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Why Right-Wing Sexual Moralists Make Me Want to Have an Orgy

My open knees are none of your business. I watched Amy Schumer's HBO special the other night. Her performance at the Apollo Theater is one of the most brilliant stand-up routines I've ever seen. Aside from being hysterically funny, she's a thought-provoking feminist who understands how to turn everyday situations into comedy gold. Show More Summary

My Open Knees Are None of Your Business

I watched Amy Schumer's HBO special the other night. Her performance at the Apollo Theater is one of the most brilliant stand-up routines I've ever seen. Aside from being hysterically funny, she's a thought-provoking feminist who understands how to turn everyday situations into comedy gold. Show More Summary

Hasim Rahman vs. Obed Sullivan

last monthSports / Boxing :

On November 1, 1997 at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, USBA heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman, from Baltimore, Maryland, defended his title against Obed Sullivan, from Gulfport, Mississippi. Rahman was undefeated at 23-0 coming in. Sullivan was…

OWN Network Hosts Music Icons At The Apollo Theater For Legendary Concert Series

If you haven’t already heard the good news, Winfrey’s OWN network is hosting a legendary music icons concert series, Legends: OWN at the Apollo. Appropriately held at Harlem’s Apollo Theater, the place many legendary musicians got their start, the series

Watch Steely Dan's Donald Fagen Pay Tribute to Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins

Last week, Keith Richards turned up at the Apollo Theater to honor vocalist Merry Clayton at the Jazz Foundation of America's A Great Night in Harlem benefit. Also appearing at the event was Steely Dan co-leader Donald Fagen, who performed in tribute to 85-year-old saxophone legend Sonny Rollins, the recipient of the JFA's Lifetime Achievement Award. The above...

Kacey Musgraves Wows Sold-Out Crowd at the Apollo Theater

Kacey Musgraves closed out the US leg of her Country & Western Rhinestone Revue in style.

See Keith Richards Play Raucous 'Gimme Shelter' at Apollo Theater

Keith Richards has been a tear lately, turning up all over the place in support of his new solo album, Crosseyed Heart. Last night, the guitarist took time out from his packed schedule to appear at the Jazz Foundation of America's annual A Great Night in Harlem benefit concert at the Apollo...

What can replace 'Million Dollar Quartet' in Chicago?

After nearly eight years, the Jerry Lee Lewis jukebox musical 'Million Dollar Quartet' is closing at the Apollo Theater. So what's next? After nearly eight years, one of the great recent success stories of the Chicago theater is closing: "Million Dollar Quartet" has announced its plans to shutter...

We Compiled the Highlights From Amy Schumer’s HBO Special

last monthLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Amy Schumer's hour-long HBO special started with the comedian taking the stage at the Apollo Theater toting a mostly empty bottle of wine, and it only got better from there. If you missed the show when it first aired Saturday, check out the highlights below.On her New Year's resolutions: On... More »

'Million Dollar Quartet' will end its rocking 7-year run in January

After more than seven years and nearly 3,000 performances at the Apollo Theater, "Million Dollar Quartet" finally is leaving the building — and the city that made the show a hugely profitable hit. The jukebox show, which re-creates the night that Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and...

With her HBO stand-up special, Amy Schumer proves that sexual humor is sexual politics

Unless you are Jerry Seinfeld, an HBO stand-up special, especially one filmed at the Apollo Theater and directed by a Chris Rock, is a pretty big career milestone. "Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo," which premieres Saturday, is like everything Schumer does - funny, smart and outrageous. But in...

Has Amy Schumer Cleaned Up Her Act? Her New Special Is Free of Racial Jokes

The comedian is taking great pains to ensure she no longer looks quite so clueless about racial issues. The Apollo Theater in Harlem is not just a historic venue for African-American music, it is a symbol; the brick-and-mortar incarnation of a cultural movement that endured despite centuries of oppression. Show More Summary

Morning Video: First Lady Drops The Mic (Plus "He Named Me Malala" Premiere)

Here's a roundup of the First Lady's Apollo Theater appearance earlier this week talking about #62milliongirls, via The Root: ‘There Is No Boy Cute Enough or Interesting Enough to Stop You From Getting Your Education’. See more at HuffPost. Show More Summary

The Apollo Theater to Induct 3 Black Comedy Legends Into Its Walk of Fame

In 1969, trailblazing comedian Jackie “Moms” Mabley stood onstage in her trademark floppy hat and flowered housedress and told the audience her slogan for the week.

'Glamour' Joined Forces with Michelle Obama and Charlize Theron to Advocate for Girls' Education

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

"There are 62 million girls around the world would who give anything to be in your position," said First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday, addressing a crowd of over 1,000 school age girls at the Apollo Theater in New York City and countless more watching over a live stream from around the... Continue reading

Apollo Announces Season Lineup, Starts Comedy Club

The Apollo Theater will host music, dance and a new comedy series this fall and winter.

Laura Ingraham: Trump Should "Do A Speech In Enemy Territory" At Harlem's Apollo Theater

From the September 15 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: LAURA INGRAHAM: Bernie Sanders' crowds in Manassas and Liberty University. That Liberty University speech of Bernie Sanders -- I hope the establishment in both parties watched what happened last night. Show More Summary

Hologram Madness

Last week the New York Times reported that Billie Holiday’s hologram is coming to the Apollo Theater this fall, where the singer made her debut at nineteen, and recently was inducted into the Apollo Hall of Fame. Apparently it’s planned...Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Knocks Back Some Vino, Talks UTI in Trailer for Her HBO Special

3 months agoLGBT / Gay :

Reigning Queen of Comedy, Amy Schumer, has been doing her utmost to make 2015 her year. Hit movie: check. Buzzed-about TV show: check. Playing New York’s famed Apollo Theater and filming her very own HBO special: two birds, one stone. Back...Show More Summary

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