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Sample a whole bunch of local rock this weekend at the Chubby Pickle, 762 Ouellette Ave. On Friday, it’s an allages show at 5 p.m., featuring The Tragedy of Mariam (whose debut CD is available now) and three more. $5 admission. Later the same night, it’s a 19+ show featuring The Eclectic Chair and The Tyres. Doors at 9:30 p.m., $3 cover. Online:,­cchair,

On Saturday, the Pickle welcomes The Tree Streets, Hello Bella and more. Doors open 9 p.m., $4 cover, 19+. Online: streets and­music.

Feeling idealistic? Do some yoga for a good cause on Sunday when the Eastside Yoga Studio celebrates the Internatio­nal Day of Peace. In recognitio­n of the symbolic global day declared by the United Nations, the yoga studio will hold a special class in which 108 Sun Salutation­s will be practised in the name of peace. A cash donation is required to participat­e, with proceeds going to local charities. Happens 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 9733 Tecumseh Rd. E. Call 519-478-0087 or visit for more informatio­n.

Get a lesson in Sexiness 101 on Friday when The Room (255 Ouellette Ave.) presents its Back 2 School Bender. Featuring drink specials, door prizes and a lingerie fashion show courtesy of La Senza. Doors open 8 p.m., 19+. Show up early and you can win a date with a lingerie model – complete with dinner and drinks at Chanoso’s. Call 519-252-5991 or visit

Foreign cinema is what’s in store on Thursday night when the Windsor Internatio­nal Film Festival presents a screening of The Edge of Heaven (Auf der Anderen Seite) at the Art Gallery of Windsor, 401 Riverside Dr. W. This award-winning film crisscross­es between Germany and Turkey as it tells a complex tale of lost family, tragic love and cultural difference­s. Tickets cost $10 at the gallery, begins 7 p.m., rated 14A. Visit www.windsorfil­ or

Toronto DJ Sydney Blu brings electronic beats on Friday night to the Boom Boom Room, 315 Ouellette Ave. On Saturday night, it’s the undergroun­d club sounds of Substance Detroit. 19+. Online: www.sydneyblu .com, www.boomboomro­

 ??  ?? At the WIFF: The Edge of Heaven, on Thursday at the AGW
At the WIFF: The Edge of Heaven, on Thursday at the AGW

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