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Arts and entertainment from your home. Find comfort in these resources.

 

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MUSIC & CONCERTS

Virtual Backstage Pass ft. Daniel LeClaire

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The Weill Center's first-ever Virtual Backstage Pass experience featuring Daniel LeClaire, Paul Sucherman, Mike Underwood and Ross Catterton. Streamed and recorded live Friday, June 19 on the Weill Center stage.

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#SOSFEST

SOSF lockup black WithSponsor2xA three-day virtual benefit festival with artists and organizations rallying to the aid of independent music venues. Featuring original performances and commentary from diverse talent across genres and shot live at iconic indie stages, #SOSFEST aims to preserve our nation’s independent live music scene.

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Weill Center Quarantunes

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Stay home, wash your hands and listen to some of our favorite tunes during this time. This playlist features Sons of Serendip, Elton John, Broadway tunes and more.

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Stay Home and Listen to PMJ

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A Postmodern Jukebox playlist for boosting morale during quarantine.

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JMKAC's Thursday Nights Together (at a Distance)

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Join the Arts Center for Thursday Nights Together (at a Distance) when playlists of music performed by artists featured in past Levitt AMP Sheboygan concerts will be streamed on Spotify for the whole community to share.

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Together At Home: Who-Global Citizen Solidarity Sessions

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Together At Home is a virtual concert series to help us all practice social distancing and promote global health. The series occurs daily with a variety of artists including John Legend, Common, Hozier and more.

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A list of live virtual concerts to watch during the COVID-19 shutdown

livestreamMusicians are taking to social and streaming platforms to play live for their fans. This is a living document, updated every day until it’s no longer needed.

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 Berliner Philharmoniker Offers Free Concert Hall Viewings

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Redeem the voucher code BERLINPHIL by March 31 and receive free access to all concerts and films in the Digital Concert Hall.

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Seattle Symphony Announces Free Video Broadcasts and Livestreams

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Seattle Symphony musicians share performances to offer strength, comfort and unity through music while Benaroya Hall is closed.

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21 TikTok Dances To Learn While You're Self-Quarantining

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Get in a good workout as you learn the latest TikTok dances.

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 Fight Quarantine Boredom by Watching These Vintage Musicals!

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An incredible list of full-length, professionally recorded, non-bootlegged shows that you can watch on YouTube for free.

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Metropolitan Opera to Offer Up ‘Nightly Met Opera Streams’

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“Every night, we’ll be offering a different complete operatic gem from our collection of HD presentations from the past 14 years.”

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Stream Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra ft. Beethoven's Fifth

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Replay the live broadcast of Beethoven's Fifth from March 14.

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Songkick Live Stream Concerts

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A one-stop-shop for every online concert from your favorite artists.

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Black Violin Masterclass

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A 6 week masterclass series focusing on the foundations of finding your sound and expressing yourself musically.

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Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert

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Enjoy a special stream of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ benefit concert celebrating Disney on Broadway’s 25th anniversary.

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One World: Together At Home

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Artists, comedians, actors and more come together for an 8-hour special to celebrate COVID-19 frontline workers. 

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Milwaukee Symphony Musical Journeys

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Concert hosted by Music Director Ken-David Masur, featuring interviews with Milwaukee Symphony musicians. New episode every Friday.

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14,566 Grateful Dead concert recordings made available online free

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Over 14,000 Grateful Dead recordings, allowing users to search by year.

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iHeartRadio Living Room Concert Series

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Head over to iHeartRadio's YouTube channel every Wednesday for intimate performances by artists like Sam Smith, Thomas Rhett, and others. 

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Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf

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A livestream series highlighting some of the best entries to the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest. Part interview and part listening party, the series puts a spotlight on the many Contest entries that stood out to Bob Boilen (creator of the Tiny Desk concert series) and the other 2020 Contest judges.

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Lindsey Stirling Live: The Artemis Reprise

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Lindsey Stirling Live: The Artemis Reprise on August 20th at 3pm PT. Stream it on YouTube, Facebook & Twitch. RSVP here: https://go.wave.watch/lswave 

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MUSEUMS & VIRTUAL TOURS

These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch

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Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.

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Nights at the Museum

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The Mead Public Library complied virtual museum tours from around the world and paired them with documentaries. This service is free with your library card.

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Virtual tours of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings

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The #WrightVirtualVisits initiative is a collection of virtual tours of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most iconic designs, including Fallingwater.

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TV & BROADWAY

Jimmy Fallon Debuts ‘At Home’ Special

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Fallon has pledged to create an episode each night until COVID-19 is no longer a problem, and he’ll pay tribute to a charity on each occasion.

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Some Good News with John Krasinski

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John Krasinski highlights some good news from around the world.

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Stream Shakespeare’s Best Plays for Free

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The Globe Theatre in London is streaming its most iconic plays for free on their YouTube channel - one at a time, on rotation every two weeks.

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Shows that feature music available on streaming services

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Put your earbuds down and turn the TV up. Here's a list of live concerts, music documentaries and more all available on streaming various streaming platforms. 

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CHILDREN ACTIVITIES 

Postmodern Juicebox

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An educational series about beginning musical concepts for parents with young children by Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox.

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Above & Beyond Children's Museum Activities

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Follow their Facebook page and YouTube channel for storytelling, programs, and activities like tissue box monsters, rainstorm in a jar, mini banjos and more!

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Goodnight with Dolly

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“Goodnight With Dolly” will feature Dolly Parton reading a series of Imagination Library books all carefully chosen for their appropriate content at this moment in time.

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ART & READING

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Disney and Pixar Are Offering Free Online Tutorials

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Add some Disney magic to your day with a series of how-to tutorials on drawing your favorite Disney characters including vintage Mickey in the roaring twenties, Tinker Bell, Jack Skellington, Stitch and more!

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Download Free Coloring Books from 113 Museums

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Libraries, archives, and cultural institutions around the world uploaded free coloring pages based on their collections.

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Free Mead Public Digital Library

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Books can be checked out using Libby, Hoopla and other platforms that are free to Mead Library cardholder. Need a library card? Visit https://bit.ly/3a2Azqu to sign up.

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Backstreet Boys Online Puzzle

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The Staples Center created a 63-piece online Backstreet Boys puzzle.

Complete the puzzle