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. Continue Reading →

Wu-Tang Clan Performs “Triumph” At The Apollo Theater, Harlem, NY, 1997 (Video)

In this video of Triumph which is a single released by the Wu-Tang Clan, from their 1997 album Wu-Tang Forever tour as they are invading the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Academy Award-Winner Lupita Nyong’o And Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas To WOW Them At The Apollo

The Apollo Theater announced today details for its WOW – Women of the World Festival 2017 with Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas. Continue Reading →

Harlem Arts Festival’s 2017 Lynnette Velasco Award Recipient and Honorees

The Harlem Arts Festival (HAF) announced today that actor, former Marine and Harlem fire fighter Hisham Tawfiq, will receive the 2017 Lynnette Velasco Community Impact Award during its 6th anniversary gala on Thursday, March 30 at Riverside Church in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Aurum Condominium Opens In Central Harlem

aurum in harlem2The Aurum, a brand-new full service condominium in the heart of historic Central Harlem, and the first new build north of 125th street in over five years, just hit the market.  Continue Reading →

Count Basie And His Band Live At The Apollo Theater Harlem 1948 (video)

count basie band at the apollo theater in harlem

The guys are swinging on this clip of Count Basie (who lived in Harlem) taped live with Clark Terry (Trumpet) Buddy De Franco (Clatrinet) and Wardell Grey (Tenor Sax) at The Apollo Theater in Harlem, between 1948 and 1950. Continue Reading →