We can’t walk the gardens of Hillwood or sink into a seat at the Avalon for now. But we can still engage with and enjoy their offerings, even if we have to do it from a distance.
Avalon Theatre is trying something new: It’s making the feature films available for viewing online. Click here for information on how it works. It costs $10 for a link to each film, and it’s a great way to support this community treasure. Now playing: Saint Francis. The documentary Fantastic Fungi is available starting today.
Politics and Prose is still inviting authors to speak. They have simply moved online. To watch the live book talks, scroll down the calendar to see what is being offered and click on the date to join the event. Book talks are still held at 7 p.m. Some Politics and Prose classes are going online, too.
Digital explorations beyond the neighborhood abound. Take a virtual tour of one or more of the Smithsonian Museums. With kids home from school, take a field trip to the National Museum of National History. They will probably adept at finding their way around than we adults are.
And please, tell us about us about any fascinating online tours and experiences you have discovered.