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  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Modern Rocks Gallery Online

    What, you don't feel like looking at exclusive, worldclass, public and candid shots of international rockstars and music legends of times past and (almost) present? Alrighty, then. But you're totally missing out.
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    Community

    Out Youth Story Time With Kathryn Gonzales

    In order to help the community stay connected during this stressful time, Out Youth's Operations & Programs Director Kathryn Gonzales is hosting a nightly, virtual story time. LGBTQIA folks of all ages are invited to join via a mobile device, computer, or by calling in. Currently, Gonzales is reading Benjamin Alire Sáenz's Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe.
    Daily until Out Youth resumes in-person operations. 8pm. Free.  
    Online
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Paramount Theatre at Home

    This series offers a selection of films curated by Paramount expert programmer Stephen Jannise as well as meal pairings so you can enjoy dinner and a movie. They've taken the guesswork out of movie night and arranged discounts with participating restaurants. Get all the details online.
    Ongoing  
    Online via www.austintheatre.org
  • Community

    Sports

    Rock the Beat 2020

    Since Mended Little Hearts' annual fundraising walk is unable to proceed at the Austin Zoo, it's now a virtual walk. Register yourself and/or a team and set up a fundraising page, then get moving on your own terms and raise awareness of the issue. Funds raised will be used for support services for families dealing with congenital heart defects.
    April 25-June 15. $10 per person; heart warriors are free.  
    Citywide
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Selena (1997)

    Rejoice, drive-in fans! Doc's is still showing films, with a new “Get out, go home” policy. Purchase everything online, even food and drinks, so you never have to leave your vehicle. They’ll direct you to a spot and you'll tune in on your car radio to hear the film. Concession orders will be placed on the roof of the car, so you don't have to worry about potential unsafe interactions. It's a safe, fun way to get out and see a movie on the big screen.
    Sun., May 3, 8:20pm  
  • Music

    Shelley King's Soul-O Sundays

    Venmo: @shelleykingtx; PayPal.me/shelleykingtx
    Sundays, 2pm  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Sledgehammer (1983)

    Terror Tuesday: This long-unavailable slasher film made for the home-video market has been praised for its cinematography and creepy mood. Bonus features include an intro from Joe Ziemba (AGFA/Bleeding Skull/Terror Tuesday programmer) and "Alamo Experience" preshow and bumpers.
    April 28-May 5, 7pm  
    Alamo Drafthouse Online
  • Community

    Events

    Soulful Sundays: A Virtual Weekly Women's Circle

    Do you want to build your spiritual immunity? Does your soul crave intimate connection with women on a soul level? Are you overwhelmed by the quarantine experience and struggling to find a way to build healthy habits and a positive mindset? If so, this event is for you. Have a journal and pen ready, and find the Zoom link on the Eventbrite page.
    Sundays, 1-2pm. Through June 28. Free.  
    Zoom
  • Music

    Stephen Castillo

    Venmo: @stephen-castillo
    Sun., May 3, 7pm  
  • Community

    Kids

    Storytime Everywhere!

    Austin Public Library's Cepeda Branch offers a range of read-alouds online while the branch is closed. There are chapter books for everyone, preschool, and family storytimes. Follow @StorytimeEverywhereATX on Instagram to get the full schedule and to receive alerts when the stories go live.
    Mon.-Fri., times vary  
    Online
  • Community

    Out of Town

    Take a (Virtual) Day Trip Around the World

    Learn something new, visit museums around the world, and explore the hidden mysteries of life at the website with enough cool stuff to outlast any pandemic.
    Any day, anytime  
    Online
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    testsite: How a House Works

    How does a house work? The folks at Fluent-Collaborative presented such a compelling answer from artists Andy Coolquitt and Alix Browne that, when the coronavirus shutdown went into effect, they turned the exhibition into a website of its own. So now you can click over for a visit, and – hey, who's answering the questions here?
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    The Contemporary from Home

    The Contemporary Austin's superlative museum galleries and sculpture park can be visited digitally through art and nature snapshots, tours, and quiet moments of reflection. Experience past performances and new happenings at the museum, discover artist talks and lectures, and stream films and playlists for these all-too-interesting times – in the comfort of your own home.
  • Music

  • Arts

    Theatre

    The Social Distancing Festival

    This is an online community, as playwright and unstoppable force of creative nature Nick Green informs us, and it's been activated to "celebrate and showcase the work of the many artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing that has come about due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)." It's not Austin-based, this virtual and ongoing festival of all kinds of performance arts, but damned if there aren't a few talented Austinites among the eclectic mix.
  • Community

    Out of Town

    Tour the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s online exhibitions or take a virtual tour of Renzi, Bayou Bend, or the museum.
  • Community

    Out of Town

    Trappings of Texas Art and Gear Sale

    The annual sale of paintings, collectibles, and jewelry has gone online with artwork sold directly from the artists and new pieces added throughout the sale.
    Through Aug. 2  
    Online via Museum of the Big Bend, Alpine
  • Community

    Sports

    Virtual Austin Sunshine Run

    This annual run is going virtual this time. Just like in the usual 5K/10K, participants receive a race T-shirt, but now a virtual bib and finisher’s certificate. You can also post your time and see where you stand compared to other participants! Proceeds and funds raised from the Sunshine Run benefit low-income youth of Central Texas through life-changing experiences at the Austin Sunshine Camps (ASC) at no cost to their families. Choose any day from May 3-17 to complete your race.
    May 3-17  
    register
    Citywide
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Virtual Ground Floor: The Ballad of Robert E. Lee

    Ground Floor Theatre's Zoom reading of this new Cassandra Rose play is still up on YouTube, featuring the talents of Michelle CT Alexander, Michael Ferstenfeld, Danielle Grisko, Matrex Kilgore, Rocky Lane, and Chelsea Lee, as directed by the incomparable Lisa Scheps.
  • Qmmunity

    Nightlife & Parties

    [CANCELED] Brunch, Qween!

    Keep the party going at #Brunch, Qween! T-dance vibes with with DJ Macky Ray start out the night, and smack dab in the middle comes a one-woman show by Roxy Brooks. She gives you Broadway. She gives you hip-hop. She gives you spoken word, and everything in between. Plus, what’s better than ending your weekend with brunch and $2 mimosas? – A. Micah Mills
    Sundays, 5-9pm  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    [CANCELED] The Divas Show

    They say seven is a lucky number, and seven queens you’ll get every Sunday night. With a new theme and special guest each week, it’s a show that’ll surprise you. Whether it’s disco or glow, you can shake those Sunday scaries with some of the most fabulous divas in town. Hosted by Roxy Brooks and alternating castmates with DJ Eriq Stylez. – A. Micah Mills
    Sundays, 11pm  
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    Community

    [POSTPONED] VGL Austin: Queer+ Beach Volleyball Spring League

    In light of COVID-19, games are postponed until further notice.
    Through May 3 (except April 12). Sundays, 6-9pm. $50-60 (registration required).  
    Project Serve Beach Volleyball, 11100 Alterra Pkwy.

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