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: 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…

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…

Lyricist Lounge 30th Anniversary Celebration

What began as a regular gathering of some of New York’s best underground MCs at various locations around New York City has grown into one of hip hop’s most recognized…

Costume Design – Telling the Story and Creating the Character

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…

Healing, Liberation, and Joy: Mental Health and the Arts

Artistic and creative practices have long been thought to have positive effects on mental health and wellness, transmuting traumatic feelings and their effects into opportunities for introspection, creation, and celebration…