Community Calendar 8/13 - 8/19

8/13/2015, 3:04 p.m.
Check out what's going this week int he city
Taye Diggs

Najee, Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Smooth Cruise on Hornblower Infinity, Pier 40, W. Houston Street at the West Side Highway, New York City. For more information, visit ticketweb.com.

Tamia, Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m., Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Plaza, New York City. For more information, call 212-777-6800 or visit venue.irvingplaza.com.

Chris Brown’s “One Hell of a Night” tour, Sunday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m., Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main St., Bridgeport, Conn. For information, call 203-345-2400 or visit websterbankarena.com.

Larry Graham and Graham Central Station, Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St. For information, visit bbkingblues.com, ticketmaster.com or call 212-997-4144.

Chris Brown’s “One Hell of a Night” tour, Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m., PNC Bank Arts Center, Exit 116, Garden State Parkway, Holmdel, N.J. For information, call 732-203-2500 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Rachelle Ferrell, Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., Smooth Cruise on Hornblower Infinity, Pier 40, W. Houston Street at the West Side Highway, New York City. For more information, visit ticketweb.com.

Gladys Knight, Saturday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m., the Grand Theater at Fox Woods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, Conn. For information, call 800-369-9663 or visit foxwoods.com.

Oleta Adams, Saturday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York City. For ticket information, call 212-997-4144 or visit bbkingblues.com.

Keith Sweat, Saturday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m., NJPAC, One Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-642-8989 or visit njpac.org.

Chris Brown’s “One Hell of a Night” tour, Sunday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m., Nikon Jones Beach Theatre, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, N.Y. For information, call 516-221-1000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Freddie Jackson, Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Smooth Cruise on Hornblower Infinity, Pier 40, W. Houston Street at the West Side Highway, New York City. For more information, visit ticketweb.com.

Shirley Caesar, Sunday, Sept. 6 at 2 p.m., the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Seventh Avenue at 32nd Street. For information, call 212-465-MSG1 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Diana Ross, Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m., NJPAC, One Center St., Newark, N.J. For more information, call 973-642-8989 or visit njpac.org.

“The Best of the ’90s” featuring Boyz II Men, EnVogue and Coolio, Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena, One Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. For information, call 860-862-4988 or visit ticketmaster.com.

FILM

"Invasion 1897" Produced and directed by the highly acclaimed Nollywood Director, Lancelot Imasuen Sunday, August 23 $30 (Adults) $20( children and students), 6-7:30 PM, After Party/Meet & Greet w/ the cast and director till 10 PM Red Carpet Event starts at 5PM Queens Theatre— 14 United Nations Ave S, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Call 929-434-5487 or 631-870-9057

COMEDY

Kevin Hart’s “What Now?” tour, Friday, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m., Nikon Jones Beach Theatre, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, N.Y. For information, call 516-221-1000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

COMMUNITY

The CEMOTAP forum “The More Things Change, the More They Remain the Same: The History of Lynching and Police Violence in America” with Dr. William Seraile will expose how history is repeating itself. Saturday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m., CEMOTAP Center, 135-05 Rockaway Blvd., S. Ozone Park, Queens, N.Y. For information, call 347-907-0629. Admission is free!

Hear Imhotep Gary Byrd on 107.5 WBLS-FM weekly with “Express Yourself,” Sunday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. and simulcast over WLIB 1190AM. The full show can also be heard on HD radio at WBLS-HD2 and at WBLS.com.WLIB.com and iHeartRadio. IGB is also heard on WBAI-FM 99.5 with Radio GBE: “The Global Black Experience” and “The Global Beat Experience,” Fridays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Both shows are archived online at www.wbai.org. To contact us for bookings or to reach us about your event or for comments, email igbexp@gmail.com, find us at Imhotep Gary Byrd on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @GBELIFE or call 212-592-3279.