4/29/21 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: WACKO MARIA x Jean – Michel Basiquat

WACKO MARIA‘s love of pop culture and art inspired a bevy of Spring/Summer 2021 joint effort, including another collaboration with the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat.WACKO MARIA translates Jean-Michel Basquiat’s vivid illustrations into summery shirts.All of the Basquiat shirts will retail $333 – $353 when they launch May 1st on WACKO MARIA’s website.

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11/20/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez ART MEETS FASHION: Takashi Murakami x PORTER Bags 85TH Anniversary

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Takashi Murakami brings floral motif to PORTER Bags.Marking the Japanese label’s 85th anniversary.Takashi Murakami has now reunited with PORTER for a new collection of bags.  Continue reading

11/2/20 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez ART MEETS FASHION: BAPE And Banksy’s Flower Bomber

BAPE has teamed up with Brandalism to release an ABC CAMO figurine of Banksy’s Flower Bomber artwork.The figure stands at about 14 inches tall and is priced at  $715. Continue reading

8/24/20 O&A NYC DANCE… AND MORE: Peace One Love- Bringing Brooklyn Together

By Walter Rutledge

Dance has always been a catalyst for change. In 1936 Martha Graham created her masterwork Chronicles as a weapon against the rising menace of fascism in Germany. In 1959 Donald McKayle’s Rainbow Round My Shoulder evoked the hopelessness and inequality of Black men on a southern prison chain gang. On Saturday August 29 Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn (also known as Creative Outlet or just C.O.) will also use the power of dance to heal a community with Peace One Love, an afternoon of the arts celebrating the spirit of the now internationally recognized Black Lives Matter movement.   Continue reading

3/23/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Grace Jones in Vamp

Vamp.1986.rmvb_001402278Vamp 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

2/3/20 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION MEETS ART: The Dior Summer 2020 Men’s collection

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Dior spotlights Spring/Summer 2020 Collection & Daniel Arsham Collaboration in new campaign video.Discover the summer 2020 men’s collection by Kim Jones, featuring looks and accessories designed with the artist Daniel Arsham. Continue reading

10/14/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: October 14- 21, 2019

Fall is finally here! In New York that means cool mornings, sweater weather afternoons, jacket evenings and the arts. We have street art in Da Bronx, 90’s R&B in Harlem and Dance honors its own in the Village.  Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

9/17/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Jean Michel Basquiat Documentary

Jean Michel Basquiat went from obscurity and poverty to unbelievable wealth and critic acclaim.   Continue reading

8/21/19 O&A NYC WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 21 – August 28, 2019

New York City is in vacation mode that means everyone is taking it easy and savoring lazy warm afternoons and warm humid nights. We have great events indoors and out and many are free!  Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

The 7/17/19 O&A NYC WHATS HAPPENING THIS WEEK: July 17 through July 23, 2019

Heatwave! New York City is getting ready to become steamy, hot, and sticky- yeah summer in NYC is the best! We have great events indoors and out. There is interactive art on Randall’s Island, Dance in Central Park and on Fire Island, and a jazz brunch in Harlem. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading