Editor's note: After publication, the organizers of Esperanza Peace and Justice Center's Noche Azul announced the event has been postponed until next weekend. The event has been updated below.
A bubble festival, virtual art exhibit opening, and multiple musical performances are among this weekend's hottest happenings. Check out the top five things to do in San Antonio.
Friday, August 14
See Godfrey at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
Godfrey, known for appearances in Zoolander and 30 Rock and a recurring role on Louie, brings fresh stand-up material to the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club for a round of in-person shows this weekend. Purchase your tickets (and brush up on the current safety protocols) via the Laugh Out Loud website. Shows are scheduled through August 16.
Saturday, August 15
Attend the Ruby City Bubble Fest at Home
This virtual Bubble Fest will feature educational activities for kids, creative play ideas, and DIY bubble-making tutorials suitable for all ages. Visit the Ruby City event website for tips on prepping for the at-home celebration. Admission to this online event is free.
Check out a virtual art opening at Bihl Haus Arts
Visual artist Sabra Booth unveils “Hot Pursuit: A Visual Commentary on Climate Change,” a collection of works that explore environmentalism and climate change. Viewers of the free virtual opening can experience a light installation, nature drawings, and the acclaimed multimedia installation Slick. Following opening weekend, the exhibition can be viewed through October 24.
Tune into Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side
Celebrated actor and Broadway star Christopher Jackson performs some of his favorite musical numbers, pop standards, and original material for this livestream event. Viewers can expect a selection of show tunes and rare stories from Jackson’s time with hit productions Hamilton and In The Heights. Your ticket to the virtual event includes access to the livestream performance, as well as on-demand viewing of the show after the broadcast.
Watch Noche Azul with Azul Barrientos from home — POSTPONED
Experience Esperanza Peace and Justice Center's Noche Azul series from the comfort of your home via two virtual concerts this weekend. Enjoy music performed by Azul Barrientos along with a special cooking demonstration presented by Mexico City chef Romulo Mendoza. The shows were originally scheduled for this weekend; they will now take place Saturday, August 22, at 8 pm and Sunday, August 23, at 2 pm.