Covid-19 has required some changes for the time being.
Earlier today we covered Best NYC Restaurants and Lower Manhattan stories on the “Gotham” blog. Now, how about some other useful information during these trying times.
In the age of Covid-19 this info from City Guide is one of the best sources of info on What’s Happening, even if some are only available in your home, and not in your favorite venue.
The Metropolitan Opera is streaming operas FREE nightly.
The New York Public Library provides access to more than 300,000 FREE e-books and e-audio books.
The New York City Ballet presents a spring digital season.
Virtual programming will keep you connected to the York Theatre Company.
One World Observatory has made One World Explorer, the attraction’s Digital Skyline Guide, available for remote watching. Virtual helicopter tours of the city’s most iconic sites are available now.
The Top of the Rock launches a brief virtual tour on YouTube.
6 podcast series to help you understand New York.Discover the best of New York, from hidden gems to iconic landmarks, through The New York Landmarks Conservancy’s “Tourist in your own Town” Video Series.
You can take a virtual tour of the Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room at the Rubin Museum of Art. (You can find two hours of meditative chanting as well, if you’re searching out some respite.) The Rubin has also, for the first time, launched a digital assemblage of more than 300 items from the museum’s collection.
VIRTUAL TALKS, LECTURES, AND EVENTS
Thought Gallery has hundreds of livestream talks, lectures, performances, and more. Check out sessions with celebs, live concerts, and opportunities to learn the latest on everything from science to philosophy to social justice
Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include the 2020 Dance Now Festival, free entry to the Wavertree, March to June: At Home with Essential Workers and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected and devastated communities of color throughout the United States. Comprised primarily of Black and Brown communities, the Bronx has the highest rates of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths in New York’s five boroughs. Many of New York City’s essential workers who keep public transportation moving, shelves stocked, and provide healthcare live in neighborhoods most affected by COVID-19. Alicia Grullón’s new series of photographs, March to June: At Home with Essential Workers, …
South Street Seaport Museum will open the 1885 tall ship Wavertree to the public on September 5, 6, 12, 19 and 26 with timed entry, from 11am-5pm at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). Entry is FREE and includes access to the ship’s outdoor areas, including the main deck (via stairs and an angled gangway) and raised rear deck (accessible via ladder-type stairs). seaportmuseum.org/visitwavertreeGuests will visit the open-air portions of the historic traditional sailing ship docked at Pier 16. …
To celebrate its 25th season, DANCE NOW is presenting a series of online events featuring new and archival digital works by more than 40 innovative dance makers, interviews with artists, artist-to audience celebrations, and much more. The DANCE NOW Story will be told in six monthly chapters starting September 10, 2020 through May 2021. Traditionally held each year immediately after Labor Day, the DANCE NOW Festival is known as the kickoff to the dance season in New York …
On Wednesday, September 9 at 7:00 PM (EST), Flushing Town Hall’s monthly Jazz Jam will celebrate, “SEPTEMBER: the Season, the Composers, the Artists, Reflections,” when musicians can choose to play “September songs,” or the work of a composer, singer or musician with a September birthday.The Jazz Jam is led by Astoria resident Carol Sudhalter along with Flushing Town Hall’s house band, comprised of illustrious musicians Joe Vincent Tranchina, Scott Neumann and Eric Lemon. They will pay tribute …
On the Saturday of Labor Day weekend (September 5) from 12 to 8 p.m., MoMA PS1 will present an all-day livestreaming edition of Warm Up that celebrates New York City’s music communities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. With eight hours of continuous music streamed live from MoMA PS1’s iconic courtyard and framed by stage design created by New York-based artist Cécile McLorin Salvant, Warm Up will feature twelve DJ sets and live performances by …
STAY HOME FOR A BIT LONGER – MASK UP AND STAY SAFE.