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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Poet Jorie Graham next up in Texas State’s Lindsey Literary Series

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham will visit Texas State University for a book reading and signing at the Wittliff Collections April 17 at 3:30 p.m. and at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle at 7:30 p.m. April 18. | WITH VIDEO

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Randian hero Ron Paul to address young libertarians at Texas State

Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, the Lake Jackson gynecologist whose three unsuccessful presidential bids galvanized adherents of undiluted Randian libertarianism, will address a convention of young conservatives this weekend in San Marcos.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Texas State star professor to lecture today on trooper accused of triple murder

Kim Rossmo — Texas State University’s “serial killer hunter” — will discuss the investigation and trials of former Indiana state trooper David Ray Camm, who was convicted twice of killing his wife and two kids before a...

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

San Marcos celebrates inaugural Texas Wild Rice Festival this weekend

Texas State University will play host to the inaugural Texas Wild Rice Festival April 11-12 in Sewell Park.

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Feria del Mariachi festival returns to San Marcos this month

The Texas State University School of Music will host the 15th annual Feria del Mariachi conference and festival April 25-26 at various venues in San Marcos.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Cole Porter musical romp opens at Texas State

Texas State University’s Department of Theater and Dance will present the musical “Anything Goes,” featuring the music of Cole Porter, at 7:30 p.m. April 7-15 and 2 p.m. April 13.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Concert marks release of trombone choir’s newest CD

The Texas State University Jazz Trombone Ensembles and Trombone Choir, under the direction of Martin McCain, will present a concert Wednesday, April 2, to celebrate the release of their latest CD.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Wittliff Collections to host Sherman Alexie, a trader in ‘hard realities’

Sherman Alexie, who writes about American Indians with “irony and dark humor … often buoyed by an exquisite sense of timing,” will read from his works this week in San Marcos and Kyle.

Friday, March 28th, 2014

San Marcos Tonight 03/28/14

“I Tell You What: The Making of King of the Hill,” an exhibition of The Wittliff Collections Southwestern Writers Collection, is on display on the first floor of the Alkek Library at Texas State University. Originally scheduled...

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Lecturer looks to untangle C.S. Lewis’ mysterious ‘Narnia code’

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE: Scholar, theologian holds that Lewis “intentionally shaped the Chronicles to a secret imaginative blueprint” according to which each of the series’ seven books is an encoded homage to the seven heavens — Jupiter, Mars,...

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