This Week

7/3/20 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: Life After Paris Is Burning

Paris is Burning is a 1990 documentary featuring the NYC ballroom scene. The good, the bad, and the ugly. Continue reading

7/3/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Lazarus by Rennie Harris (AAADT)

Ailey All Access presents Rennie Harris’ Lazarus. It’s the Company’s first ever evening length work shown in two acts. Through hip-hop dance, Harris reflects on Alvin Ailey’s life and addresses the racial inequities America faced when the Ailey company was founded 1958 and still faces today. Watch it now through… Continue reading

7/2/20 O&A NYC DIVO ALERT: Faison, Godreau and Williams- Road of the Pheobe Snow

Divo Alert! George Faison, Miguel Godreau and Dudley Williams dance in an excerpt from Talley Beatty’s The Road Of The Pheobe Snow with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Continue reading

7/1/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN LIFESTYLE: How To Put A Condom On With Your Mouth

Look Mom no hands! Are you dealing with a “Corona-Bona”? Learn how to put a condom on with your mouth. No hands. Safe sex. Erotic fun. Continue reading

7/1/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Cover Your Freakin’ Face! – A Randy Rainbow Song Parody

Randy Rainbow lets the Commander and Thief know “Cover your freakin’ face! Continue reading

6/29/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN WORKOUT: Ulisses’ Home Core Workout With Bands

“Using a set of bands for resistance, this is an INTERMEDIATE Home Core workout for you guys – slightly more advanced than the bodyweight home core workout you’ve been following”.- Ulisses Williams Jr. Continue reading

6/29/20 O&A NYC Song Of The Day: Nina Simone- Mississippi Goddam

Mississippi Goddam by Nina Simone recorded session live in Antibes, July 24-25, 1965. She announced after her 1964 album Nina Simone in Concert that the anthem was her “first civil rights song”.  Continue reading

6/29/20 O&A NYC BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Triplets Ghetto Kids Dance to Rotimi Ft Wale – “In My Bed”

Triplets Ghetto Kids is an NGO (Inspire Triplets Ghetto Kids) Based in Kampala, Uganda founded by Kavuma Dauda. Continue reading

6/29/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Harlem Nights Excepts

Harlem Nights is a 1989 comedy-drama crime film starring Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor. The film also featured Michael Lerner, Danny Aiello, Redd Foxx  (In his last film before his death in 1991), Della Reese  and Murphy’s brother Charlie Murphy. Murphy and Pryor star as a team running a nightclub in late-1930s  Harlem, New York while contending… Continue reading

6/30/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN LEARNING: The Green Book- The Black Travel Guide During The Jim Crow Era

The Negro Motorist Green Book, popularly known as the Green Book, was a travel guide intended to help African American motorists avoid social obstacles prevalent during the period of racial segregation, commonly referred to as Jim Crow. The Green Book listed businesses that would accept African American customers. Continue reading

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