12/13/18 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: South Park – Mr. Hankey, The Christmas Poo

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Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo is the ninth episode of the first season of the animated television series South Park. It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on December 17, 1997. In the episode, the Jewish character Kyle feels excluded from the town’s celebrations during Christmas, and is comforted by Mr. Hankey, a talking and singing lump of feces wearing a red hat.  Continue reading

12/10/18 O&A NYC 15 DAYS OF NUTCRACKER: Arabian Dance From The Nutcracker- Choreographer Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev choreographed this wonderfully holiday narrative for The Royal Ballet Company at Covent Garden in 1968. Continue reading

12/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY HOLIDAY SERIES: CeCe Winans- Jesus, You’re Beautiful from Live In The Throne Room (2005)

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Jesus, You’re Beautiful is featured on Throne Room, the sixth studio album by multiple Grammy-winning gospel artist CeCe Winans. Continue reading

12/8/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: Hip-Hop Santa!

A closer look at Santa and his elves as they prepare for Christmas. Continue reading

12/7/18 O&A NYC 18 DAYS OF NUTCRACKER: Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker – Arabian Variation

Moscow Ballet soloists Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrichenko perform the much acclaimed Arabian Variation.

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12/6/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY HOLIDAY GREETING: Eartha Kitt- Santa Baby

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Eartha Mae Kitt was an actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist.  Known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of C’est Si Bon and the enduring Christmas novelty smash Santa Baby. Both songs became US Top 10 hits. Orson Welles once called her the most exciting woman in the world.
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12/5/18 O&A NYC 20 DAYS OF NUTCRACKER: Misty Copeland and Sterling Baca- Nutcracker Pas de Deux (2014)

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American Ballet Theater principal dancer Misty Copeland as the Sugar Plum Fairy with ABT’s Sterling Baca at the New England Dance Ensemble’s production of ‘the Nutcracker’, Windham, NH.  
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12/3/18 22 DAYS OF NUTCRACKER: Darci Kistler and Damian Woetze in George Balanchine’s Nutcracker Grand Pas De Deux (1993)

Darci Kistler and Damian Woetze in the Grand Pas De Deux from George Balanchine’s Nutcracker (1993). 
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12/2/18 O&A GOSPEL SUNDAY HOLIDAY SERIES: Kirk Franklin and the Family- Christmas

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Out and About NYC Magazine offers seasons greetings. We will present holiday inspired gospel music for the month of December.

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12/2/18 O&A NYC 23 DAYS OF NUTCRACKER: Kirov Ballet – The Prince and the Sugarplum Fairy

The Kirov Ballet Theater in Nutcracker (1994) ballet featuring Viktor Baranov (Nutcracker/Prince), Larisa Lezhnina (Masha/Princess) and Piotr Russanov (Drosselmeyer/Russian Dancer).  Continue reading