Tag: Patti Labelle

Harlem’s Apollo Theater “Walk of Fame”

Harlem’s Apollo Theater “Walk of Fame”

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.

May 11, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Mama I Want to Sing — The Movie

Mama I Want to Sing — The Movie

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 [...]

April 27, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Patti, Nona & Sarah Back Together — Labelle in Harlem at the Apollo

Patti, Nona & Sarah Back Together — Labelle in Harlem at the Apollo

To read more about Labelle getting back together, click here. ****** Tickets available through the Apollo Theater Box Office or www.ticketmaster.com/apollotheater

December 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Labelle Reunites to Honor the Past and Look to the Future

Labelle Reunites to Honor the Past and Look to the Future

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 [...]

October 30, 2008 | 4 Comments More