4/11/18 O&A NYC FOOD/SUNDAY BRUNCH: Cajun Seafood Pasta

Cajun Seafood Pasta creates a spicy, flavor filled Sunday culinary experience. This recipe is a hot one, but delicious. If you are “weak of tongue”, divide the amounts of peppers in half. Better to add more than spoil your creation! Continue reading

3/3/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Nike Kyrie 4 “Year Of The Monkey”

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

The Chinese zodiac calendar may say that 2018 is the Year Of The Dog, but that isn’t stopping Nike from releasing a Year Of The Monkey Kyrie 4, paying homage to Kyrie Irving birth year, 1992 which was indeed a (Year Of  The Monkey ) and his birthday, which was on March 23rd. Continue reading

3/28/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Da’Von Doane- Living The Dream

By Walter Rutledge

The Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) begins their New York City season April 4th through 7th at New York City Center. The company will present a varied and diverse program including three New York premieres: George Balanchine’s Valse-Fantaisie, Harlem on My Mind by Darrell Grand Moultrie, and Christopher Wheeldon’s duet This Bitter Earth. The season highlight will be the much-anticipated return of Dougla by choreographer/Renaissance man Geoffrey Holder. Continue reading

3/28/18 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: We Built This – Musical Performance from Black-ish (Season 4 Premiere)


The Black-ish episode, titled “Juneteenth,” continued the ABC sitcom’s tradition of tackling tough subject. Continue reading

2/27/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janelle Monáe – Django Jane

Janelle Monáe just dropped two songs Make Me Feel  and Django Jane (and their accompanying music videos) from her new album Dirty Computer. Continue reading

2/25/18 O&A NYC FOOD/SUNDAY BRUNCH: Jamaican Jerk Steak Tacos

Jamaican Jerk Steak Tacos spice up a rainy Sunday brunch. This quick and easy dish helps create a fun, laid back brunch where the attention stays on your guest(s).  Continue reading

2/21/18 O&A NYC FILM: Tyson Beckford- Chocolate City Stripetease Scene

Tyson Beckford, model, actor and recent Chippendales entertainer gives us a stripe tease. Continue reading

2/18/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY GOSPEL: Mahalia Jackson- Precious Lord, Take My Hand

Precious Lord, Take My Hand was Martin Luther King Jr.’s favorite song, and he often invited gospel singer Mahalia Jackson to sing it at civil rights rallies to inspire crowds; at his request she sang it at his funeral in April 1968. Continue reading

2/17/18 O&A NYC FOOD: Individual Beef Wellington

Individual Beef Wellington are impressive and make a really very easy yet elegant Sunday Brunch. Perfect for a cold snowy Sunday late morning/early afternoon Brunch. Served with a glass of champagne (and use your imagination for desert). Continue reading

2/17/18 ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES (ART): Basquiat – Documentary


A thoughtful portrait of a renowned artist, this documentary shines the spotlight on New York City painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. Continue reading