James Scott

Calendar & Qmmunity Editor

James Scott is a writer who has lived in Austin since 2017. He covers queer events, news, and anything pertaining to Austin's LGBTQ community. Catch his work writing film essays for Hyperreal Film Club, performing in Queer Film Theory 101 at Barrel O' Fun, or on his social media platforms: @thejokesboy on Twitter and Bluesky or @ghostofelectricity on Instagram.

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Qmmunity: Blasphemy Baby
Qmmunity: Blasphemy Baby
Asking my haters to please use their hateration to combat more pressing issues

Columns, June 13, 2024

Queens, Kings, and More Events to Help You Celebrate This Weekend
Queens, Kings, and More Events to Help You Celebrate This Weekend
Movies, theatre, classes, dancing, and more reasons to get out

Arts, June 13, 2024

Spiders, Slams, and Other Shows Worth Seeing This Week
Spiders, Slams, and Other Shows Worth Seeing This Week
Dare to go out on a school night!

Arts, June 13, 2024

Juneteenth Events in Austin
Juneteenth Events in Austin
Commemorate the end of slavery in Texas with these happenings

Arts, June 13, 2024

Qmmunity: Pride Calendar
Qmmunity: Pride Calendar
A buffet of June Pride events in Austin

Columns, June 6, 2024

Arts, Comedy, Theatre, Movies, and More Recommended Weekend Events
Arts, Comedy, Theatre, Movies, and More Recommended Weekend Events
Jackie and Foxy Brown?! Yes please!

Arts, June 6, 2024

Party People, Zines, Sharks, and More Events for the Week Ahead
Party People, Zines, Sharks, and More Events for the Week Ahead
Don't wait for the weekend!

Arts, June 6, 2024

Parker Woodland, Good Looks, and More Crucial Concerts
Parker Woodland, Good Looks, and More Crucial Concerts
Album releases, artist departures, and more recommended shows

Music, June 6, 2024

Recommended Events for the Week
Recommended Events for the Week
Just because it's a workday doesn't mean you can't get out

Arts, May 30, 2024

Jon Muq Album Release, Hole in the Wall Anniversary, and More Crucial Concerts
Jon Muq Album Release, Hole in the Wall Anniversary, and More Crucial Concerts
All manner of sounds for every ear

Music, May 30, 2024

Qmmunity: Rainbows, Rainbows, and More Rainbows
Qmmunity: Rainbows, Rainbows, and More Rainbows
Local technicolor pop star Kady Rain discusses her Pride kickoff party and the importance of supporting queer artists

Columns, May 30, 2024

Proms, Humps, and Queerbombs Highlight This Weekend's Events
Proms, Humps, and Queerbombs Highlight This Weekend's Events
21 ways to get out of the house

Arts, May 30, 2024

Qmmunity: Sounds Sketchy to Me
Qmmunity: Sounds Sketchy to Me
ATX Sketch Fest headliners Joan and Raft talk sketch comedy, Speed on Noah’s Ark, and their Austin plans

Columns, May 23, 2024

Greek Fest, Taylor Swift Wrestling, and More Weekend Events
Greek Fest, Taylor Swift Wrestling, and More Weekend Events
No weekend plans? We have some suggestions.

Arts, May 23, 2024

ATX TV Festival, Burlesque Festival, and More Events to Start Your Week
ATX TV Festival, Burlesque Festival, and More Events to Start Your Week
The weekend is over, but that won't stop us

Arts, May 23, 2024

Sketchfest, Shakespeare, and More Arts Events to Fill Your Week
Sketchfest, Shakespeare, and More Arts Events to Fill Your Week
Things are gonna get cheeky, queer, and local

Arts, May 16, 2024

A CelebrASIA, Taste of Mexico, and Lesbian Wedding Highlight Our Community Events
A CelebrASIA, Taste of Mexico, and Lesbian Wedding Highlight Our Community Events
Fests, gatherings, classes, and more

Arts, May 16, 2024

Qmmunity: Social Butterflies
Qmmunity: Social Butterflies
Find your community with these local queer social groups

Columns, May 16, 2024

Mother’s Day Events and More in This Week’s Community Events
Mother’s Day Events and More in This Week’s Community Events
Lots to celebrate this week around Austin

Arts, May 9, 2024

Art Openings, Ballet, and Books in Our Recommended Arts Events
Art Openings, Ballet, and Books in Our Recommended Arts Events
Find some arts this week

Arts, May 9, 2024

Qmmunity: Noisy
Qmmunity: Noisy
Straight cis people are getting too comfortable making pronoun jokes, and it’s annoying

Columns, May 9, 2024

Three Weekend Vintage Markets Keeping Austin Cool Year-Round
Three Weekend Vintage Markets Keeping Austin Cool Year-Round
These markets keep cool clothes, art, and more in rotation every weekend in Austin

Arts, May 2, 2024

Qmmunity: Ride ’Em Cowboy
Qmmunity: Ride ’Em Cowboy
Sawyer Stoltz and Jeremy Stilb talk the upcoming live table read of their adult film script, BULLRIDE

Columns, May 2, 2024

Cinco de Mayo, May the Fourth (Be With You), and More Recommended Events
Cinco de Mayo, May the Fourth (Be With You), and More Recommended Events
The week in community happenings

Arts, May 2, 2024

This Week's Recommended Arts Events
This Week's Recommended Arts Events
On walls, on screens, and in crates, get some culture this week

Arts, May 2, 2024

Hiromi Uehara, Caroline Rose, and Fests Galore in Our Crucial Concerts
Hiromi Uehara, Caroline Rose, and Fests Galore in Our Crucial Concerts
Choose your fest: Psych, Death, or Blues

Music, April 25, 2024

Qmmunity: Left on Read
Qmmunity: Left on Read
Find great queer literature at local LGBTQ booksellers during Independent Bookstore Day

Columns, April 25, 2024

A Beloved Birthday, Dragon Boats, and More Recommended Events for the Week
A Beloved Birthday, Dragon Boats, and More Recommended Events for the Week
Get out before the heat descends

Arts, April 25, 2024

Storytelling, a Book Trail, Markets, and More Arts Events
Storytelling, a Book Trail, Markets, and More Arts Events
Get reading, go shopping, or just enjoy a gala this week

Arts, April 25, 2024

Books, Sculpture, and Weed Lead Our Recommended Arts Events
Books, Sculpture, and Weed Lead Our Recommended Arts Events
It'd be a lot cooler if you went to one of these events this week

Arts, April 18, 2024

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