Community Calendar 11/24 - 11/29
Imhotep Gary Byrd | 11/24/2016, midnight
Greetings! As some of you may be aware, I was hospitalized recently during National Diabetes Month. Let me say how much I appreciate the outpouring of support from all quarters. The good news is that I am at home recovering and look forward to returning soon. With Thanksgiving upon us, let me wish you and our families the greatest gift of the all from God … life.
“The Color Purple,” a Broadway Tony winner featuring Heather Headley, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit colorpurple.com.
“Sistas the Musical,” celebrating African-American women’s history, blending your favorite songs with a touching story of family, strength and perseverance. St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W. 46th St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-947-3499 or visit www.broadwaybox.com/shows/sistasthe-musical.
“Hamilton: An American Musical” continues to captivate audiences at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 800-276-2392 or visit boxoffice.Broadway.com.
Chanté Moore, Friday, Nov. 25, 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.
HOT 97 Thanksgiving Weekend Takeover, Friday, Nov. 25, at 11 p.m., Stage 48, 605 W. 48th St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 866-468-3399 or visit ticketweb.com.
Russell Thompkins, Jr & the New Stylistics, The Dramatics featuring L.J. Reynolds, The Jones Girls featuring Shirley Jones, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, Ted Mills, the voice of Blue Magic, and more! Friday, Nov..25 at 8 p.m. Only New Jersey appearance of this 70s soul band extravaganza. New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St, Newark N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visitnjpac.org.
An Evening with Melba Moore and Friends, featuring Melba Moore, Evelyn Champagne King, Meli’sa Morgan, Jean Carne and Force MDS, Saturday, Nov. 26, at 8 p.m., St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St., Staten Island, N.Y. 10301. For information, call 718-442-2900 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Hendrix in Harlem, a tribute to rock legend Jimi Hendrix featuring legendary guitarist Ernie Isley of The Isley Brothers, the iconic Nona Hendryx (of LaBelle), powerhouse singer and Prince protégé Liv Warfield and many more. Saturday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m., the Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-531-5305 or visit ticketmaster.com.
A Night of Inspiration: Composer, music director and producer Ray Chew leads outstanding soloists and a 64-piece orchestra, Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m., featuring Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Donnie McClurkin, Dionne Warwick, New Faith Church from Cape Town, South Africa and others. Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-247-7800 or visit www.carnegiehall.org.
Gloria Gaynor, Saturday, Dec. 10, 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.
Darlene Love, Saturday, Dec. 17, and Friday, Dec. 23, 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.