Community Calendar: May 4 - May 10
Imhotep Gary Byrd | 5/5/2017, 1:46 p.m.
Greetings! It’s May 2017, GBE African Liberation Month. Our theme is “Ship Ahoy! From Different Trips, to the Same Boat Now.” The Malcolm X Conference for Self-Determination will take place Friday, May 19, and May 20 in Harlem with a Black Power March. Assembly May 19 at 2 p.m. sharp, at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building, 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (Seventh Avenue). The march will be followed by a “Shut Em Down” of all businesses on 125th Street in honor of Malcolm X’s birthday anniversary. For more information, see COMMUNITY.
“Black Angels Over Tuskegee” is now in its eighth year off-Broadway. St. Lukes’ Theatre, 308 W. 46th St. between Eighth and Ninth avenues. For more information, call 212-246-8140 or visit:telecharge.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.
The Apollo Theater Presents a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Production, Abbey Lincoln Tribute, featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, Esperanza Spalding and Terri Lyne Carrington, musical director. For information, call 212-531-5305 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Apollo Live Wire: Women of The World Festival, Thursday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St., New York, N.Y. Free. Registration required. For information, call 212-531-5305 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 Blue Notes, Friday, May 12, 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.
Chaka Khan, Friday, May 12, at 8 p.m., St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St., Staten Island, N.Y. For information, call 718-442-2900 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Mother’s Day Good Music Festival, featuring Tyrese, Kem, Brandy and Anthony Hamilton, Friday, May 12, at 8 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave. (at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Flatbush Avenue), Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 917-618-6700 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Whispers, Saturday, May 13, at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., Smooth Cruise on the Hornblower Infinity, Pier 40, West Houston Street at West Side Highway, New York, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Will Downing’s Mother’s Day Celebration, Saturday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit ww.njpac.org.
Aretha Franklin, Saturday, May 13, at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information call 516-247-5200 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Mary J. Blige, Sunday, May 14, 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.
The O’Jays and The Temptations Review, featuring Dennis Edwards, Sunday, May 14, at 7 p.m., Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 718-856-5464 or visit www.kingstheatre.com.