1/6/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Koryn Hawthorne – Won’t He Do It

Koryn Hawthorne‘s full length debut album, Unstoppable, was released on July 13, 2018 and reached number 1 on the Top Gospel Albums. The album’s lead single, “Won’t He Do It”, reached number 1 on Billboard’s three main gospel charts. Continue reading

1/5/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Roberto Bolle And Alexander Ryabko – Opus 100 (Danza con me)

Roberto Bolle and Alexander Ryabko perform Opus 100 one of two poignant ballets set to the music of Simon and Garfunkel.  Continue reading

1/4/19 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Roberto Bolle in Dorian Gray

Roberto Bolle performs Dorian Gray with internationally-renowned violinist and composer Alessandro Quarta with a choreography by Massimiliano Volpini was featured at the 2018 edition of the annual dance extravaganza Roberto Bolle and Friends premiered in Rome on July 18, 2018.  Continue reading

12/29/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Battle Of The Year 2018- Jinjo Crew (KR) vs. Found Nation (JP) Final

Red Bull BC One is the biggest one-on-one B-Boy competition in the world. Every year, thousands of dancers across the globe vie for a chance to represent at the World Final. Sixteen B-Boys earn the right to enter into an all-out battle on the Red Bull BC One stage, but only one will be crowned the champion. Continue reading

12/28/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Lil Buck performs Petrouchka at Fondation Louis Vuitton

Lil Buck, ambassador of Memphis Jookin, performed his interpretation of Stravinsky’s ballet Petrouchka on October 29-30, 2016 at the Frank Gehry designed Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.

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12/27/18 O&A NYC BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Top 10 African Dance Styles That Went Viral in 2018

African dance styles always top the charts, because of the rich and diverse cultures on the continent. Dance has been one of many forms of expression, storytelling and enjoyment across the continent. Here are some of the popular 2018 dance styles in Africa.  Continue reading

12/27/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Jennifer Lopez New Year’s Eve (2017)

Jennifer Lopez opted out of  performing a full concert for the 2016/17 New Year’s Eve celebration. Fortunately part of the singer’s Vegas show was broadcast on NBC’s New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly. Continue reading

12/22/18 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Dutch National Ballet- The Nutcracker And The Mouse King

Dutch National Ballet perform The Nutcracker And The Mouse King with Аnnа Тsуgаnkovа as Clara Stааlbооm and  Mаtthеw Golding as the Prince. Continue reading

12/20/18 O&A NYC IN MEMORIUM: Raven Wilkinson Ballet Pioneer Dies at 83

Raven Wilkinson the first African-American to join a major international company had passed,  she was 83.  Continue reading

12/19/18 O&A NYC 6 DAYS OF NUTCRACKER: The Nutcracker – The Waltz of the Snowflakes (The Royal Ballet)

The Royal Ballet performs the Waltz of the Snowflakes in The Nutcracker, with Meaghan Grace Hinkis as Clara, Ricardo Cervera as the Nutcracker and Gary Avis as Drosselmeyer, accompanied by the London Oratory Junior Choir and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conducted by Koen Kessels, recorded in 2012. Continue reading