Virtual Entertainment

By Pamela Stern

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM): The 35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. BAM will be celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s life and his legacy all month long through February 28th.  This digital adaption will allow an audience from around the world to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy.   

February 10,

Visit: https://www.bam.org/mlktribute

Coney Island Luna Park: Are you craving the thrills and chills of going to an amusement park this summer?  Well you can virtually go on the Cyclone or the Thunderbolt and a few other rides from the comfort of your own home. You can still feel the excitement and you don’t even have to wait on the long lines while you experience the twists and turns of the roller coasters.

Visit: https://lunaparknyc.com/experience-coney-island-iconic-rides-in-360/

On Stage At Kingsborough: THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE

STREAMING ON DEMAND from February 8th through 21, 2021   Pay What You Can (Suggested: $10)

​The Snail and The Whale, a play with music inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

 Join an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father as they reimagine the story of a tiny snail’s incredible trip around the world, inspired by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved picture book. This is a heart-warming adventure for everyone aged four and up. The performance is 55 minutes long with no intermission. Ticketholders will be sent a link at 10:00 AM EST on the first day of the performance.

Visit: https://www.onstageatkingsborough.org/the-snail-and-the-whale

On Stage At Kingsborough: RHYTHM OF THE DANCE

STREAMING ON DEMAND from MARCH 15th through 21, 2021   Pay What You Can (Suggested: $15)

​This is one of the most popular Irish step dance shows internationally, Rhythm of the Dance features a wealth of Irish talent, featuring World and Irish champion dancers, and some of the finest Traditional musicians and singers.

This show combines traditional dance and music with the current up to date stage technology. The dance moves and music will take you on an exhilarating, high energy journey through the ages.

​A link to the performance will be sent to ticketholders at 10:00 AM EST on the first day of the performance (or immediately upon purchase thereafter).

 Visit: https://www.onstageatkingsborough.org/rhythm-of-the-dance

Muslims in Brooklyn: a three-year, multi-faceted public history project designed to amplify the stories of Brooklyn’s Muslim communities and contextualize those stories in the broader history of the borough, the city, and beyond.

Visit: https://muslims.brooklynhistory.org

St. George’s Theatre: Jackie Robinson for Grades: K – 5. This event will run from February 1st to February 28th.

Jackie Robinson’s number “42” has come to symbolize the triumph of the human spirit over incredible odds. This biographical tale follows the life of Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player to cross the color lines in the Major Leagues. He is  a real-life hero and this is a tribute to the power of persistence and determination in the face of adversity, you will see why Jackie Robinson has inspired so many people both in and out of sports!.

Visit: https://stgeorgetheatre.com/2020-21-arts-in-education-virtual-performances/

9/11 Memorial & Museum:  There are both virtual tours and virtual memorial tours.  You will be able to take in panoramic views of the rebuilt World Trade Center, while discovering the meaning behind the 9/11 Memorial, learn about what happened on 9/11, and consider how people selflessly responded in the aftermath of the attacks. Tours are live, interactive, and led by Museum staff using Zoom. This 45-minute live tour explores the design and history of the site, highlighting the stories of those affected by the attacks. This is recommended for teenagers and adults.