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PERFORMING ARTS

My friend Paula shared this amazing find….. Andrea Bocelli’s ‘Music for Hope’ Easter Concert at Milan’s Duomo Cathedral

Bolshoi Ballet

Cirque du Soleil invites you for a new 60-minute special featuring awe-inspiring moments 

New York’s Metropolitan Opera 

(FREE PERFORMANCES) Met launches “Nightly Met Opera Streams,” a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.

The Royal Opera House 

Launches a programme of free online content for the culturally curious at home which includes ballets and operas. You can also go to there facebook page https://www.facebook.com/royaloperahouse

London’s National Theatre Starts Streaming Its Most Famous Productions Across The World For Free.

London’s National Theater (Free Performances click here) 

PUBLIC THEATER AT HOME https://publictheater.org (FREE)

Full Length Performances Every Friday at 7:00PM British Standard Time up For 48 Hours.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR THE LATEST PERFORMANCE, CHANGING WEEKLY.

Click here for free perfomances on Fridays and Saturday Night

PAID THEATER AT HOME

AMERICAN CONSERVATORY THEATER (A.C.T)

1984 at the Alley Theater in New York

The story of Winston Smith and a stark vision of a world in which freedom of action, word, and thought are controlled by Big Brother. A ferocious and provocative adaptation of one of the most prescient works of literature of the last century.

The Siblings Play at Home – Rattle Stick Theater New York 

Set inside a rent-stabilized Harlem apartment in 2014, The Siblings Play looks at the ways three teenage siblings protect, love, fight, and diminish in the wake of their family history and the complexity of growing up with parents who are too young to be parents in the first place. 

APP & STREAMING SERVICES

BroadwayHD, a website where subscribers can stream live theater. (PAID)

Marquee TV Bills itself as Netflix for arts and culture, carries on-demand ballet, opera, contemporary dance and theater productions(PAID)

All Arts is a free service airing digital shorts and feature films devoted to music, dance and theater.

Kanopy: Kanopy requires you to have a library card to set up access, and it’s one of the few that limits what you can watch. Content includes: children’s programming, is available for unlimited viewing. Kanopy has the most unique options of the different services, offering Criterion Collection titles, along with a better selection of new and classic movies. 

HOOPLA This library-card-accessible service has a trickier interface and more-limited content than Kanopy, but it does offer more educational programming (kids’ books made into videos, language learning videos, and documentaries). You’ll find some of the same movies as on other services, as well as random seasons of select Nickelodeon, BBC, and Comedy Central shows.

Locast
For anyone that has cut the chord and needs a local TV feed for free. Locast is a not-for-profit service offering users access to broadcast television stations over the internet.
We stream the signal over the Internet to select US cities. We are trying to help broadcasters reach people just like you over the internet.
https://www.locast.org

Classic Movies
The Criterion Channel
Criterion Channel (Paid)

Hulu
hulu.com (paid)

Netflix
netflix.com (paid)

HBO NOW www.hbonow.com

AMC and its networks have extended their free trials in the wake of COVID-19. Watch content across AMCAcornTVSundance Now, and others for free for 30 days. Just use code Free30.

CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERTS

Sundays at Seven https://lamasterchorale.org/sundays Each Sunday evening at 7 pm PST, we’ll release a new recording of a concert from one of our previous seasons in Walt Disney Concert Hall. Curated by Grant Gershon, Kiki & David Gindler Artistic Director, this series will give you a way to re-live your favorite concerts and re-connect with the Master Chorale from the comfort of your own home.

Classic FM List of Free Concerts Streaming Online

Berlin Philharmonic (Free with Voucher) Has a “digital concert hall” with new and archived symphony performances.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Livestream with daily releases of archival videos.

New York Philharmonic

Pacific Symphony

Metropolitan Opera: Encore performances from the “Live in HD” series post each night at 7:30 p.m. Eastern.

Seattle Symphony: Plans to stream special performances on its YouTube channel.

