Happy Mother’s Day! If you can’t visit, call your mom.
Please note that Porchfest in NDG plans to continue today despite the morning rain — it’s supposed to clear up in the afternoon. There is a chance that some of the earliest sets will be rained out. Check the community page here for updates.
Join Montreal’s Russian cultural network Schlep for a screening of Stateless, a documentary that follows a group of emigrants stuck in limbo as they try to leave Soviet-era Russia for Europe and North America, in the presence of writer and director Michael Drob. Segal Centre (5170 Côte-Ste-Catherine), 2 p.m., $10
The Cinéclub/Film Society screens the 1958 classic Party Girl, directed by Nicholas Ray (Rebel Without a Cause) and starring Cyd Charisse as a Chicago showgirl mired in mobster crossfire. As a special bonus, the screening will be punctuated with a live burlesque performance by Elle Diabloe. Cinéma de Sève (1400 de Maisonneuve W.), 6:30 p.m., $8/$6 students
Treat your mom to a comedy show just for her at ComedyWorks’ Mommy Dearest, featuring sets by Tranna Wintour, Leighland Beckman, Velvet Latouche and more. 1238 Bishop, 8 p.m., $10/$5 for moms
Now here’s a show. Atlanta rockers Hellier Ulysses take over Brasserie Beaubien with local support from Brave Radar, Soft Cone and Clear Spot. 73 Beaubien E., 9:30 p.m., $8/PWYC [UPDATE: Hellier Ulysses did not make it over the border. Check the event page to see whether the supporting bands will play.]
Head to Blizzarts for a night of retro gaming and funky beats with the Sunday weekly Audio Vidéo Disco, featuring classic board games, drink specials all night and Mr. Nokturn in the DJ booth. 3956A St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free