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 calendar of events for the week of 11-19-13

Tuesday, November 19

7 p.m. Music: Steve Vai

Virtuoso guitarist Steve Vai will be performing at Backstage Live (1305 E Houston St.). Vai will be promoting and performing music from his latest album “The Story of Light,” his 16th solo album. For tickets visit

Wednesday, November 20

7:30 p.m. Film Screening: “Foxy Brown”

The Alamo Drafthouse (618 NW Loop 410) will be screening the 1974 classic Blaxploitation film “Foxy Brown” starring Pam Grier. The screening will be played off an original 35mm film reel. For more information visit

Thursday, November 21

7:30 p.m. Film Screening: “The Fifth Element”

A screening of the 1997 sci-fi classic “The Fifth Element” will be held at the Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes theater (1255 SW Loop 410). The film will be screening as part of STiR-FRi Theater, a “Sci/Fi Fantasy, Animation and Cult Classic” movie night held at the Westlakes theater every third Thursday. For tickets, visit

Friday, November 22

7 p.m. Comedy: Whitney Cummings

Actress, comedienne and writer Whitney Cummings will be performing at the Empire Theatre (226 N. St. Mary’s St.). Cummings is known for her raunchy and crude performances as well as her biting wit. Admission starts at $79. For more information visit

Saturday, November 23

7:30 p.m. Event: Light the Way

The University of Incarnate Word’s (4301 Broadway) 27annual event features an exciting lineup of musicians and will conclude when the switch is flipped to illuminate over 1 million Christmas lights around the campus. A candlelit procession led by Mariachis Las Coronelas will follow. Admission is free. For more information, visit

9 p.m. Event: Color Splash Paint Party

Backstage Live (1305 E. Houston St.) hosts the largest black light and paint party in Texas. There is a $500 twerk contest at 7:00 p.m. Admission begins at $5 for students. For more information visit

Sunday, November 24

7:00 p.m. Comedy: Kathy Griffin

Two-time Emmy winner and NY Times bestselling author Kathy Griffin will be performing at The Majestic Theatre (224 E. Houston St.). The comedienne is known for her rapid-fire wit and stories of Hollywood celebrities. The performance will be filmed for a new Bravo TV special. Admission starts at $45. For more information, visit

Monday, November 25

10:00 p.m. Film: Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor 3D

A screening of Doctor Who’s 50 Anniversary TV special will be playing at Huebner Oaks Stadium 14 (11075 W. Interstate 10). Admission is $15. For more information, visit

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