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Community Calendar August 24 - August 30

8/24/2017, 3:21 p.m.
Check out what's going on around the city this week!
Stevie Wonder performing last week at the Prudential Center in Newark during his “Songs in the Key of Life” world tour. Risasi Dais

Greetings! We join the world of conscious global citizens with our heartfelt condolences to the family of legendary civil rights-social activist, comedian, author, health advocate and brilliant sage, Dick Gregory, who passed away at 84 in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. Funeral details from the family were not available at press time.

Singer Bruno Mars has donated $1 million to help those affected by the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Mich. During an Auburn Hills, Mich. concert, Mars announced to fans that he and the show’s promoter, Live Nation, were using some of the concert’s proceeds to support the Flint water crisis.

THEATER

“Me the People: The Trump America Musical,” Triad theater, 158 W. 72nd St. New York, N.Y. Visit triadnyc.com for more information.

“Black Angels Over Tuskegee,” now in its eighth year off-Broadway. St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W. 46th St. between Eighth and Ninth avenues. For more information, call 212-239-6200 or visit: telecharge.com.

“Sistas: The Musical,” St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W. 46th St. between Eighth and Ninth avenues, running through January 2018. For information, call 212-239-6200 or visit telecharge.com.

“Pipeline,” Dominique Morisseau’s family drama, a socio-educational play that takes us into the educational system, with gripping insight into how racial and social politics affect school life. Lincoln Center though Aug. 27. For more information, visit lct.org.

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s artistic theatre director, Rome Neal, presents Laurence Holder’s “Monk.” a one-man portrayal of jazz great, composer/pianist, Thelonious Sphere Monk, starring Audelco Award Winner Solo Performance, Neal, directed by Rome Neal and Laurence Holder. Music score by Bill Lee. Oct. 5-7, 2017 at 7 p.m. (Thursday-Saturday only). For ticket information, call 718-288-8048 or visit www.nuyorican.org.

MUSIC

The Temptations and the Four Tops, with Mary Wilson and Martha Reeves, Thursday, Aug. 24, at 8 p.m., Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W. 21st St., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.

Earth, Wind & Fire, Thursday, Aug. 24, at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. For information, call 518-584-9330 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Smooth Cruise: The Stylistics, Friday, Aug. 25, at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Smooth Cruise on Hornblower Infinity, Pier 40, West Houston Street at West Side Highway, New York, N.Y. For information, call 866-468-3399 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Anthony Hamilton and Tamar Braxton, Friday, Aug. 25, 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.

Earth, Wind & Fire, Saturday, Aug. 26, at 8 p.m., XFINITY Theatre, 61 Savitt Way, Hartford, Conn. For information, call 860-548-7370 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Best of the ’90s featuring Bobby Brown, Tone Loc, DJ Kool, Crystal Waters and more, Sunday, Aug. 27, 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.

Anthony Hamilton, Sunday, Aug. 27, at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd Street, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Chanté Moore, Friday, Sept. 8, 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.