This week’s Arts & Entertainment at home column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
A social distance weekend doesn’t mean your enjoyment of arts and entertainment is over.
Here’s your guide to the latest social distance events to enjoy this weekend:
Live Stream Music & Theater
- Vanguard Theater presents Blackface: The Roots of a Racist “Art Form” tonight, February 18 at 7:30 pm.
- Livestream Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye: 50 Years of Words and Music on Friday, February 19 at 9 pm.
- The Holiday Ramblers will perform a benefit concert (in-person or livestream) for Mayo PAC on Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 pm. $29–49
- NJPAC presents a livestream performance from Nickel Creek on Sunday, February 21 at 7:30 pm.
- Check out Montclair Film’s Virtual Cinema’s lineup this weekend, which celebrates Black History Month.
Art & Literature
- Join Montclair Art Museum for a celebration and investigation of African American Art from the Civil Rights Movement to the present. Featuring segments of the film Colored Frames (2007), moderator Halima Taha will facilitate a conversation with artists Curlee Raven Holton, Robin Holder, and Adger Cowans about their careers, the rich history of art, and the direction they see for the future.
- Join Newark Museum tonight at 8 pm for a wild night of farcical fun at Art Roast featuring comedians Eric Feurer, Woody Fu, Erica Hernandez, Johnathan Ross, and Elena Skopetos. Zoom in to this virtual event and watch these funny folks say all the things you’ve thought about the Museum experience, but never dared say!