Thursday Events: The Residents, Delwende, The Wedding Present, Lola Montès, and Paula Wilson

events1009The original art-rock, eyeball-mask wearing weirdos, The Residents, return after a six-year hiatus from the road. Bring you top hat and tails. The Residents at Blender Theater at Gramercy.
Another blast from rock's past, The Wedding Present, is coming back around again and they've brought their scorching Brit-pop with them. The Wedding Present at Southpaw.
African tribal prejudices, ideas of witchcraft, and women's rights are explored in the tough, beautiful film Delwende from Burkina Faso. Delwende at MoMa.
If patricarchy and poverty aren't your bag tonight, try for the music, decadence, and bold CinemaScope of Lola Montès, the tale of a musical lover turned circus attraction. Lola Montès at Film Forum. (Pictured)
Painting and printmaking collide in Paula Wilson's colorful first exhibition, "The Stained Glass Window." Paula Wilson at Bellweather Gallery.