Community Calendar 5/5 - 5/11

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

Maxwell, Friday, July 8 at 8 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.

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.

New Edition and Baby Face, Saturday, July 9 at 8 p.m., Barclay’s Center Brooklyn, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 917-618-6700 or visit www.barclayscenter.com.

COMEDY

Mo’nique’s pre-Mother’s Day Comedy Special, Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m., Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125 St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-531-5305 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Wayne Brady, Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m., The Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., Mashantucket, Conn.. For information, call 800-200-2882 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Deon Cole, Thursday, May 12, Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 at 10 p.m., Caroline’s on Broadway, 1626 Broadway, New York, N.Y. For information, visit: ticketmaster.com.

Martin Lawrence, Saturday, May 14 at 8 p.m., Barclay’s Center Brooklyn, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 917-618-6700 or visit www.barclayscenter.com.

Trevor Noah. Saturday, May 14 at 8 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.

Phyliss Yvonne Stickney, renaissance woman, comedienne,writer, director and producer will be dishing “Food for Thought,” Saturday, May 14 at Ashford & Simspon’s Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. Showtimes 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Advanced tickets at www.adv ocates4dia.com or 212-579-0222.

DANCE

Alvin Ailey American Dance, Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 9 at 1 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit njpac.org.

COMMUNITY

For Mother’s Day, Bob Law invites Black men to support the fourth annual Mary McLeod Bethune Light of Our Life Awards Banquet, honoring women who have given glorious service to the institutions serving the Black community. Each year Black men support the awards banquet by making it possible for 100 women to attend the banquet as guests of the brothers of the community. The Mary McLeod Bethune Light of Our Life awards banquet takes place Sunday, May 8 at the Historic First Church of God in Christ, in Brooklyn N.Y. To participate, call 718-636-1967.

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.