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Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Q&A: Kabomba! on how their name, somehow, says it all

Kabomba! bends each genre of music they sound like into new melodic vistas with more textures and depths. It's familiar but somehow so much better.

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

‘60s Night’ to return to LBJ Museum on Aug. 16

The colorful decade of the 1960s and President Lyndon B. Johnson’s years in the White House will be in focus at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos’ fourth “60s Night” fundraiser 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug....

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ JFK collection coming to San Marcos

With the 50th anniversary of president John F. Kennedy’s assassination on the horizon, True Vineyard Ministries and prolific Kennedy collector Frank Harvey are teaming up to bring a rare collection to San Marcos that will give viewers...

Monday, July 15th, 2013

San Marcos Latino cemetery earns its place in history

Adjoining the San Marcos River, the Mexican-American burial site called Cementerio del Rio recently received designation as a landmark by the state’s historical commission.

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Brad Rollins’ Blog: The post-apocalypse visits Caldwell County

Scenes for the Season 2 premiere of NBC’s “Revolution” were filmed July 12 in and around historic buildings in Martindale in Reedville.

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Women’s barbershop quartet places second in competition

Mayor Daniel Guerrero honors A Cappella Unlimited, a San Marcos-based women’s barbershop chorus and non-profit chapter of Sweet Adelines International.

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

San Marcos performers vie for $10K prize on AMC’s ‘Showville’

"Showville", an AMC reality show about small-town talent, will feature San Marcos in one of its eight one-hour episodes. The San Marcos episode airs 9 p.m. Thursday, June 20 on AMC

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Q&A: Bill Kirchen on being formerly famous for a song everyone knew

Kirchen, whose version of “Hot Rod Lincoln” was a cross-generational sensation in 1971, plays Gruene Hall tonight.

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Q&A: Bob Schneider on facing down depression to make brilliant music

On channeling anger into art: “I have to keep using that energy. I think everything kind of adds up and I spent my life not dealing with things and now I'm dealing with things, with that energy....

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

‘Lemonade Mouth’ next up in parks movie series

The city-sponsored “Movies in Your Park” series continues next Tuesday, June 11, with “Lemonade Mouth,” a Disney musical about five high schoolers who form a band.

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