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Community Calendar 4/6 - 4/12

4/6/2017, midnight
Check out what's going on around the city this week!
Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist

Greetings! We opened up April 2017, our GBE Living in the Spirit Month, with the passing of two giants of the Black experience. In our WBAI-FM broadcast, we spotlighted the late Rev. Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (1972) and the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1968). Both icons transitioned April 4. Special guest in our WLIBAM-WBLS-FM simulcast was former NY State Assemblyman and City Council member Adam Clayton Powell IV.

THEATER

“Hamilton,” Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-221-1211 or visit ticketmaster.com.

“Plantano and Collard Greens” returns updated, funny and still relevant. Saturday, April 8, at the York Performing Arts Center in Jamaica, Queens. Imhotep Gary Byrd hosts. For tickets, call at 718-262-2840 or visit http://ny.platanosandcollardgreens.com/.

“Caribbean Music Comedy and Theater Festival” at the Black Spectrum Theatre, 177 Street and Baisley Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. The festival features Marcha Praceys playing “Paradise Plume in a live reading April 13 and the Trinidad and Tobago play, “My Countrymen,” by Harlan Penn April 21-23. For reservations or information, call 718-723-1800 or visit blackspectrum.com.

MUSIC

Carl Thomas, Friday, April 7, 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.

The Spinners and Little Anthony & The Imperial, Saturday, April 8, at 8 p.m., Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Queens, N.Y. For information, call 718-793-8080 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Jeffrey Osborne, Friday, April 14, 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.

Vanessa Williams in Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! Tuesday, April 18, at 8 p.m., Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-840-2824 (recording only) or visit ticketmaster.com.

Will Downing, Friday, April 21, 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.

Regina Belle, Saturday, April 22, 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.

Chris Brown: The Party Tour, Monday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave. (corner of Atlantic Avenue and Flatbush Avenue), Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 917-618-6700 or visit ticketmaster.com.

The M.E. Tour, featuring Marsha Ambrosius and Eric Benet, Tuesday, May 2 and Wednesday, May 3, 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.

The O’Jays, Friday, May 5, at 8 p.m., Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood, N.J. For information, call 201-227-1030 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Chrisette Michelle, Friday, May 12, 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.

70s Soul Jam, featuring The Stylistics, Heatwave and Harold Melvin’s Blues Notes, Friday, May 12, 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.