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for Thu., July 22
  • Movies on the Lawn at the Neill-Cochran House Museum

    Movies on the Lawn hosted by TJ Henry Law.

    • July 22: Friday Night Lights
    • Aug 5th: Best Little WhoreHouse in Texas
    • Aug 22: Giant

    Beverages provided by Still Austin, Thirsty Planet Brewing, Austin Gourmet Popcorn. $15 pp/$10 for members (drinks & popcorn included in admission price). Starts at dusk, capacity limited and reservations recommended.
    July 22, Aug. 5, Aug 19  
    Neill-Cochran House Museum
  • The Act of Reading Virtual Screening & Live Q&A

    A magical documentary journey into the world of teaching and reading Moby-Dick. Join a virtual reunion of the cast as they discuss the film and our evolving relationship to canonical literature. This event is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
    July 23-July 30  
    Virtual Event
  • Music

    Damien Jurado, Katy Kirby

    Ever since the February unveiling of Katy Kirby’s debut Cool Dry Place, I’ve kept the Spicewood native at the top of my pandemic-albums-to-see-live list. The frankly affirming LP from local imprint Keeled Scales serves up a raw, refreshing whirlwind of folk and indie rock. Unexpected twists and observational humor fuel the grand catharsis of “Juniper” and delicate communion of “Tap Twice.” While Kirby’s September opening dates with Waxahatchee already sold out Mohawk, long-haul experimenter Damien Jurado offers prime opportunity to experience the Texan. The regarded Seattle singer-songwriter, known for expeditions across roots and electronic, stripped down on homespun May album The Monster Who Hated Pennsylvania, Jurado’s first release on his own Maraqopa Records.
    Thu., July 22, 8pm
    • Community


      Austin FC

      May's away game vs. Seattle Sounders ended in a draw, so let's see how Verde does on home turf.
      Thu., July 22, 8:30pm  
    • Arts


      Bring It On: The Musical

      After 15 months of mostly digital theatre, Summer Stock Austin combines high school and college students from the Austin area and all around the country to produce, live and in-person, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2002 musical.
      Through Aug. 1. Thu.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 2 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $15-45.  
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      Nightlife & Parties

      Dyke Season

      The reason for the season! Come one, come all to CUC’s intersectional lez – and lez lover – dance party. DJs Kick It, Militia Etheridge, Maria Maria, and Bethcita keep the dancefloor hot, hot, hot.
      Thu., July 22, 6pm. No cover.  
    • Arts


      Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

      City Theatre Company presents the Moisés Kaufman play that reveals the story of famed and unashamed writer Oscar Wilde, who in 1895 was accused of posing as a "sodomite" by the father of his young companion, Lord Alfred Douglas.
      Through July 31. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $15-25.  
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      An evening of Latinx queerness with hostess Tatiana Cholula and special guests.
      Thu., July 22, 9:30pm. $7 cover.  
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      Knife Carving Workshop

      Learn how to turn a stick into a tool quickly and effectively, and no need to BYOK; ticket comes with a free knife!
      Thu., July 22, 7pm. $20.  
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      Northern-Southern: Baton

      This is a group show by relay, begun in July of 2020 as a method of socially distancing a community in the height of the pandemic: Artists took turns alone in the space, each adding to the exhibition. Now, as it nears its close, the exhibition resembles a community in which work converses and overlaps. With Adreon Henry, Vy Ngo, Dawn Okoro, Leon Alesi, Matt Steinke, Sev Coursen, Stella Alesi, and more.
      Closing reception: Sat., July 24, 3-9pm
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      SIMS Electric Art Party & Online Auction

      Over 30 local musicians have donated their art to the SIMS Foundation for an auction to raise funds to support mental health and substance use recovery services for the music industry. Start bidding online now, and join the wrap party to view and bid on the art, meet some of the artists, listen to music from Akina Adderley and Frederico7, and watch live painting by Gabriel Portillo. Treats include artisan popsicles from Odd Pop and drink specials from Deep Eddy Vodka, Lone Star, and Nine Banded Whiskey.
      Online auction open July 9-24; in-person event Sat., July 24, 4-7pm. Donations encouraged.  
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      Summer Out Loud

      A challenge that encourages families to make time for summer fun with on-demand workouts, activities, and three free visits to the Y. Text SUMMER to 877/799-6220 to register, then pick up a passport filled with ideas and activities, or download it online and get started. Turn in the completed passport at the end to be eligible to win a membership or a family trip.
      Through Aug. 4. Free.  
      All Austin YMCA locations
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      The Drop-In

      Presented by ACL Radio & Long Center and driven by Austin Subaru, the Drop-In keeps the music going all summer long by showcasing a diverse lineup of Austin’s favorite and emerging artists, with select dates programmed in partnership with Black Fret. Stay tuned to Long Center & ACL Radio socials on Fridays to learn which artist is performing that week.
      Thursdays, 8pm (doors at 6:30). Free, but RSVP.  
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