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Jordin Sparks Signs Copies Of Her New Album 'Right Here, Right Now' In NYC

Jordin Sparks wears a bright orange dress for her album signing at the Claim it! Truck parked in front of the Apollo Theater in New York City on Thursday afternoon (August 21). “It’s been a long journey so I can’t help but be emotional. So, all I can say is, I’m just grateful to put [...]

Amy Schumer’s HBO Special Has a Teaser. This Is That Teaser.

HBO has heard the people's cries: Where is that Amy Schumer one-hour stand-up special? Schumer is capping off a very busy year with a performance at the most historic of venues, the Apollo Theater. And because she's very good at making friends with other celebrities, the special is directed by... More »

Al Sharpton shreds Donald Trump: He’s an Apollo Theater act trying to play Lincoln Center

last monthNews : The Raw Story

MSNBC host and longtime civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton slammed Donald Trump’s nascent presidential campaign in an interview with the Washington Post‘s Jonathan Capehart. In the piece — published Tuesday under the headline “What Al Sharpton learned from James Brown...

Bessie Nominations Are Announced

The awards, the dance world’s equivalent of the Oscars or Tonys, will be presented at the Apollo Theater on Oct. 19.

New York program aims to improve ties between police, teens

New York City police and teenagers from some of the city's toughest neighborhoods came together on Tuesday at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater for an event designed to build mutual respect and improve their frayed relationship.     About...Show More Summary

Angela Simmons And Michelle Williams Host Apollo Theater WOW Festival [PHOTOS]

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Grammy-award winning singer Michelle Williams and style icon Angela Simmons hit up events at the Women of the World Festival at the Apollo Theater this weekend.  Michelle ran a panel about the music industry and the female image, while Angela

Ne-Yo Helps Raise $2 Million For Apollo Theater

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

“Champagne Life” Singer Among Performers At Apollo Spring Gala Ne-Yo said his very first performance was at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater – and it didn’t go down well. “The first time I was on stage was Amatuer Night,” Ne-Yo said.

Apollo Theater Celebrates Its Rich Legacy With 10 Annual Spring Gala 2015

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Monday night marked the 10th anniversary of the Apollo Theater’s annual Spring Gala, which was met with much fanfare. The event, which featured a celebratory benefit concert, was hosted by Extra TV correspondent AJ Calloway and featured...Show More Summary

Lauryn Hill Joins Instagram, Performs With Jazmine Sullivan at Nina Simone Documentary Screening [PHOTOS]

Guess who's on the 'Gram? Lauryn Hill joined the picture-sharing website and posted photos of her performance at the Nina Simone documentary screening at Harlem's Apollo Theater. Continue reading…

Lauryn Hill Conducts Explosive Nina Simone Tribute at NYC Doc Premiere

Last night at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater, the harrowing Nina Simone documentary What Happened, Miss Simone received its New York premiere, complete with a red carpet and an explosive mini tribute concert from Simone devotee Ms. Lauryn Hill. The film, a Netflix original due on the streaming site on June 26th,...

Pitbull Launches His SiriusXM Channel, 'Globalization,' With Private Concert At The Apollo Theater

Mr. Worldwide is going global! On Tuesday May 19, Pitbull performed at Harlem's Apollo Theater for a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners. [ Video: Chris Brown & Pitbull Have Tons Of Fun At The Billboard Music Awards! Watch & Dance HERE! ] The concert coincided with the launch of SiriusXM's new Pitbull Globalization channel. This exclusive, commercial [...]

Amy Schumer Is Getting Her Own HBO Comedy Special

4 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Are you busy on May 29? If not, Comedy Central star Amy Schumer is filming a stand-up special for HBO at the Apollo Theater in New York City! Chris Rock will direct the special, which makes this news even more awesome. Once it's edited, it'll premiere on HBO later this year. Show More Summary

Amy Schumer HBO Comedy Special Gets Director Chris Rock

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Amy Schumer will have her first comedy special on HBO, directed by Chris Rock, which will be filmed at the Apollo Theater on May 29.

Amy Schumer’s First HBO Stand-up Special Set

HBO wants to know what inside Amy Schumer, joke-wise. The comic is set to make her stand-up special debut for the premium cabler with a show being taped May 29 at the Apollo Theater in New York. The show’s director is someone who knows...Show More Summary

Kennedy Center and Apollo Theater Explore D.C./New York Jazz Connections

Harlem Lights/U Street Nights is the first collaboration between the theaters. DCist spoke with curator and pianist Jason Moran about the program. [ more › ]

Amy Schumer to Headline HBO Special Directed by Chris Rock

4 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Her standup performance will be recorded at the Apollo Theater May 29 The post Amy Schumer to Headline HBO Special Directed by Chris Rock appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

Charlie Parker to Return to the Apollo Theater in Gotham Chamber Opera Season

The tenor Lawrence Brownlee will star in "Charlie Parker's Yardbird," which Gotham will present at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.

Jamie Foxx To Perform At Apollo Theater On May 21st

The Apollo Theater has just announced that Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx will be performing in a special one night-only concert next month, to celebrate his new album. And tickets for the May 21st show go on sale today at noon! [ more › ]

Billie Holiday Centenary Celebrations At Harlem’s Apollo Theater, Cassandra Wilson Sings The Blues

The 100th birthday of the great blues and jazz singer Billie Holiday is to be celebrated at Harlem’s Apollo Theater next month. Cassandra Wilson will be performing Holiday’s most memorable songs on April 10 in a tribute concert to the...Show More Summary

Apollo Theater Set To Honor 100th Birthday Of Jazz Legend Billie Holiday

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday. The legendary American jazz vocalist was born on April 17, 1915, and died in 1959 at the age of 44. Holiday performed at least two dozen times at the Apollo. Show More Summary

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