Grandmaster Flash gives hip-hop history lesson at UPAC

Hip-hop innovator and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Grandmaster Flash presents “Hip Hop: People, Places & Things” at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) on Friday, November 8. Born in Barbados, the Bronx-raised Flash pioneered deejaying, cutting, scratching and mixing with the Furious Five. He will present a deep audio and visual dive into the history of an artform he helped create. Since its first show in 2017, “Hip-Hop: People, Places & Things” has seen phenomenal growth and will have visited 80 cities in 30 different countries. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for students.

Grandmaster Flash, Friday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., $20/$15, UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston, (845) 339-6088,