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Historic Apollo Theater Celebrates 80 Years

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The Apollo Theater is celebrating its 80th anniversary this week.

Wayne Brady will host the annual spring gala Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The event will double as a birthday celebration.

Gladys Knight and the Isley Brothers are among the stars set to perform.

The anniversary marks the 1934 opening of the iconic venue, which replaced a whites-only Burlesque theater that occupied the space from 1914 until 1933.

Tickets are available at the Apollo Theater box office or online at ticketmaster.com.

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