8/10/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Damien Escobar – FUSE

Official video for New York based violinist Damien Escobar’s single of Fuse off of the Boundless album. The video features ballerina Chantal Ashante Hill.  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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7/25/18 O&A NYC DANCE: The Prodigy- Olga Smirnova (Bolshoi Ballet)

Short profile of Olga Smirnova a rising star in the Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow. Continue reading

7/20/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet Balcony Scene – Featuring Marcia Haydee and Richard Cragun

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Balcony scene from John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet featuring Marcia Haydee and Richard Cragun with music by Sergei Prokofiev. Continue reading

7/17/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK JULY 17- JULY 23, 2018: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre … and More

Mid- July Heatwave, NYC beach and barbecue continues!  New York City is hot. We have modernist sculpture off Fifth Avenue. Beautiful bodies dancing on Fire Island and the Upper Westside. Jokes in Harlem and Hawaii comes to the Bronx.  Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

7/14/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Nureyev- Dance to Freedom


In 1961, on tour in Paris, Rudolf Nureyev- the Kirov Ballet’s star made a historic dash from his KGB bodyguards into the arms of French police. Was there more to his defection than meets the eye? Continue reading

6/24/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK JUNE 24 THRU JULY: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre and More

Summer has finally arrived and New York City and the arts are heating up. Inspiring visual art is drawing them in from Harlem to the Bowery. Dance swirls around Brooklyn, Lincoln Center, Chelsea and Lower Manhattan. While a famous DJ spins music  in Crown Heights and jazz get’s down in Midtown. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

6/2/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Celebrating LGBTQIA Pride Month- The Dying Swan. Dancer Ida Nevaseyneva (

Ida Nevaseyneva (real name Paul Ghiselin) is the socialist real ballerina of the working peoples everywhere, comes flushed from her triumphs at the Varna Festival, where she was awarded a specially created plastic medal for Bad Taste. Continue reading

5/24/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Natalia Makarova & Ivan Nagy (with Itzhak Perlman & Lynn Harrell) – Swan Lake

Natalia Makaova, and one of her favorite partners, Ivan Nagy, dancing the White Swan Pas de Deux from “Swan Lake.” They are accompanied on-stage by violinist Itzhak Perlman and cellist Lynn Harrell. Continue reading

5/11/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Ruddur Dance brings Empowered To Hostos

RudduR Dance, an emerging contemporary ballet company will present Empowered, the company’s first single-billed performance on Friday May 11, 7:30pm at Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx. The concert will showcase the world premiere of Witness: Part I – Yesterday, along with audience favorites The Place Between, A Night in the Life of Us, and Doubt of the Devout. From the physical to the spiritual, Empowered breaks visible and invisible chains that bind, while moving to greater strength.

The multi-talented creative team behind Empowered includes Jamaican-born Choreographer Christopher Rudd, acclaimed Vocalist and Composer Tariq Al-Sabir and Mathieu Leopoldo, Head of Rigging. The evening features a blend of contemporary ballet with theatricality and aerial artistry to create provocative experiences that address timely social and political landscapes. Performers crawl, fly, and leap as they move through aerial silk, bungee restraints, shackles, in search for freedom and a higher order. Empowerment is a partnership with Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture and the CUNY Dance Initiative. For more information and tickets call Box Office (718) 518-4455, or visit http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/culturearts/events/YEAR-2018/may/RudduR-Dance/RudduR%2 0Dance.shtml.

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