Harlem's Apollo Theatre is known the world over as the birthplace of many famous performers. Houston Community College students are invited to audition for a local version of the celebrated talent showcase: Showtime at the Apollo @ the Heinen, which takes place 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, January 25, 2013 on the campus of HCC Central.
Tickets are $15 for the general admission, and $5 for students ( at the door student ID will be required to validate this ticket purchase).
Winners of the competition will receive a VIP meeting with Academy Award nominated actor Terrence Howard, who is the keynote speaker at the HCC Black History Scholarship Gala February 23, 2013.
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BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE (BHC)
HCC Black History Scholarship Gala is one of Houston’s premier Black History Month events. Terrence Howard, critically acclaimed Broadway and screen actor who starred in movies such as: The Best Man, Crash, Idlewild, Red Tails, Iron Man, Ray and Hustle & Flow, will be the keynote speaker at the Hilton Americas - Houston, 6 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2013. The scholarship gala raises funds to support deserving HCC African-American and African heritage students. Last year, 11 students were awarded a $1,000 scholarship to assist with the cost of tuition and books.