Cultural Resources and Entertainment
This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to
This is a list of Resources compiled by TC Tolbert and the Tucson Community
Here is a link to a Live Panda Webcam and
here are two hours of highlights from the live Bear Cam at a river in Alaska last summer and
here is a live Northern Lights Cam and
here are 10 hours of deep sea footage from the BBC
here’s a scroll through the Scale of the Universe (this one never ceases to awe me) and
here is a tour of the Bulb Show 2020 at Smith College Botanic Garden
Here is a link to museums that offer virtual tours for free.
In the evenings, the Met will offer encore opera streams for free
maybe you’d prefer a bassoon concert from my friend Cassandra’s living room recorded recently
UbuWeb – all avant-garde art. all the time.
Vienna State Opera is offering daily streams from its opera archive
Art21 films – endless wonder
Bagley Wright Lecture Series on poetry
Old School Hip-Hop by year
Exquisite Corps – 42 choreographers, 1 dance
Get a poem delivered to your inbox each morning – curators change monthly
UA Poetry Center poetry readings archive
Here is a link to folks in Italy singing out of their windows to their neighbors. And here are several more. Let’s all sing to each other from our windows!
Wuhan residents cheering each other on from their windows
Here’s an actual Happiness Lab.
Yo-Yo Ma is on Twitter and sharing #SongsofComfort
Culture: Free Cultural and Educational Media – free online classes, ebooks, movies, coloring books, and audio books
art/write uses seventeen inspiring works from the University of Arizona Museum of Art’s permanent collection to inspire writing with high school aged students.
United Nations Virtual Reality (UNVR), uses the power of immersive storytelling to inspire viewers towards increased empathy, action and positive social change.
450 Ivy League free courses you can take right now
11 Library hacks online for riding out Coronavirus
𝗩𝗶𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗚𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗽 𝗬𝗼𝗴𝗮 with Patoi Roja
Best Arizona hikes and scenic drives for wildflowers (just remember that you aren’t going to visit the towns and/or interact with other folks)
Here’s Esther the Wonder Pig.
Polar Bears playing in Flower Fields (BoredPanda is a great site for all kinds of joy)