Community Calendar November 2 - November 8

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 11/2/2017, 3:50 p.m.
Check out what happening in the city this week!
Harlem Globetrotters

R&B Holiday Bash, Friday, Nov. 24, at 8 p.m., Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Queens, N.Y. For information, visit

The Great Xscape Tour, Saturday, Nov. 25, at 7:30 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, visit

JAY-Z 4:44 Tour, Sunday, Nov. 26, and Monday, Nov. 27, at 8 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave. (at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Flatbush Avenue), Brooklyn, N.Y.

Fantasia, Monday, Dec. 11, at 8 p.m., Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16 St., New York, N.Y. For information, visit

Fantasia, Christmas After Midnight, Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 8 p.m., Apollo Theater. 253 W. 125 St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-531-5305 or visit


“Star Trek: Discovery,” the latest edition of the pioneering science fiction series, stars African-American actress Shanequa Martin-Green as lead. CBS All Access by subscription.

“Whitney: Can I Be Me?” Intimate portrait of Whitney Houston. Exclusive video, candid interviews and behind the scenes performances. Check your Showtime listings.


Paul Mooney and Marsha Warfield, Thursday, Nov. 2, 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


Harlem Globetrotters, Friday, Nov. 24, at noon and Saturday, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m., Madison Square Garden, Seventh Avenue and 32nd Street, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-465-MSG1 (6741) or 212-247-4777. Visit


48th celebration of Black Solidarity Day, Monday, Nov. 6, at Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. No work, no school, no shopping. Film festival and program: “Concerning Violence” and “I Am Not Your Negro.” Also, Black Power program and discussion, December 12th Movement. For information call 718-398-1766.

Benefit Concert for Caribbean Hurricane Relief, Sunday, Nov. 12, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., The Lovinger Theatre at Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, N.Y. For information, call Linnette Harrigan at 914- 712-8629 or email

CEMOTAP celebrates its 30th anniversary Saturday Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. with “It’s Your Table.” Good food, good drink, edutainment, good music and good company. Keynote speaker: Legrand Clegg II, Esq., leader of CEMOTAP West. Other speakers: Dr. Leonard Jeffries and Dr. Adelaide Sanford. Robert Johnson Family Life Center, 172-17 Linden Blvd. (near Merrick Boulevard) St. Albans, Queens. For more information, call 718-322-8454.

Hear Imhotep Gary Byrd on 107.5 WBLS-FM weekly with “Express Yourself,” Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and simulcast over WLIB 1190AM. The full show can also be heard on HD radio at WBLS-HD2 and at, and iHeartRadio. IGB is also heard on WBAI-FM 99.5 with Radio GBE: “The Global Black Experience” and “The Global Beat Experience,” Friday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Archived online at For bookings or to reach us about your GBEvent or for comments, email co-editor Nyerere Shannon @, find us at Imhotep Gary Byrd on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @GBELIFE or call 212-592-3279.