Community Calendar 6/23 - 6/29

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 6/23/2016, midnight
Check out what's going on around the city this week.
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Lauryn Hill, Friday, July 8 at 9 p.m., Toyota Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd., Wallingford, Conn. For information, call 203-265-1501 or visit:livenation.com.

For The Love of Hip Hop Concert Series, Friday, July 8 at 11 p.m., featuring Kool G. Rap, Nice and Smooth, Brand Nubian, Lil’ Mo and Roxanne Shante, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd Street, New York, N.Y. For information call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Maxwell, Saturday, July 9 at 8 p.m., the Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W. 21st St., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, visit: ticketmaster.com.

Ohio Players, Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit: ticketmaster.com.

Blackstreet, Saturday, July 16 at 8 p.m., NYCB Theater at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit: ticketmaster.com.

Stephanie Mills, Saturday, July 23 at 8 p.m., NYCB Theater at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Boyz II Men/En Vogue, Sunday, July 24 at NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit ww.njpac.org.

COMEDY

Jill Newman Productions Presents: The Legendary Dick Gregory Hosted by Joe Morton, Monday, June 27 at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

COMMUNITY

The Maat Communiversity Dr. John Henrik Clarke-Dr. Ben Jochannan 10-week lecture series features more than 40 brilliant African-Americans every Thursday, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., now through 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 www.mattcommuniversity.org.

The New York Chapter of the National Association of Kawaida Organizations in conjunction with the International African Arts Festival hosts its 27th annual Symposium on Culture, Community and Struggle, Saturday, July 2, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at PS 287, located at 50 Navy St. in Brooklyn, N.Y. The symposium brings together outstanding scholars, intellectuals and activists to discuss, dialogue and come up with solutions to the myriad of challenges confronting the global African community. An admission fee is required. For further information, please call 718-789-3264 or emailnakoinfogroup@yahoo.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 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.