Weekend Entertainment Guide: 4.29.11

Posted on April 29, 2011 /Weekend Guide

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NATIONAL

Who: Fast Five
What: Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, and Vin Diesel kick butt in Brazil.
Where: In theaters near you.

Who: Prom
What: Kylie Bunbury and DeVaughn Nixon star in this Disney film about…Prom.
Where: In theaters near you.

Who: Madea’s Big Happy Family
What: Tyler Perry and gang return to the big screen in another Madea classic.
Where: In theaters near you.

FLORIDA

Miami

Who: Taye Diggs In Concert

What: Taye Diggs takes to the stage once again.

Where: Prelude by Barton G Presents at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

When: April 29th – April 30th (Friday-Saturday), 8:30 p.m.  (305) 357-7900

Tickets: http://www.bgp.bartong.com

UNITED KINGDOM

London

Who: MOOZ-lum
What: Nia Long, Danny Glover, and Evan Ross star in this tale of black Muslims.
When: May 3rd, 6:30pm – 10:00pm : Showtime: 7p.m. (1st London Premiere)
Where: BAFTA Princess Anne Theatre, 195 Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom

WASHINGTON

Seattle

Who: Langston Hughes African American Film Festival
What: This annual event provides provocative films from independent Black filmmakers and works about the African American experience.
Where: Central Cinema, 21st Street (at Union Street), Seattle, Washington

NEW YORK

New York City

Who: Memphis
What: MEMPHIS on Broadway is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break.
Where: Shubert Theater, 225 West 44th Street (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue), New York NY 10036

Who: Baby It’s You!
What: Baby it’s You is mostly about the woman who discovered the short lived black singing group The Shirelles.
Where: Broadhurst Theatre, 235 West 44th Street (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

Who: The Motherfucker With The Hat
What: Chris Rock is hilarious in this explicit stage play.
Where: Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 West 45th Street (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue), New York NY 10036

Who: By the way, meet Vera Stark.
What: Sanaa Lathan dazzles in this new media off-Broadway stage play about a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress, and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold on to her career.
Where: Second Stage Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street

Who: Sister Act
What: Patina Miller stars in this stage adaption of the popular Whoopi Goldberg Film of the same name.
Where: Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway (Between West 52nd and 53rd Streets), New York NY 10019

Photo: Memphis On Broadway