Community Calendar 9/24 - 9/30

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 9/25/2015, 11:43 a.m.
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Greetings! The 2015 Global Citizen Festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 26 in New York City’s Central Park, featuring Beyonce, Pearl Jam, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran and hosted by Stephen Colbert, Kerry Washington and Salma Hayek. Some free tickets may still be available on a “Take Action” level only! Visit www.globalcitizen. org for more information.

City Parks Foundation and Capital One Bank have announced a private, free, exclusive concert for Capital One Bank customers only, featuring the Roots with special guests Thursday, Oct. 8 at SummerStage in Central Park. Visit www.summerstage.org for festival information.

THEATER

“The Maafa Suite: A Healing Journey,” Thursday, Sept. 24 and Friday, Sept. 25, performances at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Community Baptist Church, 859 Hendrix St., Brooklyn, N.Y. Call 718-257-1300 or visit www.spbc.com.

“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. 27 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.

MUSIC

R. Kelly, Friday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 917-618-6700 or visit barclayscenter.com.

The Chantels, Saturday, Sept. 26 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., NYCB Theater at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit ticketmaster.com.

The Whispers, Friday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St. For information, visit bbkingblues.com or ticketmaster.com or call

212-997-4144.

Smokey Robinson, Sunday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m., NYCB Theater at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Stevie Wonder, in a historic, one-night-only event, presents “Songs in the Key of Life,” Sunday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m., XL Center, One Civic Center, Hartford, Conn. For information, call 8600249-6333 or email xlcenterinfo@xlcenter.com.

Stevie Wonder, in a historic, one-night-only event, presents “Songs in the Key of Life,” Wed, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-757-6600 or visit ticketmaster.com.

War, Wednesday, Oct. 14 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.

The world famous Apollo Theater kicks off its 2015-2016 season with “Amateur Night,” “Apollo Music Cafe” and “and Breakin’ Convention,” an international festival of hip-hop theater and more. Visit www. apollotheater.org.