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What you can watch online today: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, new comedy

What you can watch online today: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, new comedy
Written by David

For a small culture during your home quarantine, we will offer daily recommendations of streaming concerts, online musicals, virtual art exhibitions and more. Here are six choices for Thursday; all time pacific:

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The South African vocal group known for its shimmering harmonies and ornate footwork, as well as its contribution to Paul Simon’s Grammy-winning album “Graceland” from 1986 can be seen in a concert recorded – his audience – at UCLA’s Royce Hall on March 16. It is presented by the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA and the radio station KCRW. 9 p.m. Thursday. Free. Watch at facebook.com/kcrw and youtube.com/kcrw; listen to kcrw.com/live-streams

“A dock house, part 2”
Play Per View, a new series of live-streamed theatrical events, which starts with a news read of “A Doll’s House, Part 2”, playwright Lucas Hnath’s 2017 sequel to Ibsen’s classic domestic drama. With Maria Dizzia (“Orange is the New Black,” the national tour of “What the Constitution Means to Me”) as Nora. 4 p.m. Thursday. $ 5- $ 50. play-perview.com (Requires Zoom teleconferencing app, which can be downloaded for free at zoom.us)

“El Greco: Ambition and Defiance”
The Art Institute of Chicago offers a virtual tour of its current retrospective of works by the Spanish Renaissance artist. The tour includes an interactive exploration of his 16th-century masterpiece “The Assumption of the Virgin.” Available anytime. Free. artic.edu

Jonathan Biss
The pianist in front of Beethoven’s last three piano sonatas live from his apartment. Presented by New York’s 92nd Street Y. 4:30 pm Thursday. Free. 92y.org

“Siegfried”
The Metropolitan Opera’s Wagner Week continues with an encore of Robert Lepage’s 2011 staging of the third part of the composer’s “Ring” cycle. The cast includes tenor Jay Hunter Morris, soprano Deborah Voigt and bass baritone Bryn Terfel. James Levine conducts. Available 4:30 p.m. Thursday to 3:30 pm Friday. Free. metopera.org

ComedyQuarantine: A Comedy Showcase
Jokes are on them when stand-up shows appear for your viewing pleasure and whatever money you can spare. This new offer can be seen at. 7pm Monday-Friday on Instagram Live at @comedyquarantine and at instagram.com/comedyquarantine

The recommendations for each day are indexed in the same place that our usual event lists (sigh) used to publish. Check back for new choices each morning.

Source–> https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2020-03-26/coronavirus-what-to-watch-online-comedy-ladysmith-black-mambazo

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