Broadway Stars Justin Guarini And Deborah Cox Host 2015 Tony Awards

By Morgan A. Grain and Photographs by Diane Allford

Theater fanatics will be pleased to know that the legendary vocalist and Broadway maven Deborah Cox will be co-hosting this year’s simulcast of the Tony awards with the multi-talented, fresh-faced Broadway star Justin Guarini. Continue Reading →

Lyfe “Showtime” Jennings New Album Set For Release (audio)

Lyfe4Will SterlinigFollowing the release of his latest single “Pretty Is,” Lyfe Jennings who was discovered at Showtime at the Apollo Theater is set the release date for his highly anticipated sixth studio album, Tree Of Lyfe, for June 23rd via RAL/Sony Music Entertainment and revealed the artistic album cover. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Red Hook Family Day Unlocking the Truth Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls Black Girls Rock DJ Diamond Kuts

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Unlocking the Truth

Unlocking the Truth is a young metal band from Brooklyn, New York, who write and create their own lyrics and music. The band members are Malcolm Brickhouse (guitar), Jarad Dawkins (drums) and Alec Atkins (bass).In March 2012, Unlocking the Truth competed on Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater and made it to the Show-Off Round. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Inducts Billie Holiday

By Albert Trotman

Monday, April 6th 2015 Billie Holiday was inducted into the Apollo Theater’s Walk of Fame. On hand leading the ceremony was Apollo President and CEO, Jonelle Procope. Violinist Kersten Stevens and 15 year old singer Eden Duncan Smith, both performed Billie Holiday’s music under the Apollo marquee. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Black Girls Rock! and Bold Soul Sisters Sound Off

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Women’s History Month drew to a close, or should we say a crescendo this past week with two special March end-of-the-month events, where women were celebrated and given a platform to share their thoughts on a host of topics, including the F word: feminism. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Partners with Jazz Musician Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

apollo partner with louisanaThe Apollo Theater announced today its new artistic partnership with renowned jazz musician Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, which will include a range of major contemporary annual themed events and programs that will celebrate the origins of jazz, the continued innovations within the genre and build a younger audience for the art form. Continue Reading →

HW Interview Fashion And Event Production Designer Marc Wilson

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The fashion industry serves as one of the key visual industries making full use of events marketing.  Events’ marketing serves as a larger umbrella for the amazing aesthetic of events production and design.  Continue Reading →

Interview: Apollo Theatre Employee Mary Flowers

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Harlem World Magazine celebrates Black Music Month with Mary Flowers, who has worked at the World Famous Apollo Theater since the mid- 1980’s. Continue Reading →