Local calendar of events for the week of 9-3-13

Tuesday, September 3

7 p.m. Author Event: Kim Stanley Robinson The New York Times bestselling author will make an appearance at Barnes and Noble San Pedro (321 NW Loop 410 suite #104) for his novel, “Shaman.” Robinson is most known for his Mars-trilogy which has won many awards including the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award. For more information, visit barnesandnoble.com.

Wednesday, September 4

6 p.m. Exhibit: What Is Important Is The Art and Art History department will host the exhibit What Is Important Is curated by Professor Scott Sherer at the UTSA Art Gallery (Art Building 2.03.04). The exhibit will feature the work of artists Susan Mullally, Kurt Gohde, Kremena Todorova and Liz Maugans.

Thursday, September 5

12 p.m. Exhibit: Made in Texas The Institute of Texan of Cultures (801 E César Chávez) presents an exhibit featuring Texan-made objects that shape the culture in Texas and its influences. The exhibit will run through September 29. Admission is free for UTSA students with I.D. For more information, visit texancultures.com.

Friday, September 6

Film Screening: “Gone With the Wind” Santikos Bijou Cinema Bistro (4522 Fredericksburg Road) will host a series of classic films from September 6 to October 31 as a part of their Cine Classics Series. “Gone With the Wind” will play from September 6 to September 12. Shows will be daily at noon and at 7 p.m. on Tuesday nights. Tickets are $5. For showtimes and tickets visit santikos.com

Saturday, September 7

10 a.m. Book Signing: Laurie and Jeffrey Dillingham The authors Laurie and Jeffrey Dillingham will appear at The Twig Book Shop (306 Pearl Parkway) to sign copies of their children’s book, “Bella the Bumblebee.” For more information, visit thetwig.indiebound.com

Sunday, September 8

2:30 p.m. Theater: “Lost in Yonkers” The Sheldon Vexler Theater (12500 N.W. Military Hwy.) presents the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Neil Simon. The coming-of-age comic drama follows teenager Jay Kurnitz who is left with his grandmother in Yonkers, New York. The play is directed by Dylan Brainard and stars young actors Zach Espinoza and A.J. Faulkner.