Sunday, Feb. 22

* Nas: Time Is Illmatic documentary & hip hop discussion at the Phi Centre
* One-man sci-fi play We Are Not Alone begins at the Segal Centre
* Last chance to catch Paul Van Dyck’s The Nisei & the Narnauks at the MAI
* Cinéma du Parc screens the Oscars live (free)
* Halifax rapper Ghettosocks & a stack of openers play the Blue Dog Motel

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Catch an afternoon screening of the 2014 doc Nas: Time Is Illmatic followed by a discussion on hip hop hosted by Malik Shaheed and Keithy Ladyspecialk II. This event is part of the Youth Stars Foundation’s International Montreal Black History Festival. 407 St-Pierre, 1 p.m., free (RSVP required)

Debuting at the Segal Centre this afternoon is We Are Not Alone, a one-man show that ponders what visiting aliens from other planets have been trying to tell us all these years. The play was written by its star, Damien Atkins, and runs through March 15. 5170 Cote-Ste-Catherine, 1:30 p.m., $24.50 students/$30 under 30/$35 seniors/$39

It’s your last chance to catch Paul Van Dyck’s The Nisei & the Narnauks, a stage production using actors and puppetry to tell the mystical tale of WWII-era Japanese Canadians connecting with a figure of First Nations lore. MAI (3680 Jeanne-Mance), 3 p.m., $20/$25

Looking for a place to watch the Oscars tonight? Cinéma du Parc is screening the ceremony live, free of charge. 3575 Parc, 8:30 p.m., free

Halifax rapper Ghettosocks stops in at the Blue Dog Motel with Kingston acts Nothin’ but Mental and Dan Doesn’t Sleep plus a pack of local supporters — see the full line-up here. 3958 St-Laurent, 9 p.m.
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