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November 1st, 2013
San Marcos Tonight 11/1/13



A daily rundown of live entertainment in and around San Marcos tonight, compiled by Mercury Scene Editor Hap Mansfield and our content partners at San Marcos Tonight.


Tonight’s Best Bet

Designer-in-residence at Texas State, Tony Walton has won the trifecta of awards garnering an Oscar, a Tony and an Emmy in addition to many nominations for aforesaid treasures. He has worked with Bob Fosse, Sidney Lumet, Paul Newman, Mike Nichols, Ken Russell, Volcker Schlondorf, and Francois Truffaut just to name a few and was nominated for an Academy Award for The Wiz, Murder on the Orient Express and Mary Poppins. Additionally he has worked on Broadway as a director or designer for a head-spinning amount of famous productions. He will screen All That Jazz tonight in Room 209, 7:30 p.m. at the Theater Building at Texas State. Walton won the Oscar for Best Art Direction for the film so his “talkback” after the screening will sure to be fascinating. The event is free and open to the public but seating will fill up fast so don’t be late! Doors at 7:15 p.m.


Dia de los Muertos

11/01/2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rinconcito de Esperanza,

816 S. Colorado St., San Antonio, 

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The Esperanza Peace & Justice Center will be celebrating Dia de los Muertos on Friday, November 1st, 2013 from 6 PM until 9 PM at the Rinconcito de Esperanza (816 S. Colorado St., San Antonio, TX). There will be satirical calavera readings about political favorites such as Wendy Davis, George Zimmerman and more. Community altars are set up for public viewing. Live performances by Las Tesoros, Mariachi Durango, Calacas San Anto, Urban 15 y mas! Guests will be treated to…

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Mark Jungers, Benefit for Cookie with Superfoot, Quiet Room, Chief Fuzzer, Black Water Revival at Triple Crown

11/01/2013 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Triple Crown,

206 N. Edward Gary,

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Mark Jungers@ 6 p.m. Benefit for Cookie with Superfoot, Quiet Room, Chief Fuzzer, Black Water Revival@9 p.m. @Triple Crown, 206 North Edward Gary Street

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Student Recital Series presents Voice Studio Recital at Texas State

11/01/2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Student Recital Series presents Voice Studio Recital featuring the students of Dr. Joyce Farwell @6:00 p.m. @Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)   No advance reservation required.  Seating will be available at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the program. Admission is free and open to the public

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Faculty Artist Series presents Jonathan Warburton at Texas State

11/01/2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Texas State Evans Auditorium,

Texas State University
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Faculty Artist Series presents Jonathan Warburton, bass trombone @7:30 p.m. @Evans Auditorium   Jonathan Warburton is one of England’s most versatile and busiest bass trombonists. After graduating from Birmingham Conservatoire with a first class honours degree in bass trombone, he spent two years with the National Youth Wind Orchestra and also performed with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra. A versatile performer, Jonathan currently plays in several different big bands including Fat Chops and Garry Allcock’s All Stars. Keeping abreast with…

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Designer in Residence Tony Walton: All That Jazz screening/discussion

11/01/2013 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Texas State Theatre Center,

Texas State University, 

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Designer in Residence Tony Walton: All That Jazz screening/discussion @ 7 p.m. @ Room 209 Theater Building Oscar, Emmy, and Tony winner Tony Walton shares his expertise with students as well as the Texas State and San Marcos community. As part of his residency, in addition to receiving the Bowman Lifetime Achievement Award, Walton will also teach master classes and do a lecture on “Collaboration-The Process” for the students and the community, and talkbacks following screenings of his films. Talkback to…

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‘Life of Giorgio’ premier

11/01/2013 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Price Center,

222 W. San Antonio, 

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We will be having an event & premier of the short film Life of Giorgio. Our event will be a Variety type of evening with guest speakers from Italy, The University of Texas at Austin, and Texas State University San Marcos. Our guest of honor will be Peter Gonzales Falcon who stared in Fellini’s ROMA back in the 70′s. Falcon will be talking about his experience working with a one of the greatest film masters in the world. Please come…

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Open Mic with Captain M. A. Zing and John Byrd at Wake the Dead Coffeehouse

11/01/2013 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Wake the Dead Coffeehouse,

1432 Old Ranch Road 12, 

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Open Mic with Captain M. A.  Zing and John Byrd@ 9 p.m. Sign up at 8:30 p.m. @Wake the Dead Coffeehouse, 1432 RR 12

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Mimosa at The Marc

11/01/2013 @ 9:00 pm
The Marc,

120 East San Antonio Street

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MiM0SA ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR False Idol Presents MiM0SA\’s Event Horizon Tour (dates below) The artist, producer and DJ called MiM0SA will head back out on tour in November and December. His music has been explained by others as a genre of it’s own and self-described as Future Trill. His combination of hip-hop beats with futuristic electronic music is a unique blend that has been selling out venues in North America for the past few years. Born Tigran Mkhitaryan, the…

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Adam Johnson Band, Peterson Brothers at Cheatham Street Warehouse

11/01/2013 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Cheatham Street Warehouse,

119 Cheatham Street, 

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Adam Johnson Band@11:30 p.m. Peterson Brothers@9:15 @Cheatham Street Warehouse, 119 Cheatham Street

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Pepper’s Blues at Riley’s Tavern

11/01/2013 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Riley’s Tavern,

8894 FM 1102, New Braunfels,

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Pepper’s Blues @ 9 p.m. @ Riley’s Tavern, 8894 FM 1102

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