Tag: Patti Labelle
Harlem’s Apollo Theater recently unveiled its “Walk of Fame”. Gold plaques have been embedded into the sidewalk out front to commemorate African American musical icons. Built in 1914, the Apollo jump started the careers of countless jazz, soul, and R&B artists, ranging from Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan to D’Angelo and Lauryn Hill.
The off-Broadway gospel stage musical Mama I Want To Sing! comes to the big screen this fall. The majority of the film has been made but filming will continue throughout Harlem during the month of May. The all star cast includes Ciara, Lynn Whitfield, Billy Zane, Hill Harper, Kim Porter, Ben Vereen, Patti LaBelle, Kevin [...]
To read more about Labelle getting back together, click here. ****** Tickets available through the Apollo Theater Box Office or www.ticketmaster.com/apollotheater
Sarah Dash, Nona Hendryx, and Patti Labelle have made the first Labelle disc in 32 years. ********** It’s fitting that when the women of the trailblazing trio Labelle finally decided to reunite, it was to pay homage to another groundbreaking black woman. “When Rosa Parks died [in 2005], there was a song that I had [...]