Harlemite Taylor Emmanuel Gordon was born in 1893 – 1971, was a musician and singer.
In 1913 or 1914,a new building, designed by the architect George Keister, who also patterned the First Baptist Church in the City of New York, opened at 253 West 125th Street as Hurtig and Seamon’s New (Burlesque) Theater, operated by noted burlesque producers Jules Hurtig and Harry Seamon, who obtained a 30-year lease. It remained…
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 …
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.
In this literary mixtape, DJ-Scholar Lynnée Denise, will join in conversation artists, musicians, and performers Saul Williams and Tamar-kali, as they mine her new “biography in essays” Why Willie Mae Thornton Matters.
Nita Naldi, born Mary Nonna Dooley; November 13, 1894 – February 17, 1961, was an East Harlem stage performer and silent film actress.
Black Swan Records was the first jazz, blues, gospel, opera arias, spirituals, and blues record label founded in 1921 in Harlem, New York.
Eva Taylor was a Harlem blues singer and stage actress from January 22, 1895 — October 31, 1977.
The Harlem Alhambra was a theater in Harlem, New York, built in 1905, that began as a vaudeville venue.
With the actor suffering from acute laryngitis, Theater for the New City (TNC) has been forced to postpone the return engagement of Ronald “Smokey” Stevens in his one-man, two-character production, “I Just Want to Tell Somebody.“
Daisy Tapley, 1882–1925, was a Harlem-based classical singer and vaudeville performer.
Nicholas M. Schenck, 14 November 1880 – 4 March 1969, was a Harlem Russian-American film studio executive and businessman.
Fort George Amusement Park was a trolley park and amusement park that operated in Washington Heights and Inwood, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Edna Mae Harris, September 29, 1914 – September 15, 1997, sometimes credited as Edna May Harris was a Harlem actress and singer.
Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was a Harlem and UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.