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Monday, May 20th, 2013

‘From the Top’ to broadcast from Texas State

The National Public Radio program "From the Top" will be broadcast from the fourh annual International Piano Festival, to be held June 1-9 at Texas State.

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Historic homes tour features a variety of buildings

Buildings with an assortment of uses are featured in the 38th Annual Heritage Association Tour of Homes, "Revisiting Historic Hopkins: Gateway to San Marcos", taking place on May 4-5, where participants will gain a whole new perspective...

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Texas State oboist wins Fulbright scholarship

Texas State Professor Ian Davidson has been named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar and awarded a grant to visit Tumaini University Makumira in Tanzania.

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Soul Track Mind to headline spring concert April 25

Soul Track Mind will be hosting their CD release event at the Keep San Marcos Beautiful Spring Concert Series on Thursday, April 25 at San Marcos Plaza Park, 401 E. Hopkins. Other acts include The Georges and...

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Celebrated trio to perform at Texas State

The Kandinsky Trio will perform at Evans Auditorium on April 16 as part of the Common Experience program at Texas State.

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Travis Tritt to play Texas Music Theater

Travis Tritt has come a long way since his Vienne sausage days in Georgia, garnering a variety of prestigious music industry awards. He plays Texas Music Theater on Friday.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Bill would limit non-transferable tickets

Professional sports and live events are big business in Texas, and a bill before state legislators today aims to ensure fans who buy tickets can resell them or give them away without interference from venues or ticket...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Unicycle Football League stars in ode to strangeness

San Marcos’ homegrown Unicycle Football League was featured on a recent episode of the Travel Channel show, “Edge of America.” The six-minute segment aired last week.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Debut novelist wins Rivera award

Guadalupe García McCall's debut novel, Under the Mesquite, has been given the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award by Texas State.

Monday, February 18th, 2013

UniverCity: Caught on camera, snooping staff member sacked

Plus: Called “Hollywood’s favorite extra,” alumnus Jesse Heiman stars in Super Bowl commercial.

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