A Night at the Apollo Will Showcase Talent

A Night at the Apollo will be held Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Paramount Arts Center in downtown Ashland. Based on Harlems amateur nights at the Apollo Theatre, A Night at the Apollo gives amateur Tri-State performers a chance to share their talents in music, dance, and theatre .

The program is a night of family entertainment for the audience and a talent contest for the performers. Prizes are $200, $100 and $50 for adults and $75, $50 and $25 for youth up to age 12. The entry fee is $5 per act, and registration is through the Highlands Museum amp; Discovery Center, 606-329-8888. The registration deadline is February 22.

A special Michael Jackson Tribute will be included in this year program. Audience admission is $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for children under 12. Tickets will be available at the door.

A Night at the Apollo is a community Black History Month program supported by ACTC, Arts Council of NE Kentucky; Boyd amp; Greenup County Branch of NAACP; City of Ashland Human Rights Commission; Highlands Museum amp; Discovery Center; Dr. William H. Boykin, Jr.; Dr. James H. Martin, Jr.; Dr. Charles M. Rhodes; Paramount Arts Center, Tri-State Digestive Disease Associates, PSC with Dr. Cheryl L Bascom and Dr. Michael D. Canty; Tri-State Radiology, PSC; UCAN, Inc. and Windstream Communications.