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Kevin Spacey & David Alan Grier Take Shots At Donald Trump At Ella Fitzgerald Tribute Concert

Stars Pay Tribute To Ella Fitzgerald At Apollo Theater – And Take A Swipe At Republican Nominee Actors Kevin Spacey and David Alan Grier were a few of the performers who honored jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald – but also couldn’t

Conan O'Brien's TBS show headed to New York

20 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Conan O'Brien is hitting the road again. Conan is set to tape five shows from New York beginning Monday, Oct. 31. Filming at the famed Apollo Theater through Nov. 3, guests will include Louis C.K. on Nov. 1, Ryan Reynolds on Nov. 2 and Tracy Morgan on Nov. Show More Summary

Team Coco Hits The Apollo Theater Stage!

Conan O’Brien is taking his late-night talk show on the road again – CONAN will broadcast live from the iconic Apollo Theater in New York from Monday, October 31st to Thursday, November 3rd. The New York shows will feature a guest list of big names like Louis C.K., Ryan Reynolds and Tracy Morgan. In addition … Continue reading Team Coco Hits The Apollo Theater Stage! ?

Donald Trump at the Apollo Sounds Like the Recipe for a Race Riot

If he has his way, Donald Trump may have laid the groundwork for a race riot right by Red Lobster. According to the New York Daily News, the Trump campaign has been actively trying to book the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem for a rally. Apparently, organizers have been calling “every day,” though there is […]

FOX reviving “Showtime at the Apollo” as multiple primetime TV specials hosted by Steve Harvey

Showtime at the Apollo, a live talent showcase at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater which appeared on syndicated TV from the late 1980s through the 2000s, is coming back to television -- this time in the form of two primetime network specials on FOX, hosted by Steve Harvey. Harvey previously served as host of Showtime at […]

The Apollo Theater says no to Donald Trump rally

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

For Donald Trump, it’s no time at the Apollo. The storied Harlem theater wants no part of a Donald Trump rally.

'The Apollo Is Not a Museum': Kamilah Forbes Offers New Creative Vision for The Apollo Theater

'The Apollo Theater occupies an important place in African-American history. But like many arts organizations in New York, the 82-year-old Harlem institution has struggled to stay relevant in the new century. Back in May, the Apollo announced it was bringing on Kamilah Forbes as its next executive producer. Show More Summary

John Legend Celebrates 10 Years of the (RED) Campaign

John Legend poses with South African artist Esther Mahlangu while at (RED)‘s 10 year celebration on Saturday night (August 28) at the Apollo Theater in New York City. The 37-year-old entertainer and ambassador for the brand was also joined at the event by his wife Chrissy Teigen as well as Ashley Graham and Lupita N’yongo. [...]

Watsky – “Midnight Heart” (Feat. Mal Devisa) (Prod. Anderson .Paak) Video

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Watsky is a lyricist through and through. He’s part of a rare breed nowadays, and his lyrical dexterity and content stems from his early career as a poet, winning the National Youth Poetry Slam at the Apollo Theater and appearing on the final season of Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam on HBO. He’s long released […]

A newcomer takes on Harlem, where a second renaissance meets gentrification nervousness

Take a walk on 125th Street. Check out the Apollo Theater marquee, the latest exhibit at the Studio Museum, the patio dinner crowd on Lenox Avenue, the high-priced brownstones, the locals of all hues striding past Afrocentric sidewalk stalls while a drum circle grooves across the street. Harlem,...

Harlem fire engulfs old movie theater near famed Apollo

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A fire erupted early Thursday in an old movie theater on W. 125th St. in Harlem, steps away from the famed Apollo Theater, officials said.

Apollo Spring Gala Honors Prince With Star on Walk of Fame

The legendary Apollo Theater recently celebrated its rich legacy of showcasing the best in black music. Now in its 11th year, the Apollo Spring Gala is an unforgettable night that celebrates the theater with a spectacular one-night-only concert followed by a star-studded party with dinner, music and dancing. Proceeds from the event support the theater’s […]

Aplollo Theater Live Wire: Michael Jackson's EPIC Years -- 6/16

'From Off the Wall to Invincible, Michael Jackson’s recordings on Epic Records chronicle the artist’s evolution to become one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. On June 16, 2016 at the Apollo Theater, author and Duke...Show More Summary

EA Sports Is Betting Millions You'll Watch This Guy Play 'FIFA'

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK -- Mohamad Al-Bacha was shook. He stared blankly out over the capacity crowd of 1,500 in Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater, dropped his Xbox controller onto his lap, bent at the waist and buried his head in his hands. Al-Bacha,Show More Summary

Daptone Records Announces Concert Film Living on Soul

In December 2014, soul revival label Daptone Records brought its roster to the historic Apollo Theater for a three-night residency. Those shows were filmed and will be featured in the new movie Living on Soul, which is being funded on Kickstarter. Show More Summary

Apollo Theater names new executive producer

The Apollo Theater in New York City has named a new executive producer. The dance, theater and performance art venue in Harlem announced Tuesday that Kamilah Forbes will join the Apollo in... To view the full story, click the title link.

Prince to Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater's Walk of Fame in June

Prince will be inducted into the Apollo Theater's Walk of Fame next month. Continue reading…

Bernie Sanders: ‘I’m Proud To Be Jewish’ After Harlem Heckler Criticizes ‘Zionist Jews’ [Video]

While Bernie Sanders appeared at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, a heckler demanded to know his relationship to ‘zionist Jews.’ John Prince, a member of the Black Lives Matter movement, asked the question while Sanders appeared on stage during a “community conversation” in the predominantly black neighborhood. Show More Summary

Watch Bernie Sanders Respond to a Heckler Who Asks Anti-Semitic Question

7 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Things got heated near the end of a Bernie Sanders campaign event at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, where a protester uttered anti-Semitic remarks in the form of a question. “As you know, the Zionist Jews—and I don’t mean to offend anybody— they run the Federal Reserve, they run Wall Street, they run every campaign,” John Prince, 32, shouted. Show More Summary

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