ongoing events


ongoing: make something sweet with milk bar’s christina tosi’s baking club. instagram live, free. >>

ongoing: they say laughter is the best medicine, so get your recommended daily dose with the magnet theater’s livestream improv and sketch comedy shows. free (ticket purchases are appreciated). >>

ongoing (1pm): sofi tucker aka tucker halpern and sophie hawley-weld are doing daily livestream dj sets-slash-workout sessions from their instagram and facebook accounts. free. >>

ongoing (2pm + 8pm): the neon lights are dark on broadway, but you can still get your musical theater fix with stars in the house, a series of online mini-shows presented by the actors fund. performing live from home, stars of stage and screen will sing and chat about their careers with hosts seth rudetsky and james wesley. free (suggested donation to the actors fund). >>

ongoing (7pm): let death cab for cutie’s ben gibbard serenade you as he performs live from his home studio every evening. free. >>

ongoing (8pm): spend the evening alone together with lane moore (comedian and author of how to be alone: if you want to and even if you don’t), who’ll be livestreaming her interactive comedy/talk show how to be alone. during the show, moore will provide tips on coping with loneliness and isolation, sing songs, offer wellness check-ins, and play games with the audience–including ‘tinder live.’. free. >>

ongoing (8pm to midnight): ridgewood club nowadays is streaming live every night. >>

ongoing (wednesdays at 8pm): life is a cabernet, old chum, so hop on the ‘gram for cabernet cabaret, a streaming show hosted by catherine cohen and featuring a bevy of guest performers. free (suggested donation to food bank for nyc). >>

ongoing (weekdays 10pm): it’s all about the audience at maaad late!, chris de la cruz’s improvised late night talk show, where everything from the opening monologue to the ‘celebrity guest’ interview is made up on the spot with help from the audience. normally presented at the magnet theater, the show will be streamed on instagram live. free. >>

ongoing (saturdays 7:30pm): in an effort to alleviate shut-in boredom and keep his 5+ year streak of monthly shows alive, comedian and musician rob paravonian brings his odd rock comedy hour show online. twitch, free. >>

ongoing (sundays at 3:30pm): parlor entertainment presents sundays at the triple nickel, an afternoon jazz salon that’s been going on weekly for 28 years. marjorie eliot and her son rudel drears will livestream the performances from their apartment in sugar hill. free. >>

ongoing (sundays 8pm): classic album sundays presents a live listening session and discussion of a featured album each week. today: marvin gaye’s what’s going on. facebook, free. >>


our friends over at the briefly have been providing news updates on covid-19 from local sources that might not be on your radar. >>

‘go’ to the library: explore more than 300,000 e-books and audiobooks, as well as 800,000 historic prints, photographs, maps, and manuscripts for free from the new york public library. >>

virtually visit 2,500 museums around the world. art and culture website hyperallergic shares its top picks. >>

stay active indoors while working out to these fitness classes you can stream from home. >>

get musical: moog and korg have made a pair of synthesizer apps available for a free download. >>

50+ tv shows and movies that take place in nyc for you to stream. >>

how to gather with friends while social distancing, according to a meetings expert. isolation is hard. here’s how to feel a little less alone, with digital gatherings or just a book. >>

how you can still support bookstores. >>

the coney island history project is closed for in-person events, but open for virtual oral history sessions. >>

found footage festival, which celebrates the best/weirdest/funniest vhs videos found at thrift stores and garage sales around the country, is offering every found footage festival release to stream for free for two weeks. >>

npr shares a playlist of 100 acts they’d hoped to see at this year’s sxsw music festival. >>

as art schools cancel student shows, one instagram account pledges to give them life. >> invites you to share a story of a woman who has inspired you or made a difference in your life. the stories collected will be preserved in nyc’s permanent digital archive to inspire future generations. >>

bococa and gowanus residents are putting rainbows in their windows as part of a neighborhood-wide quarantine ‘i spy’ game.  >>

take a virtual tour of the city with the new york landmarks conservancy’s tourist in your own town video series. >>

turnstyle tours is going online, with themed virtual tours of the brooklyn navy yard, prospect park, nyc street vendors, and more. >>

celebrate women’s history month with film at lincoln center’s masterclasses from pioneering female filmmakers, including agnès varda, ava duvernay, sofia coppola, greta gerwig, jane campion, and more. >>

watch rbg, tom hanks, jennifer lopez, lizzo, and many more on 92y’s archives for free. >>

dozens of museums and libraries offer free downloadable coloring books. >>

with the hashtag #museummomentofzen, museums bring a little peace to your twitter timeline with calming artworks. >>

online exhibition: ‘how can we think of art at a time like this?’ >>

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