8/26/29 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The New Girl in the Office (1960)

The New Girl in the Office (1960), a drama about the hiring of the first white-collar African American worker at a manufacturing plant. Produced by President’s Committee on Government Contracts. Featuring Ed Asner, Lou Gossett, Clarice Taylor and Gail Fisher as The New Girl. Continue reading

6/10/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- CELEBRATING PRIDE: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

The Adventures of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert (1994): When drag queen Anthony (Hugo Weaving) agrees to take his act on the road, he invites fellow cross-dresser Adam (Guy Pearce) and transsexual Bernadette (Terence Stamp) to come along. In their colorful bus, named Priscilla, the three performers travel across the Australian desert performing for enthusiastic crowds and homophobic locals. But when the other two performers learn the truth about why Anthony took the job, it threatens their act and their friendship.

Opera Atop a Bus: Felicia (Guy Pearce) performs opera atop the bus, and then later shares a darkly humorous childhood story with Tick (Hugo Weaving).

 
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) – Opera Atop a Bus Scene

The guys get an Aboriginal Man (Alan Dargin) in on their campfire performance of “I Will Survive.

 
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) – I Will Survive Scene

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – Ping-Pong: The drag show at the bar gets upstaged by a raunchy ping-pong performance from Cynthia (Julia Cortez).

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) – Ping-Pong Scene

5/30/19 O&A NYC WHATS HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND: May 30th through June 3, 2019

The weather is warming as the days are getting longer this gives New Yorkers are time to be out and about. We have a tribute to an R&B legend at the legendary Apollo Theater, a first Saturday celebration in Brooklyn and seniors dancing in Harlem. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

4/29/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Mahogany- Diana Ross And Billy Dee Williams

Mahogany stars Diana Ross as Tracy Chambers, a struggling fashion design student who rises to become a popular fashion designer in Rome. Fresh from the success of Lady Sings the Blues, this film served as Ross’ follow-up feature film. It was released on October 8, 1975.
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1/29/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Carmen de Lavallade’s Inspiring Women

Actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade tells the story of her cousin, ballet dancer Janet Collins. “There are times in your life when you want to give up, but she never did,” de Lavallade says. Continue reading

11/17/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ:  Tom & Jerry ~ NOLLYWOOD COMEDY DRAMA 2017

Tom and Jerry is a comedy and drama that tackles on the issue of immediate families. The two rash brothers where detested due to their dire nurture. The troupe for this movie: Osita Iheme (Tom),Chinedu Ikedieze (Jerry), Ada Ameh. Continue reading

10/29/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY HALLOWEEN: From Dusk Till Dawn – Salma Hayek

In From Dusk Till Dawn Salma Hayek did not have a choreographer for her dance. Director Robert Rodriguez just told her to feel the music and dance to it. Rodriguez would later use the same tactic with Jessica Alba in Sin City (2005).  Continue reading

9/10/18 O&A NYC MOVIE MONDAY: Jungle Fever – Samuel L.Jackson “I’m Getting High”

Jungle Fever is a romantic dramatic film written,produced and directed by Spike Lee, and stars Wesley Snipes, Ossie Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Halle Berry, Frank Vincent and Ruby Dee.As Lee’s fifth featured length film, the film explores an interracial relationship its conception and downfall against the urban backdrop of the streets of NewYork city in the 1990s. Continue reading

8/18/18 O&A NYC IT’S SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Our Tough Love (Episode 1)- The Real Life Love Story of Pornstars Fame and Knockout


Our Tough Love Episode 1– The real life love story of adult entertainers Brendan Fame Marshall and D’Angelo Knockout Marquis. Continue reading

7/14/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES (EXTRA): Pose Stars MJ Rodriguez And Indya Moore on Cis Actors Portraying Trans Characters

Pose stars MJ Rodriguez (‘Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista’) and Indya Moore (‘Angel Evangelista’) get real about cisgender actors playing transgender characters in the wake of recent casting controversies. Continue reading