As everyone tries to adjust to the new norm, artists, comedians and actors have taken an unconventional route to entertain fans since venues and stadiums are shut. These virtual concerts have really made social distancing more bearable and now we look forward to them.
From Miley Cyrus's Bright Minded to Diplo's Nightly Dj set from his living room. Here's a list of the streaming events that are coming up, so you can join in too.
Bright Minded w/ Miley Cyrus
Miley only went ahead and created an entire talk show from her living room. The singer even went as far as getting her own branded mug and theme song. She's had guests from Selena Gomez, to her beau Cody Simpson. Bright Minded is currently on a hiatus, but you can watch all the episodes on her Insta page.
Instagram Live w/ Fresh DXB
Every Friday from 5pm - 9pm, Frsh hosts the littest insta live session where they invite some of Dubai hottest Djs to entertain their followers. It's always a vibe - trust me you don't want to miss it.
Diplo's Corona World Tour
Diplo kicked off in March and he hasn't failed since then. The superstar Dj shows up on Insta live every night and delivers the best (virtual) show he possibly can.
Stay Home w/ Kenzo
Kenzo's creative director, Felipe Oliveira Baptista aimed to continue to inspire creativity and optimism. so the fashion brand, Kenzo will host Instagram live sessions, as well as takeover sessions with musicians and Dj around the world. They host Monday Music, Wednesday Workshops, TGIF Live sets and Weekend conversations.
Self-Isolation IG Livestream w/ Charli XCX's
The singer hosts insta live sessions each day aimed at providing support to everyone experiencing social distancing. She invites guests to join her and they just “spark conversation, share insight, or simply entertain fans across the world who are currently practising social distancing.”
Kai Gerber's Bookclub
The Supermodel started a virtual book club because of her love for books. She hosts virtual meetings every Friday where she invites different authors and her celeb friends to discuss whatever book they're loving.
Live From HQ w/ BookMyShow
The global out-of-home entertainment company has partenered with UAE based creatives to keep everyone entertained. They have announced a line-up of performances by local talents - performing arts, comedy and music. More information can be found here.
Virtual Aesthetics Roundtable w/ Dr Jaffer Khan
The coolest plastic surgeon has only just gone and launched a complimentary service for people considering enhancing surgery and/or anti-aging advice. The virtual aesthetics table discussions are held twice a week (every Wednesday and Sunday) and it is open to everyone. You just have to book a spot over WhatsApp - +971 50 196 8998 or send an email firstname.lastname@example.org
The luxury boutique recently launched a series on Instagram TV which spotlights fashion designers and offers a glimpse into their world. This show is a must-watch, especially for fashion enthusiasts looking to grow a fashion brand. Each Tasoni Talk features a designer, who answers questions covering everything from their inspiration, to their preferences, to the current situation. Watch new episodes on their official Instagram page.
Stay Home w/ TishTash
The health and wellness agency will be hosting free Zoom sessions, which will see beauty, fashion, interior-design experts (amongst others) from across the globe, come together to inspire and teach participants through 30 minutes to 1-hour classes. While Mama is practising self-care, the youngest family members will also get their time with Arts & Crafts, dance and story-time. For more information about the schedules, click here.
Here to Listen w/ MKS Jewellery
The Emirati owned jewellery brand recently partenered Georgie Bradley and regional organizations and female figures to connect connect, express and support the mental health for women across the GCC. The Arabic discussions are aimed at raising important issues on domestic violence, gender dynamics and standing up for oneself and others. For registrations and more information about the schedules, click here.
The Flow Talks Series – Ramadan Edition
The popular Flow Talks Series goes online for Ramadan. The Ramadan edition will features different topics explored each week to engage, unite and involve UAE residents and communities as speakers discuss the importance of healthy eating, physical and mental wellbeing. For kids, Emirati traditions will be explored through storytelling. The Flow Talk Series will run on Flow Dubai's Instagram page, every Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm throughout the month of May.
Cooking Masterclass w/ The Duck Hook
If you'd like to improve your cooking skills during quarantine, your destination should be the gastropub that is, The Duck Hook. The restaurant will be hosting a virtual masterclass on Saturday, May 16 on their official Instagram page, where Head Chef Tony Jardella will be completing a full chicken roast in just 60 minutes!