Spotlight on Free Online Activities

Rebecca Young joins force with the Giant are Small puppet masters, London, 4/19/15. Photo by Chris Lee photo used via New York Philharmonic Website
  • The New York Philharmonic: This infamous organization is hosting a virtual European Tour from May 11th to May 21st, which will feature past clips of their performances in London, Cologne, Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Dresden.  This initiative hopes to reconnect musicians with the cultural capitals of the world and will feature ten days of video broadcasts on Facebook and YouTube, radio broadcasts, slideshows, and video playlists.  Visit nyphil.org/virtualtour to learn more.
  • Cannes & Sundance Films Stream For Free on YouTube:  There will be over 20 film festivals around the globe that will be streaming the films they cultivated from new and returning directors online.  These festivals include: Cannes, Sundance, Toronto International, Berlin International, Tribeca, and Venice. This digital festival will run from May 29th to June 7th and will allow viewers to make donations to the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund. To stream the festival visit https://www.youtube.com/weareone
  • Free Online Q&A with Kim Possible stars: Although it is unlikely that the New York Comic Con will be going ahead this year that does not mean the fan interactions will be placed on hold. On May 16th ReedPop will present a free online question and answer session with the voices of the popular children’s cartoon Kim Possible. Stars, Christy Carlson Romano and Will Friedle will be on hand to interact with fans from 2pm-3pm before moving on to paid virtual meet and greets.   You can watch the panel on New York Comic Con’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/newyorkcomiccon  In addition, you can choose to purchase a $39.99 virtual one-on-one meet and greet with the cast members at purchase.growtix.com/eh/WTS2020
  • Louvre: The most iconic museum in the world is hosting virtual tours of their exhibition rooms and galleries. Enjoy a digital trip to Paris and explore the historic façades of the Louvre on their website: https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne
  • Air Pano: If you enjoy digital tours of museums around the world, then perhaps you might like to explore the various corners of the Earth through 306 photography and videos from travel site, Air Pano.  According to their website, they feature “around 3,000 panoramas of more than 300 places of the Earth, including the North Pole, the Antarctic, volcano eruptions and even panoramas from the stratosphere, are presented on the website. Every week we publish a new virtual tour on the website www.AirPano.com.”