7/12/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Michael Jackson- Dirty Diana

Michael Jackson’s Dirty Diana short film captured the high-intensity live experience of one of his concerts, complete with a guitar solo from guitarist Steve Stevens. In 1989, the 2nd Annual World Music Awards awarded the short film the Viewers Choice No. 1 Video; Michael was inducted into the World Music Hall of Fame the same year. Continue reading

7/9/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse- The Band Wagon’s finale, The Girl Hunt Ballet- A Murder Mystery In Jazz

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The Band Wagon is a 1953 musical comedy film that many critics rank, along with Singin’ in the Rain, as the finest of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals despite only a modest box-office success. The film tells the story of an aging musical star who hopes a Broadway play will restart his career. The play’s director wants to make it a pretentious retelling of Faust, and brings in a prima ballerina who clashes with the star.

The songs were written by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz, and some were created for the original 1931 Broadway musical also called The Band Wagon. The Broadway production featured a book by George S. Kaufman and starred Fred Astaire and his sister Adele. The movie’s dances and musical numbers were staged by Michael Kidd.

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6/14/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY- DIVA ALERT!: Diana Ross – Muscles

Muscles (1982)  written and produced by Michael Jackson, and performed by Diana Ross.  Continue reading

6/14/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY- DIVA ALERT!: Diana Ross – Muscles

Muscles (1982)  written and produced by Michael Jackson, and performed by Diana Ross.  Continue reading

5/29/18 O&A NYC DIVO ALERT: Michael Jackson- Scream (Live Helsinki 1997)

Michael Jackson performed Scream during the HIStory World Tour 1996-1997 live in Helsinki, Finland on August 24, 1997. Continue reading

3/26/18 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Whitney Houston Meets Michael Jackson In Heaven!

 

Whitney Houston meets Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Jim Morrison, Jimmy Hendrix and John Lennon in heaven.  Continue reading

2/10/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES- CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Naomi Campbell Supermodel

naomi-campbell-makeup Naomi Elaine Campbell, an English-born model, of African Jamaican descent and Chinese Jamaican ancestry through her paternal grandmother, who carried the family name Ming. Recruited at the age of 15, she established herself among the top three most recognizable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and the 1990s, and she was one of six models of her generation declared supermodels by the fashion world. Continue reading

11/4/17 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Michael Jackson 30th Anniversary Billie Jean Live 30th Anniversary 2001


Michael Jackson performs Billie Jean in Brazil on the South American leg of his 30th Anniversary tour (2001). Continue reading

8/5/17 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Michael Jackson: Diana Ross TV Special Show (1981)

Michael Jackson and Diana Ross together on the Diana Ross TV Special Show (1981). The duo performs Rock With Me, Upside Down, and Ease On Down.  Continue reading

5/31/17 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: In Living Color: Michael Jackson Parody- Am I Black Or White

Tommy Davidson plays Jacko in the best MJ parody ever !!!!  Continue reading