Pre Covid-19 we searched the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you didn’t have to.
We made it as easy as 1-2-3.
Covid-19 has required some changes for the time being.
Earlier today we covered Best NYC Restaurants and Lower Manhattan history during the Revolutionary War. Now, how about some more useful information.
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.
NYC Health information page for COVID-19.
NYC restaurant world information.
Stream hundreds of Broadway shows (by subscription).
15 Broadway shows you can watch from home.
Broadway performances live—from stars’ living rooms.
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.
51 New York TV shows and movies.
5 eras of New York to enjoy in books and movies.
2,500 museums and galleries you can visit virtually.
The New York Botanical Garden in bloom from home.
Exploring Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square.
The Top of the Rock launches a brief virtual tour on YouTube.
Fun at-home activities for kids.
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.
Explore the world of design with Cooper Hewitt.
Experience the Intrepid Museum anywhere.
New-York Historical Society from home.
A portal to the map collection of the Brooklyn Historical Society.
Virtually visit the Louis Armstrong House Museum.
The Merchant’s House Museum from home.
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
NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: September 25 – October 01 | NYC-ARTS
Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Threshold: Art in Times of Crisis, Campaign for 100%, Brian Clarke: The Art of Light 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.
Threshold: Art in Times of Crisis
Manhattan / Fri, Sep 11, 2020 – Mon, Nov 30, 2020
“Threshold: Art in Times of Crisis” presents art from the past five decades that explores critical turning points, times when crises resulted in major cultural change, political upheaval, and societal transformation. An exhibition of works by 24 artists, presented on Radical Broadcast, Performa’s online exhibition space at http://www.performa-arts.org.To reach a threshold means to hit a limit, to come to a boundary or a place where you can no longer carry on or move forward, unless …
Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit
Queens / Thu, Sep 24, 2020 – Mon, Jan 25, 2021
“Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit” is the New York-based artist’s first museum survey exhibition in the United States. The exhibition traces Hsu’s key ideas and demonstrates how they clearly resonate in the works of younger artists coming of age today. In the mid-1980s Hsu began a series of works that considered the implications of the accelerated use of technology and artificial intelligence and their impact on the body and human condition. His work is distinct from well-documented …
Campaign for 100%
92nd Street Y
Manhattan / Tue, Sep 15, 2020 – Mon, Oct 19, 2020
In the run-up to one of the most unprecedented elections in American history, 92Y will explore a cornerstone of democracy—voting—in a series of free talks with activists, journalists, political figures, filmmakers and others. The series, “Campaign for 100%”—from 92Y’s Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact— kicks off with the talk “If Everyone Voted” featuring E.J. Dionne, Janai Nelson and others—and continues through October, touching on a wide range of topics.Other speakers and moderators in the series …
Brian Clarke: The Art of Light
Museum of Arts and Design
Manhattan / Thu, Sep 17, 2020 – Sun, Feb 21, 2021
The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents a major exhibition of works by the celebrated architectural artist and painter Brian Clarke (b. 1953, United Kingdom). The first museum exhibition in the U.S. of Clarke’s stained-glass screens, compositions in lead, and related drawings on paper, “Brian Clarke: The Art of Light” showcases the most considerable artistic and technical breakthrough in the thousand-year history of stained glass.More than twenty stained-glass screens form the centerpiece of the …
Caramoor This Fall
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
Bronx / Fri, Sep 25, 2020 – Sat, Dec 12, 2020
Caramoor is delighted to announce a full range of virtual and live fall programming. Dashon Burton, Jeremy Denk, Amy Helm, Anthony McGill, the Aaron Diehl Trio, Callisto Quartet and TENET Vocal Artists will all perform without an audience in the Rosen House, continuing the series of livestreams from the Music Room that the New York Times calls “adventurous and excellent.” Also presented as a livestream, Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck give a special performance for this year’s Cabaret Benefit. In addition, in-person visitors to the 90-acre Westchester estate will be able to …
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