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    Austin Hounds Calendar Contest

    To help reach the fundraising goal of $10,000 for nonprofit Hound Rescue, Dog Days Photography is holding a calendar contest with a $10 entry fee and vote cost of $1 each. Thirteen lucky puppers will appear in the calendar, and each week will feature mini contests with winning dogs receiving prizes from sponsor businesses. Contest opens at 7am Mon., July 12; get more deets and enter online.
    July 12-Aug. 23. $10 donation.  
    Online
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    Kids

    Austin Humane Society's Summer Kids Series

    For a paw-some summer, register your li'l animal lover for AHS's virtual, hands-on educational sessions, including live shelter tours, dog walks, storytime with shelter pets, crafts, and dance sessions. It's all free, and supplies are provided via pickup or you can get a supply list online. Graduation is Aug. 6-7 and comes with a certificate and swag bag.
    June 1-Aug.7. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Civic Events

    Austin ISD Enrollment Clinic

    Families can join AISD in person to register their students for the 2021-22 school year.
    Thu., July 22, 9am-1pm  
    AISD Central Office, 4000 I-35 S.
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Bad Reputation (2018)

    Reel Women in Film: This doc gives you a wild ride as Joan Jett and her cohort of hard-rock legends rip it up onstage. Experience what made Jett an unconventional and groundbreaking artist, then join a conversation exploring how her story sheds light on the music world’s role in the second-wave feminist movement and American culture in the 1970s and 1980s. Shown in conjunction with the exhibition "GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World."
    Film streams July 19-23; Q&A Thu., July 22, 7:30pm. $5.  
    The Bullock Museum online
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    Dance

    Ballet Austin: Classes Online

    While you're home, wherever you are across the world,: you can still take a dance, fitness, or Pilates class with Ballet Austin. Ballet, barre, contemporary dance, hip-hop, tap, cardio dance fitness, and Pilates out the wazoo, so to speak, because there are so many varieties to choose among, and all taught by professional instructors – and it's all available 24/7, just like the internets.
    $3-7 per class.  
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    Visual Arts

    Behind the Scenes: Hollywood's Sistine Chapel

    Following the sold-out exhibition of Texas Performing Arts' collection of mid-century MGM film backdrops this spring, TPA now presents Behind the Scenes: Hollywood's Sistine Chapel, featuring 18 enormous backdrops from the Art Directors Guild Backdrop Recovery Project that form a nearly complete replica of the Sistine Chapel. See these master illusions in an immersive space designed for personal contemplation and up-close examination
    Through Aug. 1. Thu.-Fri., 2:30-5:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 10:30am-4:30pm. $10-20.  
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    Beyond Van Gogh

    Cutting-edge projection technology creates an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh.
    June 25-Aug. 8  
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    Visual Arts

    Beyond Van Gogh

    This traveling spectacle of art, a multimedia exhibition currently ensconced at the COTA, uses cutting-edge projection technology to create an engaging journey into the world of Vincent Van Gogh. Repurposing the artist's dreams, his thoughts, and his words to drive the experience as a narrative, this huge installation will move you along projection-swathed walls wrapped in light, colour, and shapes that swirl, dance and refocus into flowers, cafes and landscapes. As a certain Dude might comment, "This is extremely fuckin' trippy, man." Make your reservations now, citizen, and if the price seems a bit steep, hell, you can probably tap your brother Theo for a loaner, amirite?
    Through Aug. 8. Daily, 11am-9pm. $37 ($24, children).  
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    Visual Arts

    Big Medium: Markers

    Witness here the individual and collaborative work of Kel Brown, Russell Brxwn, and Emily Eisenhart, who explore the rhythmic language of lines, color, and minimal paint strokes, leaving their marks across the city, working on the sides of buildings, the surfaces of everyday functional objects, textiles, and more.
    Through Aug. 28
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    Visual Arts

    Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite

    In the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, Kwame Brathwaite used photography to popularize the political slogan "Black Is Beautiful." This exhibition, the first ever dedicated to Brathwaite’s remarkable career, reveals the story of this key figure of the second Harlem Renaissance.
    Through Sept. 19
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    Dance

