6. Kwanza Regeneration at the Apollo Theater

Woman in a large flowing dress is center stage for the Apollo Kwanzaa show which is out on every year for the holidays in NYC
Kwanzaa Regeneration Night, Photograph Courtesy of Ed Marshall

Watch a stunning performance by Abdel R. Salaam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre at The Apollo’s Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night. This annual tradition celebrates its 17th anniversary this year. The Apollo’s celebration is a joyful evening of dance and music honoring the principles of Kwanzaa – family, community, and culture.

In addition to the New York-based dance company, the show will also feature jazz vocalist Pauline Jean and the young performers of the Harlem Children’s Zone/Forces of Nature Youth Academy of Dance and Wellness. You purchase tickets to this “powerful evening of music, percussion, and modern and African dance” on The Apollo website, The show takes place on December 30th.