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Community Calendar: September 28 - October 4

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 9/28/2017, 12:49 p.m.
Check out what's going on around the city this week!
Rolonda Watts

Greetings! The iconic musical genius Stevie Wonder turned out Central Park in a performance at the Global Citizen Festival here in the Big Apple, and then turned around and bent a knee in solidarity with sports stars criticized by President Trump for kneeling, sitting or raising fists during the national anthem to protest police violence.

Lloyd Williams and Voza Rivers of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and the Harlem Arts Alliance joined us on “Express Yourself,” with news about support-aid for the Caribbean in conjunction with the University of the West Indies in December.

THEATER

“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.

MUSIC

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.

Love in the 90s Tour, Saturday, Oct. 7, at 8 p.m., Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 718-856-5464 or visit ticketmaster.com.

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.

The Temptations and The Four Tops, Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., Mid-Hudson Civic Center, 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. For information, visit ticketmaster.com.

Tamar Braxton with special guest Joe, Thursday, Oct. 19, 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.

Patti Labelle, Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., Mashantucket, Conn. For information, call 800-200-2882 or visit ticketmaster.com.