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Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Texas State to host reception and Q&A with three Texas writers

Three Texas Hill Country writers will speak and answer questions about their craft this Thursday at Texas State's Alkek Library in San Marcos.

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Doggett slams governor on education funding

The battle of Washington, D.C., versus Texas continues — and this time it's D.C.'s turn to be fed up. On the letters page of Wednesday's New York Times, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, slams Gov. Rick Perry...

Friday, December 10th, 2010

River City Ballet production to feature guest dancers

The River City Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" will feature guest artists from the American Ballet Theatre. The ballet will be presented at the San Marcos High School Performing Arts Center Dec. 18-19.

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Philosophy dialogue to take up evolution, identity

Three Texas State philosophers will be joined by professors from six other university departments, along with academics from the University of Chicago and Hofstra University as Texas State's Philosophy Dialogue Series takes up evolution and identity for...

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Philosophers to discuss technology in dialogues

Next week's Philosophy Dialogue Series at Texas State will take up philosophy, technology and science fiction in a series of lectures.

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Noted author ZZ Packer to read at Porter House

The Katherine Anne Porter House at 508 Center Street in Kyle will present a reading by ZZ Packer on Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The event is cosponsored by the Texas State University Department of English. The...

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Noted journalist Brody to speak at library

Jane Brody, the Personal Health columnist for the New York Times and principal author of more than a dozen books, will speak at the San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street, on Sept. 22 at 7...

Friday, March 13th, 2009

'What Isn't, Is' at Texas State

An art exhibit called "What Isn't, Is" is showing at Texas State from March 10 to April 7.