Community Calendar 9/3 - 9/9
Imhotep Gary Byrd | 9/3/2015, 12:34 p.m.
Greetings! The West Indian American Day Carnival Association, celebrating its 46th anniversary announces New York City Caribbean Carnival 2015: “One Caribbean One Carnival, One Voice.” Join the millions of New Yorkers lined up along Eastern Parkway for the Brooklyn Labor Day Parade Monday, Sept. 7. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit www.wiadcacarnival.org.
The Rev. Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show “PoliticsNation” is being moved from its weekday timeslot to Sunday mornings. Sharpton’s last weekday episode will air Sept.4, and he will move to 8 a.m. Sundays beginning Oct. 4.
Tyler Perry’s “Madea On the Run,” Thursday, Sept. 3 and Friday, Sept. 4 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 5 at 12 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Beacon Theater, 2124 Broadway. For information, call 212-465-6500 or visit beacontheatre.com.
One night only! “ Flow: Hip-Hop and the Church,” Saturday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m., starring Al B. Sure and Angie Stone, Newark Symphony Hall, 1030 Broad St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-643-8014 or visit newarksymphonyhall.org.
Lin-Manuel Miranda takes the stage as the unlikely Founding Father in “Hamilton: An American Musical,” determined to make his mark on a new nation as hungry and ambitious as himself. An astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St. For more information, call 800-276-2392 or visit boxoffice.broadway.com.
Taye Diggs (“Private Practice,” “The Best Man”, “Rent”) returns to Broadway in the Tony Award-winning, gender-bending, fourth wall-smashing musical sensation “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” now through Oct. 11 at the Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., between Broadway and Sixth Avenue. For information, visit www.hedwigbroadway.com.
“Sistas” tells of the struggles, the joy and the triumphs of being Black and being a woman in America, Saturdays and Sundays, now through Sept. 19 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Theater, 308 W. 46th St., New York City. Call 212-239-6200 or visit telecharge.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.
Dru Hill, Friday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, 237 W. 42nd St. For information, visit bbkingblues.com or ticketmaster.com or call 212-997-4144.
Gloria Gaynor, the “Queen of Disco,” Saturday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, 237 W. 42nd St. For information, visit bbkingblues.com or ticketmaster.com or call 212-997-4144.
Angie Stone, Saturday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m., Newark Symphony Hall, 1020 Broad St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-643-8014 or visit newarksymphonyhall.org.
The Jacksons, Thursday, Sept. 3 at 8 p.m., the Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, N.Y. For information, call 631-673-7300 or visit paramountny.com.
The Jacksons, Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m., Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains, N.Y. For information, call 914-995-4050 or visit ticketmaster.com.
The Jacksons, Saturday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m., the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 38 Norwich Westerly Road, Mashantucket, Conn. For information, call 800-200-2882 or visit foxwoods.com.