The French-American Hip-Hop Festival presents Old Schools: The Birth of Hip-Hop Culture in the U.S. and France. The Alliance Francaises' week-long festival features a discussion of the rise of hip-hop in two distinct cultures, with Alain-Philippe Durand, a professor of U.S. and French hip-hop cultures at the University of Arizona, and Junious "House" Brickhouse, urban dance expert and founder of Urban Artistry. Busboys and Poets/5th&K. 6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. The festival runs until Thursday with performances from hip-hop dance crews from France, the U.S., Senegal and local acts.
A night of comedy and music with Spin's "Best New Comedian" and "Best of CMF" 2010, Reggie Watts at 9:30 Club. Justin Cousson opens. 7 p.m. $25.