Friday, Oct. 24

* Mr. Ralph’s Record Player spins Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation…
* Alex Ross Perry’s Listen Up Philip screens at the Phi Centre
* Essaie Pas DJs at Casa, as part of the Phenomena Festival
* Digitalism, Country and Sexlife play SAT

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Elisabeth Moss and Jason Schwartman in Listen Up Philip

See Cult MTL columnist Darcy MacDonald lead a listening session and talk about one of hip hop’s defining records: Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, as part of BBAM! Gallery’s recurring Mr. Ralph’s Record Player series. 3255 St-Jacques W., 7–9 p.m., $15 (includes 2 beverages or 2 $5 vinyls or mix ‘n’ match)

Catch Alex Ross Perry’s fantastic Listen Up Philip starring Jason Schwartzman, which begins a four-day engagement at Phi Centre today. Phi Centre (407 St-Pierre), 7:30 p.m. $11.25

As part of the the Phenomena Festival, local alt-electro act Essaie Pas is doing a DJ set at Casa. 4873 St-Laurent, 9:30 p.m., free

Check out a live set by Hamburg electro duo Digitalism, with Country and Sexlife. That’s a threefer. SAT (1201 St-Laurent), 10 p.m., $23

Find details about three vernissages happening today, as well as a list of upcoming art events, here.

For rock, punk and metal show recommendations, check out Hammer of the Mods, here.

For rap, soul and electro event recommendations, check out The Shine, here.
Check out our complete listings for more club, stage and literary events.