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:
Tuesday October 13th
- I mean, OBVIOUSLY the first thing you should do tonight is tune into a virtual Ina Garten chat via Sixth & I; she’ll be in conversation about her new cookbook, Modern Comfort Food, at 7pm ET, and tickets start at $15.
- Jeff Tweedy will also be having a virtual chat about songwriting with Norah Jones on DICE at 7:30pm ET; tickets are $30.
- More into live tunes? Video Age will be taking over Rough Trade NYC’s IG stream starting at 6pm ET.
- You can also catch Rodrigo Y Gabriela and The Mavericks as part of SummerStage Anywhere on Twitch at 5pm ET…
- …or scope Alanis Morissette and the cast of Jagged Little Pill as part of a Biden campaign benefit at 8pm ET; tickets start at $25.
- Just in the mood to zone out w/ some TV? The Bachelorette S16 premieres on ABC at 8pm ET, or if you would prefer your brain turn slightly less mushed out, Finding Your Roots S6 premieres at the same time on PBS.
Wednesday October 14th
- For starters, as usual, we super recommend kicking off your Wednesday with some free guided meditation via The Phillips Collection at 12:45pm ET!
- Later, Hirshhorn will host a free artist talk with Shana Moulton; starts at 7pm ET…
- …and NMWA will host a conversation with film director Catherine Gund and artist Teresita Fernández about art collector and philanthropist Agnes Gund at 6:30pm ET; suggested donation of $12.
- Plus the cast of This Is Spinal Tap will reunite to benefit PA Democrats! Kicks off at 9pm ET, and tickets start at $28.
- You can also catch Jeff Tweedy talking songwriting with Nick Offerman via NoonChorus at 8pm ET; tickets are $30.
- In terms of tunes, we’ve got Anjimile and Palehound going live via Father/Daughter Records’ IG at 7pm ET.
- Meanwhile, Kimbra is going live via LPR’s new streaming platform at 9pm ET; tickets start at $12.
- Just trying to learn? Brooklyn Brainery is hosting Food History Horror Stories: Witches, Poisoners, and Puritans at 8pm ET ($7) and Homemade Hot Sauce at 5:30pm ET ($18).
- More into book talks? Politics & Prose is hosting a chat with Rumaan Alam about Leave the World Behind at 8pm ET.
- Or if it’s TV time you’re after, the BLACKPINK documentary drops on Netflix today, plus the 2020 Billboard Music Awards air on NBC at 8pm ET, The Amazing Race S32 premieres on CBS at 9pm ET, The Real Housewives of Orange County S15 premieres on Bravo at 9pm ET, and Sistas S2 premieres on BET at 9pm ET as well.
Thursday October 15th
- In tunes territory, you can catch a Dehd album release performance via Audiotree at 8pm ET; tickets start at $15.
- Plus Hippo Campus will go live on NoonChorus at 9pm ET for $15…
- …AND Caroline Rose is taking over KEXP’s YouTube channel at 6pm ET.
- Just wanna learn? Brooklyn Brainery is hosting two seasonally appropriate online classes – Cemetery Symbols starts at 7:30pm ET ($6) and The Popol Vuh: A Journey to the Maya Underworld (And Back) starts at 6:30pm ET ($6).
- Meanwhile, Gabbie Hanna will be doing a book talk via Strand Bookstore live stream at 7pm ET; tickets start at $22.99.
- More into TV? Social Distance S1 premieres on Netflix today, Star Trek: Discovery S3 hits CBS All Access, and there’s a West Wing special on HBO Max to benefit When We All Vote.
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