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Entertainment Tonight: Online Culture, Comedy, and Fine Arts Events
Entertainment Tonight: Online Culture, Comedy, and Fine Arts Events
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With many museums, zoos, performing arts centers, bookstores, and comedy clubs still closed for in-person events, many of us are craving a little culture. Thankfully, you can still visit the zoo, explore a new museum, take in a theatrical performance, attend an author talk, or catch an open mic at a comedy club — all from the comfort of home. Here are the best online events that bring a little culture into your life, as picked by Eventbrite’s experts.
Entertainment Tonight: Online Culture, Comedy, and Fine Arts Events
Entertainment Tonight: Online Culture, Comedy, and Fine Arts Events
Entertainment Tonight: Online Culture, Comedy, and Fine Arts Events
Entertainment Tonight: Online Culture, Comedy, and Fine Arts Events
Collection by Eventbrite
With many museums, zoos, performing arts centers, bookstores, and comedy clubs still closed for in-person events, many of us are craving a little culture. Thankfully, you can still visit the zoo, explore a new museum, take in a theatrical performance, attend an author talk, or catch an open mic at a comedy club — all from the comfort of home. Here are the best online events that bring a little culture into your life, as picked by Eventbrite’s experts.
With many museums, zoos, performing arts centers, bookstores, and comedy clubs still closed for in-person events, many of us are craving a little culture. Thankfully, you can still visit the zoo, explore a new museum, take in a theatrical performance, attend an author talk, or catch an open mic at a comedy club — all from the comfort of home. Here are the best online events that bring a little culture into your life, as picked by Eventbrite’s experts.

"Saturday Night Live" and "Wonder Woman 1984" star Kristen Wiig joins author and "Happy Endings" actress Casey Wilson to discuss "The Wreckage of My Presence," the latter's new collection of essays.

San Francisco juggler and magician Frisco Fred hosts this weekly showcase of local performers showing off their talents in the realms of magic, mind reading, and more.

You don't need to be born with a green thumb to create a jungle inside your apartment. After this free houseplant workshop, you'll be able to jump effortlessly into the world of indoor greenery, no matter how much light you have.

Invite Harry the skunk, Lucy the raccoon, or another Woodland Park Zoo animals to join your next video call. Boost morale during a team meeting, invite an extra friend to your hangout, or schedule a personal meeting with a critter and a member of the Seattle-based zoo's staff.

Andy Weir, author of the bestselling book-to-fillm "The Martian", is back with a new scinece-based thriller. Early purchasers can snag a signed book and a specially designed "mission patch" that corresponds with the book.

Jump start your week with this improv night, a chance to destress, play, and meet new friends.

Olivia Laing discusses her new book with activist Sarah Schulman. "Everybody" is an investigation of the body: its discontents, power, and vulnerabilities

During this creative writing hour at the National Portrait Gallery, you can create, connect, and draw inspiration from the Portrait Gallery's online exhibitions on Google Arts and Culture. Prompts will inspire you to get writing, plus reading and discussion.

Author Kristin Hersh discusses her new memoir, which explores her journey through the lens of music and motherhood.

Hop online for some mid-week play with this virtual improv class, which will feature a variety of games and exercises.

Jumpstart the New Year with this book club session, in which participants will discuss "Atomic Habits" by James Clear, an exploration of the systems we all need in place to form positive change, while kicking old habits to the curb.

Video game journalist Jason Schreier chats with IGN editor-in-chief Tina Amini about his latest book, "Press Reset: Ruin and Recovery in the Video Game Industry," exploring how game studios fall apart and what happens next.

With an emphasis on inclusion, diversity, and joy, Omnium Circus invites everyone into the big top. Enjoy performances from acrobats, clowns, contortionists, and more in an eye-popping spectacle that aims to uplift the human spirit.

TRiPTease Burlesque is LA's longest-running weekly burlesque show. Now in its 11th year, it's coming to your screen in the form of an interactive happy hour that's way more fun than a simple performance. Grab a drink and get ready to let loose.

For more than a decade this "out of this world" comedy showcase has presented the best Bay Area talent. Tune in every Saturday via Zoom for cosmic yuks from regulars Joseph Nguyen, Natasha Muse, Red Scott, and surprise guests.

What happens when you combine "Jeopardy!," "Wheel of Fortune," and Zoom? Wheel of Fate, a comedy game show where virtual contestants compete for silly prizes. Comedian Samantha Gilweit hosts, asking contestants questions about, current events, pop culture, and her dating life.

If you miss going to the bar for a night of trivia with your crew, Atlas Obscura has the next best thing: weekly virtual trivia over Zoom, of course.

Magic and illusion company Majinx hosts this streaming show from inside its Factory Fantastic, filled with magical props and magicians that operate them, performing everything from large-scale illusions to close-up tricks.

Professional magician Jordan Allen takes his parlor magic and mind reading skills to Zoom, hosting a string of illusions that draw on his sense of humor and 25 years of experience.

New York City comics Fumi Abe and Michael Nguyen bring some of their funniest friends and acquaintances (all of whom are definitely not hacks) to the virtual stage with this biweekly showcase.

Mentalist Jason Suran connects with fans and curious viewers across the world with his 60-minute streaming show of illusions and mind-reading feats that simply shouldn't be possible.

