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  • Amateur Night At The Apollo

    Until Nov 21, 2018

  • New Kids on the Block

    Oct 7, 2018

  • New York Film Festival - If Beale Street Could Talk

    Oct 9, 2018

  • Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud At 50

    Oct 20, 2018

  • Michael Blackson

    Oct 28, 2018

Amateur Night At The Apollo Poster

Amateur Night At The Apollo

Until November 21, 2018

Amateur Night At The Apollo has been a key feature in the local New York scene since 1934 when it launched, and has been the stepping stone in the career of many world-class musicians and entertainers, including Lauryn Hill and Stevie Wonder. The audience has the responsibility of cheering loudly for those they like and booing those they deem less adept off the stage.

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New Kids on the Block

October 7, 2018

In an era where boy bands, girl bands and bubblegum pop stars ruled the roost, new Kids On The Block were the first of the preteen sensations to hit multi-platinum, parlaying their teen idoldom in the 80s into multiple reincarnations and reunions over the decades. The iconic quintet returns to the stage for a special one-night-only show at New York's Apollo Theatre this fall, celebrating the 30th anniversary of album that made them.

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New York Film Festival - If Beale Street Could Talk

October 9, 2018

After his Oscar-winning success with Moonlight, all eyes were on director Barry Jenkins to see if he could produce a worthy follow-up. With If Beale Street Could Talk he's done just that.

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Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud At 50

October 20, 2018

Marking five decades since James Brown's soaring funk anthem became a musical banner for the Black Power Movement, the Apollo Theater continues its groundbreaking examination of arts and culture through the lens of the African American experience with a special one-night-only concert staging of 'Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud at 50'.

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Michael Blackson

October 28, 2018

Michael Blackson has been named as one of the most original stand-up comics in the country, anyone who's lucky enough to see him live will leave with a split side and tears streaming. Having been inspired by the incredible Eddie Murphy, the African king of comedy has been entertaining audiences all over the world for more than a decade!

Apollo Theater

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253 West 125th St, New York, NY 10027

  • Year opened: 1914
  • Capacity: 1506

The theater was originally opened in 1914 as Hurtig & Seamon's New Burlesque Theater and was designed in the neo-Classical style, by George Keister. It has a seating capacity of 1506, and is located between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, Manhattan. It became the Apollo in 1934, and is now a music hall which is recognised as a venue for African-American performers. The interior and exterior of the venue were recognised as New York City Landmarks in 1983, and the building has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Each year, an estimated 1.3 million people visit the Apollo.

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