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May 29, 2020

The Weekly Line-up: 4.5.20

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While we are all under stay-at-home orders to stop the spread of the coronavirus, here’s just some of the latest online, streamable, virtual happenings and features from Austin’s cultural community.

Staying Home: A Virtual Exhibit of Daily Posts
Camiba Art stages a virtual exhibit, featuring curated works by a different artist each day through May 2. camibaart.com/2020-staying-home

Blanton Museum of Art’s Museum From Home
In addition to digital resources that connect you to the museum’s collections, the Blanton is launching “Curated Conversations” weekly happy hour live chats with museum staff on a changing roster of topics. Happy hour drink suggestions and recipes provided. The first, on Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin,” is at 5 p.m. April 7. See blantonmuseum.org/welcome-to-the-blanton-museum-of-art/museumfromhome/

Big Medium online workshops
At 6:30 p.m. April 8 it’s Bookkeeping for Artists. On April 9, it’s a Coffee Chat with artist Jules Buck Jones. Sign-up for free workshops on Big Medium’s Facebook page: facebook.com/pg/bigmedium/events/

Wally Workman Gallery
The gallery is posting virtual gallery tours and artist talks, including a new exhibition this month by painter Joyce Howell. wallyworkmangallery.com/blog.html

 

Ballet Austin dancer Grace Morton demonstrates a battement soutenu exercise while her dog watches.
Ballet Austin dancer Grace Morton demonstrates a battement soutenu exercise while her dog watches.

Ballet Austin
A daily joke from dancer Ian Bethany. Short pilates sequences you can do at home. Barre exercises for advanced ballet students. A glimpse at how dancers prepare their pointe shoes. Ballet Austin is creating batches of online content to keep you moving, entertained and creatively enlightened while you’re at home. You can see it all at balletaustin.org/performances/be-well

craftHER Market Digital Pop-up
On April 11 #bossbabesATX, the Austin-based nonprofit that amplifies women and nonbinary creatives, will host an all-day digital pop-up marketplace, featuring a showcase of women and nonbinary small business owners, workshops and demos. You see it at crafthermarket.com/

Austin Opera: Live from Indy Terrace
A free weekly live broadcast concert series featuring a new vocalist each week in 30-minute concert. Broadcast 3 p.m. Fridays Austin Opera’s Facebook page.

Austin Film Society online screenings
Movies originally planned for screening at AFS Cinema are now available online. Some come with bonus programming such as virtual Q&As with filmmakers and commentary by film experts. Ticketed, time-limited screenings at austinfilm.org/screenings/

Austin Playhouse’s Home Theater
The producing theater company is producing a variety of online content at
austinplayhouse.com/

Vortex Rep
The Vortex has a combination of live digital programming and rebroadcasts of prior productions, scheduled in the evening Thursdays through Sundays. Everything is hosted on the Vortex website: vortexrep.org

 

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