The Lifetime original movie Miracle In Motor City, starring Tia Mowry, Mark Taylor, and Smokey Robinson
is set to premiere this Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 8/7c.Continue reading
On May 225th, 2021, the Apollo
honored nine-time Grammy Award-winning and two-time Academy Award nominee, Mary J. Blige
with induction into Apollo
's legendary Walk of Fame.
Nearly 50 years after Harlem's Ed Sullivan
, wrapped his show, The Ed Sullivan
Show's final episode and charmed TV viewers for the final time on Sunday night June 6, 1971.
This coming week's Sony Pictures Television’s getTV will air music variety specials featuring legendary African-American entertainers including Patti LaBelle
, Gladys Knight, The Temptations
, Smokey Robinson and more.
On May 5th, 1985 the Apollo's renovation is celebrated with a 50th Anniversary grand reopening and television special, "Motown Salutes the Apollo," with special guests (2:30
) George Michael
, and Diana Ross.
On May 5th, 1985 the Apollo Theatre
's renovation is celebrated with a 50th Anniversary grand reopening and television special, "Motown Salutes the Apollo
," with George Michael featuring Smokey Robinson singing "Careless Whispers,"
in Harlem, NY.Continue reading
Over the weekend, the stars aligned to celebrate the 50th birthday of legendary singer Johnny Gill. The “50 Shades of Johnny” themed birthday celebration was held at a private Bel-Air mansion.Continue reading
Philippe Dauman, executive chairman, president and CEO of Viacom said, “It is a great honor to accept the corporate award for community leadership from an institution as legendary as the Apollo Theater. Continue reading
In anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Apollo has announced today that it will offer related cultural events for the public at the legendary Theater as well as other community institutions. Continue reading
Lee Daniels is set to direct The Apollo Film Project
, an authorized documentary chronicling the history of the famed theater in Harlem, White Horse Pictures announced Thursday.Continue reading
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L-R: Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick perform during the OWN At The Apollo Concert Series, held at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, Tuesday, August 18, 2015. Photo by Jennifer Graylock-Oprah Winfrey Network[/caption]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it will air the star-studded primetime television event"Legends: OWN at the Apollo" beginning Saturday, October 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN.Continue reading
Leon Bridges is a singer out of time. It's amazing how this 25-year-old successfully channels the Golden Age of soul and R&B in a “Ed Sullivan Show” flavor, but with an expansive online music education and an influential mother from the era, it's hard not to be.Continue reading