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Friday, September 18th, 2009

The Weekend: Music, art, the river

Music, art, the river, the soccer team and pirates all be wantin' yer attention this weekend mateys! Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis (above) will play the opening ceremony for the Seton Hospital in Kyle on Sunday.

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Video: George Strait’s ‘Troubadour’

Music video of "Troubadour" by George Strait, a Texas State University alum who began his music career in San Marcos.

Monday, April 6th, 2009

San Marcos’ favorite son takes bow at ACM Awards

George Strait, who began his career at Cheatham Street Warehouse, honored as Artist of the Decade at Academy of Country Music Awards.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Supple Series celebrates western swing

Austin-based Lone Star Swing will perform with acclaimed guest musicians including Rick McRae and Terry Hale, who are regular members of George Strait’s Ace in the Hole Band.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Hap Mansfield’s Blog: Remembering Mr. Edison’s machine

Thomas Edison's recording machine started the path towards CD players and iPods. Thursday night at Texas State, Doug Skinner is giving two lectures about Edison and his invention.

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Nearing LBJ’s centennial, Texas State looks to its most famous alumnus to help shape identity

Standing a little bit taller, Lyndon Baines Johnson returned to the campus quad late last fall in time for the start of the year marking the centennial of his birth.

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