8/15/18 O&A NYC LBGTQ: 21st Annual NYC Black Pride (August 14- August 19, 2018)

New York City Black Pride 2018 celebrates its 21st anniversary this year! This annual multicultural festival is one of the biggest events celebrating Black and Latino LGBT people in the city.  Continue reading

8/14/18 O&A NYC BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Masaka Boys Dancing Viva Africa

Uganda’s BET winner Eddy Kenzo introduces yet another sensational kids’ dance group called Masaka Boy who have done justice to the song Viva Africa. Masaka Boys have shown great potential and the sky is no longer the limit.  Continue reading

8/12/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 12 Thru August 18, 2018- Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre… And More

The Dog Days of August continues! The three H’s- hazy, hot and humid are in full effect. Whether you are trying to stay cool at a water festival in Brooklyn, experiencing art in Harlem, or enjoying a secret garden in the Bronx there is something for everyone. Here 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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8/11/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Mastiksoul Featured Shaggy, Danny Shah Happy Vibes- Good For You By

Good For You by Mastiksoul featuring Shaggy dance video by Ghetto Kids from Uganda. Continue reading

8/10/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Damien Escobar – FUSE

Official video for New York based violinist Damien Escobar’s single of Fuse off of the Boundless album. The video features ballerina Chantal Ashante Hill.  Continue reading

8/10/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Leonard Cohen- Dance Me To The End Of Love

This passionate duet is set to Leonard Cohen’s Dance Me To The End of Love. Continue reading

8/4/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Cypher Afro Dance

DJ Flex lends his song She Don’t Text (Afrobeat Freestyle) to this Cypher Afro dance.  Continue reading

8/3/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 3 Thru August 10, 2018- Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre… And More

The Dog Days of August are upon us! New York City is hot, steamy, sweaty and half naked-which means it’s “hot fun in the summertime”. Here 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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7/27/18 O&A NYC DANCE MEETS FASHION: FENDI’s Fancy Sneaker Is Now Available For Pre-Order Online

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

The sneaker is a hi-tech shoe with a streetwear and urban touch and is highlighted by a chunky rubber sole with a cushioned gel bubble and a multilayered mix of materials across its upper.  Continue reading

7/26/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY ENCORE PERFORMANCE: Le jeune homme et la mort by Roland Petit (Zizi Jeanmaire & Rudolf Nureyev)- 1966

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Le Jeune Homme et La Mort was choreographed by Roland Petit  choreographed in 1946 to Bach’s Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582, with a one-act libretto by Jean Cocteau. It tells the story of a Young Man driven to suicide by his faithless lover. Sets were by George Wakhevitch and costumes variously reported as being by Karinska or Cocteau. Continue reading