#SocialDistance Arts & Entertainment: April 15–18

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

  • Seton Hall University’s Classical Concert Series, along with SOPAC, will present violin soloist entrepreneur Kelly Hall-Tompkins tonight, Thursday, April 15 at 7:30 pm. Free.

social distance events

  • Brandi Carlile sits down for a chat with Hunter Kelly about her life, music, and a new memoir, Broken Horses. The 92Y event begins at 8 pm tonight, Thursday, April 15. $35
  • GRAMMY® Award-winning singer Judy Collins recreates her 1964 Town Hall concert debut with NJPAC on Friday, April 16 at 8 pm. This streaming performance includes songs that spoke to the social and political activism of the ’60s and are still incredibly relevant today.
  • Weezer teams up with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Youth Orchestra Los Angeles for a live stream show from the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday, April 16 at 9 pm. The event will feature the band’s latest album, OK Human. $20

social distance events

  • Celebrate the release of Ani DiFranco’s 22nd studio album ‘Revolutionary Love’ with a full concert from Ani, Terence Higgins, and special guest Ivan Neville at NJPAc on Sunday, April 18 at 7 pm.
  • On Saturday, April 17 at 3 pm, Mayo PAC presents The Broadway Cast Reunion Series, which allows audiences a chance to do what they may never have done before: visit “backstage” with the cast and hear personal, hilarious, unscripted stories and gossip – as the casts really let their hair down. Viewers can even ask questions via the chat feature! $15


social distance events

  • On Saturday, April 17 at 3 pm, Montclair Film members are invited to an exclusive conversation about awards season with Montclair Film founding board member and former head of the Artistic Committee Daniel Battsek.

Social Events

social distance events

  • Join Newark Museum–in partnership with Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs– on Saturday, April 17 from 10 am–5 pm,  for a virtual celebration to explore the wonders of cherry blossoms and enjoy a wide variety of other activities related to spring and Japanese culture.



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