The Renaissance Is Now, Accutron Podcast Featuring Kamilah Forbes, Executive Producer Of Harlem’s Apollo Theatre

Accutron reignites another chapter of conversation with the renewal of The Accutron Show podcast with special guest, Kamilah Forbes, Executive Producer of the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY.

Reaching #42 on Apple Podcasts in the U.S. ”Society & Culture” category, The Accutron Show continues its exploration into American consumer culture with an outstanding line-up of influential guests.

The Accutron Show is the first full-fledged podcast by a watch brand and is a series of approximately 30-minute conversations about Americana culture and its evolution and expressions through time.

The entertaining and in-depth discussions explore the history,  current progression and forecasting of the Americana culture in society, entertainment, product and lifestyle.

Returning with hosts Entertainment Reporter Bill McCuddy, Journalist David Graver (Cool Hunting, New York Times, Vogue) and Editor Scott Alexander (GQ, Playboy), the show will intersect with successful individuals and brands while exploring hot social, economic and cultural topics. Past notable guests include Neil deGrasse Tyson, Isaac Mizrahi, Katie Couric, Daniel Boulud, Carol Alt and many more.

The third season of the Accutron Show kicks off with special guest, Kamilah Forbes, Executive Producer of the iconic Apollo Theater in Harlem. Kamilah Forbes is an American curator, producer, and director. She created and directed the Hip Hop Theater Festival from 2000 to 2016. She has held directing roles for television and theater productions such as Holler if Ya Hear MeThe Wiz Live!, and the 2014 revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun. Forbes was named executive producer of the Apollo Theater in 2016.

“The Accutron Show continues to forge new conversations with renowned guests who are truly making a difference in carrying forward the spirit of American innovation and tradition.” says Jeffrey Cohen, President of Citizen Watch America.

The Accutron Show podcast is available across all major digital streaming platforms such as Apple Music, Spotify and Stitcher with a new episode published once per month and a special anniversary episode airing in October.

Kamilah Forbes

Executive Producer of the iconic Apollo Theater in Harlem. Kamilah Forbes is an American curator, producer, and director. For 15 year she worked as founding director, producer, and co­founder of Hi­ARTS/Hip Hop Theater Festival. She has worked with leadership roles in the nonprofit and commercial fields, developing presentations engaging artists from around the globe. Throughout her career, Forbes has also spearheaded innovative audience engagement initiatives utilizing traditional and digital platforms, engaging a breadth of audiences with creative works across disciplines.

For more information, visit www.apollotheater.org.

Accutron

Offering the world’s first fully electronic watch in 1960, Accutron changed the way the world told time with the most accurate timekeeping mechanism ever created and the first personal timekeeping advancement seen in 300 years.

Ruling the watch world for more than a decade, its foundational technology later became an integral component of America’s space program and The Accutron logo became a symbol to the consumer of timekeeping accuracy.

Now sixty years later, Accutron returns and brings the same drive for technological advancement and design with the first-ever watches powered by electrostatic energy along with the reimagination of the brand’s most iconic historical timepieces.

For more information, visit www.accutronwatch.com

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