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Greetings! Happy holidays to all! Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukah or Kwanzaa, we wish you and your family the best and look toward the ending of our journey through the year 2017.
Stevie Wonder’s “House Full of Toys” benefit concert shows always light up the holiday season and lives of children in L.A. This year The “Wonder Man” performed with 91-year-old Tony Bennett and Pharrell Williams before wowing the crowd with his Motown classic “Someday at Christmas.”
Speaking of Motown, The Detroit News reports Eddie Holland of the famed Motown songwriting team of Holland-Dozier-Holland is currently $20 million in debt, with the IRS aiming to seize his Social Security for payment.
Oprah Winfrey will be honored with the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Annual Golden Globes as a global media leader, philanthropist, producer and actress.
“Sistas: The Musical,” St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W. 46th St., New York, N.Y. Running through January 2018. For information, call 212-239-6200 or visit telecharge.com.
“School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play” explores universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls across the globe. How far would you go to be queen bee? Ends Dec. 31. Directed by Tony-winner Rebecca Taichman. Lucille Lortel Theatre,121 Christopher St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit www.show-score.com.
“The Lion King,” Miniskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit http://minskofftheatre.box-officetickets.com.
“Kinky Boots,” the musical, Al Hirschfield Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit kinkybootsthemsuical.com.
“Aladdin,” New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit aladdinthemusical.com/tickets.
A Darlene Love Christmas, “Love for the Holidays,” Thursday, Dec. 21, through Saturday, Dec. 23, and Saturday, Jan. 13, at 8 p.m. B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit http://www.bbkingblues.com.
The Roots, Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 7 p.m., The Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St., Montclair, N.J. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Thursday, Dec. 28, 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.
The Final 40th Anniversary Saturday Night Fever Concert, featuring Tavares, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and more, Saturday, Dec. 30, at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Charlie Wilson, Sunday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit njpac.org.
Ja Rule, Thursday, Jan. 4, at 9 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.
Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds in concert, Friday, Jan. 12, at 8 p.m., Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood, N.J. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds in Concert, Sunday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
The Spinners, with special guests Heatwave, Sunday, Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m., St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St., Staten Island, N.Y.