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

Local Events:

Tuesday, Oct. 23

4:30 p.m. Public Tour: Museum Highlights

The San Antonio Museum of Art (200 W. Jones St.) invites you to a free informative tour of their works on display.  During “Free Tuesdays,” guests can meet at the front desk and learn about the various highlights of their exhibitions. Admission is free.

10:30 p.m. Poetry Event: PuroSlam

Renown poetry slam team PuroSlam will host the weekly poetry slam contest at the On The Half Shell Oyster Bar (202 Navarro St.). All poets ready to face the judges and “quick-witted” audience must come prepared with at least 3 original pieces. They are given three minutes per poem and there are no costumes, props or musical accompaniment allowed. This event will continue through Jan. 29 every Tuesday. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

5:30 p.m. Art Instruction: Wire Wrap Pendant

Tres Rebecas (117 W Mistletoe), a cultural design studio, boutique and librería, offers a craft class for anyone interested. The class will run until 7:30 p.m. and will cost $10 for the kit.

8 p.m. Film Screening: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

The Friendly Spot (943 S Alamo) will screen the classic ’60s film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. Most known for Audrey Hepburn’s iconic role as Holly Golightly, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” is a romantic comedy about a New York socialite who becomes infatuated with the new apartment resident. This screening will be free and starts at sundown.

8 p.m. Theater: “Catch Me If You Can”

The Majestic Theater (224 E Houston) will host a performance of “Catch Me If You Can.” Based both on the film adaptation of Frank W. Abagnale, Jr.’s true story. A teenage vagrant eventually becomes a successful con man under the pursuit of FBI agent Carl Hanratty. This musical is acclaimed for its romance and comedy. Performances will run from Oct. 23-28. Tickets are $36.30 – $79.65.

Thursday, Oct. 25

10 p.m. Museum Exhibit: “Aphrodite and the Gods of Love”

The San Antonio Museum of Art (200 W. Jones St.) presents an exhibition of 125 pieces displaying the various roles and inspirations of the ancient gods and goddesses of love. These pieces include statues, bronze figures, mirrors, jewelry and much more. The exhibit
is open through Feb. 17. Tickets range from $3-$8 (free admission on Tuesday)

8 p.m. Theater: “The Rocky Horror Show”

The Woodlawn Theatre (1920 Fredericksburg) will host the performance of the Rocky Horror show on their stage. Bringing the cult classic film to the stage. Sharon Needles, RuPaul Drag Race Season 4 winner, will play Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Performances will show through Oct. 27. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $50 for VIP.

Friday, Oct. 26

8 p.m. Theater: “November”

San Pedro Playhouse (800 W. Ashby Pl.) presents “November,” a comedy that follows the story of a presidential candidate and his journey to the White House during re-election. Tickets range from $15-$25. For more information, call (210) 733-7258 or visit their website.

Saturday, Oct. 27

8 p.m. Theater: “Dracula”

Ballet San Antonio at the Lila Cockrell Theatre (200 E. Market St.) presents “Dracula,” the classic story of a vampire in love. Tickets range from $20-50. For more information visit Ballet San Antonio or Ticketmaster to purchase tickets.

10:30 p.m. Theater: “Sheer Bloody Lunacy!”

Boneshakers Tap House and Pizzeria (306 Austin) is proud to present “Sheer Bloody Lunacy!” a cabaret horror/comedy musical that invites viewers into the world of models who are caught in the middle of a spiritual awakening. Tickets are $10.

Sunday, Oct. 28

10 a.m. San Antonio Monthly Holistic Fair

Come see a glimpse into the future at the San Antonio Monthly Holistic Fair at Art-of-Java Café (16618 San Pedro). Professional Tarot card readers as well as astrology, face, palm and tea leaf readers will be present to show guests what to expect in their lives.  For more information visit their website.

3 p.m. Theater: “The Firebugs”

The Sterling Houston Theater at Jump-Start (108 Blue Star) presents “The Firebugs,” a play that takes a comedic look at a couple who allow arsonists into their home. Things are sure to get fired up in this dark comedy, directed by Diane Malone. Tickets range from $10 – $25. For more information, visit their website.

Monday, Oct. 29

9 p.m. Meat & Metal Mondays

Sink your teeth into some free food at Zombies (4202 Thousand Oaks) as part of their weekly Monday special. Happy Hour is from 5 – 9 p.m. with no cover for those 21+. This bar and venue is famous for its zombie-themed atmosphere as well as their drink specials from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. For more information visit their website.

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