10/19/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary

Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary– a ballet rendition of Bram Stoker’s gothic novel Dracula performed by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The work was filmed in a style reminiscent of the silent expressionistic cinema of the early 20th century. Continue reading

10/9/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY CONCERT: Travis Scott ft. John Mayer and Kevin Parker on SNL

Travis Scott stopped by the Saturday Night Live stage to serve as the long-running late-night program’s latest musical guest. For his performance, he decided to deliver live rendition of recently released songs from his Astroworld album. He brought some friends to perform with him such as John Mayer and Kevin Parker. Continue reading

10/7/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: October 7 through October 14, 2018

New York City in October is a great time of year (well anytime is a great time in NYC). This week there is outdoor sculpture in Harlem,  Jazz in Brooklyn, Pizza in the Bronx and Dance honors its own at The BessiesHere are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About.

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10/5/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY- ENCORE: Royal Ballet Artist Joseph Sissens Performs Charlotte Edmonds’ ‘jojo’ (Excerpt)

Jojo, a contemporary solo by Charlotte Edmonds set to Chinese Man’s Pandi Groove created on a classical ballet dancer, Joseph Sissens. The work gelled in a very comfortable, spontaneous way, albeit more Michael Jackson than Marius Petipa. 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

9/30/18 O&A NYC MUSIC- SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT: The 2018 Global Citizen Festival

Janet Jackson and The Weeknd headline the 2018 Global Citizen Festival in New York City, along with Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monáe. Also featuring special guest John Legend, and hosts Deborra-lee Furness and Hugh Jackman. Continue reading

9/23/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans- Alabaster Box (Live)

Alabaster Box is the 1999 album by award winning gospel artist CeCe Winans.  This was the first album on Winans’ own label, Wellspring Gospel (later renamed Puresprings Gospel). Winans described the album as an “experimental” album for the label before any new artists were signed. Continue reading

9/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Yolanda Adams- How Great Thou Art

Gospel music star Yolanda Adams performs How Great Thou Art, a hymn that has become deeply rooted in American music at the White House Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

9/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Yolanda Adams-How Great Thou Art

Gospel music star Yolanda Adams performs How Great Thou Art, a hymn that has become deeply rooted in American music at the White House Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

9/2/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Sade Live (Full Concert 2018)

Sade, born Helen Folasade Adu in Ibadan the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria. Her cool style and effortless delivery immediately distinguished her as the song stylist of her generation. 
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