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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

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

last monthNews : NY Daily News

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

Patrick Wilson's 'Aquaman' Muscles Fill Out His White Tee

Patrick Wilson poses for photos while attending SiriusXM’s private Guns N’ Roses concert on Thursday (July 20) at the Apollo Theater in New York City. The 44-year-old actor wore a white t-shirt that showed off his buff body. He got in great shape recently for his role in Aquaman and he was spotted going shirtless [...]

Sofia Vergara & Joe Manganiello Rock Out at Guns N' Roses Concert!

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello love to rock out together and they did just that while attending SiriusXM’s private Guns N’ Roses concert on Thursday (July 20) at the Apollo Theater in New York City. The stars both took to their Instagram accounts to document the fun evening. Joe said it was his first time [...]

Alec Baldwin Gets Support From Family & Friends at Apollo Theater Show

Alec Baldwin‘s family and friends all stepped out to support his big performance! The 59-year-old actor took part in Spike TV’s One Night Only special on Sunday (June 25) at the famed Apollo Theater in New York City. Alec was joined by his wife Hilaria as well as his brothers Daniel and Billy. His 30 [...]

Charlie Wilson, Sheila E & Cedric The Entertainer Get Down At Apollo Theater Spring Gala

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Stars Turn Up To Support Famed Harlem Venue Singers Sheila E and Charlie Wilson had the crowd on their feet this week at the Apollo Theaters annual Spring Gala. Princes protege, along with The Gap Band alum, were among the

Cedric The Entertainer Returns To The Apollo Theater To Honor His Hollywood Mentor

Performing at New York City’s Apollo Theater in any capacity is always an exhilarating experience for Cedric the Entertainer. For his latest act, “The Original King of Comedy” will host the world-renowned theater’s 12th annual Spring Gala on Monday. Show More Summary

Cedric The Entertainer Returns To The Apollo Theater To Honor His Hollywood Mentor

Performing at New York City’s Apollo Theater in any capacity is always an exhilarating experience for Cedric the Entertainer. For his latest act, “The Original King of Comedy” will host the world-renowned theater’s 12th annual Spring Gala on Monday. Show More Summary

Barack Obama Is Morphing Into A Movie Star. We've Got Proof.

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Barack Obama was a pretty cool president, as presidents go. Remember when he literally dropped the mic, drank beers with Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam and sang “Let’s Stay Together” at the Apollo Theater? Remember thinking there’s no possible way he could ever get any cooler? Well, you were wrong. Show More Summary

Cuba Gooding Sr. graces Apollo Theater stage at memorial

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Cuba Gooding Sr., as famous for his namesake son as his hit ’70s songs, took center stage at the Apollo Theater one last time.

Ta-Nehisi Coates' Award-Winning Book Is Coming To The Apollo Stage

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ bold 2015 book exploring race in America is set to make its debut on the Apollo Theater stage. On Wednesday, the Harlem theater announced Coates’ award-winning Between the World and Me will be adapted into a multimedia performance for the Apollo’s 2017-2018 season. Show More Summary

‘Between the World and Me’ to Be Adapted as a Multimedia Performance for the Apollo

Harlem’s Apollo Theater is probably America’s most crucial venue for the sharing of black music, performance, and experience, a space from which some of the country’s best art and social commentary is disseminated. Now, the New York Times reports that the theater will be adding Ta-Nehisi Coates to the catalog of artists who’ve come through its doors. Show More Summary

What The Young Ella Fitzgerald Really Wanted Was To Dance

7 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

For Ella's upcoming 100th birthday (April 25), Amy Henderson recounts the story of that fateful Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater, Ella's original plan for it, and why she changed her mind just before going on.

Spike TV plans a comedic tribute roast of Alec Baldwin

7 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

Three years after paying tribute to comedic icon Don Rickles, Spike TV is returning for another “One Night Only” special at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, but this time to celebrate actor Alec Baldwin. Baldwin’s tribute will attract celebrity friends and comedians for a June 25 taping at the Apollo, with the special to air […]

Spoken Word: Staceyann Chin performs "Islamophobia"

'From +WNYC 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Apollo Theater, "Where Do We Go From Here?: MLK and the Future of Inclusion"-- Staceyann Chin performs the second of three spoken word pieces.'

The Third Show At The Apollo: Backstage

8 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"One of the Apollo Theater’s fans got it almost right when she told Earl Caldwell of The New York Times: 'You get two shows at the Apollo. That’s what I like down there. You get the show on the stage and the one in the audience.'" And then there's the space where the performers, and […]

Talib Kweli Live in Harlem at the Apollo Theater

'Talib Kweli performs a set as part of WNYC's 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Apollo Theater, "Where Do We Go From Here?: MLK and the Future of Inclusion"'. -- +WNYC

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