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Monday, November 18th, 2013

Scrap Arts Music brings high-voltage performance

Nationally acclaimed Scrap Arts Music will bring its kinetic, frenetic brand of musical fusion entertainment to Texas State University 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at as part of the Encore Performing Arts Series.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Common Experience author Ross Szabo to speak on mental health

Ross Szabo, author of this year's Common Experience book Behind Happy Faces, will speak about Mental Health and Illness at Texas State University Oct. 30.

Friday, October 11th, 2013

The joys of being Wendish, festival and all

In a light-filled 19th-century Lutheran church with red stenciling above the blue and white balcony, worshipers prayed and sang in German. It was the closest the visitors to this Central Texas community could come to honoring their...

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Art UnHitched features Ron Borden in October

Ron Borden will be the featured artist for October at Art Unhitched on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. The open-air market is held the second Saturday each month at 312 E. Hopkins at CM...

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Patrick Kennedy to deliver university’s LBJ lecture

Patrick Joseph Kennedy II, whose mental illness and drug addiction tarnished and cut short his tenure in Congress and then inspired him to embark on an advocacy campaign, will deliver the LBJ Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, Oct....

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Lawmaker defends Prada Marfa against permit questions

The uncertain future of Prada Marfa, an art installation erected eight years ago outside the tiny West Texas town, is drawing the attention of the Texas Legislature.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Theatre program presents ‘shamefully silly’ ‘Adrift in Macao’

The Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance will perform “Adrift in Macao” Oct. 8-13 at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage of the Theatre Complex.

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Keret to read at Wittliff, KAP

Internationally acclaimed author and director Etgar Keret will visit Texas State on Oct. 3 for a book signing, question and answer session and reading of his fictional short stories.

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Diaz to read at Wittliff, KAP

Mojave poet Natalie Diaz will give readings and book signings at Texas State's Wittliff Collections and the Katherine Anne Porter (KAP) Literary Center in September.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

PET FEST set for Sept. 28

Prevent a Litter Society (PALS) has scheduled its 11th annual PET FEST for Sept. 28 at San Marcos Plaza Park.

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