Under the Apollo’s iconic marquee, Coca-Cola will offer a variety of holiday-themed activities and performances that are free and open to the public. The festivities include picture-taking with Santa Claus, giveaways, and performances by Refining Faith and Acapella Soul. Additionally, in the spirit of giving, the Apollo will be a designated location for a toy and book drive to benefit STRIVE’s Strong Fathers, Stronger Families Program, which services hundreds of unemployed fathers who are trying to remain positive and provide holiday presents for their children. Neither tickets nor RSVPs are required for this free event.
Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night
Friday, December 27, 2013 at 7:30pm
The Apollo celebrates Kwanzaa with its popular annual show, featuring the renowned New York-based dance company Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and guest performances by Michael Wimberly, Yacouba Sissoko, and F the Elemental. Hosted by Imhotep Gary Byrd.
• Tickets for this show range from $12-$18 each at our Box Office and are currently available.
• Tickets may also be purchased via http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00004AA799D99BFA?brand=apollo
• There will be a TicketMaster service fee of $3.75 per ticket for tickets purchased via TicketMaster.com for this show.
Apollo Uptown Hall: WNYC and the Apollo Theater present Dreams for NYC inspired by MLK.” Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3pm
WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration goes uptown to the Apollo Theater for a special edition, presented as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series. Each year, WNYC Radio brings together scholars, community leaders, and activists to engage in conversation with host Brian Lehrer about the legacy of King’s vision and how his teachings inform our view of American society today.
• This event will be free and open to the public.
• Please save this date and visit our website closer to the date of the event to see if tickets are required or RSVPs are requested for this free event.
Open House Weekend – An Apollo 80th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday and Sunday, February 8 and 9, 2014
Saturday, February 8, 2014 1PM-5PM
Sunday, February 9, 2014 Education events: 2PM-4PM Concert at 5PM
In celebration of African-American History Month and our 80th Anniversary, the Apollo Theater will open its doors for a FREE WEEKEND to give visitors an understanding of our rich history, a preview of our future activities, and an honoring of a few of the “family members” that have helped us get to this point.
On Saturday, February 8, we’ll journey through time, rejoicing in the diversity of genres that make the Apollo special. The afternoon will feature live performances from past contestants of our signature series, Amateur Night; music and acts from RhythmAndSoulRadio.com; and multi-media presentations on the Apollo’s history. Neither tickets nor RSVPs are required for Saturday’s free events in our main theater.
On Sunday, February 9, the Apollo’s Education Department presents a vocal music workshop for families that both explains and honors the tradition of the Negro Spirituals. Space for this activity is limited and pre-registration, beginning in 2014 via ApolloEducation.org, is strongly suggested. This workshop will be followed by a rousing concert!
Please visit ApolloTheater.org in 2014 for more details.
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- Metallica to headline at the Apollo (bigstory.ap.org)
- Holidays at the Apollo with Bow Wow, Savion Glover, Ballet Hispanico & Much More (harlemworldmag.com)