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July 9, 2020

The Weekly Line-up: 4.19.20

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A selection of the latest online and virtual happenings, projects and features from Austin’s cultural community.

The Grand Slam: Poets and Performers Reflect on Downs Field
Downs Field, currently the home field for Huston-Tillotson University, is a historic and beloved baseball field on Austin’s East 12th Street. It was once the home of Negro League Baseball’s Austin Black Senators, Austin Black Pioneers, Austin Greyhounds, as well as the Old Anderson High School Yellowjackets. Forklift Dancework’s year-long residency “Take Me Out to Downs Field” is continuing — digitally. Tune into KAZI 88.7 FM at 4 p.m. April 25  for The Grand Slam: Poets and Performers Reflect on Downs Field

Vulcan Video: The Exit Interviews
Austin Film Society pays tribute to one of the city’s original local businesses. For 41 years, stubbornly independent, irascibly old-style Vulcan Video fed Austin’s cinephiles. Now, AFS is collecting video interviews with former Vulcan staff, with more to come in the future. austinfilm.org/2020/04/new-series-vulcan-video-the-exit-interviews/

Invoke in Pieces
Every Friday at 7 p.m., alt classical quartet Invoke present a live ongoing virtual short concert series, Invoke in Pieces. Every week, for 15-20 minutes, the musicians play some solo repertoire, read poetry, sing songs, or maybe even review local beers. Watch at www.twitch.tv/invokesound or www.youtube.com/invokesound

Learning at Home with Landmarks
Landmarks, UT’s public art program, is hosting educational and entertaining experience for learners of all ages. Each week, spotlights a different art work. Included are curatorial essays, video interviews with the artists, K-12 activity guides, and of course, scores of beautiful images. landmarks.utexas.edu/blogs/landmarks-digital-resources



City of Austin Parks and Recreation
From yoga and origami classes to zine making and flower pressing, the city park’s department offers a slew of free online video classes. austintexas.gov/parkprograms

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