Cook traditional Iranian dishes with chef Louisa Shafia to celebrate Nowruz, or the Persian New Year which will be held on March 20th this year, in a class presented by the Museum of Food and Drink. Ms. Shafia, the author of “The New Persian Kitchen,” will guide viewers through the culinary traditions and rituals of the holiday as she cooked with ash reshteh, a noodle soup made with herbs, beans, fried onions and mint and fried mahi sorkh kardeh fish Turmeric and green herbs. She is also accompanied by Iranian journalist Yeganeh Rezaian in a conversation about her own Nowruz traditions, moderated by Nazli Parvizi, President of the Museum of Food and Drink. Recipes are available in advance if you want to collect ingredients and cook them at home. Tickets for this event are $ 15.
When 7 p.m. east
Take part in a listening party for the world premiere of “Romeo y Julieta,A bilingual Spanish and English audio adaptation of Shakespeare’s play presented by WNYC Studios, the Public Theater and Greene Space. Directed by Saheem Ali, this podcast stars Lupita Nyong’o as Julieta and Juan Castano as Romeo. WNYC presenter Rebeca Ibarra will hold a cocktail demo before the show and a live interview with the actors and director after the presentation. This event is free.
When 6:45 p.m. East
Stream a virtual dance tour from Dance Rising, A group formed in response to the pandemic and its impact on the dance community. The tour features videos of more than 300 artists who participated in hyperlocal dance events in the five boroughs of New York City in 2020. The event can be streamed at any time.
When At any time
Fight hunger and listen to music by Dan + Shay, Sara Bareilles, Jewel, Infinity Song, Darius Rucker, Daryl Hall, and others for Oates Song Fest 7908, a performance and fundraiser for Feeding America. The show is presented by John Oates of the band Hall & Oates; his wife Aimee Oates; Drive Entertainment Group; and NugsTV. Mr. Oates will host alongside the musician Saxsquatch. This event is free, but donations are accepted.