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November 19th, 2013
San Marcos Tonight 11/19/13

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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.

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Tonight’s Best Bet

Two wildly different choices at Texas State tonight will make it hard for some to choose. The eclectic pop and fizz of SCRAPARTSMUSIC will feature athletic dance and a virtual candy store for the eyes and ears in a contemporary inventive mix of choreography and music at Evans Auditorium. Meanwhile, at the Wittliff Collections/Alkek Library, Rumbo Al’ Anacua (pictured) will sing and preserve the folk songs of the Rio Grande Valley in a nod to the historical importance of Texas, Mexico and the laborers of the border. Their performance is a mix of sorrow and joy, poetry and longing and will most certainly move the listener starting at 6 p.m. It’s a mix of the new and the old in San Marcos and only you can decide which to honor tonight.


Nate Guthrie, Afro-Cuban Jam Session at Triple Crown

11/19/2013 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Triple Crown,

206 N. Edward Gary, 

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Nate Guthrie @ 6 p.m. Afro-Cuban Jam Session@ 9 p.m. @Triple Crown, 206 North Edward Gary Street

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LADRILLERÍA: Rumbo Al’ Anacua Performance and Q&A at Texas State

11/19/2013 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Wittliff Collections,

Texas State Alkek Library, 

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LADRILLERÍA: Rumbo Al’ Anacua Performance and Q&A@ 6 p.m. @ Wittliff Collections/Alkek Library The event is free and open to the public Songs of the Border Brick Culture Presented by Texas State’s Center for the Study of the Southwest, this third of three events features a performance by the duo Rumbo al’ Anacua, whose rustic style evokes the “voces y guitarras” heritage as it has been preserved in folk songs of the Rio Grande Valley. Rumbo al’ Anacua presents a collection of…

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SCRAP•ARTS•MUSIC at Evans Auditorium

11/19/2013 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Texas State Evans Auditorium,

Texas State University, 

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SCRAP•ARTS•MUSIC @ 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for best seating options @ Evans Auditorium Created by percussion virtuoso Gregory Kozak and designer muse Justine Murdy, and joined by Spencer Cole, Christa Mercey, Greg Samek and Malcolm Shoolbraid, SCRAP•ARTS•MUSIC excites the senses with intricate rhythms, raw energy, athletic choreography and the most beautifully inventive instruments on stage today. Transcending language, culture and age, SCRAP•ARTS•MUSIC offers a highly physical, wildly theatrical and thoroughly entertaining pop percussion experience. Rooted in street…

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Yerma at Texas State University Theatre Center Main Stage

11/19/2013 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Every day until 11/23/2013
Texas State Theatre Center,

Texas State University,

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YERMA      By Federico Garcia Lorca      Translated by Michael Dewell and Carmen Zapata      Directed by Debbie Alley   @ 7:30 op.m. @ Theatre Center Mainstage November 19, 20, 21 @ 7:30 PM | $15 Adults, $8 Students November 22, 23 @ 7:30PM | $18 Adults, $8 Students November 24 @ 2:00 PM  | $18 Adults, $8 Students A lyrical tragedy, Yerma focuses on a childless woman living in rural Spain. Her desperate desire for motherhood becomes an obsession that eventually drives her…

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Movie Night: Slap Shot, at Riley’s Tavern

11/19/2013 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Riley’s Tavern,

8894 FM 1102, New Braunfels, 

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Movie Night: Slap Shot @ 8 p.m. @ Riley’s Tavern, 8894 FM 1102

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Tessie Lou and the Shotgun Stars, Brett Hauser Band at Cheatham Street Warehouse

11/19/2013 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Cheatham Street Warehouse,

119 Cheatham Street, 

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Tessie Lou and the Shotgun Stars@ 11 p.m. Brett Hauser Band@ 9 p.m. @Cheatham Street Warehouse, 119 Cheatham Street

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DJ JoKin at Taxi’s Pianobar

11/19/2013 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Taxi’s Pianobar,

202 N. LBJ Drive, 

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DJ JoKin@ 9 p.m. @Taxi’s Pianobar, 202 North LBJ Drive

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