Apollo Theater Celebrates Black History

February 5, 2012 Updated: October 1, 2015
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Nedra Jones (L) and Rachel Tingle-Green (R) boisterously sing gospel songs at the Apollo Theater on Sunday. They make up half of the Harlem gospel group, Refining Faith. The award-winning singers gave a little lesson on the history of Harlem gospel music as they participated in the iconic theater's Open House Weekend full of free performances and events to celebrate African-American History month. (Tara MacIsaac/The Epoch Times)

 

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Rachel Tingle-Green belts out a gospel song at the Apollo Theater on Sunday. She sang along with the other members of her Harlem gospel group, Refining Faith, as part of the iconic theater's Open House Weekend—a series of free performances and community events for African-American History Month. (Tara MacIsaac/The Epoch Times)

 

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An audience member gets up on stage at the Apollo Theater on Sunday to learn the base line for a gospel song performed by Harlem gospel group Refining Faith. Unsure of her ability she eyes the bassist incredulously, but does pretty well in the end. The theater hosted free performances and community events for its Open House Weekend to celebrate African-American history month. (Tara MacIsaac/The Epoch Times)