5/4/22 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Django 2 Chains- Django Parody by @KingBach


A parody of Quintin Tarantino controversial pre-civil war film Django Unchained (the D is silent). Continue reading

5/1/22 O&A NYC MAGAZINE THE MORNING FUNNIES: The Amber Ruffin- Week in Review – Sorry Donald Trump, Disinfectant Does Not Belong in Your Body

It has been a crazy week in America, from Vice President Kamala Harris testing positive for COVID to President Biden commuting the jail sentences of seventy-five people this week and giving three full pardons. Wow, and much more to unpack, let’s find out what happened! Continue reading

4/29/22 O&A NYC MAGAZINE SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Fikshun Vs King Havoc-BattleFest TV Series (Ep4)

Battle Fest started in the basements in the heart of Bedstuy and Flatbush Brooklyn. Like most of underground Black culture the Hip Hop Dance artform has exploded worldwide.  Continue reading

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

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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4/20/22 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Happy 420 Day- Try Making Pot Brownies!

 By Walter Rutledge

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Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate 420 Day than with good old fashion Pot Brownies. This was a staple in hippy dippy 1960’s and the “Say it loud I’m stoned and I’m proud” 1970’s. If baking and getting stoned are on your list of must have spring pastimes why not combine the two into a new 420 tradition- Pot Brownies. Baking marijuana edible can also be a festive peacekeeper, because if you don’t get help baking, after eating a brownie or two you won’t care. Continue reading

4/18/22 (Repost) O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Shakespeare’s King Lear. James Earl Jones, NYC Shakespeare Festival, 1974

Reposted by popular demand O&A NYC Magazine present an extraordinary live performance of William Shakespeare’s King Lear with the one and only James Earl Jones in the title role. Filmed in 1974 before a live audience in Central Park for the New York Shakespeare Festival the production featured  Jones, Paul Sorvino and Raul Julia. Continue reading

4/4/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: White Night Opening Credits

The opening ballet sequence, Le Jeune Homme et La Mort, originally choreographed by Roland Petit in 1946 and performed anew by Baryshnikov and Florence Faure, was filmed at the Bristol Hippodrome.  Continue reading

3/21/22 O&A NYC DANCE: Francesca Harper Sets New Direction For Ailey II

By Walter Rutledge

The Ailey II season begins March 23 and run thru April 3 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater 405 west 55th Street at the corner of Ninth Avenue This is not only the company’s return to the theater since the pandemic, but also the debut season for the company’s new Artistic Director Francesca Harper. During the two-week season the company will offer 10 performances and present works by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) Artistic Director Robert Battle, internationally renowned choreographer William Forsythe, AAADT principal dancer Yannick Lebrun, Andrea Miller, and Harper. Continue reading