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the best entertainment to watch at home in April 2020

The Best April Entertainment Offerings to Watch at Home

In the world of arts, entertainment and culture, what are the best offerings to watch from home this month? With so many of us confined at home due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, artists and arts organizations of all kinds have adapted. Our ace correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up our top picks of the new movies, podcasts, television shows, Broadway shows, live stream concerts, and online museum exhibits – there’s an amazing number of entertainment offerings all over the world to watch at home in April 2020. 

Zoom party: Innovative ways to stay connected while maintaining social distance

Innovative Ways to Connect in a Time of Social Distance

Is it possible to stay connected to friends and far-away family in a time of mandatory social distancing? Actually, yes. Video calling apps like Zoom have exploded as a platform for digital connection in lieu of hanging with friends at a favorite bar or restaurant during this time of mandatory social distance. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of some of the best and most innovative ways to connect digitally in a time of social distance, including ideas for great virtual hangouts, and how to host a successful digital party or virtual happy hour.

best free live streams for kids, music exercise museums and more

The Best Free Live Streams to Help You Feel Connected

Much of the world is confined to home right now. Among the many challenges? Boredom and loneliness. A shrinking of the spirit and a sense of isolation. Perhaps even some fatigue from excessive time housemates and family members. What can be done? Two words, dear reader: live streaming. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has a curated a list of some of the best free live-streaming broadcasts for kids, music, concerts, museums, exercise, cooking, classes and self-improvement of all kinds. Did we mention that they’re all free? 

The Best Luxury Experiences Ahead of the Olympics in Japan

The Best Luxury Experiences Ahead of the Olympics in Japan

Summer is just around the corner. Which means two weeks of watching the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralymphic Games in Tokyo, Japan! If you’re lucky enough to have tickets to go, or you’re planning a trip before The Games commence, what are the best luxury experiences to have ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has a curated a list of the best shopping and fine dining options, the luxury hotels of choice and what else to do – here’s what to see, and where to eat, shop and stay in luxury while visiting Tokyo, Japan on or before the 2020 Summer Olympics.