Live arts in your living room - welcome to [email protected]

Each week, our virtual stage brings adventurous artistry into your living room.  The Hop offers a varied weekly line-up of online programming including live-streamed performances, film recommendations and live chat, digital dance parties for kids and grown-ups, and projects cooked up by our Ensemble directors.  And see #HopTakes for our staff's tips on great arts content from beyond the Hop!

Here's a recap of [email protected] programming so far:

[email protected]Week 1 (April 6–12)
[email protected]Week 2 (April 13–19)
[email protected]Week 3 (April 20–26)
[email protected]: Week 4 (April 27–May 3)
[email protected]Week 5 (May 4–10)
[email protected]Week 6 (May 11–17)
[email protected]Week 7 (May 18–24)
[email protected]Week 8 (May 25–31)


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In case you missed it

A Day in the Light Watch Party update

A Day in the Light Watch Party with the Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble

Tue, May 26

Join DCWE conductor Brian Messier and members of the ensemble in watching a replay of the ensemble's musical trip from dawn to dusk.

Kids Stories with Chris Myers updates

[email protected]: Kids Stories with Chris Myers

Wed–Fri, May 20–22

Award-winning author, illustrator and fine artist Myers shares three of his transformative books for young people.

Rabbit Rabbit Radio update

Live Living Room Concert with Rabbit Rabbit Radio

Tue, May 19

Raw, sparse, beautiful music by a song-spinning husband-wife duo, Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi.

Patrick Ross

Thursday Night Live: Jam Session with Patrick Ross

May 14

Combining live and recorded music, this fifth-generation fiddler and multi-instrumentalist recreates from home the great music and joie de vivre of his band Atlas Key.

Hop@Home: A Mahler Watch Party updates

A Mahler Watch Party

Tue, May 12

Hear the DSO and the Orchestra Toscana dei Conservatori perform together in Siena's stunning Teatro dei Rinnovati, with DSO members and conductor Filippo Ciabatti offering musical insights and memories of a history-making tour.

Live with the Idols updates

Dartmouth Idol 2020: Live with the Idols

Thu, May 7

Enjoy some of the highlights of the 2020 Dartmouth Idol Finals, and hear live chat by some of the contestants and director Walt Cunningham.

Aida updates

Aida, the Met & Leontyne Price

Fri, May 1

Whet your appetite for an iconic performance of this Verdi masterpiece with a conversation with Dartmouth's own opera expert, Prof. Steve Swayne.

Hop@Home: Hop to Broadway with Ali Stroker updates

Hop to Broadway: A Talk Show with guest Ali Stroker

Wed, Apr 29

Get to know Tony winner Ali Stroker in a conversation with the Hop's (and Broadway's) John Heginbotham.

Amir ElSaffar Living Room Concert updates

Living Room Concert with Amir ElSaffar

Thu, Apr 23

An online concert fusing Arabic music and jazz.

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind updates

Boy Who Harnessed The Wind Chat

Tue, Apr 21

Watch this uplifting tale of ingenuity and determination, then watch a virtual conversation with the story's real-life hero William Kamkwamba '14.

DJ Sean Dance Party updates

Thursday Night Live: Digital Dance Party with DJ Sean

Thu, Apr 16

Join DJ Sean for an at-home dance party.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire update

A Chat with Prof. Padmanabhan

Tue, Apr 14

Watch Céline Sciamma's exquisite period romance, then watch the chat with film studies Prof. Lakshmi Padmanabhan!

Olympic Dreams updates

Chat with "Olympic Dreams" director Jeremy Teicher '10

Tue, Apr 7

Our weekly watch-and-chat series debuted with a charming comedy-drama by Dartmouth talent, and a live chat with director Jeremy Teicher '10!

Pico Iyer and Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy updates

Pico Iyer in conversation with Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy

Thu, May 21

Join renowned essayist, TED talk favorite and upcoming Montgomery Fellow Pico Iyer, an eloquent observer of global art and culture; and Ragamala Dance Company Co-Artistic Directors and Guggenheim Fellows, Bharatanatayam artists Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy.

Live Chat with Lana Wilson updates

Live Chat with Lana Wilson

Wed, May 20

Meet a director whose fearless and insightful films include the Taylor Swift documentary Miss Americana, which opened the 2020 Sundance film festival.

Patrick Ross updates

[email protected]: Kid Jam with Patrick Ross

May 15 & 16

Sing along with this fifth-generation fiddler and his daughter Ophelia.

Live Chat with Aisha Tyler '92 updates

Live Chat with Aisha Tyler ’92

Thu, May 14

Sit down with this stereotype-busting, award-winning, multi-disciplinary artistic force.

Julian Fellowes updates

Live Chat with Julian Fellowes

Sat, May 9

A virtual brunch with the creator of Downton Abbey

Simon Brooks HopStop updates

[email protected] Storytelling by Simon Brooks

Fri & Sat, May 1 & 2

A beloved NH-based storyteller tells mythical tales and stories from around our world—and yours!

Simon Brooks Thursday Night Live updates

Thursday Night Live: Tales with Simon Brooks

Thu, Apr 30

An expert yarn-spinner brings to life "adult-friendly" stories of hope and inspiration.

Booksmart updates

Booksmart Live Chat with screenwriter Katie Silberman '09

Tue, Apr 28

Watch this hysterical nerds'-night-out comedy, then watch the chat with screenwriter Katie Silberman '09!

Hop to Broadway with Rachel Chavkin update

Hop to Broadway: A Talk Show with guest Rachel Chavkin

Wed, Apr 22

Hear from Tony-winning director Rachel Chavkin, one of the most interesting directors on the scene today, in the first episode of the Hop's new video series.

HopStop: DJ Sean Dance Party updates

[email protected]: Dance Party with DJ Sean

Fri & Sat, Apr 17 & 18

DJ Sean led an at-home dance party for kids and families.

DSO Prokofiev Watch Party update

A Prokofiev Watch Party with the Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

Thu, Apr 16

Watch this exclusive broadcast of the DSO's February 21 performance of Prokofiev's ballet score for Romeo and Juliet

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