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
Outpost in the Burbs presents an evening of great music with Scott E. Moore, Lily Vakili, Sammy Mellman, and Ed Seifert with Connie and Kathy Sharar PLUS SPECIAL GUESTSThe Kennedys–to benefit the work of Toni’s Kitchen and its own community service work to feed those in need. Streaming LIVE tonight at 7 pm on their Facebook page.
- 3 DOORS DOWN celebrates the 20th anniversary of their multi-platinum debut album The Better Life with a live show streaming from Nashville, TN right to your living room thanks to NJPAC on Friday, March 5 at 9 pm.
- Latin Grammy Award nominee, Claudia Acuña, presents a two-part musical celebration to mark International Women’s Day at SOPAC on Saturday, March 6 at 3 pm and 8 pm.
- In celebration of the one-year anniversary of her critically acclaimed album, Your Life is a Record, eight-time GRAMMY nominee Brandy Clark will perform live online from Nashville, TN thanks to NJPAC on Saturday, March 6 at 8 pm.
- Spend Sunday, March 7 with SOPAC at 3 pm and 6 pm, with two of Spain’s most revered singers–Montserrat Martí Caballé & Cecilia Lavilla Berganza–both divas in their own right and daughters of some of the greatest stars in the history of Grand Opera.
- Check out Montclair Film’s Virtual Cinema’s lineup this weekend.
Art & Literature
- Join Montclair Art Museum’s online artist series MAM Conversations tonight, March 4 at 6 pm for a conversation with Todd Gray. The artist’s work explores issues of black masculinity, diaspora, and power, both historical and contemporary. He is inspired by cultural connections to West Africa, particularly Ghana, which has become his second home.
- Newark Museum invites you to enjoy a cocktail and hangout with host Darryl Dwayne on Instagram Live and Drinks With Dannie’s Danielle Pearman Friday night at 6 pm. Joining is special guest Darnell L. Moore, award-winning author, activist and host of the podcast Being Seen. The discussion covers Darnell’s book, No Ashes in the Fire, activism and the historical accomplishments of African Americans past and present.
- NJSDA presents: NUTTY BY NATURE: Live Improv Comedy on Zoom! on Saturday, March 6 at 8 pm.