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Saturday, January 25th, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 1/25/14

Tonight’s Best Bet: Zosima Gallery will host a reception for Debangana Banerjee’s (pictured) art exhibition tonight from 6-9 p.m. The gallery, located at 1203 Haynes Street, will exhibit Banerjee’s show ,”Come Back River”, until February 22. After seeing her woodcuts, paintings and mixed media pieces head over to the Triple Crown, 206 North Edward Gary, 

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Freethought San Marcos: Gateway drug stupidity and the war on drugs

— Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS There are three good reasons, apart from getting high, to support the legalization of marijuana (cannabis) in the US:  it has medical uses, it will correct one...

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 01/21/14

Tonight’s Best Bet: Dr. Ricardo Ainslie will speak tonight at the Alkek Teaching Theater at Texas State. Dr. Ainslie is a psychologist-psychoanalyst who uses books, documentary films, and photographic exhibits to capture and depict subjects of social...

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 1/18/14

Tonight’s Best Bet: The incomparable Scott H. Biram will raise the roof at Triple Crown tonight. Biram’s new release, Nothin’ But Blood (Bloodshot Records), is due out on Feb. 4 and tonight’s show will surely include some...

Friday, January 17th, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 01/17/14

Tonight’s Best Bet: Big John Mills will dazzle with his nimble digits at Riley’s Tavern at 9 p.m. tonight. Big John is not just big in frame, he is big with talent, stature and skills. He’s been...

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 01/16/14

Tonight’s Best Bet: Tonight Cheatham Street Warehouse hosts up-and-comers Sons Of Fathers who have been lauded by everyone from the Wall Street Journal to NPR. Lloyd Maines, who produced their latest release, describes the band as “the ...

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

San Marcos Tonight: 01/15/14

Tonight’s Best Bet: Texas State’s Faculty Chamber Players will play a “Mostly Mozart” concert tonight at the Music Building Recital Hall. Loving Mozart is far from controversial; Bernard Shaw, Tchaikovsky and Einstein, just to name a scant...

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Freethought San Marcos: Religion corrupts advance directives and medical care

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS When 33-year old Marlise Munoz, a Fort Worth mother of a young child, suffered an apparent brain aneurysm in November, she was 14 weeks pregnant.  The hospital told...

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 1/14/14

Tonight’s Best Bet: Jo Beth Henderson (pictured above) is a delightful singer/songwriter who puts one in mind of the best of literate songstress charmers ala’ Jonatha Brooke or Dana Kletter. Henderson has her own muse, of course,...

Monday, January 13th, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 1/13/14

Tonight’s Best Bet: Cheatham Street Warehouse hosts Brett Hauser’s (pictured) CD release tonight and it’s only fitting since Hauser may have written some of his songs in that very venue (if you have never attended the Songwriters’...

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