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Monday, September 21st, 2015

Commission to host fourth San Marcos Arts Advocacy Reception

The San Marcos Arts Commission will host the San Marcos Arts Advocacy Reception 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 at the The Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio St. to celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

San Marcos Arts Commission honors advocates

The San Marcos Arts Commission honored individuals and groups who have contributed to the arts in San Marcos at its annual arts advocacy reception last month at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Prehistoric bones discovered at Spring Lake

Prehistoric human remains were found in San Marcos during a construction project about a month ago. The bones are probably from a single individual, said Texas State archaeologist Jon C. Lohse.

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Arts Commission accepting grant applications

The San Marcos Arts Commission is accepting grant applications for programs or projects that involve art or that promote ethnic or cultural diversity.

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Dr. Mario Garza to give lecture at library Saturday

The Indigenous Cultures Institute's second lecture in a series on the evolution of the Hispanic identity, "We Have Survived" by Dr. Mario Garza, will be on Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the San Marcos Public Library, 625...

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Library to host lecture series on Hispanic identity

Dr. Mario Garza, renowned local artist, lecturer and musician, will give a series of lectures at the San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins, on the complex evolution of the Hispanic identity. The lectures will begin on...

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Native groups enlarge Earth Day celebration

With the presence of 14 Native American groups, the Aquarena Springs Earth Day celebration Saturday was larger than ever. Above, Mario Garza of the Indigenous Cultures Institute gave blessings using incense for 45 minutes.

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Doggett to speak at Earth Day celebration

U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett will be among those speaking at Texas State's annual Aquarena Earth Day Celebration Saturday.