Some places have decided to remain open: theater for smaller audiences, galleries by appointment, comedy clubs and jazz.
Mr. Bosco, who practices relentlessly, helped empower Brazilians living under dictatorship in the 1970s and early ’80s with songs of pride and fighting spirit.
For seven decades a beloved fixture of Manhattan night life, Ms. Carroll was a devotee of the American songbook who never forsook her jazz roots.
Ms. Carroll, called the first lady of jazz piano, balances playful invention with order, abetted by her musical union with the bassist Jay Leonhart.
Ms. Kent, who sings Brazilian bossa nova, creates a place of calm away from a noisy world at Birdland, where she’s celebrating “Tenderly,” her latest album.