Community Calendar 1/12 - 1/18
Imhotep Gary Byrd | 1/12/2017, midnight
Greetings! Happy New Year! Its GBE Emancipation Month 2017. The Apollo’s Uptown Hall Series with WNYC present their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration entitled “Where Do We Go From Here? MLK and the Future of Inclusion,” Sunday Jan.15, 2017 at 3 p.m. WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd moderate this timely discussion on the future of social justice movements in the wake of the election. Other guests include New York Daily News senior justice writer Shaun King, Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi, President of Brooklyn NAACP L. Joy Williams, Justice League NYC civil rights activist Tamika Mallory and more. The event includes performances by hip-hop recording star and social activist Talib Kweli and singer-songwriter Marcelle Davies-Lashley. The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are mandatory at apollotheater.org/event/uptown-hall.
“August Wilson’s Jitney,” directed by Ruben-Santiago-Hudson, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., New York, N.Y., between Broadway and 8th Avenue. For information, call 212-947-8844 or visit telechargeoffers.com.
“Hamilton: An American Musical” continues to captivate audiences at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St. For information, call 800-276-2392 or visit boxoffice.broadway.com.
Gladys Knight, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at 8 p.m., The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 39 Norwich Westerly Road, Mashantucket, Conn. For information, call 800-200-2882 or visit ticketmaster.com.
The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley, Saturday, Jan. 14, 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.
The New Stylistics, The Chi-Lites and The Delfonics, Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m., St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St., Staten Island, N.Y. For information, call 718-442-2900 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Gladys Knight and The Whispers, Sunday, Jan. 15, 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.
Isley Brothers, Sunday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury,960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit livenation.com.
A Night of Symphonic Hip-Hop featuring Nelly, Friday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit njpac.org.
Ginuwine, Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 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.
Tony! Toni! Toné! with Special Guest Jackie Gage, Sunday, Jan. 29, 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.
Ladies Night R&B Super Jam featuring Brian McKnight, Keith Sweat, Eric Benet, Jagged Edge, Dru Hill and Silk, Thursday, at Feb. 9, at 8 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., (at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Flatbush Avenue), Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 917-6186700 or visit barclayscenter.com.
Charlie Wilson’s In It to Win It Tour, with Fantasia and Johnny Gill, Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-757-6600 or visit ticketmaster.com.
The 70s Soul Jam Valentines Concert featuring The Stylistics, The Delfonics, The Manhattans, Blue Magic and the Dramatics, Saturday, Feb. 11, at 3 p.m., Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway at 74th Street, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-247-4777 or visit ticketmaster.com.