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 →

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 →

Harlem Fire Destroys Old Movie Theater Near Famed Apollo

theater in harlemA fire erupted early Thursday in an old movie theater on W. 125th St. in Harlem, steps away from the famed Apollo Theater, officials said. Continue Reading →

Chester Gregory To Lead Broadway’s Motown’s Musical Return As Berry Gordy

Chester GregoryDistinguished actor, Chester Gregory, will return to Broadway this summer as he leads the 2016 return of the highly popular stage play:Motown the Musical as Berry Gordy. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Jim Jones, DMX , Jadakiss, N.O.R.E. And Friends At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

070914-music-jim-jonesThe Apollo Theater announced today that it will present The Originals: DMX featuring N.O.R.E., Jim Jones, Jadakiss & friends with DJ Scram Jones, an epic hip-hop concert featuring some of New York’s most legendary emcees – on Friday, August 5, at 8 p.m. 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 →

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 →

Harlem Fans Pay Homage To Muhammad Ali (video)

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Fans of the late heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali gather at the Apollo Theater in New York City to discuss his legacy and recite his famous sayings. Continue Reading →

Special Amateur Night With The Fabulous Deborah Cox At The Apollo

Deborah Cox attends the 10th Annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala at The Apollo Theater_Photo by Shahar Azran for WireImageOn Wednesday, June 15 th , in celebration of Black Music Month, the world famous Apollo Theater will present an especially “soulful” edition of its signature show with Amateur Night: Nothin’ But Soul. Continue Reading →