With a plot inspired by the history of the Supremes, Sparkle is a period film set in Harlem, New York during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Continue reading

11/28/22 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Irene Cara – Fame Theme Song

Soundtrack from the 1980, Alan Parker film Fame with Paul McCrane, Irene Cara, Barry Miller, Maureen Teefy, Gene Anthony Ray, Lee Curreri, Jim Moody, Albert Hague, Antonia Franceschi, Anne Meara, Laura Dean, Joanna Merlin, Boyd Gaines, Eddie Barth and Debbie Allen.This is tribute to Irene Cara, she left us a couple days ago but never forgotten. Continue reading

5/22/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Fame (1980)- Irene Cara

Fame (1980) follows a group of students from their auditions to their freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years at New York City’s High School of Performing Arts. The movie directed by Alan Parker and written by Christopher Gore addresses many social taboos including teen pregnancy, abortion, homosexuality and illiteracy.  Continue reading