4/3/18 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: School Dance – Kevin Hart & Mike Epps

High school freshman Jason (Bobb’e J. Thompson) is trying to make new friends when his mother  (Luenell) decides to drive him home. This comedy stars Mike Epps as Principal Rogers, George Lopez as Oscar, Katt William as Darren and Wilmer Valderrama as Flaco directed by Nick Cannon. Continue reading

4/2/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Vogue Femm – Starring Dashaun “Evisu” Wesley

 Vogue Femm– a short dance film Starring Dashaun Wesley Director: Sailey Williams. Continue reading

3/30/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Clowning Around

Clowning Around, Jamari Amour Choreographer featuring  Jamari Blahnik, DeShawn Lanvin, TJ Blahnik, Amoya Prodigy, Torie Blahnik, Shady 007, and more.  Continue reading

3/15/18 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Ethel Waters And Lena Horne- Cabin in the Sky (1943)

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Cabin in the Sky is a 1943 American musical film based on the 1940 musical of the same name. Directed by Vincente Minnelli, the film stars Ethel Waters and Rex Ingram, who reprised their roles from the Broadway production, as well Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson and Lena Horne. It was Horne’s first and only leading role in an MGM musical. Louis Armstrong was also featured in the film as one of Lucifer Junior’s minions, and Duke Ellington and his Orchestra have a showcase musical number in the film.

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Ethel Waters with Eddie “Rochester” Anderson (guitar)
and Bill Bailey (tap)

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Jim Henry’s Club
Ethel Waters, John Bubbles, Eddie’Rochester’ Anderson
and Lena Horne

 

3/14/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez DOCUMENTARY: Star Wars The Last Jedi – The Director and The Jedi: Documentary

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Star Wars: The Last Jedi was met with mixed reviews, fans will soon get a deeper look into how the film was made. Set to accompany the home release of The Last JediThe Director and The Jedi directed by Anthony Wonke, is a feature length documentary shining a light on Rian Johnson and his creative process behind the latest chapter in the franchise. Continue reading

3/14/18 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY- DANCE: Tattad Tattad Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela

Ram, the local village Romeo, is a colorful, charming yet dramatic vagabond. Leela, on the other hand, is an unbridled and passionate village Juliet. The only thing in common between these two strangers is their families’ hatred for each. Continue reading

3/5/18 HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Jericho (from I Good It) – Hazel Scott & Lena Horne (1943)


Jericho (from I Dood It), features the incomparable Hazel Scott and Lena Horne and a breezy of male crooners. Continue reading

2/21/18 O&A NYC FILM: Tyson Beckford- Chocolate City Stripetease Scene

Tyson Beckford, model, actor and recent Chippendales entertainer gives us a stripe tease. Continue reading

2/19/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Stormy Weather- Featuring Katherine Dunham And Her Dance Troupe

Stormy Weather is a 1943 film musical produced and released by 20th Century Fox. The movie is considered one of the best Hollywood musicals with an all African-American cast and serve to  showcase of some of the top African-American performers of the time. Continue reading

2/18/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Lena Horne Documentary (1996)

The 1996 PBS American Masters biography of icon Lena Horne. Continue reading