Community Calendar 5/5 - 5/11

5/5/2016, midnight
Check out what's going on around the city this week.
Regina Belle Contributed

Greetings! May is GBE African Liberation Month. It is also National Lupus Awareness Month. Visit Lupus Foundation of America at www. lupusawarenessmonth.org.

THEATER

“Eclipsed” written by Zimbabwean playwright and actress, Dana Gurira, directed by South African Liesl Tommy, featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, tells the tale of women brought together by upheaval in their homeland of Liberia. Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th St.). For tickets and information, please visit www.EclipsedBroadway.com.

“The Color Purple” now on Broadway, featuring Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit colorpurple.com.

“Hamilton: An American Musical,” continues to captivate audiences at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St. For information, call 800-276-2392 or visit boxoffice.broadway.com.

MUSIC

The Whispers and The Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston, Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m., St. George Theater, 35 Hyatt St., Staten Island, N.Y. For information, call 718-442-29009 or visit ticketmaster.com.

The Whispers, The Manhattans and Regina Belle, Saturday, May 7 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.

Mother’s Day Good Music Festival, Saturday, May 7 at 8 p.m., Barclay’s Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 917-618-6700 or visit www.barclayscenter.com.

Smokey Robinson, Sunday, May 8 at 7 p.m., Newark Symphony Hall, 1020 Broad Street Square, Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-643-8014 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Grammy Park Presents Toni Braxton, Sunday, May 8 at 7 p.m., Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 718-856-5464, or visit kingstheatre.com or ticketmaster.com.

Charlie Wilson, Sunday, May 8 at 7 p.m., The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., Mashantucket, Conn. For information, call 800-200-2882 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Kool & The Gang, Sunday, May 15 at 7 p.m, Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood, N.J. For information, call 201-227-1030 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Beyonce—The Formation Tour, Tuesday, June 7 and Wednesday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m., Citi Field, Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.

MusiqSoulchild/LaLah Hathaway/Raheim DeVaughn, Friday, June 10 at 8 p.m., NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit ww.njpac.org.

National MS Society Musical Moments for MS presents Aretha Franklin, Thursday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m., NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit ww.njpac.org.

Boyz II Men, Sunday, June 19 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.

The Temptations and the Four Tops, Friday, June 24 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.

Mint Condition, Wednesday, July 6,Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8 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.

New Edition and Baby Face, Thursday, July 7 at Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main St., Bridgeport, Conn. For information, call 203-345-2400 or visit websterbankarena.com.