque du Soleil’s new production Luzia, inspired by “the spirit of Mexico,” begins its run under the big top in the Old Port tonight. Note that only tickets in the $100-$300 remain for tonight, but tickets for other performances are being sold for $50–$60 and $75–$85. The show runs through July 17. Jacques Cartier Pier, 8 p.m., $100–$305
The second annual edition of “pluridisciplinary festival” Ibrida Pluri begins today, presenting short films (from 8 p.m.), AV performances (9:45 p.m.) and live music (10:30 p.m.) by musicians including the Montreal Nintendo Orkestar and Alexandre St-Onge. See the programming details for today, Friday and Saturday here. Eastern Bloc (7240 Clark), 8 p.m., $10/$25 for a three-day pass
NDG’s Honey Martin pub gets a little 1960-flavoured rock ’n’ roll action tonight, in the form of les Séparatwists. 5916 Sherbrooke W., 10 p.m.
If you haven’t checked out Perfecto’s new Thursday weekly, Imperfecto — with “wave,” post-punk, goth and EBM selections by DJs László, Cold Hands and Von Jupiter — maybe tonight is the night. 20 Duluth E., 10 p.m., free