12/24/17 O&A NYC FILM: The Nativity Story

The Nativity Story is a 2006 biblical drama film based on the nativity of Jesus, directed by Catherine Hardwicke and starring Keisha Castle-Hughes and Oscar Isaac. The film was released on December 1, 2006 after it premiered in Vatican City November 27, 2006.

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4/2/17 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Excerpts from Alvin Ailey’s Revelations

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Revelations tells the story of African-American faith and tenacity from slavery to freedom. This enduring classic is a tribute to that tradition, born out of the choreographer Alvin Ailey’s “blood memories” of his childhood in rural Texas and the Baptist Church. Continue reading

10/21/16 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Jingle Barack- Saturday Night Live

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Jingle Barack, Chance the Rapper and Kenan Thompson celebrate the last Christmas with President Obama and even Jesus (Casey Affleck) is marking it. Continue reading

3/13/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Shirley Ceasar – Jesus, I Love Calling Your Name

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Jesus, I Love Calling Your Name originally released in 1983 by Shirley Ceasar the First Lady of Gospel Music, with Derrick Lee on organ. Continue reading

4/6/15 O&A Hollywood Monday: Jesus of Erskineville

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Jesus recounts a hard day as he waits in line to renew his driver’s license. Short Black Films makes short films with young people from urban Aboriginal communities in and around Sydney. This film written and directed by Alex Romano and features John De Satge as Jesus and Grant Halabe as the labourer. Continue reading

2/1/15 O&A Gospel Sunday: Excerpts from Alvin Ailey’s Revelations

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Revelations tells the story of African-American faith and tenacity from slavery to freedom. This enduring classic is a tribute to that tradition, born out of the choreographer Alvin Ailey’s “blood memories” of his childhood in rural Texas and the Baptist Church. Continue reading

10/26/14 O&A Sunday Gospel: Pastor Beverly Crawford- With Dr. Bobby Jones

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Beverly Crawford  is best known for singing with the New Life Singers on Bobby Jones Gospel on the Black Entertainment Television (BET) and for having well-known songs such as Jesus, Run to the Water, He’s Done Enough, and most recently It’s About Time For A Miracle. Continue reading