We know that nothing can replace coming together to experience something on stage or on screen, but we also know how art and music can help us in trying times. Enjoy these free streaming services from our partners until we can all come together again to see them at The Music Hall.
Get off the beaten path and explore the edge of the believable through stories of outdoor adventure, discovery and exploration from the comfort of home. A portion of ticket proceeds will assist local individuals and families in accessing innovative, compassionate, integrated health services and support at Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth, Families First Health & Support Center in Portsmouth, and Lilac City Pediatrics in Rochester.
The 2021 Tea Talk Series, as a way to rethink our assumptions about race and place, explores how African Americans navigate various “white spaces”, spaces where Blacks and People of Color are marginalized, typically absent, and unexpected. Through shared stories and dialogue this series will present ideas and offer opportunities for understanding and reconciliation.
The Music Hall's Resident Orchestra is responding to the need of the community by offering live and uplifting music during isolation with four distinct series: Dinner and Dessert; Midday Maestro Lunch-in; Live in your Living Room; Sounds Good! PSOrchKids.
Live streams from the Met Opera archives every day. Every. Day. Even if you are only a casual opera fan, or have never watched an opera in your life, this is an amazing opportunity to see the first-class opera from Lincoln Center.
Audiences are invited to enjoy an intimate, behind-the-scenes documentary about these acclaimed exhibitions. They stream on Facebook. Van Gogh was incredible, turns out.
Every Thursday the National Theater will broadcast an archive title on its YouTube Channel. Schedule below. We hope they show Benedict Cumberbatch's Frankenstein, but that may just be wishful thinking.
The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra presents an extraordinary gift to the community with incredible performances, filmed all around Portsmouth! Happy New Year!
Audio archives: Listen to over 10 years of audio broadcasts from our acclaimed Writers on a New England Stage series, a partnership with New Hampshire Public Radio. From Alan Alda to Diane Rehm, and so many in between (Neil Gaiman was my favorite -MB).
Video archives: CreativeMornings Portsmouth is a local chapter of a global breakfast lecture series that we host for free every month at the Loft. The CreativeMornings folks believe that one, everyone is creative and two, everyone is welcome! Enjoy five years worth of inspiring, thought-provoking, mind and mood-altering talks. All locally sourced speakers (and none of them were harmed in the filming).
FieldTrips are meetups to interact, learn and collaborate in an effort to level-up your creative life. Built on top of our 20,000 monthly attendees at CreativeMornings talks, FieldTrips are designed and organized by amazing individuals and organizations from within our community.
From our friends at Oscilloscope Laboratories & Mailchimp: Please enjoy the SXSW 2020 Official Short Film Selections, free of charge. While nothing can recreate the experience of premiering a film at the South by Southwest Film Festival, we'd be remiss if we didn't try to give these filmmakers the satisfaction of sharing their blood, sweat, and tears with you all.
Dani Shapiro's event at The Music Hall with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk was recorded as a bonus episode for her podcast, Family Secrets. Hear the conversation here.