Here you will find a selection of the week’s events and information on how to set them (all times are east). Note that events can change after they are published.
Stream the Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous and Colored) Film Festival, presented by Comcast NBCUniversal. The festival shows 10 feature films and 41 short films and shows the work of queer and trans filmmakers such as Marion Hill, the director of “Ma Belle, My Beauty”, and Nathan Hale Williams, the director of “All Boys Are Not Blue. “Tickets start at $ 10.
When At any time
Meanwhile, shine with Snoop Dogg, ASAP Rocky and Jhené Aiko a virtual series of concerts and speakers celebrating April 20th, a date commonly associated with smoking marijuana. Presented by Weedmaps, a company that connects consumers with cannabis retailers and products, the event will also include a chat hosted by rapper Talib Kweli. The conversation with previously incarcerated people will be moderated by WM TEAL and the Last Prisoner Project, organizations working for justice in the cannabis industry and criminal justice reform. This free event is for adults aged 21 and over.
When 4 p.m.
Sit down with your boy to tell a story, presented by the Brooklyn Public Library and Drag Queen Story Hour, An initiative that places drag queens in libraries, schools and bookstores to read to children. Drag queen Miz Jade will read “Maybe Something Nice” by Isabel Campoy during this session, which is streamed every third Tuesday of the month. This event is free.
When 4 p.m.
To take a bread making course from 92Y and Kitchen art and letters, a bookstore in New York. Martin Philip, cookbook author and baking ambassador at King Arthur Baking Company, will demonstrate his process of making Pain au Levain, a classic French bread, and answer questions from viewers. Tickets are $ 25.
When 6:30 in the evening
Turn on a conversation with CNN anchor Don Lemon about his new book “This is Fire: What I Tell My Friends About Racism” and his experiences as a black man reporting on the Black Lives Matter 2020 protests. Presented by Marlene Meyerson JCC, this event is part of the “What Everyone Is Talking About to Abigail Pogrebin” series. Tickets are $ 15.
When 6 p.m.
To take An Earth Day yoga class from Sky Ting, a yoga studio in New York. The studio’s founders, Krissy Jones and Chloe Kernaghan, will lead a class with their guest Danielle Prescod, a writer and veteran of the fashion industry. The class is also a fundraiser for the Billion Oyster Project, an organization working to restore oyster reefs in New York Harbor. Attendance is limited to 500 and a US $ 10 donation that goes to the organization is suggested.
When 10 am
Commemorate Earth Day and delve deep into the secret life of the whales with National Geographic explorer and photographer Brian Skerry on his quest to find out more about these massive mammals. This event offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Disney + original series “Secrets of the Whales”, which documents Mr. Skerry’s journey, as well as his new book of the same name. Viewers get a glimpse of the May issue of National Geographic magazine and the opportunity to join a moderated audience by Q. and A. with Mr. Skerry. This National Geographic event is free.
When 19 o’clock
Watch an encore the Metropolitan Opera Performance of Philip Glass’ “Satyagraha” Carnegie Hall’s online Voices of Hope festival, which examines artist resilience and includes works created in the face of tragedy. The festival runs until April 30th. concerts, films (such as “They played for their lives”) and educational talks. All events can be streamed for free.
When 8 p.m.
Celebrate National Poetry Month by getting ready for a poetry reading COUPLET, a quarterly reading series produced, curated and moderated by the poet Leah Umansky. The evening, with readings by six poets, including Martha Collins, Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Nathan McClain, is sponsored by Poets & Writers. This event is free.
When 19 o’clock
Start your Sunday with an artistic twist a drawing class from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In this weekly drop-in Students learn to draw inspiration from art from works in the museum’s collection. This week, artist Padma Rajendran will teach viewers to draw mandalas, a graphic pattern traditionally used during meditation and inspired by the museum’s “Cosmological Mandala with Mount Meru”, a 14th-century tapestry from China . This event is free.
When 10 am