By Lil Nickelson The Harlem Swing Dance Society (“THSDS”) is leading a dance renaissance in Harlem, the birth place of the lindy hop and swing.
During the 2015 Harlem Celebration of Harlem Week The Harlem Swing Dance Society will examine architecture, dance and nightlife of Harlem: Past, present and future.
The Apollo announced today that it will officially open the doors to The Apollo Stages at the revitalized Victoria Theater on Thursday, February 1—marking the first physical expansion in the institution’s 90-year history.
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 influential motion pictures to be inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
Billie Holiday, born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959, was a Harlem jazz singer and songwriter.
World Music Institute in association with The Apollo presents Malian musician and GRAMMY Award-winner Oumou Sangaré for an incredible one-night-only performance at the world-famous Apollo in Harlem, New York.
The Apollo Theater in Harlem and The Joyce Theater announce today that they are partnering together to present a cross-town celebration of three dance and theater works.
In celebration of NYC Black Pride, Native Son – the leading organization championing Black gay and queer men – presents Black, Queer and Here, a town hall exploring the intersectionality of the Black LGBTQ community in partnership with Warner Bros.
Tupac Amaru Shakur, rapper, actor, activist, thug, poet, rebel, and visionary, born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996, in East Harlem, New York.
The Howard University Board of Trustees recently announced Apollo’s President & CEO Jonelle Procope will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.
Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was a Harlem and UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.
Today, the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) announced the eight dance grantees for the first of two grant cycles supported by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.
New York City Artist Corps members have programmed over 700 free and public events.
Today The Apollo Theater announced plans for the fifth bi-annual WOW – Women of the World Festival.
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.