WHO: Emmy Award Winner Iyanla Vanzant, Grammy Award Winner Michelle Williams, Fashion Designer Activist Angela Simmons, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee, Comedian Rain Pryor, Bestselling Author Naomi Wolf + Performances by Grammy Award Winner Macy Gray, Malaysian Pop Star Yuna, Artist Activist Morley and Former American Idol LGBTQ activist The Frenchie Experience + Wow Bites with Billie’s Black, Madiba Harlem, Minton’s, New Harlem Besame Latino Soul Lounge and Red Rooster.
WHAT: In this extraordinary, first-time collaboration, the Apollo Theater and London’s Southbank Centre present a four-day WOW Festival in New York, featuring performances, talks, mentoring sessions, music, film and debates that celebrate the talents of women and girls from all walks of life and all parts of the world. WOW Apollo is sure to be an exciting, essential and empowering international gathering of women for four jam-packed days in Harlem, New York.
WHEN: Series of Events Throughout Harlem June 11-14, 2015
Thursday, 6/11: 6:30pm – 10pm
Friday, 6/12: 10am – 10pm
Saturday, 6/13: 10am – 10pm
Sunday, 6/14: 10am – 5pm
WHERE: Events will take place at the Apollo Theater, the City College of New York and at Harlem restaurants. For detailed program and ticket information visit www.apollotheater.org.
Tickets for the Women of the World Festival can be purchased at the Apollo Theater Box Office, online at www.apollotheater.org, via Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000, and at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets range from free entry to $10-$45.00 / Saturday Day Pass – $25.00 / Sunday Day Pass – $25.00 / Limited $10.00 discount day pass tickets are available for students age 18 and under, City College students and Harlem residents with ID.