6/21/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Madonna Performs Vogue at the MTV Awards 1990

Madonna performs Vogue at the 1990 MTV Awards. An original song taken from the I’m Breathless album (1990).  Continue reading

6/19/18 O7A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Chadwick Boseman Wins Best Hero and Honors James Shaw Jr. at the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards

Chadwick Boseman talks about the importance of Black Panther. While accepting the Best Hero at the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards he presented his Golden Popcorn award to real-life hero James Shaw Jr.  Continue reading

6/18/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Lady Sings The Blues (Big Ben) Plus Encore performance

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Lady Sings The Blues is the story of jazz singer Billie Holiday and is loosely based on her 1956 autobiography. The name of the film was taken from one of Holiday’s most popular songs.

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6/15/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY:  Philadanco Performs Christopher Huggins’ Latched at TEDxPenn

Philadanco performs Latched (2014) by resident choreographer Christopher Huggins at TEDxPenn. 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

6/13/18 O&A Hollywood Monday: Grace Jones in Vamp

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Vamp is a 1986 comedy horror film directed by Richard Wenk, co-written by Wenk and Donald P. Borchers, and starring Grace Jones and Chris Makepeace. Continue reading

6/11/18 O&A Hollywood Monday: Cotton Come To Harlem – Iris, Officer Jarema and The Paper Bag

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Cotton Comes to Harlem was the beginning of short period in American film that featured black actors in leading roles and the themes dealt with issues from the African-American microcosm. With a screenplay by Arnold Perl and Ossie Davis, and  directed by Davis this action drama represents the black prospective. Much of the film’s humor is urban black comedy, which was groundbreaking in 1970.

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6/11/18 O&A Hollywood Monday: Cotton Come To Harlem – Iris, Officer Jarema and The Paper Bag

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Cotton Comes to Harlem was the beginning of short period in American film that featured black actors in leading roles and the themes dealt with issues from the African-American microcosm. With a screenplay by Arnold Perl and Ossie Davis, and  directed by Davis this action drama represents the black prospective. Much of the film’s humor is urban black comedy, which was groundbreaking in 1970.

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6/9/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Will Smith- Mindset And Body Transformation


Will Smith discusses his physical transformation from wiry rapper to big screen heart throb. Continue reading