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Iyan Anomolie and Friends

9 p.m. Friday, January 6, $7. Grog Shop, 2785 Euclid Hts. Blvd., Cleveland Hts., 216-321-5588.


Iyan Anomolie's set at the Grog Shop will be his final performance as a Cleveland hip-hop artist. The renaissance rhymer says that this show will be the culmination of his tradition of multimedia presentations, and the room will be decorated with his original paintings and a video screen displaying his short-film work. Anomolie plans to pursue music and film in California and hesitantly bids his hometown farewell. "I'm just seeing what the world has available, you know?" he says. "Thanks to Cleveland for all the support." The first 50 fans will receive a copy of Sick Days, a full-length, very-limited-edition collection of leftovers, new tracks, and high-concept skits. Expect special guest appearances by his partners in rhyme, including onetime 12 Monkeys affiliates.

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