Black Stars of The Great White Way At Carnegie Hall

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On Monday, June 23, at 8:00 PM, Chapman Roberts (Choral Director/arranger-Five Guys Name Moe and Smokey Joe’s Café) and Norm Lewis (Phantom, Phantom of the Opera and the TV series, Scandal), will realize their vision to pay tribute to the contributions and influence of African American men on Broadway and at Carnegie Hall for the past 100 years. Continue Reading →

Apollo Club Harlem Returns

Apollo TheaterBy Walter Rutledge

Apollo Club Harlem returned to the Apollo Theater for four performances Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23, 2014. The evening consisted of a pre-show musical interlude by pianist Isaac Ben Ayala, a lively revue and post show dancing on stage for orchestra patrons. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks February 20, 2014 (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

S-Epatha-Merkerson-1024x728As the weather may be warming up, but the arts scene is downright hot! We have a revue of Harlem’s heyday at the Apollo Theater, gospel diva’s uptown, a reggae musical in Times Square and a workshop on the Eastside. Continue Reading →

The Apollo’s 80th Anniversary Black History Month Schedule

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As the Apollo Theater celebrates its 80th Anniversary it has great events for the upcoming Black History Month in February, an guess who has the schedule? Who do! See it below: Continue Reading →

The 2012 Apollo Spring Gala Benefit

On June 4th, 2012, at the Apollo Theater Spring 2012 Gala Benefit in Harlem guests included Lionel Richie, Sinbad, Richard Parsons, Gayle King, Leon Robinson, Eddie Levert, Michael Woodward, and Maurice Hines. Continue Reading →