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November 16, 2013 3:16 AM

Raucous Uptown Theater crowd goes bonkers over hometown girl Janelle Monáe

Singer Janelle Monáe entered the Uptown Theater stage Friday restrained by a straitjacket, accompanied by attendants in lab coats. It was a sign of things to come. Before she left almost two hours later, the Kansas City, Kan., native had ignited several outbursts of manic insanity, none more feverish than what erupted during “Come Alive,” an encore that exceeded 35 minutes.

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