Nipsey Russell, Harlem’s “Son Of Fun” (video)

Nipsey_Russell_1971Julius “Nipsey” Russell (September 15, 1918 – October 2, 2005). Comedian and actor. With a supernatural ability to improvise and ad-lib, Nipsey Russell made a name for himself on the talk-show and game-show circuits of the 1950s and ’60s. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater 2014 Fall/Winter Season

apollo-panel-make-your-music-move-2-jenella-youngThe Apollo Theater today announced an exciting, new addition to its 2014 Fall/Winter season with the Daptone Super Soul Revue (December 4-6)starring Soul music mainstays Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley. Continue Reading →

Ground Lease Across From Apollo Theater On The Market

Shimon ShkuryThe Globest reports a long-term ground lease development opportunity involving a block-through property in Harlem across from the storied Apollo Theater is on the market. Continue Reading →

Harlem Healthy Soul Festival Free Event At The Apollo

apollo panel make your music move (2) Jenella YoungThe Apollo Theater will present its second annual community initiative focused on family wellness—Harlem Healthy Soul Festival, on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 12pm – 6pm. Continue Reading →

Slices Of Charlotte To Fuel Harlem

fuel pizza spot in harlemThere is a new found culinary creativity emerging from Charlotte, North Carolina eateries and now one of them are staking a very visible claim at the corner of 123rd and Frederick Douglas Avenue.

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Warby Parker’s Harlem Style Big Giveback

warby parker final 1We’re really excited to feature the upcoming Warby Parker Fall Collection during Fashion Week 2014, which introduces 9 new styles that include the perfect blend of titanium and acetate designs for all the many fall Harlem faces. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Academy 2014 Internships

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It’s that time again for the Apollo Theater Academy Internships for Fall 2014, the deadline is September 15th, 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem Society Listens To W.C. Handy In Harlem1936

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An elegant young boys, girls, men and women in Harlem high society listen to a performance by W.C. Handy at an art gallery, Harlem, New York,1936.

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Simphiwe Dana At ‘Africa Now’ Event In Harlem (video)

Simphiwe DanaNow in its 3rd edition, the Africa Now weekend festival with the Apollo Theater spotlights today’s African music scene with Simphiwe Dana, Tumi Molekane and The Soil. Continue Reading →