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Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 12/31/13

Cheatham Street Warehouse will offer good luck blackeye peas and Dr. G as 2014 rolls in

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

River City Ballet’s Nutcracker is full of enchanting surprises

For the first time, River City Ballet is performing Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in its entirety as the San Marcos-based company celebrates its tenth anniversary.

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

President invited to dedication of MLK, LBJ sculpture

WITH SLIDESHOW | President Obama and members of the King and Johnson families are among special guests on the invitation list for the unveiling in January of a sculpture honoring civil rights pioneers President Lyndon B. Johnson...

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Well-traveled songwriter to perform in folk music series

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE: Guitarist and singer David Roth — whose melodic songs have been performed at Carnegie Hall and traveled aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis — will play in San Marcos next week as part of the...

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

App offers mobile muse for Texas State galleries

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE: The University Galleries at Texas State University have released a new iPhone application for museums, called Musing, that promises to be a much more engaging experience for museum visitors.

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Texas State Theatre presents tragic ‘Yerma’

The Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present Federico Garcia Lorca’s Spanish lyrical tragedy, “Yerma,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-23 and 2 p.m. Nov. 24.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Texas State author on Times best seller list

Texas State University creative writing professor Doug Dorst released his latest novel, "S.," a collaboration with Hollywood producer, director and writer J.J. Abrams, on Oct. 29.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Remembering Camelot: Peace Corps official makes return to hometown

As the 35th president of the United States, one of John F. Kennedy’s first and most influential accomplishments was working with Congress to create the Peace Corps, which has sent more than 200,000 volunteers to serve in...

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Remembering Camelot: Curator seeks to capture fascination with American ‘royalty’

From glamorous to intensely serious, Jacques Lowe, John F. Kennedy’s personal photographer, captured the real-life moments of JFK’s campaign, family life and White House. Unfortunately, the negatives to Lowe’s photographs were stored in a bank vault at...

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Remembering Camelot: The connection behind the JFK collection

Frank Harvey’s relationship with JFK’s personal photographer allowed him to compile the one-of-a-kind collection at the center of a series of special events in San Marcos starting this month.

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