Community Calendar July 12 - July 18

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 7/12/2018, 12:44 p.m.
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NAS, Friday, July 20, at 8 p.m., The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., Mashantucket, Conn. For information, visit

Carnegie Hall Presents NYO Jazz, Friday, July 27, at 8 p.m. featuring Grammy Award-winning vocalist Dianne Reeves at Stern Auditorium/Perelman, 881 Seventh Ave., New York, N.Y. For information, visit

40th Anniversary of Dance Fever, featuring Tavares, France Joli, The Trammps with Earl Young, Disco Unlimited, Cory Daye and more. Saturday, July 28, at 7 p.m., Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W. 21st St., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, visit


Sinbad, Friday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., Saturday, July 21, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 22, at 7 p.m., Nyack Levity Live, 4210 Palisades Center Dr. A-401, West Nyack, N.Y. For information, visit

Marlon Wayans, Caroline’s on Broadway, 1626 Broadway, New York, N.Y., Thursday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 27, at 7:30 and 10 p.m., Saturday, July 28, at 7:30 and 10 p.m. and Sunday, July 29, at 7:30 p.m. For information, visit:

Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour, Saturday, July 28, at 7 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, visit


March with the People’s Organization for Progress to commemorate the 51st anniversary of 1967 Newark Rebellion, Thursday, July 12, 4:30 p.m., starting at the Rebellion Memorial, 250 Springfield Ave., between Hayes Street and Irvine Turner Boulevard in Newark, N.J. 

CEMOTAP presents a new book, “Elombe Brath: Selected Writings & Essays,” highlighting the work of late, great media and political commentator Elombe Brath. Introduced for the Elombe Brath Foundation by Herb Boyd and Cinque Brath, with foreword by veteran radio personality Bernard White, formerly of WBAI. Saturday, July 14, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at CEMOTAP Center, 135-05 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone Park, Queens N.Y.

The Children’s Teens’ Back to School Fashion Show is casting for a fashion show for the 2018 Harlem Week Festival, July 17. Casting call for multiracial and international youth ages 5 to 17. Contact Ms. Sutton at 212-862-8477 or

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