1/4/23 SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: John Henry- Dance Theatre of Harlem

John Henry is the tale of the steel drivin’ man who fights against automation. He challenges the steam drill and wins, but dies with his hammer in his hand. Choreographed by DTH Co-founder Arthur Mitchell in 1988, his ballet is a testament to the singular perseverance that allowed the folk hero to triumph over impossible odds. Continue reading

1/7/23 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Bruno Mars- 24k Magic Concert Live at the Apollo Theater

Bruno Mars is in Harlem, New York to fulfil a lifelong dream of performing at one of the most iconic music venues in the world, the Apollo Theater. Bruno and his band, the Hooligans, take to the streets, singing and entertaining the locals, and giving out tickets to the big show.
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4/30/22 O&A NYC MAGAZINE SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Sade Live Concert 2020

Helen Folasade Adu known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade is a Nigerian-born (Yoruba) singer, songwriter, and actress, known as the lead singer of her band.  Continue reading

2/12/22 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Aretha Franklin – Live In Montreaux [Full concert]

Aretha Franklin live at the Casino de Montreux, Montreux, Switzerland, June 12th, 1971.  Continue reading

1/8/21 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Janet Jackson – The Velvet Rope Tour: Live In Concert

The Velvet Rope Tour was the third concert tour by Janet Jackson. Launched in support of her sixth studio album The Velvet Rope (1997), the tour visited Europe, North America, Japan, New Zealand, Africa, and Australia. Jackson was inspired to create an autobiographical show using theatrical elements portraying her struggle with depression and self-esteem. Continue reading

5/1/21 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Otis Redding (1966)

During the 1966 Stax/Volt European Tour Otis Redding was asked to host a very special episode of the teen dance show, Ready, Steady, Go! Continue reading

2/13/21 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Redd Foxx – On Location (1978)

Redd Foxx‘s first and only HBO Special from 1978. Filmed in Las Vegas, this show is representative of his style of risqué “Adults Only” double entendre humor that sold millions of party records beginning in the late 1950s. Continue reading

10/3/20 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Tina Turner – The Girl From Nutbush (1992)

Turner is noted for her energetic stage presence, powerful vocals, career longevity, and trademark legs.One of the best-selling recording artists of all time, she has been referred to as The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll and has sold more than 200 million records worldwide. Continue reading

8/8/20 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Lorelei Lee ( Marilyn Monroe) and Dorothy Shaw (Jane Russell) are just Two Little Girls from Little Rock, lounge singers on a transatlantic cruise, working their way to Paris, and enjoying the company of any eligible men they might meet along the way.  Continue reading

7/25/20 O&A NYC THE SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Alvin Ailey’s Blues Suite

Blues Suite is the first work Alvin Ailey created for the Ailey company in 1958 and we hope you enjoy this 1985 recording that was a part of an hour-long TV special called Three by Three, which was aired on PBS’ Dance in America series. Available for one week only, now through July 30 at 7pm EDT. Continue reading