Community Calendar September 5 - September 11

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 9/5/2019, 1:18 p.m.
Check out what's going on around the city this week!
Sweet Honey in the Rock

Greetings! Summer 2019 is coming to its end. Harlem Week’s 2019 climax featured an unprecedented turnout for the Percy Sutton 5k Run and marked the debut of the Harlem Jazz & Music Festival, featuring indoor and outdoor concerts, gospel services at select houses of worship, jazz brunches, nightclub events at famous venues and much more. Visit: harlemmusicand jazzfestival.com

Brooklyn Labor Day Carnival 2019 was in full motion with the West Indian American Day Carnival Association celebrating its 51st year as one of the worlds biggest, most notable Carnival events. Visit wiadca.con. (see “COMMUNITY”)

THEATER

“Ain’t Too Proud” celebrates The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Written by three time Obie Award winner Dominique Morisseau, choreography by 2019 Tony Award winner Sergio Trujillo. The Imperial Theatre, 249 West 45th Street, Manhattan. For information, call 844-379-0370 or visit: www.secureboxoffice.com

“Hadestown—Where a Song Can Change Your Fate” From the pen of Anaïs Mitchell. Winner 8 Tony Awards, Tony winner Andre De Shields. Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48th St., Manhattan. For more information, visit: walterkerrtheatre.com/

“To Kill A Mockingbird” The classic Pulitzer book by Harper Lee which became a movie, now through Thursday, Sept. 19 onstage at the Shubert Theatre, 225 West 44th St, Manhattan. For ticket information, visit: Ticketmaster.com

“The Lion King” Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., Manhattan. For ticket information, visit: minskofftheatre.box-officetickets.com.

“Kinky Boots the Musical.” Al Hirschfield Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., Manhattan. For ticket information, visit: www.kinkybootsthemsuical.com

MUSIC

The 2019 season of Capitol One City Parks Foundation “Summer Stage” featuring nearly 100 free and benefit performances from 200 artists in Central Park and 17 neighborhood parks across NYC, with the best music from around the world. Free. For full schedule-location information, visit: cityparksfoundation.org/calendar/

Savion Glover Sept.13-15 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102. For more information, visit: ticketmaster.com.

The World Famous Apollo presents “Supreme Glamour: An Evening with Mary Wilson” Sept. 17. For ticket information, visit: apollotheater.org

Mary J. Blige & Nas, Sunday Sept. 8 at 8 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ 07102. For more information, visit: ticketmaster.com.

Raphael Saadiq, Tuesday Sept.10 at 8 p.m., Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 North 6th Street, Brooklyn. For more information, visit: ticketmaster.com.

Jazzmobile’s 55th anniversary! The annual free summer mobile concert series is in the parks and streets, in all 5 boroughs! Free. For more information, visit: www.jazzmobile.org

Chris Brown—“Indigoat” Tour 2019, Friday, Sept.13 at 6:30 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ 07102. For more information, visit: ticketmaster.com.

Chris Brown—“Indigoat” Tour 2019, Saturday, Sept.14 at 6:30 p.m. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn. For more information, visit: ticketmaster.com.

Savion Glover directs “The Tap Dance Kid,” Friday, Sept.13 through Sunday Sept. 15 at 7 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102. For more info, visit: ticketmaster.com.

Charlie Wilson, Saturday, Sep 15 at 8 p.m., Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 West 21st Street, Brooklyn. For information visit: ticketmater.com`