Community Calendar: September 14 - September 20
Imhotep Gary Byrd | 9/14/2017, 4:23 p.m.
Greetings! Word is out that brilliant Academy Award winner Denzel Washington has created another of his amazing iconic character portrayals in “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” A Toronto Film Festival review describes him as “haunting as a semi-functional legal savant who might have stepped out of a 70s time machine,” adding, “Washington rearranges the molecular metabolism of his personality.”
The 19th annual Walk for Sickle Cell Education and Awareness is coming Saturday, Sept. 16, in Central Park. Registration will start at 9 a.m. The walk begins at 11 a.m., Center Row, near the Band Shell. Enter at 72nd Street on the east side of the park. Visit sctpn.net.
“Me the People: The Trump America Musical,” Triad theater, 158 W. 72nd St. New York, N.Y. Visit triadnyc.com for more information.
“Black Angels Over Tuskegee,” now in its eighth year off-Broadway. St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W. 46th St. between Eighth and Ninth avenues. For more information, call 212-239-6200 or visit telecharge.com.
“Sistas: The Musical,” St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W. 46th St. between Eighth and Ninth avenues, running through January 2018. For information, call 212-239-6200 or visit telecharge.com.
Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s artistic theater director, Rome Neal, presents Laurence Holder’s “MONK,” a one-man portrayal of jazz great, composer/pianist, Thelonious Sphere Monk, starring Audelco Award Winner Solo Performance Rome Neal. Directed by Rome Neal and Laurence Holder. Music score by Bill Lee. Oct. 5-7, 2017 at 7 p.m. (Thursday-Saturday only). For ticket information, call 718-288-8048 or visit www.nuyorican.org.
Erykah Badu, Friday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center,1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit www.njpac.org.
En Vogue, Saturday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m., Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 718-856-5464 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Bruno Mars, 24K, Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 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 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Bruno Mars, 24K, Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-757-6600 or visit ticketmaster.com.
A Night of Love & War, starring Keith Sweat and Tamar Braxton, Friday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m., Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 718-856-5464 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Bruno Mars: 24K, Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave. (at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Flatbush Avenue), Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 917-618-6700 or visit ticketmaster.com.
The Whispers, Friday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.
The Temptations and The Four Tops, Friday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit www.njpac.org.
The Spinners and Little Anthony and The Imperials, Sunday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.
Herbie Hancock, Friday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m., Tilles Center Concert Hall, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, N.Y. For information, call 516-299-3100 or visit ticketmaster.com.