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City: New York
State: NY
Date Time Event Description
Jun-18-19 05:00 PM Harlem Swing Dance and Lindy Hop/Jazz Tours NOTE - NO TOURS July 2nd and July 9th Harlem Roots - World ImpactThe Harlem Swing Dance and Lindy Hop/Jazz Tour highlights Harlem’s historic dance contribution of the Lindy Hop and its famed home of the Savoy Ballroom.​ Sights and landmarks pertaining to Jazz, the Lindy Hop dance culture, the great migration will be reviewed and visited. This experience covers the Harlem Renaissance period of 1920s up thru 1958 and beyond to the current Renaissance and Lindy Hop/Swing Dance revival in Harlem. The Pioneers, Innovators, Trailblazers and Keepers of the Flame of this world famous dance will also be featured.* Have a dancing and jazzy journey: A feature and highlight of this tour is you having a Lindy Hop/Swing Dance lesson! Trained in Tap, Lindy Hop and other jazz dances our Instructors will have you the excited and hooked on Harlem’s signature cultural dance.Culture – Dance – JAZZ - Lindy Hop – SAVOY- Swing! This unique experience The Harlem Swing Dance and Lindy Hop/Jazz Tour is lead by Barbara Jones, a licensed tour guide. As a Harlem Jazz Dance Enthusiast & Educator - and member of The Harlem Swing Dance Society team – she is passionate about ALL of the famed Harlem dance history being shared and known.*Please contact the Organizer no later than 72 hrs before the tour for a date; Meetup Location can vary depending on weather conditions. Customized tours on different days can be had! Email or Call:347 - 709 - 7022theharlemswingdancesociety@gmail.com
Jun-18-19 06:30 PM Apollo Live Wire: Mighty Real! Realness in Many Shades Apollo Live Wire Mighty Real! Realness in Many Shades  Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 pm Harlem has long been a cultivator of LGBT performative style, bravado and “realness”, from Vander “Barbette” Clyde’s high-wire performances at the Harlem Opera House to Gladys Bentley’s tuxedo clad cabaret acts at Harry Hansberry’s Clamhouse and the Ubanji Club in the 1920s and 30s; the Apollo Theater’s presentation of the Jewel Box Revue in the 1960s and, later, stars of the legendary House Balls where vogueing came to prominence.   Historian John T. Reddick draws from the Apollo’s archive and other sources to look at the history and evolution of Queer performance both on and off the stage in this Apollo Live Wire celebrating Pride. Featuring special guest and performer Pony Zion.   **Doors will open at 6:00 pm. Seating is first come, first seated.  **Registration does not guarantee entry. Latecomers are admitted at the discretion of the Management. Join in on the discussion! Tweet us at @ApolloEd using #ApolloLiveWire
Jun-19-19 07:30 PM Amateur Night At The Apollo
Jun-19-19 07:30 PM Amateur Night At The Apollo: Show Off
Jun-20-19 08:00 PM Latin History for Morons with John Leguizamo
Jun-21-19 08:00 PM Latin History for Morons with John Leguizamo
Jun-25-19 05:00 PM Harlem Swing Dance and Lindy Hop/Jazz Tours NOTE - NO TOURS July 2nd and July 9th Harlem Roots - World ImpactThe Harlem Swing Dance and Lindy Hop/Jazz Tour highlights Harlem’s historic dance contribution of the Lindy Hop and its famed home of the Savoy Ballroom.​ Sights and landmarks pertaining to Jazz, the Lindy Hop dance culture, the great migration will be reviewed and visited. This experience covers the Harlem Renaissance period of 1920s up thru 1958 and beyond to the current Renaissance and Lindy Hop/Swing Dance revival in Harlem. The Pioneers, Innovators, Trailblazers and Keepers of the Flame of this world famous dance will also be featured.* Have a dancing and jazzy journey: A feature and highlight of this tour is you having a Lindy Hop/Swing Dance lesson! Trained in Tap, Lindy Hop and other jazz dances our Instructors will have you the excited and hooked on Harlem’s signature cultural dance.Culture – Dance – JAZZ - Lindy Hop – SAVOY- Swing! This unique experience The Harlem Swing Dance and Lindy Hop/Jazz Tour is lead by Barbara Jones, a licensed tour guide. As a Harlem Jazz Dance Enthusiast & Educator - and member of The Harlem Swing Dance Society team – she is passionate about ALL of the famed Harlem dance history being shared and known.*Please contact the Organizer no later than 72 hrs before the tour for a date; Meetup Location can vary depending on weather conditions. Customized tours on different days can be had! Email or Call:347 - 709 - 7022theharlemswingdancesociety@gmail.com
Jun-26-19 07:30 PM Amateur Night At The Apollo
Jun-26-19 07:30 PM Amateur Night At The Apollo: Special Edition Nothin' But Soul
Jun-28-19 07:00 PM Apollo Legacy Ball The Apollo Legacy Ball is a celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community at its finest. Come kiki with us as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Pride at the World Famous Apollo Theater in Harlem. Featuring icon Cesar Valentino, and favorites from the ballroom and kiki scene including Honey LaBeija, Snookie Juicy Couture, Michelle LaFontaine, and tunes from Byrell the Great. Join us as we honor the past and celebrate the future of this community.  Cash prizes for winners. Judges include: Dicki Arizona Mizrahi, Divo Ebony, and Freddie LaBeija. All Categories will be OTA (open to all) Best DressedRunwayFaceOTA Performance Bring it in the Apollo colors: Black, Red, or White. Wear any or all, come prepared to leave your mark.  This program is presented by the Apollo Young Producers, a collective of Apollo Theater Academy alumni.  **Doors will open at 6:00 pm. Capacity is limited, please arrive on time.**  *This event is appropriate for youth aged 16-24* **A stand-by line will be available for walk-ups on the day of the event.** **Registration does not guarantee entry. Latecomers are admitted at the discretion of the Management.** Join in on the fun! Tweet us at @ApolloEd using #ApolloLegacyBall