12/6/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY HOLIDAY GREETING: Eartha Kitt- Santa Baby

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Eartha Mae Kitt was an actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist.  Known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of C’est Si Bon and the enduring Christmas novelty smash Santa Baby. Both songs became US Top 10 hits. Orson Welles once called her the most exciting woman in the world.
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11/14/18 O&A NYC DANCE/HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Dance Of The Village Elders Present Santa’s Babies

Dance Of The Village Elders presents their annual Christmas Concert/fundraiser appropriated titled Santa’s Babies. The performance will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2018, 4pm at St. Philip’s Church located at 204 West 134 Street in the village of Harlem. The concert title is an homage to the indomitable spirit of the Village Elders; who have made Eartha Kitt’s Christmas classic, Santa Baby, into their signature holiday work.  Continue reading

4/16/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Katherine Dunham and Dancers in Casbah (Presenting Eartha Kitt)

In 1948, Dunham and her company appeared in the Hollywood movie Casbah, with Tony Martin, Yvonne de Carlo, and Peter Lorre. The film was the cinematic debut of Eartha Kitt. Continue reading

2/21/18 O&A Wildin Out Wednesday: Eartha Kitt As The Catwoman On Batman’s TV Series

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Eartha Kitt took over the role of Catwoman in 1967 for the third and final season of the Batman television series. She replacing the statuesque Julie Newmar. Kitt’s  perrrrrrfectly delightful cat purr helped make the role truly her own.  Continue reading

8/26/17 (Repost) O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Eartha Kitt Live (1968)

Eartha Kitt performs and discusses her life, the Vietnam War, and racism in America.   Continue reading

3/28/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY- CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt an American singer, actress, dancer, activist, voice actress and comedian best known for her highly distinctive singing style. Her U.S. top ten hits 1953 recordings of “C’est si bon” and the enduring Christmas novelty smash “Santa Baby”, remain popular today. Orson Welles once called her the “most exciting woman in the world”. Continue reading

3/23/17 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH- DANCE: Katherine Dunham and Dancers in Casbah (Presenting Eartha Kitt)

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In 1948, Dunham and her company appeared in the Hollywood movie Casbah, with Tony Martin, Yvonne de Carlo, and Peter Lorre. The film was the cinematic debut of Eartha Kitt. Continue reading

12/17/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SONG OF THE DAY: Teyana Taylor Performs Santa Baby

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Teyana Taylor wearing all white with a red leather corset, Taylor put her seductive spin on the holiday classic of Eartha Kitt’s Santa Baby on VH1 Divas. Taped at Brooklyn’s Kings Theater after a four-year hiatus, the network celebrated the holiday season by reviving its iconic special with some veteran divas (Mariah Carey, Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan) and divas-in-training (Teyana Taylor, JoJo).

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12/18/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Eartha Kitt- Santa Baby

Eartha Kitt

Eartha Mae Kitt was an actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist.  Known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of C’est Si Bon and the enduring Christmas novelty smash Santa Baby. Both songs became US Top 10 hits. Orson Welles once called her the most exciting woman in the world.
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3/10/16 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH- DANCE: Katherine Dunham and Dancers in Casbah (Presenting Eartha Kitt)

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In 1948, Dunham and her company appeared in the Hollywood movie Casbah, with Tony Martin, Yvonne de Carlo, and Peter Lorre. The film was the cinematic debut of Eartha Kitt. Continue reading