People have been telling us for years that they are “socially distancing” themselves from us, so we’ve built up a great list of things you can do while you’re at home over the next few weeks. Keep checking back here and we’ll keep this updated for you.

 

STREAMING CONCERTS

Lots of artists are streaming FREE concerts. Here are a few that we’ve found:

Chris Martin from Coldplay hosted a session on Instagram TV

Rob Thomas from Matchbox Twenty did the same, and challenged other artists to follow suit, including Alanis & Cyndi Lauper!

P!NK did a mini-show and piano lessons on her IGTV!

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Keith Urban hosted a set from his home on March 16th

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Jann Arden was live from her living room on Facebook on March 16th, you can relive it here:

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Melissa Ethridge is inviting fans to come to her “virtual window” for some live sessions. Dates and info are HERE.

John Legend, joined by his wife Chrissy Teigen (in a towel) performed live for fans on Instagram March 17th.

MARCH 18th UPDATE

Bruce Springsteen has shared his Live In Hyde Park show in full for the first time. Springsteen wrote: “Practice social distancing & stream ‘London Calling: Live In Hyde Park’ from the comfort of your own home. You can watch this show now on YouTube & Apple Music in its entirety for the 1st time!”  You can watch the show HERE.

This is fun, every evening at 5:30 (PST): Grammy Award-winning musician & composer David Foster and his wife, Katharine McPhee, are hosting the “Kat and Dave” show live on Instagram.

 

Artists including Neil Young (Fireside Sessions) and more are rumoured to be coming to a screen near you soon, we’ll share here as they become available.

 

MOVIES/TV SHOWS TO BINGE

If you’re in the mood to binge a new series or catch up on some movies you may have missed, here’s a list of our suggestions for ya!

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO/CRAVE) – for those that still quote Seinfeld daily, this is for you. The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself into with his friends and complete strangers. … Seinfeld co-creator Larry David stars as himself in this hilarious, off-kilter comedy series that presents an unflinching, self-deprecating depiction of his life. New season is available now.

Parks and Recreation (NETFLIX) – Parks and Recreation revolves around Leslie Knope, the deputy director of the parks and recreation department in the fictional Indiana town of Pawnee.

The Good Place (NETFLIX) – The Good Place is a town where those who have been good throughout their lives go once they have passed away. When Eleanor (Kristen Bell) arrives at the Good Place, she realizes she has been mistaken for someone else, and seeks help from a new friend to earn her spot in the Good Place.

OZARK (NETFLIX) – A financial adviser (Jason Bateman) drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss. Season 3 is scheduled to come out March 27th.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NETFLIX) – The series revolves around Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn‘s fictional 99th Precinct, who often comes into conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher).

Stranger Things (NETFLIX) – Hawkins, Indiana, 1983. A young boy, Will Byers, goes missing near a top-secret government laboratory. … As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.

Letterkenny (HBO/CRAVE) – There are 5,000 people in Letterkenny, these are their problems.

Game Of Thrones (HBO/CRAVE) – Tells the story of a medieval country’s civil war.

Breaking Bad (HBO/CRAVE) – A once loyal father and chemistry teacher, Walter White, turns to a life of crime due to developing stage 3 terminal lung cancer.

Picard (CRAVE)- At the end of the 24th Century, and 14 years after his retirement from Starfleet, Jean-Luc Picard is living a quiet life on his vineyard, Chateau Picard. When he is sought out by a mysterious young woman, Dahj, in need of his help, he soon realizes she may have personal connections to his own past.

GLOW (NETFLIX) – Inspired by the short-lived but beloved show from the 80s, GLOW — aka Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling –tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling… and it has an amazing soundtrack!!

Good Girls (NETFLIX/NBC) – The series follows three suburban Michigan mothers, two of whom are sisters, who are having a hard time trying to make ends meet. They are tired of having everything taken away from them so they decide to pull off an unlikely heist by robbing a supermarket, only to discover that they’re in for more than they bargained. *This is a MUST watch! Seasons 1 & 2 are on NETFLIX, season 3 is currently available on NBC On Demend.

Uncut Gems (NETFLIX) – A charismatic jeweller (Adam Sandler) makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.


JEFF BROWN’S SUGGESTIONS:

Anything Marvel
Planes Trains and Automobiles
The Great Outdoors
Rudy

CHARIS’ SUGGESTIONS:

Uncut Gems
Medical Police
Master of None

PAUL BROWN’S SUGGESTIONS:

Frasier
Family Guy
The Jason Bourne Series
The Matrix
Shawshank Redemption

 

ONLINE TOURS

Travel + Leisure has listed 12 famous museums you can take a virtual tour of! You can check out their list HERE.

How about a front row seat on the ‘Incredicoaster’ at Disney’s California Adventure Park

You can tour the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get a 360 degree look HERE.

You can tour the Vatican Museum from your own home! Get a 360 degree look at the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms & more. Go HERE to start.

The New England Aquarium is offering virtual tours, benhind-the-scenes access & more! Watch HERE.

Google Earth has opened up its offering of Earth’s gems to explore using VR. Grab your VR headset and travel the world without having to put on pants. Start HERE.

THINGS AROUND THE HOUSE

Dust off those old instruments and learn to play! Your neighbours won’t mind one bit.

Play an NHL ’20 tournament! James Cybulski from Sportsnet 650 is the play-by-play voice of the game.

Start a blog!

Read! Catch up on all those books people have been buying you that look great on your bookshelf.

Spring cleaning? Tackle your garage or closets and get a head start on organizing.

Order some new IKEA furniture and put it together, you have time now!

 

IF WORST COMES TO WORST

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