Apollo Theater to host first-ever Brooklyn amateur night

BROOKLYN - The world-famous Apollo Theater will be showcasing local talent during its first-ever Brooklyn amateur night this evening.

The amateur night is a collaboration between the Brooklyn Arts Council and the theater. It's part of a yearlong event brought by the Black Brooklyn Renaissance.

The show will feature Brooklyn singers, dancers, rappers comedians, spoken-word artists and performance groups. They will all be competing for more opportunities at the Apollo.

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