Uptown Hall: <br>MLK, Activism, and the Arts Broadcast

For more than eight decades, the Apollo has served as a gathering place and convener for local community residents as well as people from across New York City. That tradition…

On Demand &#8211; Kwanzaa: A Regeneration Celebration

Featuring Abdel Salaam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theater    An Apollo tradition for more than 15 years, the annual Kwanzaa Celebration returns to bring together families and to create and build…

Apollo in the Classroom: Jazz

Teaching and Learning with the Apollo Apollo in the Classroom series offers a unique opportunity for educators and school administrators from around the country to engage with Apollo teaching artists and other educators. Learn…

Apollo in the Classroom: Rhythm and Blues

Teaching and Learning at the Apollo Apollo in the Classroom series offers a unique opportunity for educators and school administrators from around the country to engage with Apollo teaching artists…

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The Apollo’s Career Panel series provides a behind-the-scenes look at lesser-known careers in arts and entertainment and shines a spotlight on people of color working in creative industries. Part panel…

The Social Justice Playlist

For centuries, Black artists have used music as a form of protest and to bring people together to fight for freedom. For this Live Wire event, Apollo Fellow and arts…

Resistance and Healing: Engaging The Ring Shout

First practiced by enslaved Africans in the Caribbean and in the United States, a Shout (or Ring Shout) is an ecstatic, transcendent ritual in which worshipers move in a circle…

Kuzaliwa: A Harlem Walking Tour with Black Gotham Experience

Derived from the Swahili word meaning “birth,” Kuzaliwa is a suite of creative works by Kamau Ware and the Black Gotham Experience that reflect upon the legacies of the Harlem…

New Black Fest: Playwrights in Conversation

New Black Fest co-founder Keith Josef Adkins leads a lively panel discussion with the contemporary playwrights who have been commissioned by the Apollo to create new 10-minute plays that speak…

From the Archives

The Apollo’s Live Wire series was created to spark deeper insight and consideration of Black arts and culture in the contributions to the broader American canon. These electrifying events feature…