The Apollo and Cassandra Wilson Team For Billie Holiday 100th Birthday Walk of Fame Induction

cassandrawilson_980The Apollo Theater in collaboration with Absolutely Live Entertainment will celebrate the 100th birthday of Billie Holiday with presentations honoring the late jazz and blues singer and featuring two-time Grammy winning musician Cassandra Wilson. Continue Reading →

35th Anniversary Commemorative Concert Honors Marley’s Apollo Debut (video)

Frankie Crocker, Dione Warwick and Bob MarleyBy Vinette K. Pryce

One year before the untimely May 11, 1981 passing of reggae superstar Bob Marley, on Sept. 19, 1980 the Rastafarian musician opened for the first of a two-night concert with rhythm & blues legends The Commodores at Madison Square Garden and many of his fans have not stopped talking about what transpired that evening. Continue Reading →

City College Launches Center for the Arts In Harlem

Dr.-Lisa-S.-Coico,David-Covington,Carole-Acunto,Karen-Witherspoon,-Gregory-Shanck,Patricia-Hill,Elena-Sturman,Stephen-ByrdLast Monday night, 200 New Yorkers interested in arts and education came to Bonhams Auction House to hear Dr. Lisa S. Coico, President of The City College of New York, as she announced the launch of the City College Center for the Arts. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Saluting Jazz and Gospel At The Apollo Theater

seitu1Seitu Oronde was on the road again covering the Greater Harlem of Chamber of Commerce mega Concert Saluting Jazz and Gospel Tonight at the Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →

Rudy Collins Behind The Scenes At Apollo Theater 80th Anniversary

king6By Rudy Collins
The world famous Apollo Theater kicked off it 80th anniversary and photographer Rudy Collins from Harlem World Magazine was on the case for the first Amateur Night of 2014. Continue Reading →