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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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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
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.
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 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.

Celebrate Juneteenth with a collection of readings and conversations with acclaimed Black authors, from Kiese Laymon to Donika Kelly.

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!

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.

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.

If you've never seen Michelangelo's jaw-dropping ceiling in person, here's the next best thing. Join a professional Vatican guide as they walk through the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and Saint Peter's Basilica. It's like a trip to Italy without leaving your home.

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

Author Athena Dixon leads this workshop, which explores the ways in which jazz music can influence our own personal narratives.

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.

This improv initiative helps to keep us on our toes, thanks to a new comedy exercise offered every weekday.

Join Chicago's Newberry Library for this exploration of experimental jazz throughout history.

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

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.

One of the most ambitious street art initiatives exists in northern Manhattan, where nearly 100 murals depict over 125 climate-threatened birds. Take a deeper look with artist interviews and high-resolution photos at this webinar.

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.

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.

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

Chicago author Ellen Blum Barish discusses her memoir "Seven Springs."

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

Susan Stein leads this summer book club, a closer look at Claudia Rankine's "Citizen" and "Just Us."

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.

Author Debra Gwartney leads this writing workshop, which explores the topic of family.

Join yoga teacher and author Jessamyn Stanley for a discussion on her new book, Yoke, investigating the spirituality of yoga, issues of body positivity, race and accessibility in modern wellness scenes.

Swing dancing got its start in Harlem, New York. Discover its strong Black American cultural roots while enjoying rare photos, videos, and music at this webinar, hosted by a word champion swing dancer.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Join actor Joel McHale and "Top Chef" Kristen Kish for a cooking demo that will cover an Italian dish and a cocktail to accompany it, with proceeds benefitting the Global Fund’s COVID Response.

Magic For Humans star Justin Willman hosts this benefit for Alzheimer's research, performing some illusions and welcoming special guests like Jim Gaffigan, Jason Mraz, Nicole Byer and Weird Al.

Don't let "beach body season" get you down. Join body positive models and influencers for this discussion unpacking the idea of a "beach body" and leave feeling empowered.

Celebrate the life and work of one of the great poets: Lucille Clifton. This even is full of joy, praise and poetry!

Join your Florentine local guide for a virtual tour of Florence, Italy, with a live Q&A and chat function.

Support a group of artists with this performance and panel discussion, which surrounds a recently launched exhibit titled "Flesh Of My Flesh."

Politics and Prose bookstore highlights poets — Kim Addonizio, David Keplinger, and J. Gary Lemons — as they present their latest work in a virtual event.

Rachel Cusk presents her new novel, "Second Place," in conversation with Makenna Goodman. Second Place is a study of female fate and male privilege, the geometries of human relationships, and the moral questions that animate our lives.

The Bronx Memoir Project releases their latest anthology, a collection of stories touching upon grief, hardship, resilience, and overcoming.

All summer long, author and educator Lydia Collins leads a series that allows participants to explore poetry in depth, and learn about various poetry forms through the works of Black authors and creators.

In the 1950s, Walt Disney's rival built America's largest and most expensive theme park, right in the heart of the Bronx. It was supposed to last 50 years, but only lasted five. Find out what happened at this fascinating, photo-filled webinar.

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.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes will bare their souls in a virtual evening of storytelling hosted by comedy writer, producer and Moth storyteller CJ Hunt.

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.

A panel of authors will discuss their latest books about work, inequality, gender, sex, and modern capitalism.

Ready your snaps for this open mic showcasing, which invites writers of all levels and genres to share their work.

Two Chinese literature experts discuss the work of Xu Xu, one of the most important 20th century Chinese writers.

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.

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.

You don't need to wake up early to visit Japan's most famous fish market. This real-time evening tour will also teach you Japanese culinary tips and tricks, like how to pick good sashimi.

Cat Lantigua, founder of Goddess Council, leads a slate of journaling sessions to help you set thoughtful intentions and goals.

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.

Women from all backgrounds — artists, scholars, activists — share their stories about the intersection of race, gender, and class.

Celebrated science journalist Joshua Foer explores some of the quirkier questions of the universe (Why is it so hard to build a giant sphere? What was time like before clocks?) in this fun program.

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.

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong discusses her deeply personal memoir about death, grief, and change with author, artist, and activist Chanel Miller.