11/2/17 (REPOST) O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Diana Ross- Standing Room Only Live At Ceasar’s Palace (1980)


Diana Ross- Standing Room Only Live At Ceasar’s Palace, the HBO special, first aired in early 1980 as part of the network’s Standing Room Only series. Continue reading

2/13/17 O&A NYC WHAT THE FUNK! PUMPING IT UP FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Parliament Funkadelic: P-Funk Wants to Get Funked Up- Mothership Connection (Houston 1976)

What The Funk! O&A NYC honors the sound that defined the defiant 70’s. “Make my funk the P.Funk, I wants to get funked up”.  Continue reading

2/12/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Nina Simone: Live at Teatro Sistina in Rome (1968)

Nina Simone: Live at Teatro Sistina in Rome (1968), is a 25 min video recording including  Black Is The Color of My True Love’s Hair, To Love Somebody, Suzanne, Save Me, and an impromptu medley of Porgy, I Is Your Woman Now / Today Is A Killer / I Loves You Porgy Continue reading


Beyoncé with special guests Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams from Destiny’s Child performed at the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show. Continue reading

2/3/17 O&A NYC MOST MEMORABLE SUPERBOWL HALFTIME SHOWS: Diana Ross Super Bowl XXX Halftime Show (1996)

Diana Ross performed a medley greatest hits songs at half time show at Super Bowl XXX from Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. January 28, 1996. Diana Ross performed during the halftime show, titled Take Me Higher: A Celebration of 30 years of the Super Bowl. Continue reading

1/22/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Prince / Miles Davis Concert 12-31-87

Prince and Miles Davis perform on New Years Eve 1987 at Paisley Park.  Continue reading

9/24/16 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Beyonce Live at Glastonbury (Full Concert)


Beyonce’s live performance at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts 22–26 June 2011. Continue reading

5/26/16 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Endless Love – Diana Ross: Live In Central Park

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The legendary Diana Ross took the stage in New York’s Central Park On July 21, 1983. Soon after the entertainer began her concert in front of an audience of over 800,000 people the pouring rain and heavy wind threatened to put an end to the show. Diana pushed on for much of the set, urging the drenched crowd to remain calm and stay with her. Continue reading

4/26/16 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY- REMEMBERING PRINCE: The Beautiful Ones- Prince and Misty Copeland


Misty Copeland first came to the general public’s attention in 2009 when she appeared in Prince’s video Crimson and Clover. Then a soloist and nine year member of American Ballet Theatre, Copeland received a phone call one morning “I was asked if Prince could have my cell number…I was literally still waking up. ‘What? Prince who?'” The next day she headed to Los Angeles for the video shoot. Continue reading