The Friday Five

Nov 6th, 2020

This year, the art world’s ability to rally and produce engaging and vital works has been a constant glimmer of hope amidst global turmoil. With the revived Friday Five, we bring you our weekly choice of the top five things to check out in the near future—highlights from all over, as well as from the Flynn. We hope these diverse works from all corners of the art world ignite your curiosity, fuel your imagination, and help strengthen and energize our community.

In addition to these weekly selections, we also keep a more comprehensive rolling list of ongoing and upcoming happenings at our ONLINE ARTS GUIDE

Flynn Happenings

Warren Miller's Future Retro Eastern Premiere


This lively East Coast premiere will pack in all the elements you've come to know and love from Warren Miller shows. With 48-hour access to the entire event and film, join them on the virtual red carpet with beloved host and narrator Jonny Moseley before the show for athlete interviews, sponsor highlights, and giveaways.

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell LeahyA Celtic Family Christmas at Home

December 12 at 8 pm

This season, the two famous fiddlers and their family are inviting the world into their home, to witness their life, music, and preparation at Christmastime. Joined by familiar friends, they'll play many favorite numbers, and let viewers in on candid moments around the kitchen, decorating the tree, and other bits of holiday chaos!


Frederic Chiu: Young Geniuses Classical Smackdown


The UVM Lane Series presents Frederic Chiu’s world-premiere program. The pianist is known for his astonishingly creative output, his unusual, quirky interactive programming, and his sensitive and technical prowess at the keyboard. After the performance, the audience will be invited to vote and comment on their favorite piece in real time.

Bang on a Can: First Fridays with Robert Black

November 6 at 12 pm (first Friday of each month)

This free monthly series of virtual mini-concerts features brand-spanking new, recently new, and kind of new music for solo double bass—streaming from Black's home studio in Connecticut.

Annoyance Theatre: Feelz Right Quiz Night


Join in on this late-night comedy quiz show's like an inclusive and intersectional Jeopardy with a healthy dose of dank comedy club vibe. Facts are thrown down! Songs are sung! Grab a pen and paper, be a #streamqueen and see how you fare against our cast of contestants in this cornucopia of 1960s' bossa nova, gold glimmer, classic cocktails, and killer questions.

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