8/17/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Canion Shijirbat- Dance and Animation

Canion Shijirbat, from Mongolia, mixes dance, visuals and sound to create amazing art! Continue reading

8/12/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Jennifer Phillips- Shackles (Arena Audition X Factor Global (UK)

Jennifer Phillips performs Mary Mary’s Shackles on  X Factor Global (UK) Continue reading

8/9/18 THROWBACK THURSDAY: Patti Labelle – Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Live in NY)

Patti Labelle performs her signature rendition of Somewhere Over the Rainbow live during a 2008 New York City Concert. Continue reading

6/10/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: JUNE 10- 17, 2018

New York City in late spring, and the city is in full bloom. We have art blossoming in Uptown and Midtown, dance swirls around Lincoln Center and Chelsea, female jewels thieves stealing the movie box office and Denzel on Broadway. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

6/8/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Sylvie Guillem e Massimo Murru- Petite Mort

Sylvie Guillem and Massimo Murru perform Jiří Kylián”s Petite Mort with music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Continue reading

6/6/18 O&A NYC MUSIC: Janet Jackson State of the World Tour (full show)

Janet Jackson’s State of the World Tour  2018 (full show) Continue reading

5/29/18 O&A NYC DIVO ALERT: Michael Jackson- Scream (Live Helsinki 1997)

Michael Jackson performed Scream during the HIStory World Tour 1996-1997 live in Helsinki, Finland on August 24, 1997. Continue reading

5/20/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Charlie Wilson- I’m Blessed ( Showtime At The Apollo)

Charlie Wilson performs his song “I’m Blessed” featuring T.I live at the Apollo Theater. Continue reading

4/21/18 O&A NYC DANCE/REVIEW: newsteps- a choreographer’s series

By Walter Rutledge

The Chen Dance Center began the 34th consecutive newsteps; the semi-annual emerging choreographers’ series, Thursday, April 19 at the Chen Dance Center, 70 Mulberry Street in New York’s Chinatown. This season the three-performance spring showcase, which runs through Saturday, April 21, selected works from “non- dancers”. Professional artists, actors, musicians, singers, photographers, who applied their expertise of their respective art forms to the choreographic process. The five choreographers selected through an open audition for the April concerts are Kate Douglas, Bryndon Cook, Lauren Oliver, Alec Funiciello, and Sophia Zukoski. Each choreographer is given rehearsal space, an honorarium, mentoring from a member of the selection panel, and multiple (three) performances to give the works time to “find its own voice”. Continue reading

4/18/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Afternoon Of A Faun- Tanaquil LeClercq and Jacques d’Amboise

In Afternoon Of A Faun (1953) Jerome Robbins‘ genius take on the old Debussy/Nijinsky ballet. A 1955 Canadian broadcast of the two legends of the NYC Ballet (and the original ballerina in this) Tanaquil LeClercq and Jacques d’Amboise (Francisco Moncion original danseur). Continue reading