Online Links to Help You Escape and Relax
Music and Online Live Concerts
List of Live Online Performances at NPR.org
List of live-streams and virtual concerts by Billboard Magazine
Seven Days Arts and Life page – info on live online concerts/events
YouTube videos of musicians playing historical instruments
Inspiring video of pop and country musicians performing
Playlist of songs to get you smiling https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/music/2020/03/20/coronavirus-100-songs-listen-while-youre-stuck-at-home/2882725001/
The Seattle Symphony is offering free performances several times a week. They’re available via YouTube and Facebook
Museums and Art Instructions
YouTube Channel of Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Art collections from famous museums
Art lessons on YouTube
Become an Artist with Art ala Carte on YouTube
Nature, Gardens, Zoos and Tours
Live cameras of animals at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Tours of some beautiful gardens around the world
Yellowstone National Park
Exercise and Health
Yoga with Adriene https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene
The UK’s National Theatre streams a different play every Thursday. You can find the streams on the National Theatre at Home YouTube channel. First up: One Man, Two Guvnors, starring James Corden.
YouTube channel The Shows Must Go On is streaming a different Andrew Lloyd Webber musical each week. Each show will be available starting on Friday and will run for just 48 hours. There’s no sign-up required.
Check out your local library online. Many have free eBooks and audiobooks to download no charge.
15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home
eBooks and Audio Books
Check out your local library online. Many have free eBooks and audio-books to download at no charge.
Learn a new language in as little as five minutes every day. DuoLingo will even let you set up a “classroom” so you can have accounts for kids to study.
Coursera offers free online courses from many of the world’s top universities in a wide variety of subjects