7/14/17 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Legendary Tap Dancers Honor Sammy Davis, Jr. at Kennedy Center Honors (1987)

Legendary tap dancer Sammy Davis, Jr. received a special performance at Kennedy Center Honors (1987) by his legendary tap dance peers The Nicholas Brothers (Harold & Fayard),  Chuck Green, Jimmy Slyde, and ‘Sandman’ Sims.

LEGENDARY TAP DANCERS HONOR SAMMY DAVIS, JR. AT KENNEDY CENTER HONORS

9/16/16 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Mikhail Baryshnikov And Nell Carter Sings And Dances Honeysuckle Rose From Baryshnikov on Broadway- with Liza Minnelli

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In Baryshnikov on Broadway – with Liza Minnelli Mikhail Baryshnikov sings and dances Honeysuckle Rose with Nell Carter. The 1980 TV show directed by Dwight Hemion starred ballet phenom Mikhail Baryshnikov and entertainer Liza Minnelli.  Continue reading

8/13/16 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Diana Ross & The Supremes with The Temptations

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Diana Ross & The Supremes with The Temptations is the 1968 Emmy-Nominated TV special starring Diana Ross with Mary Wilson, Cindy Birdsong with The Temptations.
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12/24/15 O&S NYC Song Of The Day: BeBe and CeCe Winans- The First Noel (1993)

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BeBe and CeCe Winans sing The First Noel on the television special, David Foster’s Christmas Album musical staging and choreography by Walter Painter with dancer Tina LeBlanc. Continue reading

12/7/15 O&A NYC Hollywood Monday: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Hollywood Mondays

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a Christmas television special produced in stop motion animation by Rankin/Bass Productions and distributed by DreamWorks Classics. It first aired Sunday, December 6, 1964, on the NBC television network in the United States. The special was based on the Johnny Marks song Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer which was itself based on the 1939 poem Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer written by Marks’ brother-in-law, Robert L. May.  Since 1972, the special has aired on CBS.  Continue reading