#NYEvents: En Vogue, HAIRitage the Play, a Sunday Night Cruise & More in NYC
For the music fans this week we have new school hip hop on Wednesday night with Future, Tory Lanez, A$AP Ferg, Zoey Dollaz and old school night on Saturday night with Bell Biv Devoe, En Vogue and Guy, all LIVE. We also have a free Improv class at The Black Lady Theatre in Brooklyn and even a cruise on Sunday night.
Future, Migos, Tory Lanez, A$AP Ferg & Zoey Dollaz
When: Wednesday, May 24th at 7pm
Location: Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 9993 Allegheny Road, Darien Center, NY 14040
BET Award-winning rapper Future has plotted a North American tour to launch in early 2016. According to the official announcement released on Dec. 9, the concert venture, dubbed The Purple Reign Tour, will kick off on Feb. 17 from the Orpheum Theatre in Madison, Wis. Over the course of the next month, Future will headline venues in at least 21 additional cities, including Detroit (Feb. 19), New York (Feb. 27), Raleigh, N.C. (March 2), San Antonio (March 10), New Orleans (March 12), Denver (March 15), and Los Angeles (March 18), as well as many other cities along the way. The performer will also make a special hometown stop on March 4 to headline the Tabernacle. Ty Dolla Sign will be Future’s special guest for most of the tour.
The 2016 Future tour comes after a very successful year for the Atlanta-based rap star. In summer 2015, Future earned his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his third studio album, “DS2.” He also charted a second No. 1 later in the year when he released the collaborative mixtape “What a Time to Be Alive” with Drake.
FREE IMPROV CLASSES with Letter of Marque Theater Co.!
When: Thursday, May 25th, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Location: G&S Loft 255 Douglass Street Brooklyn, NY 11217
Classes are held fortnightly on Thursdays at the G&S Loft from May 11th – June 22nd.
The loft is upstairs, and there is no elevator service.
[This venue is not wheelchair accessible]
ABOUT THE CLASS:
Rooted in improv techniques by Spolin, Johnstone, along with live composition, our method focuses on collective success, telling the richest story, and tapping into the player’s full instrument. Our work surpasses conventional notions of what improv looks like by bolstering the talents of the people in the room, exploring pan-disciplinary collaboration, learning to laugh at ourselves, searching for the real in the absurd, and celebrating the “strong and wrong.” With over 20 years of teaching experience, the Captains of LoM will take your training to the next dimension.
All disciplines and levels are welcome.
The Black Lady Theatre Presents HAIRitage The Play
When: Fri, May 26, 2017 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
Location: The Black Lady Theatre 750 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11216
For Ticket information please call 917 887 1717
The Black Lady Theatre will present Playwright and director, Niccole Nero Gaines, latest play, Hair’itage The Journey of Sistahs with Their Hair, on stage starting Mother’s Day Weekend (May 12th, 2017). The Black Lady Theatre is located at 750 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216. Tickets are available online for $25.00 General admission.
Hair’itage The Play uniquely tells the evolution of the Black woman’s hair. Six “sistahs”- with different styles and grades of hair share how their hair has defined them, their love lives, self-image, and careers. Funny, deep, inspiring, and sometimes sexy, Hair’itage opens a deeper conversation around Black femininity, social perceptions, and how hair impacts the lives of Black women. Playgoers leave in awe – empowered, some even share tears of joy, as they can relate to the storyline from a personal perspective. Hair’itage is a journey that women and Men, from all walks of life, socio-economic backgrounds, and cultural backgrounds will enjoy.
Bell Biv DeVoe with En Vogue and Guy LIVE
When: Saturday, May 27th at 8pm
Location: Seneca Niagara Casino Events Center Niagara Falls
It’s going to be an incredible night of hip hop featuring the legendary trio of Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe as they kick out some of the biggest hits of the early 90’s including “Poison,” “She’s Dope,” “Do Me!” and many more. Here’s your chance to see the group that literally invented the New Jack style of the 1990’s and brought hip-hop into the mainstream.
Plus, special guests Guy, En Vogue and SWV make it a hip-hop night you won’t want to miss. The Funky West Coast Divas, En Vogue sold more than 20 million records with hits like “My Lovin (You’re Never Gonna Get It)” and “Free Your Mind.” On the East Coast NYC scene, the multi-platinum selling Sisters With Voices hit it big with “Right Here,” “I’m So Into You,” “Weak” and many more. So come get your 90’s on at Seneca Niagara.
Sunday Night Cruise
When: Sun, May 28, 2017 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
Location: New York Skyport Marina 2430 FDR drive East Service Road New York, NY 10010
Let your hair down, kick back, grab a drink and marvel at the city skyline as you float by on your party boat or private yacht charter cruise! What could be better? $45 general admission, per person.
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