Harlem Throwback: A Holiday In Harlem, 2012 (video)

This is how its done in Harlem. Here’s a throwback video of a Merry Christmas in Harlem by Mark McFarland last year in 2012. Continue Reading →

‘Please, Please, Please,’ James Brown At The Apollo, in Harlem (video)

Smith_BrownLegendary James Brown performing at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, NY on the 4th of May, 1985. Continue Reading →

Photos Of The Day: Harlem Responds To Mandela’s Passing

mandella-reactionThe Apollo Theatre’s marquee reflects the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela today on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Ballet Hispanico Returns To the Apollo Theater (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

HOGARBallet Hispanico returns for a third season to Harlem’s Legendary Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th Street, on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:30pm. Continue Reading →

Magic Johnson, Others Participate in World AIDS Day At The Apollo Theatre

58_magic_johnsonDecember 1st marks the 24th World AIDS Day, a day for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. Continue Reading →

125th Street With Tolley’s, Cars, And People, 1910

125th street looking eastLooking west across 125th Street towards Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., (aka 7th Avenue) with tolley’s, cars, and people, in central Harlem, around 1910. Continue Reading →

Keith And Proctor’s Vaudeville Theatre in Harlem

Yes, that’s the Keith & Proctor’s Vaudeville Theater on 125th Street in the center of the postcard (one of the early owners before it became the Apollo Theatre) in the 1890′s … Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Amateur Night Returns to the Apollo

By Walter Rutledge

The legendary Apollo Theater, located at 253 west 125th Street ,will begin a new season of its signature program, Amateur Night. Dubbed the world’s most famous and enduring amateur talent competition, Amateur Night returns to the Apollo stage on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 7:30pm. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- Fun for the Entire Family

By Walter Rutledge

This weekend runs the gamut of arts events happening in the city. There are free dance, music, and film events for the entire family taking place in the village of Harlem. You can also hear music that echoes the African- American experience near Lincoln Center. On Sunday you can spend time soaking in something cultural, and still make it to your Superbowl party before kick off! Continue Reading →