12/8/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: Zumanity -Patrick King and Jesse Robb

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Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity created by Patrick King and performed by King and Jesse Robb. Stunning choreography with a chic homoerotic twist. Enjoy! Continue reading

9/24/18 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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8/15/18 O&A NYC LBGTQ: 21st Annual NYC Black Pride (August 14- August 19, 2018)

New York City Black Pride 2018 celebrates its 21st anniversary this year! This annual multicultural festival is one of the biggest events celebrating Black and Latino LGBT people in the city.  Continue reading

5/24/18 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK 5/24- 5/31: Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre … And More

Memorial Day is here!  The weather is finally getting warm, people are out and city is abounding with activity “24- 7- 365”. We have art celebrating popular culture in Harlem. Dance in Midtown and love is in full bloom on Staten Island. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

4/26/18 O&A NYC DANCE: The Dance Of the Village Elders Celebrates Dudley Williams

The Dance Of the Village Elders will present Only In The Darkness Can You See The Stars the spring performance/fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, 3pm at St. Philip’s Church 204 west 134thStreet. The performance will celebrate Village Elders friend and supporter Ailey icon Dudley Williams, who danced the role of the elder minister at the works premiere April 30th, 2015, sadly this was Williams’ last performance. Joining the celebration are Harlem arts organizations Harlem School of the Arts dance division (under the direction of Aubrey Lynch), Uptown Dance Academy (Robin Williams Executive Director) pianist Charles Lovell (St. Philip’s Church) singing phenom LaFredrick Coaxner (Abyssinian Baptist Church) and Reverend Tykym Stallings (Lighthouse Ministries Inc., Harlem N.Y.). Continue reading

4/23/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Great White Hope (1970)

The Great White Hope, the film and play are based on the true story of Jack Johnson and his first wife, Etta Terry Duryea and the controversy over their marriage and Duryea’s death by suicide in 1912. Continue reading

10/24/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Jenifer Lewis- Find Your Passion

Actress Jenifer Lewis was asked, “What advice would she give aspiring actors, who are trying to get into the business?”  Her answer was classic Jennifer Lewis.

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8/9/17 (REPOST) O&A NYC DANCE: Zumanity Featuring Patrick King and Johan King Silverhult

The original two man duo in Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity created by Patrick King and performed by King and Johan King Silverhult. Stunning choreography with a chic homoerotic twist. Enjoy! Continue reading

5/30/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: To Be A Drum read by James Earl Jones

To Be A Drum read by James Earl Jones, written by Evelyn Coleman with illustrations by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson. Continue reading

5/5/17 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Bob Fosse’s Air-otica

By Walter Rutledge

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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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