With the Friday Five, we bring you our weekly choice of the top five events to check out in the near future. And as you enjoy, please consider supporting these artists and arts organizations. Every donation counts.
In addition to these weekly selections, we also keep a more comprehensive rolling list of ongoing and upcoming happenings at our ONLINE ARTS GUIDE.
Join Vermont Comedy Club for HELLebration—a 24-hour comedy livestream—commemorating one full year of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event features over 100 local and national performers bringing you standup, improv, sketch, and musical comedy, as well as some seriously weird sh**.
For nearly five decades, Israeli human rights lawyer Lea Tsemel has steadfastly defended Palestinians against all sorts of criminal charges. From anti-Zionist activists to suicide bombers to the children of the latest uprisings, she considers her clients political prisoners unjustly vilified in the press and public opinion.
Sweet Home Chicago Blues features internationally renowned vocalist Shemekia Copeland, slide guitar master Lil’ Ed Williams, beloved Chicago blues guitarist and songwriter Toronzo Cannon, and legendary harmonica player Billy Branch with his all-star band, The Sons of Blues. The Sons of Blues will serve as house band for the show, backing each of the headliners.
The 39th edition of FIFA runs from March 16 through March 28 and offers online package holders of a FIFA Passport 39 a program of 249 webcast titles, including many films never seen before in Canada.
Imagine the future. However you choose to imagine it. Now imagine it in your hands. What does community mean in a time of division and separation? Mixing live performance, animation and sound, ASSEMBLY looks at the impact of humans on nature and what we might build together for a better future. It's about trying, failing, and trying again. In times of emergency, it is about hope.