BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — As the state heads into its second Saturday night under a stay-at-home advisory, Boston's musicians, actors, and even art galleries are adapting by taking their entertainment online.
Here's a list of some of Boston's best virtual events this weekend.
If you're already missing Sunday Brunch in Southie, Deep Voice JoJo from Kiss 108 has a virtual event just for you.
Starting Sunday, April 5th from 12-6pm, JoJo and a host of top notch local DJ's will be bringing you Bagels and Bubbly, a livestream event on Instagram with all the music you need to enjoy isolation in style this Sunday. The line up includes Deep Voice JoJo, DJ Inkognito, DJ Rico Suave, DJ Wyatt, and Layzboy & Braun.
Starting this Sunday, April 5 through August 2, you can check out the Museum of Fine Art's free online slideshow entitled "Writing The Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation."
The museum says it's about Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988) who became a "galvanizing, iconic frontrunner of this transformational and insurgent movement in contemporary American art." The virtual exhibition will feature his works in "painting, sculpture, drawing, video, music, and fashion."
Every day at noon through May 17, you can click on this link and as long as you have the Zoom app downloaded, you'll be added to a video conference call where you can watch readings of ten-minute plays by New England playwrights.
BU says "audiences are encouraged to lend their support to area theatre companies and to the Theatre Community Benevolent Fund, which provides financial support to theaters and theatre artists in times of need." The cast list for each day’s reading will be available at BostonPlaywrights.org; theatre links can also be found there and via the Zoom interface itself.
Whether you already have a favorite, or you'd like to see who's nearby, this online document allows you to tune into live lessons or browse pre-recorded yoga classes from dozens of local yoga instructors.
Clicking this link will take you to a long list of classes you can take from Boston-based yoga teachers, from their living room to yours. The cost of classes varies.
The Worcester-born comedian is raising money for the Boston theater he called his "favorite place to perform" by doing live chats on his Instagram and raising donations that will go to the Wilbur's employees.
"I'm gonna jump on Instagram Live with some of my best friends in comedy (including John Mulaney, Roy Wood Jr., Gary Gulman, Jacqueline Novak, Nikki Glaser, and Maria Bamford) and work on new jokes to raise money for the staffers of comedy clubs we love that are currently closed because of COVID-19," Birbiglia said. Keep an eye on his Instagram page to see when he's next performing on the small-screen.
Lots of families like to visit the zoo on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Thanks to Zoo New England, there is still a virtual way to visit so you don't have to miss out on what all your favorite animals are up to during lockdown.
Zoo To You events will be held every day at 1:30 p.m. on Zoo New England's Facebook pages. The zoo says you can tune in for a "daily dose of animal cuteness, chats with our care staff, crafts and activities to do at home, and more!"
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