9/3/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Childish Gambino- Feels Like Summer

 Childish Gambino released an unannounced music video Feels Like Summer Friday via YouTube.  Continue reading

7/3/17 O&A NYC- OUT AND ABOUT- PICKS OF THE WEEK: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theater and the Fourth of July! – What’s Happening This Week 7/3- 7/9

Happy July 4th! Many are going to take the week off for a “Staycation” (an in-the-city vacation). Hanging out in NYC is an incredible summer Staycation. We have fine art  in Meatpacking and Bowery, dance from Lincoln Center to Prospect Park, Blockbuster and Indie film, music in the park and theatre, complete with sword fights, in Harlem. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About..  Continue reading

11/22/16 O&A NYC REVIEW: Black Violin Breaking Stereotypes In Brooklyn

By Walter Rutledge

Black Violin perform at the Kids Inaugural concert for children and military families, one of the events ahead of the second-term inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington

Black Violin, the classically trained duo violist and violinist duo of Wilner Baptiste (Wil B.) and Kevin Sylvester (Kev Marcus), opened the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College 2016- 2017 season with classic style. Accompanied by DJ SPS on turntables and Nathaniel Strokes on drums Black Violins performed a varied program to a packed diverse audience. Billed as Black Violin: The Unity Tour Wil B. and Kev Marcus have taken their classical background combined with their love of hip-hop and created a truly signature multi genre sound they refer to as “classical boom”. Continue reading