First Avenue & 7th Street Entry
701 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-332-1775 or www.first-avenue.com
Fri., Jan. 28, 8 pm: 5th Annual TC Hip Hop Awards
With Paris Bennett, I Self Devine, No Bird Sing, Maria Isa, Chrishan, Young Rocky, Illuminous 3, Sick, Anchormen, 925ve, Definition of Dope, Chevy Boy, S.Madison and 50 Tyson
Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. This is an ages-18+ event.
Fri., Feb. 4, 8 pm: The Wailers perform the
legendary album Uprising
With Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds
and Duane Stephenson
Tickets are $20. This is an ages-18+ event.
818 S. 2nd St., Mpls., 612-377-2224 or www.guthrietheater.org
Thurs., Jan. 27, 7:30 pm: Fela!
The Tony Award-winning musical about Afrobeat music legend
Fela Kuti is broadcast live from
the United Kingdom’s National
Theatre in high definition.
Tickets are $20 ($15 for season ticket holders, students, seniors and groups).
Coming Back for More
Trylon Microcinema, 3258 Minnehaha Ave. S., Mpls., 612-424-5468 or www.take-up.org
Wed., Feb. 2, 7:30 pm: In 2002, director/musician Willem Alkema started searching for long-lost music legend Sly Stone. Two years later, he found Stone living in a house at the end of a dead-end street just outside Los Angeles. Sly Stone didn’t want to be filmed, but Alkema didn’t give up. Finally in June 2009, Stone gave his first filmed interview in more than 20 years.
Tickets are $8.