5/24/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK 5/24- 5/31: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre … And More

Memorial Day is here!  The weather is finally getting warm, people are out and city is abounding with activity “24- 7- 365”. We have art celebrating popular culture in Harlem. Dance in Midtown and love is in full bloom on Staten Island. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

4/26/18 O&A NYC DANCE: The Dance Of the Village Elders Celebrates Dudley Williams

The Dance Of the Village Elders will present Only In The Darkness Can You See The Stars the spring performance/fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, 3pm at St. Philip’s Church 204 west 134thStreet. The performance will celebrate Village Elders friend and supporter Ailey icon Dudley Williams, who danced the role of the elder minister at the works premiere April 30th, 2015, sadly this was Williams’ last performance. Joining the celebration are Harlem arts organizations Harlem School of the Arts dance division (under the direction of Aubrey Lynch), Uptown Dance Academy (Robin Williams Executive Director) pianist Charles Lovell (St. Philip’s Church) singing phenom LaFredrick Coaxner (Abyssinian Baptist Church) and Reverend Tykym Stallings (Lighthouse Ministries Inc., Harlem N.Y.). Continue reading

4/1/18 O&A NYC OUT AND ABOUT- WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: Spring Break!!!!

Spring Break is here! And the city is abounding with activity “24- 7- 365”. We have art celebrating popular culture in Harlem. Ballet, modern and more throughout the city. Blockbuster and Indie film share the silver screen,  jazz to Motown grooves Midtown and the world’s most exotic cars hit the westside. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

2/11/18 O&A NYC BLACK HISTORY MONTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Joséphine Baker: The First Black International Superstar

Josephine Baker was an entertainer, civil rights activist, French Resistance agent and the first Black international superstar. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France. Continue reading

8/9/17 (REPOST) O&A NYC DANCE: Zumanity Featuring Patrick King and Johan King Silverhult

The original two man duo in Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity created by Patrick King and performed by King and Johan King Silverhult. Stunning choreography with a chic homoerotic twist. Enjoy! Continue reading

7/22/17 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez: Maya Angelou- In Her Own Words

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

Maya Angelou and some of the people who know her best sit down with journalist Felix Augustine where some of her deepest secrets are uncovered like never before. 

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7/10/17 O&A NYC OUT AND ABOUT: PICKS OF THE WEEK- What’s Happening This Week July 10- July 17, 2017

Summer is here and the city is abounding with activity “24- 7- 365”. We have art celebrating popular culture in Brooklyn. Dance honoring dancers downtown. Blockbuster and Indie film share the silver screen, music blends with movement to reflect on Asian culture at Carnegie Hall, and the swashbuckling continues 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

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

6/12/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY PRIDE MONTH: Will Smith- Six Degrees of Separation

Will Smith refused to kiss (in character) another man (fellow thespian Anthony Michael Hall); instead, the two actors were filmed at an angle that implied a kiss.  Continue reading

5/30/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: To Be A Drum read by James Earl Jones

To Be A Drum read by James Earl Jones, written by Evelyn Coleman with illustrations by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson. Continue reading