Hey MMT Fam! Hoping everyone who celebrates had a phenomenal Father’s Day. Here’s another week’s list featuring TV, online and streaming suggestions that you and/or the family can enjoy from home. And don’t forget that options are also shared on Instagram and/or the MMT Facebook page throughout the week.
- Our friends at the Philadelphia Film Society are continuing virtual streaming offerings of newly released films, including titles like “Miss Juneteenth,” “Shirley,” and “The Surrogate,” and offering recommendations of where to watch hidden treasures like “The Watermelon Woman” (note Kanopy is free with library card) and other films representing Pioneers of Queer Cinema in celebration of Pride Month. Get additional information at the official website here.
Prince’s legendary 1987 concert film SIGN ‘O’ THE TIMES is available to stream for FREE on PlutoTV, The Roku Channel and the FilmRise App. The concert footage, shot at both Paisley Park and live in concert in Rotterdam and Antwerp, features the iconic superstar at a pivotal point in his career and showcases performances from Sheena Easton, Sheila E and many others. Enjoy such popular hits as “Little Red Corvette,” “Hot Thing,” “You Got The Look” and more. Get additional information at the FilmRise official website here.
- Our friends at The Kimmel Center are still sharing some great virtual experiences via its The Show Must Go On: #ArtHappensAtHome campaign. Make sure to check out their official website to enjoy various virtual stage performances for FREE in the comfort of your own home.
- And a heads up that The Kimmel Center is also offering amazing show packages prior to the start of its next Broadway Philadelphia 2020-21 season – with deals starting at just $37 per show! Click here to get the deets before the beginning of the season – which includes such hits at “Ain’t Too Proud,” “The Lion King,” and “Hadestown.”
- Lastly, our friends at the Wizard World Virtual Experience have released additional schedule info as follows: Thursday, June 25, the “Krypton” tandem of Rasmus Hardiker and Sonita Henry begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. On Friday, June 26 at 1 p.m. ET/ 10 a.m. PT the cast of “The Walking Dead” wanders in, featuring Chandler Riggs, Xander Berkeley, David Morrissey, Jayson Warner Smith, Juan Javier Cardenas and Karl Makinen. These are in addition to several previously announced virtual events in the coming days including “Legacies” on Monday, June 22, “The Runaways”and the cast of “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” both on Sunday, June 28. The live Q&A panels are FREE for fans to view (on Twitch, Facebook, YouTube) and submit questions in text chat. Separately fans may purchase live video chat sessions, recorded videos and autographs. During each session, the celebrities will participate in a free live moderated video Q&A, followed by one-on-one video chats, recorded videos and autographs that are available to purchase. Fans can interact with Wizard Entertainment, obtain info and purchase tickets at http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon.
Until next thought, Thomasena
PS: Check out Prince’s “Sign ‘O’ The Times” below with lyric video. Amazing how relevant some songs are still, right?