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Bridging the Diaspora
March 15, 2022
For this Live Wire event, Juilliard ethnomusicologist Fredara Hadley engages with contemporary artists about some of the legendary artists and historic performances on the Apollo stage, and the significance of Africa Now! in honoring the music of the African diaspora in the contemporary world.View Details
Costume Design – Telling the Story and Creating the Character
March 28, 2022
Costume designers play an essential role in bringing memorable characters to life, communicating a personality or a moment in time or space through the garments they create to help magically transform actors into people far removed from themselves. Learn more about this pivotal component of storytelling on stage and on screen from innovative voices in the field.View Details
From the Archives
April 19, 2022
Join us for an informative archival deep dive allows that viewers to reimagine ways to think about culture, performance, and the stage as embodied archives.View Details
In Case You Missed It
MLK, Activism, and the Arts Broadcast
Community Meet Up: Young Changemakers
Teen Takeover 2021
Apollo New Works Preview
Luke Cage: Harlem’s Super Hero
The Renaissance is Now:
Next on the Digital Stage
Fall 2021 Season
Teen Takeover - What's Next?
Scene & Heard
Dear Justyce: Nic Stone Conversation With Angie Thomas
In this highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller Dear Martin, author Nic Stone delivers an unflinching look into the flawed practices and silenced voices in the American juvenile justice system, focusing on an incarcerated teen, Quan, who writes letters to Justyce about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Stone will read excerpts from her book and discuss her writing with author Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) on the day of the book’s release.
Apollo Live Wire: Aretha!
Live Wire takes a deep dive into the artistry of Aretha Franklin with a conversation led by writer and cultural critic Emily J. Lordi and three scholars and culture workers — Fredara Hadley, DJ Lynnée Denise, and Portia Maultsby. The discussion will provide an opportunity to learn more about the still understudied subject of Franklin’s musicianship.
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