Kids Can Learn History Of Apollo Theater At Weekend Exhibit

Apollo Theater (credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Apollo Theater (credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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NEW YORK (CBS 2) – It’s a good weekend to get out of the hour and take in some great local events.

 

To help you find something for the family, Time Out New York Kids Executive Editor Rory Halperin joined CBS 2’s Otis Livingston live in the studio for the details.

 

1. Child Stars of Tomorrow and “Ain’t Nothing like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment”

When: Saturday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m.

Where: Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave. (between 103th and 104th streets)

Tickets: $10, students and seniors $6, children under 13 free

Description: Before Michael Jackson and Lauryn Hill were international sensations, they were just kids who performed during the Apollo Theaters Amateur Night. Get a glimpse at the next big thing in entertainment when they perform at the museum so you’ll be able to say that you knew them way back when. Ages 3 and up.

2. Love Makes the World Go Round

When: Saturday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m.

Where: STREB, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Tickets: $20, children under 13 $15

Description: At the family-friendly matinee of this usually adults-only show, kids will swoon over love-themed aerial acts performed by SLAM and Espana Streb staff and students. Ages 4 and up.