Op-Ed: The Jock Vs. The Scholar At The Apollo Theater


By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Walking into the Apollo Theater, Monday evening, September 26th, I saw the crowd of viewers waiting outside, swelling with anticipation. Continue Reading →

Apollo Late Nights New Season Kicks Off With Def Jam Collaboration, Comedy & More

harlem-perfoamnce-at-the-apolloThe Apollo Theater today announced details for its Late Nights at the Apollo 2016-2017 Fall/Winter lineup. Presented on the Apollo’s intimate soundstage, Late Nights at the Apollo includes the Theater’s groundbreaking Apollo Music Café and its newest initiative – Apollo Comedy ClubContinue Reading →

Amateur Night Making A Star Showcase With Special Guest Star Tank

Donavan_Tank1On Wednesday, September 21st, the Apollo Theater, in partnership with the Coca-Cola Company, will present Amateur Night at the Apollo: Making a Star, a special edition of the Theater’s signature show, supporting emerging performing artists. Continue Reading →

Watch Hillary Clinton Vs. Donald Trump At Harlem’s Apollo Theater

trump_and_clinton_gage_and_rick-1470330805-7105-1472754075-4648Harlem will be watching when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet for the first of three presidential debates on Sept. 26, 2016. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater To Hold Amateur Night Auditions In Harlem, Philly And DC

apollo1The Apollo Theater announced today that it will hold auditions for its legendary Amateur Night show, now in its 82nd year, in multiple cities this Fall. Continue Reading →

Summer Sizzles With DMX, Jill Scott, Neville And More With Harlem Week At the Apollo Concerts

apollo1The Apollo Theater today announced its Summer at the Apollo lineup with a series of concerts and events featuring some of the most renowned artists in hip hop and soul/R&B, including Jill Scott, Aaron Neville, DMX, Kurtis Blow and more, as well as its participation in the annual HARLEM WEEK Festival. Continue Reading →

In Search of the Next Apollo Legend, Amateur Night Auditions Takes On New Orleans

apollo-amature night in harlemThe Apollo Theater today announced a major new initiative as part of its signature Amateur Night show. The Apollo and Coca-Cola will present a national talent search for the next Apollo legend, during the 2016 Essence Music Festival. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater’s Spring Gala With LL Cool J, O’Jays And Prince Induction Ceremony (Photos)

apollo1Last evening, the Apollo Theater celebrated its 11th Annual Spring Gala raising $1.7M for its year-round artistic and community programming initiatives.  Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Prince Inducted In To The Apollo’s “Walk of Fame” In Harlem (Photos)

prince7By Rudy Collins

Today, the genius Prince was inducted onto the Apollo’s “Walk of Fame”. Melissa “Do me baby” Morgan entertained, and the one and only Maceo was one of the speakers. Continue Reading →

Touro College Grads Advised By NYC Health + Hospitals CEO

keyn speaker in harlemAt a festive gathering at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater last week, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine graduated its sixth class, conferring diplomas upon 123 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree.  Continue Reading →