Community Calendar 9/17 - 9/23
9/18/2015, 10:52 a.m.
Greetings! Pass the word: The 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, with the theme “Justice or Else!” is returning to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., Oct. 10.Visit justiceorelsecom for more information. Get on the bus!
The world famous Apollo Theater announces its expansion of its daytime programming, utilizing state-of-the-art hologram technology developed by Hologram USA. Through the magic of technology plus legendary and contemporary artists, the holographic shows will illustrate the theater’s impact on American music and culture. The first presentation will be a Billie Holiday hologram show, launching in late 2015.
Also, the 2015-2016 season currently has more than 100 performances scheduled, including collaborations across genres, alongside signature series such as “Amateur Night” and “Apollo Music Cafe.” “Breakin’ Convention,” an international festival of hip-hop theater, kicks off the season Oct. 16.
“Hamilton: An American Musical” Lin-Manuel Miranda takes the stage as the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on a new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. An astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 West 46th Street, NYC 10036. For 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.
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.
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.
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
“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.
Chante Moore, Friday, Sept. 18 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.
Lalah Hathaway, Tuesday, Sept. 22 and Wednesday, Sept. 23 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.