4/2/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Ingrid Silva- Brown Ballerina

By Walter Rutledge

Ingrid Silva was like every little girl who studied ballet; she dreamed of being a ballerina. As Silva’s potential became evident she realized that there was little opportunity for a dark-skinned classical dancer in Brazil. In 2008, at age 18, she left home and moved to New York City to study at the Dance Theatre of Harlem.    Continue reading

11/4/17 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Michael Jackson 30th Anniversary Billie Jean Live 30th Anniversary 2001


Michael Jackson performs Billie Jean in Brazil on the South American leg of his 30th Anniversary tour (2001). Continue reading

1/23/16 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Rihanna- Live At Rock in Rio 2015

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Rihanna hits the stage to a crowd of screaming fans at Rock in Rio, Cidade do Rock, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday September 26, 2015. The 27-year-old entertainer performed for the crowd of 85,000 people! Rihanna‘s set was over an hour long and consisted of her hits including “Bitch Better Have My Money,” “FourFive Seconds,” “Only Girl (In The World),” and more. Continue reading

O&A This Week: July 22- 27, 2014- Art, Dance, Film and Theatre

By Walter Rutledge

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This week summer is in full force and so are the arts. We have art in Soho, dance on the Westside and Chelsea, Shakespeare in Harlem and a great lady of the theatre portrays the great Lady Day. Here are some of the many events happening in that city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading