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The pandemic may have temporarily closed the doors to performance spaces around the world, but many companies are making content available for viewing at home for free. Here are some arts and entertainment options that we have found. See something we missed? Send an e-mail to webmaster@phtww.org.

Happening soon:

Friday, January 15
Remember! Celebrate! Act! Part 2” (Martin Luther King Jr Day celebration) – New Orleans Public Library (10am)
Contreras, Del Aguila + Jofre” – Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (3:30pm)
Some Old Black Man” (2021, virtual theatre) – University of Michigan (4pm)
Friday with Frank” (Facebook-only livestream) – Frank Sings Frank (4pm)
Strauss’s “Capriccio” (2011, with Renee Fleming) – Met Opera (4:30pm, for 23 hours)
Quarantini Concert” (Facebook-only livestream, Gypsy Jazz/Americana) – Harmonious Wail (4pm)
Listen Up” (family friendly, Martin Luther King Jr Day theme) – Culver City (7pm)
Where Do We Go From Here?” (documentary film festival) – Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University

Saturday, January 16
La Passion de Simone” (2020) – Royal Swedish Opera (10am, for 6 months)
Romeo and Juliet” (2019) – San Francisco Opera (10am)
Race and identity in American Music Culture” (2021 lecture) – Music Institute of Chicago (1pm)
Charles Lloyd: Kindred Spirits” (2021) – Center for the Art of Performance UCLA (3pm)
Voices of Freedom: Martin Luther King Jr Tribute” (2021) – Adrienne Arscht Center for the Performing Arts (4pm)
Handel’s “Rodelinda” (2011, with Renee Fleming) – Met Opera (4:30pm, for 23 hours)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Human Rights conference” (Facebook-only, free with Registration) – Whatcom Human Rights Task Force
MLK Weekend Celebration” (2021, various events) – African American Museum in Philadelphia
Where Do We Go From Here?” (documentary film festival) – Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University

Sunday, January 17
Martin Luther King Jr Day Conversation with Layla F Saad” (2021) – Westport County Playhouse (9am)
The Time is Now: Forward!” (2021, Martin Luther King Jr tribute) – Queens College (12pm)
The Democracy! Suite” (2021, free with registration) – Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet (1pm)
Martin Luther King Jr Celebration” (2021 concert) – Music Institute of Chicago (1pm)
Dvorak’s “Rusalka” (2014, with Renee Fleming) – Met Opera (4:30pm, for 23 hours)
Martin Luther King Jr Day Observance” (2021, various events) – Bates College
MLK Weekend Celebration” (2021, various events) – African American Museum in Philadelphia
Where Do We Go From Here?” (documentary film festival) – Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University

Monday, January 18 *Martin Luther King, Jr. Day*
35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr Martin Luther King Jr” (2021) – Brooklyn Academy of Music (8am)
Becoming Brave: Martin Luther King Jr Tribute” (2021, free with registration) – Communities of Color Coalition (12pm)
The People’s Holiday” (2021) – National Museum of African American History & Culture (1pm)
Set the House on Fire Gospel Concert Celebrating MLK Jr” (Facebook-only livestream) – Seacoast NAACP (3:30pm)
Letter from a Birmingham Jail” (panel discussion, free with registration) – Whitman [College] Teaches the Movement (3pm)
Virtual MLK Peace Program” – WW Community College, Walla Walla University, Whitman College (3pm)
Martin Luther King Jr Tribute Concert” (2021, free with registration) – The Philadelphia Orchestra (4pm)
Bizet’s “Carmen” (2014) – Met Opera (4:30pm, for 23 hours)
Stringfest Virtual Showcase” – Boston’s Castle of our Skins artist collective (4:30pm)
United We Serve: National Day of Service” (2021) – Joe Biden & Kamala Harris Inauguration
Martin Luther King Jr Day Observance” (2021, various events) – Bates College
MLK Symposium” (2021, free with registration) – Seton Hall University
MLK Weekend Celebration” (2021, various events) – African American Museum in Philadelphia
Virtual Martin Luther King Jr Day” (2021) – Great Lakes Science Center
Nationtime” (1972 documentary, free with registration) – Brooklyn Academy of Music

Tuesday, January 19
I Do Solemnly Swear: A Virtual Field Trip” (2021, family-friendly) – Discovery Education (9am)
Nationwide COVID-19 Memorial” (2021) – Joe Biden & Kamala Harris Inauguration (2:30pm)
Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” (2009) – Met Opera (4:30pm, for 23 hours)

Wednesday, January 20 *Inauguration Day*
Our White House: An Inaugural Celebration for Young Americans” (2021 livestream) – Discovery Education (7am)
Carmen” – Met Opera for Students (2pm, for 48 hours)
Bellini’s “Norma” (2017) – Met Opera (4:30pm, for 23 hours)
Inaugural Ceremonies” (2021) – Joe Biden & Kamala Harris Inauguration (various times)
Celebrating America Primetime Special” (2021, hosted by Tom Hanks) – Joe Biden & Kamala Harris Inauguration (5:30pm)

Thursday, January 21
Martin Luther King Jr Commemorative Lecture with Andrew Young” (2021, free with registration) – Purdue University (4pm)
New Works / New Voices” (2021, four theatrical monologues, free with registration) – Westport Country Playhouse (4pm)
Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” – Stratford Festival (4pm, for 36 hours)
Verdi’s “La Traviata” (2012) – Met Opera (4:30pm, for 23 hours)

Available until further notice:

Family/Kids:
Visit our Little Watts Series page for all of our family-friendly and kid-focused suggestions.

Theatre:
Michael Morpurgo’s Twelfth Night” (playreading, adaptation for students) – Royal Shakespeare Company (through January 18)
The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro: Mojada” (playreading) – Center Theatre Group (through January 20)
Neil Gaiman’s “The Sleeper and the Spindle” (radio play) – BBC Radio (through January 23)
The White Plague: a binaural play” (2020 audio play) – International Performing Arts Center (through February 14)
The Whip” (2020 audio play) – Royal Shakespeare Company (through March 31)
A Virtual Christmas Carol” (2020) – College Place High School Drama Club
Shipwreck” (2020 audio play) – The Public Theatre
The Tempest” / “Richard II” (2020, radio plays) – Shakespeare@ Home
Five Short plays by Idris Goodwin” (2020) – The Rude Mechanicals
Four Radio plays” (2020) – Scranton Shakespeare Festival
A Christmas Carol” (2019) – The Classical Theatre of Harlem
Romeo and Juliet” (2019) – Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Until the Flood” (2018) – Portland Center Stage at The Armory
Black Voices: Six Audio Plays” – LA Theatreworks
The Relativity Series: Science-themed Audio Plays” – LA Theatreworks

Ballet / Dance / Acrobatics:
Nutcracker Delights” (2020) – English National Ballet (through January 23)
The Nutcracker” (2018) – Ballet Company of the National Opera of Ukraine (through March 25)
Clara’s Tri-Cities Nutcracker Dream” (2020, family-friendly) – Mid-Columbia Ballet
The Silent Burn Project” (2020) – Akram Khan Dance Company
Moving Stories” (2020 short dance films) – American Ballet Theatre
Dance of Dreams” (2020) – San Francisco Ballet
Noche Unidoes” (2020) – Ballet Hispanico of New York
A Christmas Carol” (2019) – Ulster Ballet Company
The Nutcracker” (2014) – Russian State Ballet and Opera House
Full Length Archival Shows” – Acrobatic Conundrum

Concerts:
The Toronto All-Star Big Band Christmas Special” – (2020) Musical Niagara Festival
Christmas Special 2020” (2020) – The Delgado Brothers
Home for the Holidays Concert” (2020) – Cyndi Lauper / True Colors United
String Orchestra: Live Concert” (2020) – Walla Walla University
Save Our Stages Festival” (2020, 35+ concerts) – National Independent Venue Association
Venus Smiles Not in the House of Tears” (2020 concert) – The Public Theatre
Love in the Time of COVID” (2020) – LA Philharmonic
Upset the Legacy” (2020 livestream concert) – Ian Hale and the Legacy + Upset the Children
Live Living Room Concert” (2020) – Villalobos Brothers
Jazz at Lincoln Center” (2018) – Miles Davis
Through Your Eyes on Christmas Eve” (2016, full album) – Abney Park
Seasons in Concert” (1996) – George Winston
YouTube Sundays” (archival concerts) – London Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Music” (archival concerts) – The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus
Live from St. Mark’s Online Concert Series” – Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts
Changüí Majadero: Cuban Roots Music” – American Folklife Center
Jazz Masters Tribute” – National Endowment for the Arts
Concert Archives” – The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Concert Archives” (various artists) – Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Digital Season” (various artists) – Sydney Opera House
Live with Carnegie Hall” (various artists) – Carnegie Hall
ApART Together Concert Series” (various artists) – Columbus Association for the Performing Arts
Home Sessions” (various artists) – Royal Albert Hall
Tiny Desk Concerts” (various artists) – National Public Radio

Film:
Father of the Bride, Part 3(ish)” (2020) – Netflix on Youtube
Short films (2020) – Walla Walla Movie Crush:
— “Bust a Mov(i)e” (theme = dance)
— “We Just Click” (theme = photography)
— “Meals on Reels” (theme = food)
— “I Think We’re Alone Now” (theme = solitude)
Coaster” (2020 short film) – Entertainment Weekly
May 22, 2020” (2020 docudrama) – Arena Stage
Black Flag” (2019 short film) – Idris Goodwin
The Other Walla” (2018 local short film)
The First Rainbow Coalition” (documentary) – PBS
Twilight: Los Angeles” (2001 documentary) – PBS
HBO Amplifies Black Voices” (no subscription required) – HBO
Selected Documentary Films” (no subscription required) – Netflix
Stream French Films” (no subscription required) – FrenchFlicks

Opera:
Diary of One Who Disappeared” (2020) – Sydney Chamber Opera
Madama Butterfly” (2019, English/Japanese) – Pacific Opera Project
Archival Productions” (various, European) – OperaVision
Artist Recitals” (various) – Seattle Opera

Comedy:
Laughter in Lockdown” (2020) – New York Laughs
Out to Lunch” – Mark Normand (2020)
I Got This” – Sam Morril (2020)
Ice Thickeners” – Emily Heller (2020)
Thoroughly Modern Millican” (2012) – Sarah Millican


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