Virtual Entertainment for Feb. 26

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

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Mindfulness Meditation: Embody Nature Everywhere (ONLINE), March 3, 2021 from 8am to 9am

Whether indoors, outdoors, in the city, or in the country, instructor, Valerie Stiar  will take you on a guided meditation practice will support the opening of our senses and our imaginations, connecting to nature and the elements as sources of grounding and resilience. In this online class, we will practice sitting and walking meditation, bringing awareness of the reciprocity between Earth’s support and our gratitude.

The fee for this course is $19 for members and $20 for nonmembers. You will be emailed the Zoom link for this class on Monday, March 1st. If you have not received the link by 6pm on March 1st, please reach out to: continuinged@bbq.org

February 10,

Visit: https://classes.bbg.org/CourseStatus.awp?&course=21WAEHHCMME

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: Rhythm of the Dance

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

This is a new production that was filmed in the Ukraine.

This is one of the most popular Irish step dance shows worldwide. 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 performance captures traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology. The music and dancing extravaganza will take you on an exhilarating, high energy journey.

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

NYC’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade: VIRTUAL PARADE 
Honoring First Responders & Essential Workers on the occasion of the 260th New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Wednesday, March 17, 2021

You are invited to virtually join the many First Responders and Essential Workers that march because of the heroic work they have done since the pandemic started, and they are worthy of the title “Honoree” for the 260th N.Y.C. St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

This year we invite you to honor these brave men and women by taking part in this year’s virtual Parade’s Journal and joining live on Twitter and Facebook on March 17, 2021, for the virtual celebrations of St Patrick’s Day in the greatest city in the world, New York City. 

Visit: https://www.nycstpatricksparade.org/parade/2020-nyc-st-patricks-day-parade/2021-virtual-parade-journal-advertising

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.

Visit: https://www.911memorial.org/visit/virtual-tours