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Because of COVID-19, the DCV staff is working remotely and all face-to-face activities have been suspended. Please note, we can be reached by phone or email. Also, we have made some activities available online. Please click on the menu item above to access the latest information, online activities and entertainment. We plan to update this content regularly.   
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Online Entertainment and Learning

With any of the suggestions below, members may call the Village if you need support accessing any online or “app” type resources. We have staff and volunteers who can help get you connected, even if we can’t come to your home.

PERFORMING ARTS

Kennedy Center Digital: 
(comprehensive FREE programming of Kennedy Center performances and events. Including Opera, Ballet, Theater, HipHop, NSO, WNO, Jazz, Comedy, Millennium Stage)  Click Here  

OperaVore:
(WXQR, New York’s Classical music station has live streaming all day) Click Here

Broadway HD: 
(all the Broadway shows you want to see (must see, musicals, classics, drama, Shakespeare). Subscriptions start at $8.99 a month).Click Here 
Medici TV:
(monthly subscriptions start at $8.95. Concerts, Ballets, Documentaries, Master Classes. and extensive Classical Music concerts)   Click Here  

Playbill:
(15 Broadway plays and musicals)  Click Here

Politics and Prose Live:
(live programming for their events)  Click Here

Live Virtual Concerts:
(NPR has a listing of live virtual concerts during this time) Click Here

Social Distancing Festival:
(a list of live streams from around the world, in calendar order) Click Here

Solas Nua Cyber Events:
(a new light on Irish arts) Click Here

Library of Congress Audio Recording:
(A wonderful array of audio recordings, both written and performed) Click Here



VISUAL ARTS

Google Arts and Culture: 
(collections from around the world, 2500 last count, for the culturally curious) Click Here  

Virtual Museum Tours: 
(12 famous museums offer virtual tours)  Click Here  

MCN Advancing Digital Transformation in Museums:
(the ultimate guide to virtual Museum Resources, e-learning and online collections) Click Here

Library of Congress Exhibits:
(explore current and past exhibitions) Click Here



ONLINE NATURE TOURS

Virtual National Parks Tours:
(an article with links to 33 National Parks)   Click Here

Cincinnati Zoo:
(offering digital safaris) Click Here

Cherry Blossoms Cam:
(views the cherry blossoms from the Tidal Basin) Click Here



MOVIES AND DOCUMENTARIES

Kanopy
(free movie and documentary streaming with a DC library card—six movies a month)  Click Here  

Netflix: 
($8.99 per month. One membership can be shared with up to six other people) Click Here  

Netflix Party lets friends do movie nights in quarantine:
(read USA article describing this) Click Here

Prime Video: 
(free with an Amazon membership)  Click Here

Hulu:
(memberships start at $5.99 per month)  Click Here

Smithsonian Channel:
(vast library of original series and documentaries at $4.99 per month)  Click Here   

Films PBS American Experience:
(online viewing of a variety of films) Click Here


YOU TUBE

You Tube: 

(A video platform. You don’t need to purchase a subscription to view numerous videos for free, but I find that if you sign up and not subscribe, there are less ads. You search on the main page for various videos such as TedTalks, National Geographic documentaries, music concerts).Click Here   

PODCASTS

Digital audio files made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device, typically available as a series. Categories include News, Comedy, Sports, History, True Crime, Society and Culture.

You need to download an app to listen:

Apple Podcast   Stitcher for Android


Sixth & I Live:
(podcasts from Apple on a variety of subjects) Click Here



ONLINE LEARNING

Free Ivy League Courses: 
(free online courses from Brown, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth etc) Click Here   

Open Culture:
(free cultural and educational media)  Click Here  

Smithsonian Distance Learning:
(from the Natural History Museum - materials for adults and for children - both upcoming and archived topics) Click Here

Free Downloads from the New York Public Library:
(You can now download over 300,000 books from the NYPL for free - current limit is 3) Click Here


Online Fitness Classes with GiveFit:
(
GiveFit is making all online workout programs 100% FREE for the foreseeable future. Includes: Seated Core & Cardio; Otago Balance Improvement; Seated Lower Body & Cardio; Introductory Chair Fitness) Click Here





LITERARY

Literary Hub Virtual Book Channel:
(podcasts, audiobooks & more) Click Here

Library of Congress:
(many online resources, exhibits, digital collections) Click Here






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