Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Events Sept. 3 to Sept. 8

Wednesday, Sept. 5

7 a.m. ”Emotion in Containment”

In this exhibit, Emilio Flores displays his sculpture artwork in live oak trees downtown (100 Main Plaza). He shows the battle of senses versus reason, thoughts versus emotion, as he confronts contradictions in human nature. This exhibit will be open through Dec. 31, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

10 a.m. Fotoseptiembre Opening at UTSA

Enjoy the works of Fernando Brito, Alejandro Cartagena, Mayra Martell, David Taylor and Anne Wallace at the UTSA Art Gallery on the Main Campus (One UTSA Circle).

Thursday, Sept. 6

11 a.m. ”A Conversation with the Curator: The Road to 31k Portraits for Peace” at UTSA

Claudia Zapata, the Director of Programs for the Mexic-Arte Museum, is also the original curator of the “31K Portraits for Peace” and the editor of “ChingoZine.” She will be lecturing at the Art Building (3.01.18A) at the Main Campus of UTSA (One UTSA Circle).

2 p.m. ”Doctor Zhivago” Screening

This 1965 classic follows a married Russian doctor who falls in love with a political analyst’s wife around the Bolshevik Revolution. Cinemark McCreless Market (4224 S. New Braunfels) will screen the David Lean film at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

6 p.m. Fotoseptiembre Openings

Peter French’s “Connecting Moments” will open at the Southwest School of Art (300 Augusta). Mary Jo Adams and Bruce Barshop’s “San Antonio Snapshots” will open at the San Antonio Express News Photo Hall (1201 Navarro). Albert Pedroza’s “En La Luz” will open at the King William Association Office (1032 S. Alamo St.).  Diego Huerta’s “31K Portraits for Peace” will open at the UTSA Satellite Space (115 Blue Star). All events are free. Visit http// for a complete schedule of openings.

8 p.m. Theater: “A Hitman’s Guide to Surviving Life”

An assassin, Samuel, finds himself at a career crossroads after being diagnosed with a terminal illness. Scott McDowell’s new play takes place at The Overtime Theater (1203 Camden) with tickets costing $9 – $12. Enjoy this play Thursday –  Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. This play ends on Sept. 9. 

Friday, Sept. 7

10 a.m. ”Love in Three Capitals”

This exhibit at the San Antonio Museum of Art (200 W. Jones St.) carries prints depicting sexual encounters in the pleasure quarters of Edo, Osaka and Kyoto during the time period of 1710 to 1715.

8 p.m. ”Legends of Las Vegas”

Enjoy hits from Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Peggy Lee, Wayne Newton and others in this musical review at Harlequin Dinner Theatre (Ft. Sam Houston, 2652 Harney). Tickets are $16.50 for just the show and $33 with dinner. This show lasts until Sept. 29 Thursdays – Saturdays at 8 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 8

7 p.m. ”Meiosis and Mammalia”

Enjoy the works of photographers Daniela Riojas and Will Bermudez at the R Gallery (110 E. La Chapelle).

7:30 p.m. Theater: “The 09ers: 4 Real – Real”

The fourth installment of this hilarious soap opera parody, set in Alamo Heights, has a new plot and range of characters, including a psycho killer, the Russian mob and local cougars. Check out this performance at the Rose Theater Co (11838 Wurzbach). This play will last until Sept. 29, Fridays – Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.

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