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 21st
- First things first – Colin Quinn and Bill Burr will be discussing Quinn’s new book Overstated—A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the Fifty States via 92Y at 7pm ET; tickets are $20.
- Or if you’d just prefer to watch a little TV, Filthy Rich is set to premiere on FOX.
Tuesday September 22nd
- Kick your evening off with NMWA for Virtual Happy Hour: Alma Woodsey Thomas Birthday Celebration at 5:30pm ET; they’ll be making a specialty cocktail, will share lots of artworks and stories, will host some great guests and more.
- Moving into literary territory, Eileen Myles will be talking For Now with Ariana Reines for Strand Bookstore at 7pm ET.
- Meanwhile, I’m not saying you should get a VPN specifically to be able to stream the first episode of the new season of GBBO in real time on Channel 4 at 3pm ET, but I’m also not not saying that.
- Just looking to spruce up your house a bit? Get some expert advice and tips from the hosts of Netflix’s new lifestyle series, Get Organized with The Home Edit via 92Y at 7pm ET.
Wednesday September 23rd
- Start your day off in v. relaxing fashion via Phillips Collection’s weekly online guided (free!) meditation at 12:45pm ET.
- Later, tons of tunes on deck; first, Gaygirl will be sharing an exclusive video for Rough Trade Transmissions via Rough Trade’s IGTV at 6pm ET to celebrate new record, Pleasurehead.
- Plus we’ve got Rachel Browne (of Field Mouse) and Photo Ops going live via BABY TV at 8pm ET for $5+.
- In NoonChorus land, meanwhile, we’ve got shows from Whitney (9pm ET, $20+) and Devendra Banhart (9pm ET, prices vary).
- For ye olde literary times, if you missed Eileen Myles via Strand Bookstore last night, scope a new Politics & Prose presentation at 8pm ET tonight.
- Or for art vibes, tune into Hirshhorn At Home: Art and the Alien – Artist Talk with Huma Bhabha at 7pm ET.
- More into Netflix? Enola Holmes drops today.
Thursday September 24th
- First, The Phillips Collection is celebrating women today with a panel discussion titled Women, Race, Representation at 5:30pm ET, plus they’re kicking off online exhibition Celebrating Women Artists In The Phillips Collection, which is slated to run now through December 20th, AND a super cool installation from Jenny Holzer will make its debut on the museum’s facade.
- Also be sure to tune into Pygmalion Fest, which is all virtual (and all free, though donate if you can); Ilana Glazer, Ari Shapiro, Palehound, Napoleon Dynamite Live…you name it, it’s happening // DON’T MISS OUT. Starts at 8pm ET.
- Before that, Zadie Smith will be going live to discuss her new book of essays, Intimations, with Ashley C. Ford via 92Y; starts at 6pm ET, tickets are $15.
- In terms of tunes, Bonnaroo 365 kicks off today on YouTube starting at 5:30pm ET, and will feature loads of archived performances.
- KEXP will also host Sylvan Esso on YouTube at 6pm ET as part of its At Home series.
- Additionally, Thurston Moore is going live from Rough Trade East at 3pm ET via DICE; tickets are about $20.
- Plus Jessy Lanza is doing a fundraiser for the Homeless Children’s Network via DICE at 3:30pm ET; tickets are $15.
- Later, Courtney Marie Andrews is going live via DICE at 9pm ET; tickets to that one will run you $10.
- Lydia Loveless, meanwhile, is going live on NoonChorus at 9:30pm ET for $10+…
- …and Japanese Breakfast, Zeek Burse and more will be going live for Philly Music Fest starting at 7pm ET; live stream is free, but donations are encouraged.
- Or if none of the above has been mysterious enough for you, tune into the Spy Museum’s Virtual Spies & Spymasters Happy Hour: The Cambridge Five ft. stories, a special cocktail tutorial and more! Starts at 5:30pm ET; register to attend, and consider donating to the museum.
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