Here’s a sampling of the week’s occasions and the right way to tune in (all instances are Jap). Observe that occasions are topic to vary after publication.
On the eve of World AIDS Day, be a part of a free digital screening of the short-film sequence “Transmissions,” adopted by a panel dialogue with the artists, produced by the nonprofit Visual AIDS and co-hosted by the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. The six movies in this system, which will probably be out there on the Visible AIDS website starting Tuesday, study the influence of the epidemic outdoors the US, in nations together with India and Uganda.
When 6 p.m.
The place visualaids.org/transmissions
Assist the younger aspiring spies in your loved ones crack secret codes and encode their very own secret messages utilizing eight completely different formulation for invisible ink due to the free actions offered by the Spy Museum in Washington. Simply be ready: High-secret missives might begin showing all through your private home.
The place spymuseum.org
Pop in for the 31st installment of “Sonic Gatherings,” a weekly efficiency of recent and improvised materials from the dancer Brandon Collwes and the composer John King, in addition to a rotating solid of collaborators. The pair, each beforehand affiliated with the Merce Cunningham Dance Firm, were inspired partially by Mr. Cunningham’s site-specific “Occasions” — solely this time, the “website” is Zoom; dancers incessantly broadcast stay from their properties. Consequently, you’ll really feel such as you’re in on a joyous and intimate secret gathering.
When 6 p.m.
The place tiny.cc/SonicGathering
Be a part of the comic Wyatt Cenac for a full of life night of brief readings that remember New York Metropolis: “Chosen Shorts: New York Tales With Wyatt Cenac,” hosted by Symphony House. Actors reminiscent of Matthew Broderick and Karen Pittman will learn a number of brief tales, essays and poems by writers together with Victor LaValle, Vinson Cunningham and Colum McCann. Tickets price $15.
When 7:30 p.m.
The place symphonyspace.org/events
Hearken to Paul Giamatti learn Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener,” which Mr. Giamatti recorded whereas sheltering in place over the summer season. Then tune in to a stay dialog between Mr. Giamatti and the Melville biographer Andrew Delbanco, hosted by 92Y. Tickets price $15.
When 7 p.m.
The place 92y.org/event/bartleby-the-scrivener
Soak up a free streamed efficiency of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” by the Metropolitan Opera. Elina Garanca leads the solid as Carmen on this recording of a 2010 efficiency, alongside Roberto Alagna as Don José and Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Escamillo. This efficiency of the basic opera, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon and performed by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, is offered to stream free of charge till 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
When 7:30 p.m.
The place metopera.org
Let your middle-schoolers embrace their internal Christian Dior or Rei Kawakubo by means of a digital trend workshop, “Vogue of the Future,” hosted by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Throughout the three-hour course, which ties into the Costume Institute’s new exhibit, “About Time: Vogue and Period,” children will be taught to design clothes for paper dolls by means of collage and drawing. A separate workshop for high schoolers begins at 2 p.m.
When 10 a.m.
The place metmuseum.org/events/whats-on
Unfold some pleasure this 12 months with The New York Occasions Cookie Swap. Melissa Clark, a Occasions Meals columnist, will exhibit considered one of her scrumptious cookie recipes, in addition to educate viewers one of the simplest ways to pack cookies to ship out to family and friends. Ms. Clark, together with the cooking specialists Dorie Greenspan, Sohla El-Waylly and Samantha Seneviratne, will reply baking questions submitted by viewers. R.S.V.P. to obtain a hyperlink for the occasion.
When 11 a.m.
Discover some readability (and hilarity) with improvised tarot readings hosted by the Tiny Cupboard efficiency venue and led by the comic Brittany Brave. A panel of comedians and the psychic and astrologer Clarisse Monahan will learn viewers’ tarot playing cards, to various levels of seriousness. Tickets are pay-what-you-can, with a minimal of $1; ticket-holders can pre-submit questions for a tarot studying by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
When eight p.m.
The place eventbrite.com
Have fun the genius of Billie Vacation with a tribute live performance hosted by 92Y, that includes Veronica Swift, the Emmet Cohen Trio and the Grammy Award winners Catherine Russel and Tivon Pennicott. Tickets price $15, and patrons will obtain a hyperlink to a prerecorded efficiency at three p.m., which will probably be out there to view till Dec. 9.
When three p.m.