Tuesday, June 16, 2020

MPAC Picks: Virtual Arts Highlights This Week

MPAC has created a Virtual Arts Guide to keep you engaged with the arts from the comfort of your own home.
Below is some of our favorite content for this upcoming week!


Join us this Friday, June 19th, at 12:30 pm for our next originally produced MPAC Presents live concert featuring Amish Darr.

You can watch live on Facebook and YouTube on Friday, or view the archived show anytime at your leisure on our website. 

Join Us This Friday!

MPAC has partnered with select studios to bring independent films right to you! New titles just added!
When you rent these films through the special links on our site, MPAC receives a portion of each sale.

Check out MPAC's Virtual Cinema

Verzuz has set what's likely to be a piano duel for the ages!

The Instagram Live series will present a special musical  "battle of the pianos" duel between John Legend and Alicia Keys as a Juneteenth celebration on Friday, June 19.

Friday at 8pm, Instagram

Rocker and frequent MPAC performer Melissa Etheridge will perform a brand-new show called HEAL M.E. this Saturday, which kicks off a new series of live performances.

Saturday at 6pm, Melissa Etheridge's website

The Recording Academy and CBS are celebrating the essential workers across America with the "United We Sing: A GRAMMY Salute To The Unsung Heroes" special, a brand-new two-hour event hosted by GRAMMY- and Emmy Award-winning singer and actor Harry Connick, Jr.

Sunday at 8pm, CBS

As a part of the Centennial Repertory Festival, The Merce Cunningham Trust has released full length works performed by companies from around the world to view for free.

Available to view on The Merce Cunningham Trust Webpage

Inspired by Martha Graham’s lost solo from 1937, Immediate Tragedy is a new digital creation created by 22 artists collaborating from locations across the U.S. and Europe using a variety of technologies to coordinate movement, music, and digital design.

Friday at 7pm, Facebook Live
Saturday at 2:30pm, YouTube

Join The Metropolitan Opera for their nightly streams of world-renowned performances. This week the opera will celebrate Juneteenth with a special broadcast of Verdi's "La Forza del Destino" starring Leontyne Price.

Thursday and Friday, The Met Opera Webpage

Lincoln Center at Home presents the #MemorialforUsAll where a special guest performer offers unity, comfort, and healing through music. Anyone who has lost a loved one during the pandemic is invited to submit the name of a friend or family member to be honored here. This week's performer is Guatemalan singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno.

Sundays at 6pm, YouTube

Join the Morristown & Morris Township Library for weekly virtual events that range from foreign film lovers club, crafts, baking and children's story time.

Daily events ranging in time, YouTube