Weekend Entertainment Guide: 4.22.11

NEW YORK

Chris Rock performing in the Broadway show, The Motherfucker With The Hat all weekend. Buy tickets here.

Sanaa Lathan is starring in the off-Broadway play By The Way, Meet Vera Stark.

If you’re in the NYC area, you MUST see this! Buy tickets here.

Catch Patina Miller in the Broadway adaption of Sister Act. Very appropriate for a good time on Easter Sunday.


CALIFORNIA

SAN DIEGO

The beautiful Liya Kebede takes the lead in the new film Desert Flower. This film is about famed African supermodel Waris Dirie.

Desert Flower is playing at the Gaslamp Stadium in San Diego all weekend. (Also being played in Boise, Idaho at The Flicks.) Get tickets here.


LOS ANGELES

Catch one of the last few shows of ‘The Bluest Eye‘ at the Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica. This play received good reviews from the Los Angeles Times and is based on a book by Toni Morrison. Get ticket here.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Omari Hardwick and Salli Richardson star in the new film I Will Follow. Now playing thru April 28th at the West End Cinema. Buy tickets here.

TELEVISION

Treme returns for it’s second season on HBO. The trials and tribulations of life in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Season 2 debuts April 24. Check your local listings.

EVERYWHERE

Madea’s Big Happy Family hits theaters everywhere in the United States this weekend. Get tickets here.