Until the recent surge in Delta variant COVID-19 cases, many COVID-19 pandemic related restrictions were lifting, resulting in more in-person events. However, you can still visit many museums, zoos, performing arts centers, bookstores, comedy clubs, etc., from the comfort of your own home. Here are just some of Eventbrite’s online culture, comedy, and fine arts events happening in August:

Alexandra Kleeman: "Something New Under the Sun" | Aug 3rd at 4:00 PM PDT | 0-$36.50

Esteemed author Alexandra Kleeman reads from her latest work, a near-future novel set in Hollywood that explores ideas of "alternative-facts" and modern-age anxiety. She'll discuss the book with with Marie-Helene Bertino, too. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alexandra-kleeman-something-new-under-the-sun-w-marie-helene-bertino-registration-163583832647?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Shakespeare's My Jam With Impromptu Shakespeare | Aug 4th at 12:00 PM PDT | Free

Brush up on your sonnets and 16th century accents alike with this improv show, set to the score of all things Shakespeare. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shakespeares-my-jam-tickets-155781244897?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection&keep_tld=1 

Omnium: A Bold New Circus | Aug 4th at 4:00 PM PDT | $25

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/omnium-a-bold-new-circus-tickets-158511806079?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Chicago's Lost Movie Palaces | Aug 4th at 5:00 PM PDT | Donation

Film enthusiasts will enjoy this webinar, a deep dive into the many forgotten movie palaces throughout Chicagoland. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chicagos-lost-movie-palaces-2nd-edition-tickets-159440818781?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Author Talk: "Horse Girls" | Aug 5th at 4:00 PM PDT | 0-$25.50

Three authors discuss their contributions to "Horse Girls," a recently released collection centering on the relationship between horse and human. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halimah-marcus-horse-girls-w-t-kira-madden-maggie-shipstead-registration-163104906165?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Anna Qu In Discussion With Melissa Febos | Aug 5th at 6:00 PM PDT | 0-$30

Anna Qu speaks with Melissa Febos about her book "Made In China," a memoir surrounding Qu's experiences of child labor, estrangement, and internal journey towards family. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anna-qu-author-of-made-in-china-with-melissa-febos-tickets-162867901277?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Nightlife on Mars Comedy Showcase | Aug 5th at 7:00 PM PDT | Free

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nightlife-on-mars-on-line-tickets-164200057793?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Wheel of Fate! A Zoom Comedy Game Show | Aug 5th at 7:00 PM PDT | Free

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wheel-of-fate-a-zoom-comedy-game-show-tickets-128360239933?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Atlas Obscura Trivia Night | Aug 6th at 4:00 PM PDT | $7

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/atlas-obscura-trivia-night-tickets-157864307393?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Louvre Museum Live Interactive Virtual Tour | Aug 7th at 8:00 AM PDT | $15

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/louvre-museum-live-interactive-virtual-tour-tickets-156145279735?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

The Collective: Telling the Stories of Women Color Series | Aug 7th at 11:00 AM PDT | Free

Women from all backgrounds — artists, scholars, activists — share their stories about the intersection of race, gender, and class. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-collective-telling-the-stories-of-women-color-series-tickets-143244896341?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

A Virtual Street Art Experience in Brooklyn | Aug 8th at 10:00 AM PDT | Donation

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brooklyn-virtual-street-art-and-graffiti-tour-tickets-156294062749?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Michelangelo's Vatican & Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour | Aug 8th at 10:00 AM PDT | $15

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/michelangelos-vatican-sistine-chapel-virtual-tour-with-licensed-guide-tickets-156148312807?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Birthplace of the Renaissance: Florence Interactive Live Virtual Tour | Aug 8th at 12:15 PM PDT | $15

Join your Florentine local guide for a virtual tour of Florence, Italy, with a live Q&A and chat function. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/birthplace-of-the-renaissance-florence-interactive-live-virtual-tour-tickets-157676963041?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Virtual Black Abolitionist Tour of London | Aug 10th at 9:30 AM PDT | Donation

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-black-abolitionist-tour-of-london-tickets-162203985487?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection&keep_tld=1

 

Virtual Writing Hour With the National Portrait Gallery | Aug 10th at 2:00 PM PDT | Free

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-writing-hour-with-the-national-portrait-gallery-tickets-163185860301?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

P&P Live! Joyce Carol Oates: "Breathe" | Aug 11th at 5:00 PM PDT | 0-$35

Get up close to a legend: writer Joyce Carol Oates, as she reads from her latest book, "Breathe," in discussion with Jonathan Santlofer. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pp-live-joyce-carol-oates-breathe-with-jonathan-santlofer-tickets-163560065559?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Pyramids and Egyptian Museum: Ancient Egypt Virtual Tour | Aug 13th at 9:30 AM PDT | $9.99

Take a virtual tour of Giza, Saqqara, and Cairo Museum live from Egypt with a local Egyptologist as your online tour guide. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pyramids-and-egyptian-museum-ancient-egypt-virtual-tour-tickets-165660770825?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Journaling Sessions With #AerieREAL Changemaker Cat Lantigua | Aug 21st at 8:00 AM PDT | Free

Cat Lantigua, founder of Goddess Council, leads a slate of journaling sessions to help you set thoughtful intentions and goals. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/journaling-sessions-with-aeriereal-changemaker-cat-lantigua-tickets-146822071769?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection

 

Majinx's Virtually Impossible Show | Aug 26th at 4:00 PM PDT | CA$27.54

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. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/majinxs-virtually-impossible-show-tickets-164012755567?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection&keep_tld=1

 

Radical Spirits: How the Occult Shaped Progressive Politics | Aug 31st at 4:00 PM PDT | $12

Atlas Obscura is excited to present a vibrant presentation with PEN Award-winning historian and occult scholar Mitch Horowitz, who will explore the little known historical ties between alternative spirituality and radical politics. Details and registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/radical-spirits-how-the-occult-shaped-progressive-politics-tickets-161513668731?aff=ebdssbeditorialcollection 

To see Eventbrite’s complete list of August 2021 online culture, comedy, and fine arts events, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/c/entertainment-tonight-online-arts-culture-events-cwxbtcw/ 

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