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Evening Honoring Otis Redding To Be Held At Apollo Theater

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Otis Redding’s hit song “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” this January, the Otis Redding Foundation is planning An Evening of…

The Apollo Theater Brings Back Its MLK Day Celebration

As part of The Apollo’s Uptown Hall series, the legendary Apollo Theater partnered with WNYC for their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Slated for Jan…

Yasiin Bey’s Blackness And Artistry Shines On All Sides At The Apollo Theater

There’s something about Yasiin Bey’s demeanor that proves he didn’t let his childhood growing up in Brooklyn’s Rosevelt Projects die. It can be seen in his smile that…

‘Showtime At The Apollo’ Returns With Ja Rule And Ashanti

The classic Showtime at the Apollo talent show is back. The program debuted in 1987, and closed its doors in 2008. Like old times, comedian Steve Harvey is set to host…

The Apollo Theater Reportedly Declines Housing A Donald Trump Rally

Since 1934, the Apollo Theater served as a passageway to future talents, or quickly placed a roadblock on some people’s entertainment aspirations. Now, the historic…

#FeelTheBern: Bernie Sanders And Jhene Aiko Visit The Apollo Theater

New York is #feelingthebern. Continuing his ‘New York takeover,’ Sen. Bernie Sanders visited the Apollo Theater Saturday (April 9) to have a “community conversation,&#8221…

Organizers, Activists And More Honor Harry Belafonte At The Apollo Theater

In the dimly lit Apollo Theater, his copper skin glowed. Dressed in a gray suit, white button down shirt and black tie, Harold George Belafonte Jr personified a life of…

OWN Hosts Legendary Music Icons At The Apollo Theater For Four Night Engagement

You know how the old heads say “You don’t know nothing ’bout this here!” whenever one of their favorite songs come on? Well, expect a lot of that and more beginning this…

FLOTUS Offers Sage Life Advice While Speaking To Young Girls At The Apollo

First Lady Michelle Obama had a few wise words to offer an audience of teenage girls Tuesday (September 29) at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. “There is no boy at this age that…