Community Calendar: August 18- August 24 2016

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 8/18/2016, 11:35 a.m.
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Gladys Knight, Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit ticketmaster.com.

The Whispers, Friday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

R. Kelly: The Buffet Tour 2016, Saturday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-757-6600 or visit prucenter.com.

The O’Jays, Saturday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Smokey Robinson, Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m., Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 200 Hurd Rd., Bethel, N.Y. For information, call 800-745-3000 or visit bethelwoodscenter.org.

Brian McKnight, Friday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m., State Theatre, 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, N.J. For information, call 732-246-7469 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Joe, Sunday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Oleta Adams, Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

COMMUNITY

The Maat Communiversity Dr. John Henrik Clarke-Dr. Ben Jochannon 10-week lecture series features more than 40 brilliant African-American speakers. Thursdays, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. until Aug. 18 at the Rev. Johnny Ray Youngblood’s Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, 212 Tompkins Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For more information, call 302-465-3787 or visit mattcommuniversity.org.

Join Monifa Maat, “The Healthy Motivator,” author of “Bed Aerobics Fitness Flow: Easy Bed Exercises for the Body, Mind & Spirit,” Saturday, Aug. 27 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a book signing and health networking event at Namaskar, Bob Law’s Health and Wellness Store, 956 Atlantic Ave. (between Washington and Grand avenues). Visit TheHealthyMotivator.com.

Hear Imhotep Gary Byrd on 107.5 WBLS-FM weekly with “Express Yourself,” Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. 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 GlobalBlack Experience” and “The Global Beat Experience,” Fridays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Archived online at www.wbai.org. For bookings or to reach us about your GBEvent or for comments, email co-editor Nyerere Shannon @ nyerere1@aol.com, find us at Imhotep Gary Byrd on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @GBELIFE or call 212-592-3279.