Imhotep's Black Guide to Events for the Week
Imhotep Gary Byrd | 7/26/2018, 11:20 a.m.
70s Soul Jam, featuring the Stylistics, The Delfonics, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, Heatwave, Carl Carlton and Ray, Goodman & Brown, Saturday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m., Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W. 21st St., Brooklyn, N.Y. Visit fordampitheater.com.
Boyz II Men, Sunday, Aug. 5, at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, visit: ticketmaster.com.
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour, Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m., PNC Bank Arts Center, Exit 116, Garden State Parkway, Holmdel, N.J. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Anita Baker: Farewell Concert Series, Saturday, Aug. 18, at 8 p.m., 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Gladys Knight and the O’Jays, Friday, Aug. 24, at 8 p.m., Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W. 21st St., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Smokey Robinson, Friday, Aug. 24, at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Gladys Knight and the O’Jays, Saturday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m., The Rooftop at Pier 17, 89 South St., New York, N.Y.
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: ticketmaster.com.
Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour, Saturday, July 28, at 7 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
“Whitney,” an in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston. At select theaters. Visit www.imdb.com/title/tt5740866/.
Harlem Week 2018—“Women Transforming the World: Past Present and Future.” Subtheme, “The Community Within the Community,” recognizing and celebrating the LGTBQ community. Events sponsored in concert with WBLS, WLIB and Hot97: Great Day in Harlem. Special musical salutes by Bishop Hezekiah E. Walker. Economic Development Day. Saluting Women: keynote speaker, White House correspondent April Ryan saluting “Women in Media.” Summer in the City. Harlem Day. Special musical salutes to Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba. Percy Sutton 5K Run/Walk.
BEPAA annual Dr. John Henrik Clarke Tribute, Sunday, July 29, at 3 p.m. Mt. Pisgah Church, 212 Tompkins Ave., Brooklyn N.Y. Call 347-907-0629.
Tune in to 107.5 WBLS-FM weekly for “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 WBLS.com., WLIB.com and iHeartRadio. IGB is also heard on WBAI-FM 99.5 with Radio GBE: “The Global Black Experience” and “The Global Beat Experience,” Fridays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Archived online at www.wbai.org. For bookings or to reach us about your GBEvent or for comments, email co-editor Nyerere, firstname.lastname@example.org, find us at Imhotep Gary Byrd on Facebook or call 212-592-3279.