1/17/21 O&A NYC DANCE THEATRE: Only In The Darkness- Dance Of The Village Elders- Dance Of The Village Elders

By Walter Rutledge

The senior performing ensemble Dance Of The Village Elders performs Only In The Darkness You Can See The Stars. Based on their experiences during the turbulent Civil Rights Era. 

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1/17/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: We Shall Overcome- Morehouse College  

The Morehouse College Glee Club performs We Shall Overcome, arranged by Wendell P. Whalum, at the 2009 Candle on the Bluff Awards. Continue reading

1/16/22 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Yolanda Adams & Le’Andria Johnson- The Battle Is The Lord’s

Le’Andria Johnson joins gospel superstar Yolanda Adams for a powerful performance of The Battle Is The Lord’s at the 2020 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration. Continue reading

11/25/21 O&A NYC THANKSGIVING THROWBACK: March of the Wooden Soldiers- Laurel & Hardy

Babes in Toyland is a Laurel and Hardy musical film released on March 10, 1934. The film is also known by its alternate titles Laurel and Hardy in Toyland, Revenge Is Sweet (the 1948 European reissue title), March of the Wooden Soldiers and Wooden Soldiers (in the United States). Continue reading

11/14/21 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Miles Davis Quintet, Teatro dell’Arte, Milan, Italy, October 11th, 1964 (Colorized)

Trumpet- Miles Davis, Bass- Ron Carter, Piano- Herbie Hancock, Saxophones- Wayne Shorter, Drums- Tony Williams. Continue reading

11/11/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK TUESDAY: The Temptations and Diana Ross & The Supremes- Ed Sullivan Show

On November 19th 1967, a special Ed Sullivan Show took place featuring newly formed Diana Ross and The Supremes and The Temptations.
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10/6/21 O&A NYC WALESTYLEZ HIP WEDNESDAY:Tobe Nwigwe Brings Out Fat & Nel To Body “Fye Fye” Performance | Hip Hop Awards ’21

Tobe Nwigwe brought the live energy to the 2021 Bet Hip Hop Awards with a performance of his latest single,Fye Fye. With his mint-clad tribe in tow, Nwigwe along with his wife and music collaborator and the track’s producer, Nell bodied their performance on the annual award show. Continue reading

9/23/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION:TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist. Spring / Summer 2022 Collection

TAKAHIROMIYASHITA TheSoloist was shown in Tokyo on September 21, the collection featured an overall dark color palette with subtle injections of color like goldenrod, teal, red and eggplant, which helped convey solemn emotions. Continue reading

9/21/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Debbie Allen Receives Governors Award At The 73rd Emmys

Debbie Allen the legendary actress, choreographer, and producer was honored at the 73rd Annual Emmy Awards Ceremony with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ prestigious Governors Award during the Sunday 19th 2021 telecast.  Continue reading

6/19/21 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Mr Tourism Nigeria Swimwear 2021

Here are a few of the Mr Tourism Nigeria 2021 contestants in their swimwear. Continue reading