ARTISTS AND CONCERTS

CultureNet

CultureNet brings renowned artists from around the globe straight to your home through a live virtual experience. Featured artists in their Virtual Classical Concert Series include including Grammy-nominated saxophonist Amy Dickson, award-winning composer and pianist Lucía Caruso, and composer, multi-instrumentalist, and NYU professor Dr. Pedro Henriques da Silva. Check out their upcoming April slateWatch here.

The 92Y has made its archive of performances — from concerts to talks — free for the public. On Wednesday, congo sensation Pedrito Martinez and his large group as they deliver an electrifying, danceable set of percussion- and horn-driven Afro-Cuban jazz. And looking ahead, on April 6, Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Rabbi Peter Rubinstein will discuss the importance of community even when we can’t be together physically. Watch here.

Virtual Concerts to Watch During Coronavirus Crisis FROM BILLBOARD MAGAZINE (Updating)

LIVE Nation From Home https://www.livenation.com/livefromhome?c=EML_LN_LN2051413&camefrom=EMLN_LN2051413&et_rid=72737165&utm_source=sfmc&utm_medium=lnemail&utm_term=EML_LN_LN2051413

Here Are All the Live Streams & Virtual Concerts to Watch During Coronavirus Crisis FROM BILLBOARD MAGAZINE (Updating)

Saturday Night Grand Ole Opry: The historic Grand Ole Opry will keep rolling with its 4,916th consecutive Saturday night broadcast on March 21, continuing Saturdays at least through April (8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT), on The Circle, a country music and lifestyle network that debuted on Jan. 1.

Grammy Museum: Never-before-released interviews with entertainers – including Bob Newhart, Brandi Carlile, Billie Eilish and Kool and the Gang – will be posted throughout March and April.

Broadway World: Daily “living room concerts” from Broadway’s best.

Jason Mraz

Each Wednesday beginning April 1st, the singer will perform during his La La La Livestream at 10 a.m. PT. Watch on YouTube.

Katharine McPhee and David Foster

“American Idol” alum turned Broadway star McPhee and her superstar songwriter husband are committed to performing at 5:30pm PT every day. And they’re taking requests! Watch on Instagram.

Lizzo

The singer/flutist has been posting motivational performances. Watch on Instagram.

MOVIES/ TV RECOMMENDATIONS FROM NEW YORK TIMES

50 best movies to stream on Netflix

 50 best movies to stream on Amazon Prime

50 best movies to stream on Netflix

Comforting TV shows for stressful times.

Need a laugh? (Of course you do.) Here are 15 binge-worthy sitcoms.

12 recent Netflix series worth streaming, including an addictive docuseries about cheerleading, a horror-fantasy show based on a comic book and a documentary about what animals do at night.

COMEDIANS

The 50 best comedians of the 21st century compiled by the Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2019/sep/18/best-comedians-of-the-21st-century-comics-standup-comedy

RADIO

 iHeartRadio and Radio.com apps are home to live feeds from radio stations across the U.S., plus a number of podcasts.

 

Our friend Zsolt everyone can listen to SiriusXM for free until something like Our friend Zsolt sent us this link where everyone can listen to SiriusXM for free until something like middle of May and that includes your mobile devices.
https://player.siriusxm.com/

Radio Garden find a radio station where you live

PODCASTS RECOMMENDED BY NEW YORK TIMES

I want to hear some food podcasts.

I’m looking for something about health or emotional well-being.

I love movies and want to listen to other people who also love movies.

I miss sports so much.

I need to get in touch with my spiritual side.

Broadway is closed, as is my local theater, and I’ve worn out my cast album recordings. Are there theater podcasts? (You better believe it.)

WELL KNOWN BLOGS

Our friend Zsolt recommended a blog by Stephen King about everyone associating him with this situation https://www.npr.org/2020/04/08/829298135/stephen-king-is-sorry-you-feel-like-youre-stuck-in-a-stephen-king-novel


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