Harlem’s Apollo Theater Launches New Commissioning Initiative Dedicated To Diverse Artists

The Apollo Theater announced today its first multi-work commissioning initiative dedicated to the creation of a diverse, 21st-century American performing arts canon, Apollo New Works. SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD Continue Reading →

Dorothy Dandridge In The Mermaid Gown, By Harlem’s Diva Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1953

Here’s Dorothy Dandrige swerving, doing the robot and dancing in two dresses by Harlem fashion designer to the stars Zelda Wynn Valdes. SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD SHOP!

Watch The Upcoming 21st Annual “Super Bowl Gospel Celebration” 2020 (Photographs)

The 21st Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, hosted by national radio and TV personality Rickey Smiley, will return to BET Networks for a seventh consecutive year on Saturday, February 1, Continue Reading →

Jump For Joy For The Amateur Night At The Apollo Kicks Off Its 86th Season In Harlem

Amateur Night at the Apollo, sponsored by Coca-Cola, returns on February 19th at 7:30 p.m. marking the 86th year of the signature program, and will introduce the new “Set It Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Kicks Off Black History Month With A Free Open House In Harlem

This February, the world-famous Apollo Theater will kick off Black History Month with Apollo Open House: Celebration of Cool on Saturday, February 1st, 2020, from 1 p.m. – 6.p.m., to Continue Reading →

Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night 2019 At The Apollo Theatre In Harlem

The Apollo Theater Presents Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night on Saturday, December 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., in Harlem, NY. SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD SHOP!

Questlove To Direct Documentary ‘Black Woodstock’ About 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival

Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove, is set to make his feature directorial debut on the documentary film “Black Woodstock” about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM Continue Reading →

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