10/8/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- HALLOWEEN EDITION:  Woman No Cry! (Dance Scene) And Maximillian’s Death Scene- Vampire In Brooklyn (1995)

Maximillian (Eddie Murphy) is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a woman who had a vampire father, and he searches for her (Angela Bassett) in Brooklyn. 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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11/30/17 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Brandy-Sittin Up In My Room

Sittin’ Up in My Room by R&B artist Brandy Norwood. It was written and produced by Babyface and recorded by Brandy for the soundtrack of the 1995 film Waiting To Exhale, starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. Continue reading

10/17/17 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez MOVIE TRAILER: Marvel Studios Black Panther – Official Trailer

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Black Panther has an official trailer clip produce by Marvel Studios with an outstanding touch.Following the death of his father, the superhero goes back home to the futuristic nation of Wakanda to claim the throne, but an old adversary (Michael B. Jordan) intrudes his coronation, triggering a series of onslaughts in the mystical kingdom and on Earth. Continue reading

1/17/17 INSPIRATION TUESDAY: Excerpt From The Rosa Parks Story- Arrested


The Rosa Parks Story stars Angela Bassett as civil rights icon Rosa Parks. The 2002 CBS television movie also starred Cicely Tyson a supporting role as her mother.  The Rosa Parks Story received awards from the NAACP and the Black Reel Awards.  Continue reading

2/29/16 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Boyz N The Hood (Excerpts)

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Boyz n the Hood (1991) The groundbreaking urban drama and directorial debut film written and directed by John Singleton. The film depicts life in South Central Los Angeles, California and marked the acting debut of Ice Cube and Morris Chestnut  Boyz n the Hood also starred Cuba Gooding, Jr., Larry Fishburne, Nia Long and Angela Bassett.  Continue reading

9/20/14 O&A Its Saturday: Ruby Dee Memorial Service Livestream Today 11am

It is Saturdayyiqlwwzy7so8c6c6nzcrA memorial for actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee is scheduled to begin Saturday, September 20 at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT. The service will be held at the Riverside Church in New York and will feature music by Alicia Keys and Audra McDonald, reflections by former Mayor David Dinkins and Sonia Sanchez, and a eulogy by Harry Belafonte. Dee died June 11 at 91. Continue reading