Community Calendar: May 4 - May 10

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 5/5/2017, 1:46 p.m.
Check out what's going on around the city this week.
Shalamar: Reloaded ft. Jody Watley

An Evening with Brian McKnight, Sunday, May 14, at 8 p.m., Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood, N.J. For information, call 201-227-1030 or visit

R. Kelly, Thursday, May 18, at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-247-5200 or visit

Jody Watley & Shalamar Reloaded, Saturday, May 27, 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


Sinbad, Friday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., Saturday, May 13, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Nyack Levity Live, 4210 Palisades Center Dr. A-401, West Nyack, N.Y. For information, call 845-353-5400 or visit

Mo’Nique’s Mother’s Day Comedy Special, Saturday, May 13, at 8 p.m., Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-531-5305 or visit

Marlon Wayans, Friday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., Saturday, May 27, at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., Sunday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., Carolines on Broadway,1626 Broadway, New York, N.Y. For information, visit

Chris Tucker, Sunday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. For information, call 860-862-TIXX (8499) or visit


UniverSoul Circus, Friday, May 5, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, May 6, at noon, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, May 7, at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. at 6:30 p.m., Roy Wilkins Park at Merrick Boulevard and Baisley Boulevard (Queens), Jamaica, N.Y. For information, call 800-316-7439 for groups of 20 or more or visit


The Malcolm X Conference for Self-Determination. Friday, May 19, a 6 p.m. program features a free film, “Malcolm X Speaks,” and registration for the Saturday, May 20, all-day conference. All Souls Episcopal Church, 88 St. Nicholas Ave. off 116th St. Keynote address: Fred Hampton Jr. For more information, call 718- 386-1766 or visit

The Rev. Herbert Daughtry announces the Atlantic Yards/Nets/DBNA Community Foundation and the DBNA Capacity Building Grant Program will provide grants of $5,000 to Brooklyn-based community organizations. To qualify for a grant, organizations and initiatives are required to complete an application. The deadline is June 16, 2017. Those organizations selected to receive grants will be notified by summer 2017. For more information, call 718-797-2184 or visit

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