1/16/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Forget Your New Years Resolution- Prince Ea

At the end of the year, everyone always reflects and set new goals for the year ahead. After a few months, a majority of those people forget their New Year Resolutions and fall into old patterns. Are you one of them? There are also those who never even try to rise above or try to aim for anything. Are you one of them? In this video, I share my thoughts on New Year’s Resolutions. Continue reading

1/9/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: When God Says No- Inky Johnson Turns Tragedy into Triumph

Inky Johnson, safety University of Tennessee, was on track for a first-round NFL draft pick; but a life-changing injury that left his right arm paralyzed. Continue reading

1/8/17 O&A NYC DANCE: Arthur Mitchell And Anna Kisselgoff Discuss Agon And More

Arthur Mitchell discusses Agon with New York Times dance critic Anna Kisselgoff. Also bonus clip of Diane Adams and Arthur Mitchell in Agon pas de deux.  Continue reading

12/26/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: ADUMU- Inspirational Animation by Adam Temple & Sheridan

A Young R.U.F. boy discovers the true meaning of ‘being a man’ through an encounter with a young Masai warrior…and a lion. Continue reading

12/12/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Tracee Ellis Ross Tells The Most Epic Stories About Her Mom

Black-ish star and Emmy nominee Tracee Ellis Ross shares the most epic stories about her mom, Diana Ross, with W Magazine. From stealing Diana’s clothes to going on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Paris for her 18th birthday, Tracee relishes the experiences with supermodels, designers, unforgettable fashion shows and her diva mother. Ross also chats about her first auditions, lessons learned, and landing her role as Rainbow Johnson. Continue reading

11/28/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Put God First – Denzel Washington

In delivering the commencement speech at Dillard University, Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington told the college graduates to put God first in everything they do, adding that everything he has accomplished in this life was due to the grace of God. Continue reading

11/14/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Jeffrey Wright Receives the HRC Ally For Equality Award

“We’re all in it together. And that’s the reality.” – Actor Jeffrey Wright condemns Donald Trump’s discriminatory policies while accepting HRC’s Ally for Equality Award. Continue reading

10/24/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Jenifer Lewis- Find Your Passion

Actress Jenifer Lewis was asked, “What advice would she give aspiring actors, who are trying to get into the business?”  Her answer was classic Jennifer Lewis.

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10/10/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Oprah Winfrey- Knowing Your Purpose

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.- Oprah Winfrey Continue reading

9/8/17 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Showcases Diversity!

The American Dance Guild Performance Festival begin their 2017 season last night at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater. The four-day choreographer’s showcase that runs through Sunday, September 10 lived up to the theme 60th Anniversary Celebrating Diversity! The Thursday night performance opened with Dancing Wheels Company resident choreographer Catherine Meredith’s Incommunicado. Continue reading