Here you will find a selection of the events of the week and information on how to set them (all times are east). Note that events can change after they are published.
Take part in a free one on the eve of World AIDS Day virtual screening of the short film series "Transmissions" followed by an artist panel discussion, produced by nonprofit Visual AIDS and co-hosted by the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The six films in the program, which will be available on the Visual AIDS website starting Tuesday, examine the impact of the epidemic outside the US in countries like India and Uganda.
When 6 p.m.
Help the young aspiring spies in your family break secret codes and encrypt their own secret messages Eight different invisible ink formulas are used thanks to the free activities of the Spy Museum in Washington. Just be prepared: Top Secret missives can pop up all over your home.
When At any time
Come to part 31 of "Sonic Gatherings," a weekly performance of new and improvised material by dancer Brandon Collwes and composer John King and a rotating cast of staff. The couple, both previously members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, were in part inspired by Mr. Cunningham's site-specific "events" – only this time the "site" is Zoom; Dancers often broadcast live from home. As a result, you will feel like you are in a joyful and intimate secret gathering.
When 6 p.m.
Join the comedian Wyatt Cenac for one lively evening with short readings Celebrating New York City: "Selected Short Films: New York Stories with Wyatt Cenac", hosted by Symphony Space. Actors like Matthew Broderick and Karen Pittman will read a selection of short stories, essays and poems by writers such as Victor LaValle, Vinson Cunningham and Colum McCann. Tickets are $ 15.
When 19:30 o'clock
To listen Paul Giamatti read Herman Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener,”, Which Mr. Giamatti recorded while he took shelter in the summer. Then listen to a live conversation between Mr. Giamatti and Melville biographer Andrew Delbanco, hosted by 92Y. Tickets are $ 15.
When 19 o'clock
Take a Free stream performance of Georges Bizet's “Carmen” from the Metropolitan Opera. Elina Garanca leads the cast as Carmen in this recording of a 2010 performance, alongside Roberto Alagna as Don José and Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Escamillo. This performance of the classical opera, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon and conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, can be streamed for free until 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
When 19:30 o'clock
Let your middle school students in their inner Christian Dior or Rei Kawakubo through virtual fashion workshop "fashion of the future" Organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. During the three-hour course, which follows on from the costume institute's new exhibition “About Time: Fashion and Duration”, children learn to design items of clothing for paper dolls through collage and drawing. A separate workshop for students starts at 2 p.m.
When 10 am.
Spread some joy this year The New York Times Cookie Swap. Melissa Clark, a Times Food columnist, shows off one of her delicious cookie recipes and shows viewers the best way to wrap cookies to ship to friends and family. Ms. Clark, along with cooking experts Dorie Greenspan, Sohla El-Waylly and Samantha Seneviratne, will answer baking questions submitted by viewers. RSVP. to get a link for the event.
When 11 clock
Find some clarity (and serenity) with improvised tarot readings The venue is hosted by Tiny Cupboard, run by comedian Brittany Brave. A group of comedians and the clairvoyant and astrologer Clarisse Monahan will read the audience's tarot cards with varying degrees of seriousness. Tickets are chargeable, with a minimum of $ 1. Ticket holders can pre-submit questions for a tarot reading by emailing [email protected]
When 8 p.m.
Celebrate the genius of Billie Holiday with us a tribute concert by 92Ywith Veronica Swift, the Emmet Cohen Trio, and Grammy Award winners Catherine Russel and Tivon Pennicott. Tickets are $ 15, and buyers will be given a link to a recorded performance at 3:00 p.m. for viewing until December 9th.
When 3 pm.