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New York’s Apollo Theater unveils Walk of Fame

New York’s Apollo Theater Monday unveiled its own Hollywood-style Walk of Fame where it can honor the African-American music legends who rose to fame from Harlem’s iconic music hall on 125th Street. The first in a series of plaques displayed on the sidewalk under the famous Apollo marquee were shown to the public — they include Quincy Jones, Patty … Continue reading New York's Apollo Theater unveils Walk of Fame

Jackson, Brown among Apollo’s Walk of Fame in NY

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York’s Apollo Theater took on a touch of Hollywood on Monday when it began installing its own Walk of Fame with plaques that will honor entertainers including late singers James Brown and Michael Jackson. The famed Harlem auditorium had every year been creating its own Hall of Fame list of legends who had close ties … Continue reading Jackson, Brown among Apollo's Walk of Fame in NY

Smithsonian shows Michael Jackson’s hat, Louis Armstrong’s trumpet in Apollo Theater exhibit Michael Jackson’s fedora, Ella Fitzgerald’s yellow dress and Louis Armstrong’s trumpet are together in a Smithsonian exhibit celebrating the famed Apollo Theater that helped these stars to shine. The not-yet-built National Museum of African American History and Culture is bringing New York’s … Continue reading Apollo Theater exhibit in DC shows stars' legacy

Smithsonian shows Michael Jackson’s hat, Louis Armstrong’s trumpet in Apollo Theater exhibit Michael Jackson’s fedora, Ella Fitzgerald’s dress and Louis Armstrong’s trumpet are together in a Washington exhibit celebrating the famed Apollo Theater that helped these stars to shine. The Smithsonian’s not-yet-built black history museum is bringing New York’s Harlem to the nation … Continue reading Apollo Theater exhibit in DC shows Jackson's hat

NYC’s Apollo Theater to induct Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin into its Hall of Fame Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin are being inducted into the Apollo Theater’s hall of fame in New York City. The late King of Pop and the Queen of Soul will be honored with the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame on June 14 at … Continue reading NYC's Apollo to honor King of Pop, Queen of Soul