The Apollo Theater announced today that it will hold auditions for its legendary Amateur Night show, now in its 82nd year, in multiple cities this Fall. 651 more words
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Jonas Bronck was the Norwegian son of a Lutheran minister born sometime around 1600. Or he was a Swedish sailor in the Danish Merchant Marine. Or a Dutch Mennonite who fled the Netherlands because of religious persecution. 294 more words
NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s famed Apollo Theater is taking its Amateur Night talent competition to New Orleans and to the internet.
The Apollo will hold auditions at New Orleans’ Essence Festival this Friday and Saturday. 94 more words
I never listened to jazz or soul music, but I have become a huge fan of 68 year-old singer from Brooklyn, New York, Charles Bradley. When Bradley was younger he saw… 512 more words
The world famous Apollo Theater will be honoring one of his own: the greatest entertainer/musician of our times, Michael Jackson! The venue will host two tribute event for the King of Pop in June and October. 231 more words
Each time I end up in Harlem (I rarely seem to visit on a whim or on my own), I think to myself, “Why did it take me so long to come back?” It’s always a lovely, lively experience, and undoubtedly I find a new-to-me place to enjoy, like Sylvia’s or Astor Row Cafe (or a DSW a block or two from the train… are you kidding me?). 149 more words