4/7/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: April 7 through April 14, 2019

Its beginning to feel a lot like springtime, and New Yorkers are out and about!  And this week we have a new film about the Queen of Soul and a Fosse muse on Broadway. America’s mother of modern dance turns 93 in Chelsea and Arthur Mitchell’s dream turns 50. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

3/21/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: March 20- March 24, 2019

 

Spring has finally arrived! Soon the flowers will be in bloom and love will be in the air. And if you love the arts you will find dance from Da Bronx to the Chelsea, music in Brooklyn and at Radio City Music Hall, karaoke night in Garden City and explore Asian culture and art throughout the city. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

3/9/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Burna Boy – Dangote

Burna Boy is a Nigerian Afro-fusion  artist.He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing the lead single Like to Party from his debut studio album L.I.F.E 2013. Continue reading

2/19/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre… And More

It’s school winter break and the kids are home! Don’t worry! There are things for everyone. We have dance from Lincoln Center to Chinatown. Art on Museum Mile; and music from Harlem to Brooklyn. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

1/9/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Kwesi Arthur – Grind Day Remix ft. Sarkodie & Medikal X (Bigg Homie Flee)

Emmanuel Kwesi Danso Arthur Junior known by the stage name Kwesi Arthur is a Ghanaian Hip Hop artist  from Tema,Benin. Continue reading

12/8/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Tekno – Jogodo

Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known by his stage name Tekno, is a Nigerian Afrobeat artist, producer and a dancer. Continue reading

11/3/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Faces of Africa – Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeat (Part 1)

Faces of Africa brings you the story of Fela Kuti, one of Africa’s music legends, and his influence on art and politics through music. Continue reading

10/27/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: WizKid – Fever

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun known professionally as Wizkid.He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In 2009, he signed a record deal with Banky W.’s record label Empire Mates Entertainment Continue reading

10/14/18 O&A NYC 10 Most Popular African Dance Styles (2018)

Africa, the continent with rich and diverse cultures and traditions, and one of the more fun and vibrant traditions is dance. Dance has been one of many forms of expression, storytelling and enjoyment across the continent, and alongside traditional dances, so here are the 10 Most Popular African Dance Styles. Continue reading

10/1/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY INDEPENDENCE DAY TRIBUTE: Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Pansa Pansa Berlin 1978

One of the few pro-shot concerts of legendary musician Fela Kuti with his band Africa 70, playing for the jazz festival in Berlin, 1978. Fela was a social activist and leader who fought for freedom and justice in Nigeria. He died in 1997. Continue reading