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What Should We Do—At Home!

Experience everything New York City has to offer, without ever leaving your couch.

WATCH: Under the Radar Festival 2021

The Public returns with a digital version of its annual showcase of new theater from around the U.S.

Photo by Melissa Bunni Elian/Courtesy of Under the Radar Festival

BAKE: Tasty Holiday Treats

Sign up for the Chopping Block’s next cooking class to learn how to make chocolate hazelnut truffles and peppermint snowballs.

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Photo courtesy of the Chopping Block

WATCH: A Live Concert From Your Couch

On December 22 Pandora will host an exciting virtual event, featuring an exclusive interview and performance by pop star Dua Lipa.

WATCH: A Merchant’s House Holiday Classic

A Christmas Carol returns to the Merchant’s House Museum for a limited-time virtual showing of Charles Dickens’s famous novella.

Photo courtesy of Merchant’s House

WATCH: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

The Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier battle an army of mice to save Christmas in this magical New York City Ballet performance.

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Photo by Erin Baiano/Courtesy of NYCB

WATCH: The Best of Broadway: One Night Only

On December 10, Tina Fey will host a theater celebration with performances by the casts of Ain’t Too Proud, Jagged Little Pill, Mean Girls, and more.

DANCE: Make Moves With Mark Morris

Beginners and pros alike can dance off the Thanksgiving leftovers during one of the company’s virtual drop-in classes.

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Photo courtesy of Mark Morris Dance Group

LEARN: How to Pour the Perfect Espresso

Buy your tickets to Joe Coffee’s next Espresso Fundamentals class to learn the ins and outs of java brewing and technique.

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Photo courtesy of Joe Coffee Company/Facebook

SUPPORT: This Award-Winning Bakery

The Upper East Side’s Baked Cravings is shipping its nut-free baked treats both locally and nationally.

Photo courtesy of Baked Cravings/Facebook

ESCAPE: The Room in 60 Minutes

Put on your thinking cap and get ready for a remote adventure with your (smartest) buddies.

Photo courtesy of The Escape Game/Facebook

DESIGN: A Vibrant Seasonal Bouquet

Sign up for one of New York Botanical Garden’s real-time floral design and flower arranging classes.

Photo courtesy of New York Botanical Garden/Facebook

LEARN: Advanced Arts and Crafts

Sign up for one of Brooklyn Craft Company’s virtual workshops to learn tapestry-making, macramé, and more.

STUDY: At Home With the EduHam Program

Don’t throw away your shot to learn from the writer and star of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Photo courtesy of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History/Facebook

IMPROVISE: Recipes With Chef Stephanie Nass

Send this NYC caterer and cook a picture of your pantry and she’ll design your own special meal!

Photo courtesy of Chefanie/Facebook

LISTEN: To Rockwood’s Livestreams

Tune in to this Lower East Side music hall’s Instagram for free concerts each night, then consider making a donation to support the artists and staff.

LISTEN: Ridgewood’s Nowadays Goes Virtual

Watch NYC’s most-talked-about DJs spin their best sets during the venue’s nightly concerts.

Photo collage by Sayaka Ueno

Don’t go stir-crazy! The experts at What Should We Do are here to help.