4/22/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella (1997 Film)

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella premiered on ABC on November 2, 1997.  Cinderella proved a major ratings success, originally airing to 60 million viewers and establishing itself as the most-watched television musical in decades, earning ABC its highest Sunday-night ratings in 10 years. Theatre, Out and About Continue reading

3/29/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Brazilian Rio Carnival 2019 [HD]- Floats & Dancers (The Samba Schools Parade)

Rio de Janeiro Carnival highlights. The competition took place on March 3 and 4, 2019. Continue reading

2/4/19 O&A NYC MOST MEMORABLE SUPERBOWL HALFTIME SCANDAL: Nipplegate-Janet Jackson And Justin Timberlake

Janet Jackson set off a 2004 Super Bowl firestorm when her right breast was bared during her nationally televised  halftime show.  The incident became known as Nipplegate and had a severe effect on Jackson while her partner Justin Timberlake tried to distance himself from the “wardrobe malfunction” .  Continue reading

1/31/19 O&A NYC FOOD- SUPER BOWL WING WEEK: Crispy Ginger-Soy Chicken Wings

Crispy Ginger-Soy Chicken Wings are an unexpected twist on traditional  Super Bowl chicken wings dishes.  The texture and taste will be a crowd pleaser at any game day gathering.  Continue reading

12/29/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Battle Of The Year 2018- Jinjo Crew (KR) vs. Found Nation (JP) Final

Red Bull BC One is the biggest one-on-one B-Boy competition in the world. Every year, thousands of dancers across the globe vie for a chance to represent at the World Final. Sixteen B-Boys earn the right to enter into an all-out battle on the Red Bull BC One stage, but only one will be crowned the champion. Continue reading

11/30/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Harkness Promise Award- Recognizes The Future

By Walter Rutledge

The 61st annual Dance Magazine Awards will take place on Monday December 3, 2018, 7:30pm. at The Ailey Citigroup Theater. Since 1954 the award has recognized accomplished individuals who have made an impact in dance over the course of their career. This year the awards honors choreographers Ronald K. Brown and Crystal Pite and dancers Lourdes Lopez and Michael Trusnovec. For the first time emerging artists will also be recognized through The Harkness Promise Award, designed to spotlight and assist two young artists for the potential of their artistic work while investing in the next generation of dance makers. Continue reading

11/25/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton- Oh, Happy Day


Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton perform the Edwin Hawkins gospel classic Oh, Happy Day.  Continue reading

11/24/18 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Diana Ross- Christmas in Washington (2012)

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Christmas in Washington is an annual Christmas television special that currently airs on the U.S. TNT network. The 2102 show was hosted by Conan O’Brien and starred Diana Ross, Demi Lovato, Megan Hilty, Scotty McCreery, and Chris Mann.  Continue reading

11/23/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Khalia Campbell- Living Her Dream

By Walter Rutledge

Dancer Khalia Campbell is living her dream! Years of dedication, sacrifice and ole fashion hard work has taken this Bronx native to her “dream job” as a member of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Campbell will make her New York City Center debut during the company’s fall season November 28 through December 30. Continue reading

11/15/18 O&A NYC SPORTS: Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics in 1936

Jesse Owens stole Hilter’s glory and dispelled the Ayran master race propaganda at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Owens  won 4 gold medals: 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and 4 × 100 meter relay; his victories angered and embarrassed Hitler.

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