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The Apollo Theater’s Eating with The Divas Charity Luncheon Showcasing Veronica Webb in Sergio Hudson, Claire Sulmers in Hanifa, Kamilah Forbes in Enagacio, and Extra!


Feb 10, 2023
The Apollo Theater’s Dining with The Divas Charity Luncheon Featuring Veronica Webb in Sergio Hudson, Claire Sulmers in Hanifa, Kamilah Forbes in Enagacio, and More!


Content Friday, Bombers and Bombshells!

Yesterday Early morning, I was blessed to show up at my to start with Eating with the Divas charity luncheon at the legendary Apollo Theater!

Carolyn “Cookie” Minick-Mason, Bevy Smith, and Woman Marilyn Crawford

The Dining with the Divas Luncheon raises money for College Working day Stay, a signature Apollo software that provides are living performances for K-12 students and in-depth resources for both instructing and discovering about those people performances. For many younger folks, this is their to start with practical experience with dwell, specialist performances. The program extends the “Apollo Experience” to faculty-aged young children – connecting new generations of theatergoers, bringing subject areas and historically unheard voices to the forefront, and inviting them not only as viewers members but also lively individuals. Thanks to the Apollo’s generous donors, all displays are offered at no cost to the colleges or members and have been reimagined to existing a hybrid of digital and in-particular person productions.

With giving back to their communities on their agenda, the women of the luncheon arrived to slay! Get a look:

Bombshell Tyler slayed in an Silvia Tcherassi Inu Brushstroke Tunic. Wonderful!

Executive Producer of the Apollo, Kamilah Forbes, was sharp in an Enagacio accommodate.

The major girls for the Apollo and occasion host were wonderful! From left: Joan Haffenreffer, Apollo Theater President and CEO Jonelle Procope, Sheinelle Jones, Carolyn “Cookie” Minick-Mason, Terri Borden, and Government Producer of the Apollo, Kamilah Forbes.

Model Veronica Webb posed with designer Sergio Hudson in a accommodate of his design and style.

As for me:

I debuted Hanifa’s Claire Maxi Costume, due to the fact it has a great identify!

I posed with Dee Poku, who gave a speech about investing in black firms.

I also reported hey to pals, like my Harvard homegirl Azhar Richmond.

It was a attractive and elegant party for a excellent bring about!

To find out a lot more about Apollo’s yearlong programming, and to donate, visit ApolloTheater.org/Divas.

What do you assume?

Visuals: Salvatore DeMaio

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