4/1/18 O&A NYC EASTER GOSPEL SUNDAY: Daryl Coley- When Sunday Comes

When Sunday Comes performed by Daryl Coley was featured on Donald Lawrence‘s 1995 gospel narrative album Bible Stories (1995).  Continue reading

4/1/18 O&A NYC EASTER GOSPEL SUNDAY: Daryl Coley- When Sunday Comes

When Sunday Comes performed by Daryl Coley was featured on Donald Lawrence‘s 1995 gospel narrative album Bible Stories (1995).  Continue reading

6/15/17 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY PRIDE MONTH: Sylvester

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Sylvester James, Jr., better known as disco and soul singer-songwriter Sylvester, was often described by the mainstream media as a drag queen, but he repeatedly rejected such a description. His flamboyant and androgynous appearance exemplified  the late 1970s. Sylvester became known in the United States under the moniker of the “Queen of Disco.” Continue reading

4/16/17 O&A NYC EASTER GOSPEL SUNDAY: Daryl Coley- When Sunday Comes

When Sunday Comes performed by Daryl Coley was featured on Donald Lawrence’s 1995 gospel narrative album Bible Stories (1995).  Continue reading

6/1/16 0&A NYC CELEBRATES LGBT HISTORY MONTH: Sylvester

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Sylvester James, Jr. better known as Sylvester, was a disco and soul singer-songwriter. Known for his flamboyant and androgynous appearance that exemplified the era. Sylvester was often described by the mainstream media as a drag queen, but he repeatedly rejected such a description. Responsible for a string of hit singles in the late 1970s, Sylvester became known in the United States under the moniker of the “Queen of Disco.” Continue reading

9/30/14 O&A REVIEW: Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical

By Walter Rutledge

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Before RuPaul, or Boy George the crown of cross-dressing performers was wore by Sylvester the “Queen of Disco”. He reigned over the androgynous 1970’s and 1980’s dance and club culture with visual daring and signature gospel infused falsetto vocals. The new off-Broadway musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical now playing at The Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 West 46th Street pays tribute to the iconic and trailblazing songwriter and performer. Continue reading

9/25/14 O&A Throwback Thursday: Sylvester

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Redo-Slyvester

Sylvester James, Jr. better known as Sylvester, was a disco and soul singer-songwriter. Known for his flamboyant and androgynous appearance that exemplified the era. Sylvester was often described by the mainstream media as a drag queen, but he repeatedly rejected such a description. Responsible for a string of hit singles in the late 1970s, Sylvester became known in the United States under the moniker of the “Queen of Disco.” Continue reading