Apollo Theater

  • Film

    July 31, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    At the Aurora mall with Cop Circles' Luke Leavitt

    Luke Leavitt is sitting in the food court at the Town Center mall in Aurora for the second time in a week. At other tables are families with strollers, couples and groups of friends enjoying the cuisine at hand. It's mostly fast-food fare, but there is also what appears to be an independent establis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    The ten best female jazz vocalists of all time

    In jazz discussions, the saxophonists and the trumpeters generally dominate the conversation, and rightly so. Equally as integral to the music, though, is the rest of the band. While we've already listed the top guitarists, pianists and bassists, today we focus on the female vocalists. Although ther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Five inspirational music career resurrections

    Music is a tough game. As a profession, it's one of the riskiest. Stars rise and fall almost overnight, and a career of a few years often seems the best a musician can hope for. Some transcend this uncertainty to become lasting legends. Others have more complicated and challenging paths that lead th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    So what do Harlemites think of the Harlem Shake: "I feel like they're trying to disrespect us"

    It's been almost a week now since the whole Harlem Shake phenomenon began to reach critical mass. Before shit got completely ridiculous and ubiquitious, Chris McGuire of Schlepp Films in New York made a video and posted it online. Sensing a viral trend taking shape, the filmmaker and his friends fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Nick Apollo Forte on working with Woody Allen...and on cruise ships

    Nick Apollo Forte, who'll perform in Denver for the first time in two decades on Sunday, April 22, at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret, is best known for playing the lounge singer Lou Canova in Woody Allen's Broadway Danny Rose. But Forte is much more than a singer: He started off as a drummer and has be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    As Black History Month comes to a close, we reflect on the influential Sounds of Blackness

    Black History Month 2012 has been a doozy. Beginning with the tragic and shocking death of Don Cornelius to dealing with equally troubling news of Whitney Houston's passing as the month wore on. Most interesting about this time is the ways in which the music healed us. When Whitney died, DJs played ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    President Obama sings Al Green snippet

    Just in case this whole presidency thing doesn't work out this year for President Obama, it's good to know that our current Commander In Chief has something to fall back on. Maybe he and Clinton can put a band together or something. They can call it Presidents of the United States of America. Oh, wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    The ReMINDers rock the Apollo

    Aside from Red Rocks, there's only a handful of stages that merit inclusion on any performer's bucket list. We're talking about places that are so revered they're considered hallowed ground, the type of places in which artists dream of performing at for their entire lives. CBGB's before it became a ... More >>

  • Music

    July 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    R.I.P. Michael Jackson, 1958 - 2009

    By now you've heard that Michael Jackson died today at his home in California. Evidently, he had rented a place out in Belaire and was rehearsing for fifty sold out shows at O2 in London, the first four of which he had already reportedly postponed. Dubbed "This Is It," the shows were supposed to rev ... More >>

  • Film

    November 6, 2008
  • Culture

    July 31, 2008

    Buddy...The Buddy Holly Story

    This production honors the music but not the message.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008
  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Lyfe Lesson

    After being locked up for a decade, Lyfe Jennings found freedom in music.

  • Calendar

    February 11, 1999
  • News

    September 24, 1998
  • Music

    February 27, 1997

    In Full Swing

    Forget grunge. Today Denverites are dancing to a very different beat.

  • Culture

    June 13, 1996