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Showtime at the Apollo - The Epic Tale of Harlem's Legendary Theater 1st HB

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Writer Ted Fox and artist James Otis Smith bring to life Harlem's legendary theater in this graphic novel adaptation of Fox's definitive, critically acclaimed history of the Apollo.   Since its inception as an African-American theater in 1934, the Apollo, and the thousands of entertainers who performed there, have led the way in the presentation of swing, bebop, rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, soul, funk and hip-hop-along with the latest in dance and comedy. The Apollo has nurtured and featured thousands of artists, many of whom have become legends. The beauty they have given the world-their art-transcends the hatred, ignorance, and intolerance that often made their lives difficult. Today, the Apollo enjoys an almost mythical status. With its breathtaking art, this graphic novel adaptation of Showtime at the Apollo brings to life the theater's legendary significance in music history, African American history, and to the culture of New York City.  

1st hardback published in 2018 by Abrams ComicArts. Very minor shelfwear to dustjacket, otherwise as new condition.

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Author(s):
Ted Fox
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15.2 x 2.8 x 23.5 cm
EAN-13:
9781419731389
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1419731389
ISBN-13:
9781419731389
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Abrams Books
Title:
Showtime at the Apollo

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Writer Ted Fox and artist James Otis Smith bring to life Harlem's legendary theater in this graphic novel adaptation of Fox's definitive, critically acclaimed history of the Apollo.   Since its inception as an African-American theater in 1934, the Apollo, and the thousands of entertainers who performed there, have led the way in the presentation of swing, bebop, rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, soul, funk and hip-hop-along with the latest in dance and comedy. The Apollo has nurtured and featured thousands of artists, many of whom have become legends. The beauty they have given the world-their art-transcends the hatred, ignorance, and intolerance that often made their lives difficult. Today, the Apollo enjoys an almost mythical status. With its breathtaking art, this graphic novel adaptation of Showtime at the Apollo brings to life the theater's legendary significance in music history, African American history, and to the culture of New York City.  

1st hardback published in 2018 by Abrams ComicArts. Very minor shelfwear to dustjacket, otherwise as new condition.

Author(s):
Ted Fox
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15.2 x 2.8 x 23.5 cm
EAN-13:
9781419731389
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1419731389
ISBN-13:
9781419731389
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Abrams Books
Title:
Showtime at the Apollo

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