10/20/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Le Sacre du Printemps

Le Sacre du printemps was originally choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky for the  Ballets Russes . Commissioned by company impresario Serge Diaghilev and set to music by Igor Stravinsky, the ballet premiered 29 May 1913 at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris. Continue reading

10/19/20 THE MORNING FUNNIES: Dueling Town Halls Cold Open – SNL

George Stephanopoulos (Mikey Day) hosts a town hall with Joe Biden (Jim Carrey) while Savannah Guthrie (Kate McKinnon) hosts one with Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin).
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10/13/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Diana Ross – Marvin Gaye Tribute At The 12th American Music Awards (1985)

American music superstar Diana Ross host a moving tribute to her  friend and fellow Motown legend Marvin Gaye at the 1985 12th American Music Awards. Continue reading

10/12/20 O&A NYC DIVA ALERT!: Knight, Labelle and Warwick- Sisters In The Name Of Love (1986)

R&B divas Gladys Knight, Pattie LaBelle, and Dionne Warwick share an evening of music and girl talk in this 1986 television special.  Continue reading

10/12/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Hello, Dolly!- Louis Armstrong & Barbra Streisand (1969)

HelloDolly!” won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1965, and Armstrong received a Grammy for Best Vocal Performance, Male. Louis Armstrong also performed the song (together with Barbra Streisand) in the popular 1969 film HelloDolly! Continue reading

10/11/20 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Aretha Franklin – Never Gonna Break My Faith (Official Video) ft. The Boys Choir of Harlem

 

Aretha Franklin – Never Gonna Break My Faith ft. The Boys Choir of Harlem

10/11/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES:  VP Fly Debate Cold Open – SNL

Susan Page (Kate McKinnon) moderates a debate between Senator Kamala Harris (Maya Rudolph) and Vice President Mike Pence (Beck Bennett).
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10/8/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN LEARNING: Kingdom of Kush – History Of Africa with Zeinab Badawi [Episode 4]

Zeinab Badawi travels to the country of her birth and the very region of her forefathers northern Sudan. Continue reading

10/8/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: First Debate Cold Open- SNL

Chris Wallace (Beck Bennett) moderates the first presidential debate between Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) and Joe Biden (Jim Carrey).
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10/8/20 O&A NYC WaleStylez DANCE PARTY: FlexN Manchester – (Highlights film full)

For the final film about FlexN, hear from the dancers as they discuss their involvement and what the trans-atlantic collaboration meant to them. Following a call-out in January 2015, dancers from across the city-region worked with Reggie ‘Regg Roc’ Gray and other Flexers from Brooklyn to co-create the show – visiting the New York premiere of FlexN at the Park Avenue Armory along the way and culminating in seven sell-out performances at Granada Studios.

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