8/14/18 O&A NYC BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Masaka Boys Dancing Viva Africa

Uganda’s BET winner Eddy Kenzo introduces yet another sensational kids’ dance group called Masaka Boy who have done justice to the song Viva Africa. Masaka Boys have shown great potential and the sky is no longer the limit.  Continue reading

8/10/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Leonard Cohen- Dance Me To The End Of Love

This passionate duet is set to Leonard Cohen’s Dance Me To The End of Love. 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

7/19/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: TLC – Red Light Special (Dirty Version)

Red Light Special- TLC, hot male models play strip poker. This video features a young Boris Kodjoe. 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

7/12/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Michael Jackson- Dirty Diana

Michael Jackson’s Dirty Diana short film captured the high-intensity live experience of one of his concerts, complete with a guitar solo from guitarist Steve Stevens. In 1989, the 2nd Annual World Music Awards awarded the short film the Viewers Choice No. 1 Video; Michael was inducted into the World Music Hall of Fame the same year. Continue reading

6/29/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Mr. P – Ebeano

Peter Okoye, also known as Mr P. has released the visuals to his latest single, Ebeano. It is the singer’s first single as a solo artist following the break up of the iconic pop group P-Square. The video which is shot in a factory sees a lot of dance moves in typical P-Square character as Peter Okoye displays his traditional break dancing steps with an infusion of the trending Shaku Shaku in an exchange alongside his son, Cameron, who makes a cameo to give the video a unique appeal.

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6/21/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Madonna Performs Vogue at the MTV Awards 1990

Madonna performs Vogue at the 1990 MTV Awards. An original song taken from the I’m Breathless album (1990).  Continue reading

6/16/18 O&A NYC DANCE/REVIEW: Philadanco at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge

Philadanco (Philadelphia Dance Company) opened their New York City season on June 12 at the Joyce Theater. The eleven- member ensemble performed four works by choreographers Thang Dao, Christopher L. Huggins, and two former Philadanco Company members Dawn Marie Bazemore and Tommie-Waheed Evans. The well curated program used social injustice as the evening’s theme. Continue reading