    Blue Lapis Light: Beyond the Clouds

    The acclaimed aerial dance troupe's 2020 performance (chosen by Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires for inclusion among his Top Ten shows of the year) is now available in a digital version online – free of charge.
    Donations accepted.  
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    Books

    Books, Books, Books in the ATX

    Don’t forget, citizen: The best place to get your reading material is from Austin's own Malvern Books or HalfPrice Books or Black Pearl Books or Bookpeople or BookWoman stores – in-person or online. (And for the ultimate in vintage collectors' editions and unique works on paper, we recommend the excellent South Congress Books.)Or try Bookshop.org in general – because Bookshop, unlike the online behemoth named after a river, shares the profits among all its independent-bookstore members.
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    Kids

    Broadway Master Class

    Class is now full; ask about wait list. A workshop geared toward students age 10+ with a strong passion for the performing arts. Students will study the three disciplines of musical theatre (acting, voice, and dance) and dive into song interpretation, vocal technique, scene study, and monologue performance.
    Mon.-Fri., July 19-23. #350.  
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    Events

    BSC Reopening Business Safely Global Forum

    Business is not as usual. This is a safe place to talk about business concerns, share ideas, and hear from weekly business expert guests.
    Thursdays, 12-1pm. Through Dec. 16. Free.  
    Online
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    BSC's Rebuilding Business Nationwide Online Forum

    With Business Success Center's weekly forum, create strategic alliances and learn from other business owners in order to relaunch and rebuild carefully and successfully.
    Thursdays, noon-1pm. Free.  
    Online
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    Call for Projects: Experiments in Art and Science

    Do you enjoy experimenting with art and/or science? For Collection Rert's open call show they are seeking artists and scientists, from novice to professional, who want to follow their curiosity and document their discoveries. No matter what you're curious about, they welcome the sharable evidence of your experiments. Email collectionrert@gmail.com.
    Submit intent ASAP for projects due by Aug. 12; show opens Sat., Aug. 14. Free.  
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    Kids

    Camacho Activity Center Virtual Programs

    Visit the Camacho Activity Center virtually for bike tutorials, a Blunn Creek Nature Preserve hiking guide, and activity guides for homemade ice cream, nature bingo, leaf art, and more.
     
    Online
  • Music

    Candler Wilkinson

    A marvel of tattooed-knuckle country jazz, Wilkinson IV’s got guitar skills that make you wonder if he signed with the devil. The Thursday night staple at Long Play Lounge East – formerly Stay Gold – also boasts prodigious yodeling chops.
    Thursdays, 9pm and Thursdays, 9pm
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    Casper Rawls

    Thursdays, 6:30pm
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    Chuck Shaw

    Thu., July 22, 6pm
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    Civic Events

    City Council Meeting

    Council hosts a public hearing for comment on the city’s FY 2021-22 proposed budget.
    Thu., July 22, 4pm  
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    City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

    Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
     
    Online
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    Community

    Class Transitions

    Build yer strength training skills – and qmmunity bonds – with co-trainers Erica Nix and Rocky Lane.
    Thursdays, 6pm. Price varies.  
    Online
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Clueless (1995)

    Summer Movies on the Lawn: Watch a classic film under the big, bright stars of a summer night. Ticket includes a bag of popcorn; and drinks and candy will be available for purchase. Arrive early for dinner at Goodall’s before sunset and enjoy 15% off your meal.
    Thu., July 22, 8:30pm  
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    Comedy

    ColdTowne TV

    "Set your dial to CTTV for at-home entertainment seven nights a week on ColdTowne’s Twitch channel, featuring experimental improv, live podcasts, scripted readings, guest characters, and more. Whether you’re a front row sitter or like to chill in the back, you can join the conversation with our interactive chat or just kick back and relax as you recline into cyberspace." And, this just in: In-person improv and sketch classes have returned! See website for details.
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    Civic Events

    CommUnityCare Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic: Pflugerville

    Open to anyone 12 years of age and older for CommUnityCare patients and non-patients (persons 12 to 17 years of age must have parent or guardian present). No appointment is necessary.
    Daily, 8am-5pm. Free (no appointment required).  
    2700 Pecan St., Pflugerville

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