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 →

Harlem Remembers Prince, Nothing Compared To The Beautiful One

prince at the apolloHarlemites were paying tribute to Prince after news of the music superstar’s death broke today. 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 →

Sylvia “The Queen Of Soul Food” Woods, A Harlem Legend (video)

sylvia woods

Sylvia Woods, February 2, 1926, she was a restaurateur who co-founded the landmark restaurant Sylvia’s in Harlem on Lenox Avenue (bet. 126th and 127th Streets, New York City with her husband, Herbert Woods, in 1962. Continue Reading →

Harlem Arts Alliance kicks off Women History Month

db440a16-46d7-4847-ae6a-c73388cb6bd3Harlem Arts Alliance kicks off the month of March with an impressive lineup of announcements and cultural updates from the Apollo Theater, Harlem Arts Festival, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Carnegie Hall, Walker International Communications, Walk Tall Girl Productions and more! Continue Reading →

“Africa Now!” At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

988f7796-55ea-412b-a6b8-2e67e0a36f30The Apollo Theater in partnership with World Music Institute presents what has become an annual highlight, AFRICA NOW!. 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 →

Harlem’s Ella Fitzgerald Sings Gershwin’s ‘Summertime’ In Berlin 1968 (video)

ellea fitzgerlad in harlem

Ella Fitzgerald wasn’t born in Harlem, but she thrived in Harlem from staring on Amateur Nights at the Apollo Theater, to performing at the the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: RAW SPACE, Affordable Space Rental in Harlem

1a1b4d6c-363a-45a4-ba3e-9bd45ebf30feRAW SPACE is an affordable 1,200 sq. ft. uptown art gallery and special events venue. Continue Reading →