Sunday, August 9, 2020

 MPAC Picks: Virtual Arts Highlights This Month

MPAC has created a Virtual Arts Guide featuring original and curated content to keep you entertained from the comfort of your home. 

Below is some of our favorite content coming up this month!

MPAC presented a series of 12 dynamic live concerts this spring featuring talented local musicians

We are re-broadcasting these concerts on #MusicMondays on our Facebook and Instagram channels! The shows can also be viewed anytime on our website .  

Visit Our Virtual Arts Page

MPAC has partnered with select studios to bring independent films right to your home. Visit our website to our two brand-new offerings!

When you rent these films through the special links on our site, MPAC receives a portion of each sale. 

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This weekend only, Classical Theatre of Harlem presents a live reading of the play Cuttin' Up featuring Joe Morton, Blair Underwood, Tisha Campbell and Dyllon Burnside. Donations benefit CTH. 

WHEN: August 6 - 9
: on Playbill 

PBS presents a summer schedule of plays and musicals on TV and streaming, including Much Ado About Nothing and Noel Coward's Present Laughter. Additional titles available to PBS Passport members.

WHERE: Broadway On PBS

Lincoln Center and WQXR reimagine the beloved annual Mostly Mozart Festival as a radio event featuring specially curated musical broadcasts, live events and digital content.

August 10 - 16, WQXR

The National Endowment For The Arts annual celebration of NEA's Jazz Masters goes virtual with a special tribute concert. This year's honorees include WBGO's own Dorthaan Kirk.

August 20 at 8:00 pm ET

Needtobreathe premieres Celebrating Out of Body, an immersive concert experience live from the band’s studio. Debuting songs from Out of Body and performing fan favorites—the stream will be captured in HD, with studio quality audio. 


August 28, 9:00 pm ET

Beloved "kindie rock" artist Laurie Berkner hosts solo Virtual Family Concerts—including a new show this Sunday! 


August 9, September 20 and October 31 - Laurie Berkner's Website 

Join Sonia De Los Santos for Latin American music for families! Sing along to her beloved songs, learn about the stories that inspire her music, and get to know the work of some of her favorite artists.

En Casa Con Sonia website

New Jersey Ballet has launched a Premier Spotlight series. The first initiative is the Quarantine Solo Project, featuring five renowned choreographers and their works created for the dancers of NJB. 

Sign up for NJ Ballet Mailing List to access  

Alvin Ailey All Access features livestreamed performances from the acclaimed group's archives. This month, you can view Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Robert Battle's In/Side and Ella.

August 13 - 20,  Alvin Ailey website

Visit our complete Virtual Arts Guide for MPAC Presents original performances and curated content including streaming theatre, dance, live music concerts and more!

Visit Our Virtual Arts Guide

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