Looking for entertainment to occupy your eyeballs this weekend?
Each day we’ve been rounding up some of the best things to watch we’ve found around the web.
. we told you about a live stream series featuring Columbia Records artists, a vintage Radiohead concert and an evening series of home workouts anyone can do
Today we’re pushing a nine-hour telethon featuring artists such as Alice Cooper and Run DMC, a new bonus episode of “Tiger King” and the return of
Saturday Night Live.
Use the arrows at the bottom of the page to navigate through the slideshow to the next suggestion. On the last page you’ll find a rundown of the many entertainment options we’ve highlighted already.
Find something amazing we haven’t written about yet? Tell us about it in the comments and we might feature it in a future post.
Watch Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live has been on hiatus since March 7 due to COVID-19. This week, the show is making a return of sorts, and it will be filmed entirely remotely. The SNL cast
, which may or may not be how the actual program ends up going down. As always, the show airs at 11:30 p.m. EST on NBC. It will also be available in the near future on Hulu. announced the show with a screenshot of the cast in a Zoom meeting
Watch a new episode of “Tiger King”
Yes, another episode of “Tiger King” is coming.
If you’ve already made your way through the series, prepare yourself for one more bonus episode: Netflix is dropping an eighth installment on Sunday entitled “The Tiger Kind and I.”
Operating as a coda of sorts to the virally popular series, the episode is to be hosted by Joel McHale and will feature new interviews with John Reinke, Joshua Dial, John Finlay, Saff, Erik Cowie, Rick Kirkman and Jeff and Lauren Lowe. Expect it to cover what’s been going on in all their lives since the series premiered.
Catch Gonod’s Romeo et Juliette at the Met
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The Met is
tonight with continuing its daily opera series Gonod’s Romeo et Juliette . The show officially kicks off at 7:30 p.m. EST on the Met’s website and will be available for 24 hours.
Now is also a good time to mark your calendar for net week’s operas, too, as the Met will be screening some of its biggest hits from previous seasons. The operas all kick off at 7:30 p.m. EST and are available for just 24 hours each on The Met’s website. If you see something you want to watch, make sure you make plans to tune in while it’s available. Here’s the full schedule:
Monday, April 13 Dvořák’s Rusalka Starring Renée Fleming and Piotr Beczała, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. From February 8, 2014.
Tuesday, April 14 Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov Starring René Pape, conducted by Valery Gergiev. From October 23, 2010.
Wednesday, April 15 Puccini’s La Rondine Starring Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From January 10, 2009.
Thursday, April 16 Rossini’s Le Comte Ory Starring Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, and Juan Diego Flórez, conducted by Maurizio Benini. From April 9, 2011.
Friday, April 17 Viewers’ Choice: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly Starring Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, and Dwayne Croft, conducted by Patrick Summers. From March 7, 2009.
Saturday, April 18 Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur Starring Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczała, and Ambrogio Maestri, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. From January 12, 2019.
Sunday, April 19 Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier Starring Renée Fleming, Elīna Garanča, Erin Morley, and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Sebastian Weigle. From May 13, 2017.
Watch performances by Harry Hudson and Jaden Smith
Harry Hudson and Jaden Smith are both performing in Levi’s 501 LIVE show on Saturday. The performances kick off with Hudson at 4:40 p.m. PST, with Smith following at 5:01 p.m. PST. They’ll both live-streamed
. on Levi’s Instagram page
Attend the Grammy Music Education Coalition’s “Oh Say Can You Stream” show
Alice Cooper, DMC, the Zac Brown Band’s Daniel de los Reyes and more are making appearances during the Grammy Music Education Coalition’s nine-hour fundraising effort on Saturday entitled “Oh Say Can You Stream.”
The show officially kicks off at 4 p.m. EST and runs until 1am EST.
Proceeds from the telethon-style fundraiser will go to the School’s Out initiative, a program that provides online lessons, gear, and instruments to children and aspiring musicians while schools are no longer in session, as well as other COVID-19 relief charities.
You can watch on the Grammy Music Education Coalition’s
and Twitch pages. David Ellefson’s Facebook and Facebook channels, and the David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation’s YouTube page. Facebook
Emily is a tech, travel, and alcohol reporter based in San Francisco. She is also the author of the book “Productivity H
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