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February 20th, 2013
San Marcos Tonight 02/20/13

A daily rundown of live entertainment in and around San Marcos tonight, compiled by Mercury Scene Editor Hap Mansfield and our content partners at San Marcos Tonight.


Scene from “Viva Viva”

Tonight’s Best Bet

It’s the second day of the Seventh Annual SURGE! Film Festival hosted by Heirloom Blooms and there are loads of fascinating films to watch and folks to meet. There will be script readings and a chance to make your own stop-motion animation. The event is scheduled to go from 1-8 p.m.


SURGE! Film Festival Day 2

The seventh annual Social Uprising and Grassroots Encouragement! (SURGE!) Film Festival being held on Feb 19 and 20  at Heirloom Blooms in San Marcos. Films featured include “Viva Viva” a documentary about punks living in São Paolo, Brazil, “Cartography of Loneliness” about widows in India, Nepal, and Afghanistan, “Changing Lives in the Mississippi Delta” about a youth afterschool program in Greenville, Mississippi, and “Dalai Mongol”, which takes viewers on a dreamlike journey through the enchanted landscapes of Mongolia.

SURGE! also includes a panel on social justice and the independent film maker and screen writer, a garden dedication, script readings with local actors and a chance for attendees to make stop motion animations on the Edge of Imagination Station.

Actor Howard Lawrence, whose film credits include Tron, Uprising, The Good Wife, and Smallville, will join fellow actors in a reading of the script of “Decay.” The screenplay of “Decay” is described as a “Zombie social justice film.”

The SURGE! Film Festival is free and open to the public.  The festival is hosted by Heirloom Blooms, 900 FM 32 #A, San Marcos, from 1-8 p.m. on both days.Free DVDs of selected films will be given while supplies last.

Start: 02/20/2013 1:00 pm
End: 02/20/2013 8:00 pm
Venue: Heirloom Blooms
900 FM 32 #A, San Marcos

Missoula Slim, Kent Finlay’s Songwriters Circle at Cheatham Street Warehouse

Happy hour with Missoula Slim 6 p.m.
Kent Finlay’s Songwriter Circle 9 p.m.
@ Cheatham Street Warehouse, 119 Cheatham Street

Start: 02/20/2013 6:00 pm
End: 02/20/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Cheatham Street Warehouse
Phone: 512-353-3777
119 Cheatham Street, San Marcos,

David Harris, Andy Evans & the Brotherhood with Garrett Snowden at Triple Crown

Happy hour with David Harris 6 p.m.
Andy Evans & the Brotherhood with Garrett Snowden 9 p.m.
@ The Triple Crown, 206 N. Edward Gary

Start: 02/20/2013 6:00 pm
End: 02/20/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: The Triple Crown
Phone: 512-396-2236
206 N. Edward Gary, San Marcos,

Acoustic Songwriter Night at Cypress Creek Cafe

Acoustic Songwriter Night 7 p.m.
@ Cypress Creek Cafe, 320 Wimberley Square

Start: 02/20/2013 7:00 pm
End: 02/20/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Cypress Creek Cafe
Phone: 512-847-0030
320 Wimberley Square, Wimberley

Josh Mrozinski at Riley’s Tavern

Josh Mrozinski 9 p.m.
@ Riley’s Tavern, 8894 FM 1102

Start: 02/20/2013 9:00 pm
End: 02/20/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Jack’s Roadhouse
1625 Hunter Road, San Marcos,

Karaoke Hosted by Martin Breeden at Jack’s Roadhouse

Karaoke hosted by Martin Breeden 9 p.m.
@ Jack’s Roadhouse, 1625 Hopkins Road

Start: 02/20/2013 9:00 pm
End: 02/20/2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Jack’s Roadhouse
1625 Hunter Road, San Marcos,

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