Kick Off a Week of Community and Culture

Here are a few of events happening this week and how to tune in (all times are Eastern).


Dr. Perri Klass, a professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University and a contributor to The New York Times, will answer parents’ questions about daily life during the pandemic. She joins Tara Parker-Pope, the founding editor of The Times’s Well section, to talk about kids, coping, playtime and more.

When 1 p.m.
Where timesevents.nytimes.com


Enjoy story time with your little one as the children’s author and illustrator Sam Wedelich reads her version of “Chicken Little.” Best for ages 4 to 8.

When 10 a.m.
Where politics-prose.com

Gagosian galleries’ latest chapter in its new online series, “Broadcast: Alternate Meanings in Film and Video,” makes its debut. It examines work by the Pop artist Ed Ruscha, the media-art pioneer Nam June Paik, the painter and sculptor Rachel Feinstein and others.

When Anytime
Where gagosian.com


Austin Scott, who starred in Broadway’s “Hamilton” and “Girl From the North Country,” performs a duet with Alexa Cepeda, a singer-songwriter. The Broadway star Laura Osnes will interview the duo, after which they will sing “My Favorite Things,” from “The Sound of Music,” with Ms. Cepeda also on guitar.

When 1 p.m.
Where Rodgers & Hammerstein’s YouTube Channel


Nuyorican Poets Cafe of the Lower East Side of Manhattan offers a virtual open mic night. Hosted by Caridad De la Luz, the poet and playwright, the night will have at least 25 performance slots for art of all types. Those who are brave enough can sign up to perform starting 24 hours before the event.

When 9 p.m.
Where nuyorican.org


The Sazerac House in New Orleans hosts a free evening dedicated to its namesake cocktail. Mixologists will teach viewers the history of the drink as well as tips and tricks to perfect it. A list of the needed ingredients will be provided after registration (it’s a mix of absinthe, brandy and bitters, to start.) Registration required.

When 7 p.m.
Where sazerachouse.com

One of San Francisco’s best-known L.G.B.T.Q. bars, the Stud, hosts a drag show to kick off Pride Month.

When 9:30 p.m.
Where Search “Drag Alive” at eventbrite.com, donation of $1 or more required.


The doors at Marie’s Crisis may be closed, but the storied Greenwich Village piano bar’s show-tune singalongs continue each night. This evening’s entertainment will be kicked off by Franca Vercelloni, a longtime Marie’s performer who sees herself as “the dominatrix” of piano bar musicians. Don’t forget to contribute to the performers’ virtual tip jars via Venmo.

When 5 p.m.
Where Marie’s Group Facebook Page (Note: This is a private group. Be sure to request to join at least a few hours before showtime.)


As part of its Artist Series, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is streaming videos of concerts from its archives, followed by a live Q. and A. with a featured performer. This week, it’s the pianist Gilbert Kalish with vocal soloists and other musicians.

When 5 p.m.
Where chambermusicsociety.org

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