Happy Friday, Bombers and Bombshells!
Yesterday Early morning, I was blessed to show up at my to start with Dining with the Divas charity luncheon at the famous Apollo Theater!
The Dining with the Divas Luncheon raises money for College Day Stay, a signature Apollo software that features are living performances for K-12 students and detailed sources for the two educating and finding out about people performances. For numerous young people today, this is their to start with working experience with reside, expert performances. The program extends the “Apollo Experience” to school-aged young children – connecting new generations of theatergoers, bringing subjects and typically unheard voices to the forefront, and inviting them not only as viewers associates but also energetic members. Due to the Apollo’s generous donors, all displays are provided at no price tag to the faculties or contributors and have been reimagined to existing a hybrid of digital and in-man or woman productions.
With offering again to their communities on their agenda, the ladies of the luncheon arrived to slay! Get a search:
Bombshell Tyler slayed in an Silvia Tcherassi Inu Brushstroke Tunic. Wonderful!
Govt Producer of the Apollo, Kamilah Forbes, was sharp in an Enagacio fit.
The foremost girls for the Apollo and occasion host had been magnificent! From still left: Joan Haffenreffer, Apollo Theater President and CEO Jonelle Procope, Sheinelle Jones, Carolyn “Cookie” Minick-Mason, Terri Borden, and Government Producer of the Apollo, Kamilah Forbes.
Design Veronica Webb posed with designer Sergio Hudson in a accommodate of his layout.
As for me:
I debuted Hanifa’s Claire Maxi Dress, simply because it has a fantastic identify!
I posed with Dee Poku, who gave a speech about investing in black enterprises.
I also reported hey to pals, like my Harvard homegirl Azhar Richmond.
It was a wonderful and trendy function for a terrific lead to!
To learn much more about Apollo’s yearlong programming, and to donate, take a look at ApolloTheater.org/Divas.
What do you imagine?
Photos: Salvatore DeMaio