12/23/22 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY HOLIDAY GREETING: Eartha Kitt- Santa Baby

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Eartha Kitt

Eartha Mae Kitt was an actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist. Known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of C’est Si Bon and the enduring Christmas novelty smash Santa Baby. Both songs became US Top 10 hits. Orson Welles once called her the most exciting woman in the world.
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12/15/22 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Diana Ross- Christmas in Washington (2012)

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Christmas in Washington is an annual Christmas television special that currently airs on the U.S. TNT network. The 2102 broadcast was hosted by Conan O’Brien and starred Diana Ross, Demi Lovato, Megan Hilty, Scotty McCreery, and Chris Mann.  Continue reading

11/1/22 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: The Trevor Noah Story

Lesley Stahl speaks with “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah about growing up in apartheid-era South Africa and his career as a standup comedian. Continue reading

10/29/22 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Classroom – Megan Thee Stallion- SNL

Things don’t go as expected for a substitute teacher (Ego Nwodim) when she takes over a class at a school in the city. Continue reading

4/27/22 O&A NYC MAGAZINE WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Bad Bitch Support Group- A Black Lady Sketch Show

From executive producers Robin Thede and Issa Rae, A Black Lady Sketch Show is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests. 
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3/20/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Sarah Vaughan – live Sweden ’58, Holland ’58, & Sweden ’64


The Divine One, Sarah Vaughan, winner of four Grammy Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award. Critic Scott Yanow wrote that she had “one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century. 
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2/13/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Count Basie and his Orchestra- North Sea Jazz Festival (13-07-1979)

The second concert of bandleader/pianist William ‘Count’ Basie and his Count Basie Orchestra at the North Sea Jazz Festival 1979 features great solos by bassist John Clayton and drummer Butch Miles. Basie did two concerts at the festival, one month before his 75th birthday. Continue reading