You’re more than likely familiar with our weekend guide, but there’s still a lot to mark down on ye olde calendrier during the weekdays. Hence this pocket guide! We’ll cover everything from tunes to books to art to…you name it, basically; if it’s virtual, and good, we’re gonna talk about it:
Monday September 14th
- For starters, obviously tune into 92Y’s conversation with Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson, Issa Rae, Paul Rudnick and Jay Roach about Coastal Elites; starts at 7pm ET.
- More into tunes? Blitzen Trapper will have a record release show via In.Live at 10pm ET.
- Or if learning is more your jam, Brooklyn Brainery is offering a course called Sichuan Cooking On The Fly starting at 5:30pm ET; tickets are $22.
- Meanwhile, Books Are Magic will be partnering with Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for the Books Beneath the Bridge series; this year the topic is Protest and Public Space, and will feature readings from Resistencia editors Mark Eisner and Tina Escaja, as well as Resistencia contributors Idra Novey and Carlos Aguasaco starting at 7pm ET.
- And Chasten Buttigieg will be in conversation with Mandy Moore about I Have Something To Tell You via Strand Bookstore’s 7pm ET live stream; tickets are $32+.
Tuesday September 15th
- First up, tap into tunes vibes via Perreo Intenso’s Elseworld TV live stream on Twitch starting at 7pm ET.
- More into learning? Brooklyn Brainery is hosting History’s Most Notorious Female Killers via Zoom at 6:30pm ET! Tickets are just $5.
- Or if you’re in the mood for some literary vibes, join Books Are Magic as authors Tiffany D. Jackson and Mark Oshiro discuss their new books GROWN and EACH OF US A DESERT at 6:30pm ET.
- Plus tune into Strand Bookstore’s [VIRTUAL] PEN Out Loud ft. Ayad Akhtar with Ben Rhodes at 8pm ET; tickets are $20+.
- Just wanna LOL? Todd Barry’s VIRTUAL Crowd Work Tour hits Nowhere Comedy Club at 8pm ET; tickets start at $15.
Wednesday September 16th
- First things first – get majorly zen’d out via Phillips Collection’s weekly (free!) guided meditation series; starts at 12:45pm ET.
- You can also tune into Hirshhorn’s 7pm ET virtual chat between Polish-born artist Krzysztof Wodiczko and Hirshhorn chief curator Stéphane Aquin; he’ll discuss his decades-long practice of using art to democratize and reimagine the meaning behind public spaces and monuments. (Free!)
- In music town, we’ve got a few NoonChorus streams to choose from; Marco Benevento is on at 9pm ET for $12-$15, The Suffers are also on at 9pm ET for $10-$15, Patterson Hood is also-also on at 9pm ET for $15, and Devendra Banhart is also–also-also on at 9pm ET (pricing varies).
- In terms of literary programming, you can catch Hannah Abigail Clarke talking Scapegracers w/ Alexis Henderson via Books Are Magic live stream starting at 7pm ET.
- Plus Mirtha Michelle Castro Marmol will be talking Eighteen Inches w/ Karah Preiss via Strand Bookstore’s live stream at 7pm ET; tickets start at $22.
- Or if you’re more in the mood for some culinary vibes, Brooklyn Brainery is hosting a course on drink bitters at 7pm ET for $15, as well as one about how to make your own challah and apple sauce at 5:30pm ET for $25.
Thursday September 17th
- For starters, clearly grab tickets to this year’s (virtual) Hirshhorn Ball: Dress To Dazzle, which is happening at 7:30pm ET. (We’re actually giving away two tickets over on our IG, so if you’re feelin’ lucky, enter to win!)
- Also be sure to tune into SummerStage Jubilee via YouTube, Twitch, FB and/or IG; it’ll features songs ‘n stories benefiting free programming in parks, and the lineup includes Rufus Wainwright, Trey Anastasio, Norah Jones, Billie Jean King, Sting and more.
- You can also catch Kevin Morby on NoonChorus at 9pm ET for $15.
- 92Y’s got some solid stuff happening tonight, too, with a 6pm ET conversation between John Leguizamo and Mark Ruffalo about Critical Thinking (tickets are $10) and a 7:30pm ET conversation with the hosts of Netflix’s new series, Get Organized with The Home Edit.
- In terms of culinary education, you can hit up another course on Sichuan cooking via Brooklyn Brainery at 5:30pm ET for $22, and/or a class on DIY fermented veggies at 7pm ET for $15.
- And ending on an artsy note, Matthew Israel will be speaking with Sara Friedlander and Massimiliano Gioni about A Year in the Art World at 7pm ET via Strand Bookstore’s live stream, tickets to which start at $5.
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