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 →

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 →

Apollo & WNYC Partner For MLK Celebration In Harlem

Dr. Martin Luther KingOn Sunday, January 17 at 3pm, for the 10 th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, the Apollo Theater and WNYC will partner for a third year to present “Race and Privilege: Exploring MLK’s Two Americas,” as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series. Continue Reading →

Join HCCI At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

594bac72-34a1-47b5-9a8d-a7325b4a0da9The Apollo Theater will celebrate the work of HCCI at its Coca Cola Winter Wonderland this Saturday! Continue Reading →

Robert Pattinson At Harlem’s Apollo, Without Fiancé FKA Twigs

robert-pattinson-and-fka-twigs1Robert Pattinson spent Saturday night at Harlem’s Apollo Theater, where he watched singer Blood Orange perform. Continue Reading →