4/23/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Dwyane Wade- This Bud’s For 3 ( Budweiser)

To celebrate his final season, Dwyane Wade has been swapping jerseys with NBA legends. Before he said goodbye, we surprised him with five more. Continue reading

4/22/19 O&A NYC DANCE: Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993)

Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev (17th March 1938 – 6th January 1993) was a Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer. He was director of the Paris Opera Ballet from 1983 to 1989 and its chief choreographer until October 1992. Named Lord of the Dance, Nureyev is regarded as one of ballet’s most gifted male dancers. He died of AIDS. Continue reading

4/21/19 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez SPORT REVIEW: NBA Top 10 Plays of the Night | April 20, 2019

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Check out the top 10 plays of the night featuring Jarrett Allen, Royce O’Neale, Jamal Murray, Caris LeVert and more! Continue reading

4/21/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Kanye West – Sunday Service

Kanye West will lead the choir group The Samples alongside Tony Williams and Ant Clemons on April 21,2019 for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Continue reading

4/21/19 O&A NYC FOOD: 7 Great Places For Easter Brunch In NYC

Easter Sunday is renowned for colorful bonnets and Sunday brunch. The late April Easter makes brunch great for Sunday spring afternoon. Here are a few restaurants that offer a special menu for a special day guaranteed to keep you Out and About

Armani Ristorante 717 Fifth Avenue offers aspecial four-course Easter menu ($105) nods at Italian tradition. Deviled eggs evoke rebirth, lamb symbolizes sacrifice, and bread marks the end of Lent. If you’re feeling really festive, you can hit the Easter parade on Fifth Avenue before brunch — or take advantage of the vantage point and watch it from the restaurant.

Pinch Chinese 177 Prince St., New York. Easter brunch gets the Chinese comfort food treatment at Pinch Chinese. Go for the bacon egg and cheese dumplings, Peking duck Benedict, or skirt steak and Sichuan spicy eggs. A $20 add-on gets you 60 minutes of unlimited punch, spritzes, and mimosas.

Brooklyn Cider House (1100 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn), serves brunch from 11am until 3pm, they’ll serve novel brunch cocktails like Ciderosa (fresh OJ and their Bone Dry cider), and ribeye steak and eggs, and a holiday special: braised lamb shoulder with wild rice and spring vegetables. And good news for those with furry friends at home — dogs are welcome to join the festivities on the deck.

Bocaito, 8115 Northern Blvd, Jackson Heights, New York. The Latin fusion cafe’s regular menu (Dominican and Colombian breakfast, brunch paella, piña colada chicken and waffles) will be available, and every entree comes with two cocktails.

The Stone House At Clove Lakes, 1150 Clove Rd, Staten Island, NY. Set back on a little island between the lake and the woods, this literal stone house in Clove Lakes Park makes you feel like you’re in a cozy castle, protected from the outside world by a moat. The large dining room is suitable for bigger groups. Choose between the $35 seated brunch (freshly baked croissants, your choice of entree, sides of bacon, sausage, and home fries, plus cookies and brownies for dessert), or the $42 grand brunch buffet (ham, turkey, eggs, pasta, salads, sides, and a chocolate fountain) this Easter.

The Black Whale 279 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY: The offbeat nautical decor conjures up Cape Cod in the Bronx at this “cute” City Island vet where the inexpensive New American menu includes some notably decadent desserts; fans find the terrific Sunday brunch and lovely back patio equally memorable.

The Cecil, 210 W 118th St. New York: Executive Chef JJ Johnson is offering Afro-Asian American-influenced specials to the menu at The Cecil on Easter Sunday. The Harlem restaurant will feature menu additions such as roasted lamb with spicy mint jelly; black kale salad with curry goat yogurt and pickled grape; and charred octopus with chili cilantro oil. Brunch on Easter Sunday will also include a live performance from local jazz musician Dandy Wellington.

4/21/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Revelations- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey’s Revelations uses African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. More than just a popular dance work, it has become a cultural treasure, beloved by generations of fans. Continue reading

4/20/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WALESTYLEZ: Teknomiles – Duro

Augustine Miles Kelechi  popularly known by his stage name Tekno is a Afrobeat artist, producer, performer and dancer. Continue reading

4/17/19 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez MOVIE TRAILER: Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame | “To the End”

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

A new trailer has released for Avengers: Endgame, this time going through each chapter that makes up the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic decade-long Infinity Saga. Avengers: Endgame hits theaters April 26,2019. Continue reading

4/17/19 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP HOP WEDNESDAY: M.O.P – Ante Up

Ante Up is by Hip Hop duo M.O.P, from their fourth studio album Warriorz. Seen as their breakthrough single, it was released in 2000 and reached number 7 on the UK Singles Chart. Continue reading

4/15/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Bob Fosse- Air-otica

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All That Jazz is the semi-autobiographical fantasy film based on aspects of Bob Fosse’s life and career as dancer, choreographer and director. The  musical film was directed by Bob Fosse with screenplay by Robert Alan Aurthur and Fosse.
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