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'Djembe' and 'Taste of Things' are promising new shows to come in Chicago

The Broadway Playhouse has a new show celebrating female friendship in the 1950s and 1960s. And after a long spell outside of the spotlight, the Apollo Theater in Lincoln Park is coming back to life. Finally, some life in the dormant commercial sector of long-running shows in Chicago. The new commercial...

Oprah Winfrey Calls Yara Shahidi One of 'the Most Profound 17-Year-Olds Alive'

Oprah Winfrey has nothing but praise for Yara Shahidi! The 64-year-old talk show host and the 17-year-old Black?ish actress spoke on stage during Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations at The Apollo Theater on Wednesday (February 7) in New York City. Oprah even called the actress, activist, and Harvard-bound scholar one of “the most profound 17-year-olds alive.” [...]

Oprah Says Quincy Jones Discovered Her for 'Color Purple' But No Comment on His Wild Interview

Oprah's staying mum on that shocking Quincy Jones interview making the rounds today -- partly because she hasn't read it yet... but mostly because they go way back. We got O leaving the Apollo Theater in Harlem Wednesday and asked her for her…

The Enduring Power of Otis Redding’s ‘Dock of the Bay’

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

After a breakthrough at Monterey Pop, Redding returned to California, looked out at the water and wrote the song that would define his legacy. Fifty years later, the track will be celebrated at the Apollo Theater.

Watch “Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo” CBS Special

Bruno Mars performs at the Apollo Theater in New York City with his band the Hooligans, and takes to the streets, visiting, singing and entertaining locals. Watch “Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo” CBS Special is a post from: Gossip On This - Pop Culture, News, Videos & Humor

Uptown, Baby: Beyoncé-Bodying Bruno Mars Drops Trailer For Live Apollo Theater Concert Special [Video]

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Image via Syco/Thames/Dymond/Splash Bruno Mars Drops Trailer For New Apollo Concert Special Yeah, we said it. Bruno Mars is currently a better live performer than the almighty Beyoncé Gisele-Knowles Carter. See you in our Twitter mentions. Bruno tha gawd has

Bruno Mars Performs From the Top of the Apollo Theater in First Trailer for 24K Magic Live at the Apollo TV Special

This is about to be a 24 karat magic television special! Bruno Mars is bringing the stage to the small screen thanks to 24K Magic Live at the Apollo, a primetime television special set to...

Watch Conan O’Brien Work a Shift at Sylvia’s in Harlem

The late night host makes a few new friends at this famous soul food restaurant While filming his show at the famed Apollo theater in Harlem, New York, this week, Conan O’Brien decided to stop by another one of the neighborhood’s legendary establishments: Syliva’s. Show More Summary

Bill Clinton On ‘Conan’: Dictators Try To Abolish Line Between Fact And Fiction

President Bill Clinton visited Conan O’Brien during his week of shows from New York’s Apollo Theater and talked about how much has changed in the country since he was elected POTUS and O’Brien was named host of NBC’s Late Night. On the...Show More Summary

Bill Clinton Talks Dictators, Democracy and Voter Suppression While Avoiding Bashing Trump Directly on Conan

During Conan O’Brien’s busy week in New York’s Apollo Theater, the 42nd president of the United States, and almost first man, Bill Clinton stopped by to talk politics. Though the Democratic party’s big win on Tuesday was on his mind, Clinton wasn’t ready to celebrate. He had some big picture ... More »

Watch Jon Stewart grill Conan O’Brien about New York City trivia in new ‘CONAN’ clip

Conan O'Brien took his late night show CONAN back to New York City this week for a full slate of shows at Harlem's Apollo Theater. As you might expect, the list of guests O'Brien tapped to appear on the show this week are all heavy hitters and includes A-listers such as Stephen Colbert, Keegan-Michael Key, Will Ferrell, Mel Gibson and more. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Challenges Conan O’Brien To NYC Citizenship Test

On Night 2 of Conan‘s week at New York’s Apollo Theater, Jon Stewart showed up to challenge former New Yorker Conan O’Brien to take the NYC Citizenship Test. “You don’t know sht about this place; you never did,” Stewart growled. “Your...Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Quizzes Conan O’Brien’s New York City Knowledge With a Definitely Not Rigged Test

With Conan taping this week’s batch of episodes from Harlem’s Apollo Theater, New Yorker Jon Stewart stopped by to see if the TBS host still knows his old stomping grounds. Unfortunately for Conan, Stewart had no problem revealing the behind-the-scenes talk-show magic that makes segments like impromptu New York City ... More »

Chief Operating Officer - Apollo Theater

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The Apollo Theater seeks an entrepreneurial and business-minded arts leader to serve as Chief Operating Officer, partnering with the President and Board of Directors in expanding the reach and impact of one of the most legendary and culturally influential institutions in American history.

On Black Creativity: A Conversation with Toshi Reagon + Daniel Bernard Roumain + Kamilah Forbes

'Composers Toshi Reagon and Daniel Bernard Roumain, Apollo Theater executive producer Kamilah Forbes and vocalist and Helga podcast host Helga Davis in conversation about the contributions of black artists to contemporary opera and the narratives they are driving in American culture. Show More Summary

On a bigger stage, 'Million Dollar Quartet' is still a blast

For nearly eight years, “Million Dollar Quartet” packed the intimate Apollo Theater in Lincoln Park. The story of the fabled night that four giants of popular music all turned up in Memphis’ tiny Sun Studios obviously struck a crowd-pleasing chord. So how does it stack up in a big proscenium house...

Bruno Mars Announces TV Special 24K Magic Live At The Apollo

6 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Over the weekend, Bruno Mars taped a performance at the legendary Apollo Theater on the down-low, and today the pop star has announced that a television special, Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live At The Apollo, will air on 11/29 on CBS. The special will combine the two performances he did over the weekend with more…

Bruno Mars filming TV special at Apollo Theater

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Bruno Mars has taken his Uptown Funk to the Apollo Theater.

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