Apollo Presents Jazz & Spirit Feat “The Cornel West Conceto” By Arturo O’Farrill

artutro and cornel west inharlem1The Apollo Theater will present Jazz and Spirit, an evening featuring new jazz works that explore the connections between jazz, spirituality, national politics, and activism on Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. Continue Reading →

Prince To Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater Walk Of Fame

princePhilippe Dauman, executive chairman, president and CEO of Viacom said, “It is a great honor to accept the corporate award for community leadership from an institution as legendary as the Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →

Apollo Spring Gala 2016 With LL COOL J, O’Jays And More

Deborah Cox attends the 10th Annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala at The Apollo Theater_Photo by Shahar Azran for WireImageThe Apollo Theater, a leading not-for-profit performing arts institution and one of the nation’s greatest cultural treasures, today announced the star-studded line up for its 11 th Annual Spring Gala—its biggest fundraising even t of the year—to be held on Monday, June 13 at 7pm. Continue Reading →

Taylor Gayle, First Place Winner At The Apollo Theater In Harlem (video)

apollo kids of the future finalOld soul Taylor Gayle, was the First Place winner against some very strong competition at the Stars of Tomorrow competition at the Apollo Theater 125th Street, Harlem, New York.

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Charlie Parker To Be Inducted Into Apollo Walk Of Fame

charlie parker miles davisIn anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD (April 1st and 3rd), a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Theater will celebrate its jazz legacy by inducting the iconic and influential jaz saxophonist, Charlie “Ya rd b ird ” Pa rker, into the Apollo Walk of Fame. Continue Reading →

Europeans Invade Harlem For FIFA Interactive World Cup

fifa event in harlemBy David Roza

NYCity Lens reports that it was just like a soccer game in Europe. The BBC was there, Sky Sports was there, the French group Media365 was there, too. Continue Reading →

Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

charlie parker miles davisIn anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Apollo has announced today that it will offer related cultural events for the public at the legendary Theater as well as other community institutions. Continue Reading →

Black History Month Open House Free At The Apollo

apollo panel make your music move (2) Jenella YoungThis February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs in celebration of Black History Month. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Civil Rights Doc Eyes On The Prize Returns

Eyes on the Prize Graphic_1_Courtesy WORLD ChannelBy Souleo

Growing up after the civil rights movement removed executive producer of WORLD Channel, Chris Hastings from any firsthand experiences of that era. Continue Reading →

Apollo Rings NY Stock Exchange Opening Bell For Its 82nd Anniversary

apollo theater on wall streetIn celebration of the Apollo’s 82 nd anniversary today, the Theater was invited to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Continue Reading →