Dinosaurs are not just for kids. In fact, this adults-only party features a drinking game with Bingo, a scavenger hunt, and dino sketching.

From the Mona Lisa to Venus de Milo, enjoy the beloved highlights of the Louvre in Paris from your own home with a licensed expert during this hour-long virtual tour (with multiple dates to choose from). Peruse photos and videos and ask any questions you have.

Take a virtual tour of Giza, Saqqara, and Cairo Museum live from Egypt with a local Egyptologist as your online tour guide.

In this weekend workshop, facilitator Janis F. Kearney guides writers through the process of preserving and sharing the stories of the women in our lives, from mothers and daughters to sisters and friends.

Black comedians in San Fransisco put on a weekly virtual show, hosted by Berkley stand-up Chris Riggins, who has opened for Dave Chappelle and the Wu-Tang Clan.

Bring some of the most colorful street art in the world into your home with this virtual tour. Artist and expert Ariel takes you though the back alleys and broad thoroughfares of Bushwick and East Williamsburg — with a detour back in time for some graffiti history.

Join hair stylist Joshua Coombes for a discussion on seeing beneath the surface of homelessness and learn how to make a difference in your own neighborhood.

Before the boardwalk and carnival rides, Coney Island was known as "Sodom by the Sea." Discover its rich history and early amusement parks at this colorful webinar, just in time for the island's summer reopening.

Are you missing international culture? Join this virtual walking tour of London, where you'll also learn how Black activists educated audiences about slavery, wrote and published their narratives, and more.

There's no question anxiety levels are at all-time high latey, but you can channel those feelings into positive action with this writing workshop that benefits Black Visions Collective.

Jewish immigrants helped bring the American music industry into the global spotlight. Go back in time with New York Adventure Club and explore the Jewish influence on Broadway, backed with rare audio and video clips.

Enjoy a quiet evening with a cup of tea at this meditative, educational webinar. You'll explore the history of the Japanese tea ceremony, enjoy a live demonstration, and learn how to make your own mindful cup of matcha at home.

Discover the myriad communication skills associated with improv, including eye contact, encouragement, and social support.

Brian Broome grew up a dark-skinned Black kid in his small Ohio town, hiding his crushes on boys in his class. For this event, he'll sit down with bestselling author Jason Reynolds to discuss his new memoir, hilarious and heartbreaking all at once.

We are in a moment of extreme change: can we help bend the arch toward love? In this four-week book group, read and discuss Valarie Kaur's "See No Stranger" with Professor Nirinjan Khalsa and a special guest appearance by Kaur herself. For activists, lovers, and the hopeful.

Experience a real-time feeding session with two-toed sloths at this animal encounter, hosted by Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo.

Hinton, author and professor at Yale University, discusses her book about Black rebellion, police violence, and how the past illuminates the events of the past year.

Corporate magician and mentalist Brady Ramsey shares some some of his tricks on this weekly Zoom call, which is limited to just 25 participants each week. Don't forget to gather a jar of pennies and a deck of cards before you log on!

Rudolf Nureyev was an icon of ballet who symbolized beauty, energy, and raw sex appeal — and was the subject of rabid devotion from "Rudimania" fans. This special talk delves into his gay life and colorful legacy.

From sloths to turtles, get up close and personal with some of the coolest animals at the Staten Island Zoo. Plus, you'll learn fun facts from their zookeepers at this fan-favorite interactive webinar.

Join P&P Live! to celebrate the relaunch of Jewell Parker Rhodes's adult novel, Magic City, with author Carole Boston Weatherford. Magic City evokes one of the darkest chapters of twentieth century, Jim Crow America.

Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Gordon-Reed discusses her new book about Juneteenth’s integral importance to American history.

How did secondhand clothing go from an economic necessity to a modern fashion statement? A fashion historian guides you through the industrial revolution and today's high-end vintage market in a stunning virtual "visualecture."

Enjoy readings by several notable authors at this virtual fundraiser, which benefits Literacy Chicago, a nonprofit focused on providing language and literacy skills for all.

This Hollywood entertainer's legacy spans over 50 years — and four husbands. Delve into the story of this prolific 20th century songwriter with Will Friedwald, columnist for the Wall Street Journal.

The only thing better than reading famed author Octavia E. Butler's work is reading it online, slow motion style, with a bunch of new friends. This read-along is part book club, part story-time part cool-kids meet-up.

The Lammys celebrate the very best in LGBTQ literature and recognize exceptional writers in all genres.

Brush up on your sonnets and 16th century accents alike with this improv show, set to the score of all things Shakespeare.

Jump inside the super cute world of "Animal Crossing" for this virtual comedy show, complete with plenty of shade thrown at Tom Nook the Crook. Jenny Yang hosts, Laurie Kilmartin , Adam Conover, Chris Bryant, and Ify Nwadiwe bring the jokes.

Politics and Prose presents this virtual conversation between two superstar authors to celebrate the publication of their stunning novels.

Celebrate the paperback launch of the third installment in Mantel's bestselling "Wolf Hall" trilogy with this live virtual event and author Q&A.

In this storytelling workshop, author Daria Peoples-Riley leads guests through the process of writing and illustrating picture books.

Celebrate Pride month with the queer and trans power couple behind the brand "Ash+Chess" with this joyful book pays tribute to the LGBTQ+ community.