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 2-25-14

Tuesday, February 25

6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Event: “Great Conversation!”

The Institute of Texan Cultures (801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd.) hosts the UTSA Honors College’s annual benefit to raise money for scholarships. The event presents a buffet dinner with conversation leaders seated at each table to facilitate discussions on prevalent topics in the community. Admission is $95. For more information, visit

Wednesday, February 26

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fine Art: “Art in the Garden”

San Antonio Botanical Garden (555 Funston Pl.) presents works from artists such as Danville Chadbourne, Ted Sitting, Crow Garner, Jean Jacques Porret and more. These artists represent Chicago International, Mid-South Alliance and the Texas Sculpture Group. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children. For more information, visit

Thursday, February 27

10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Fine Art: “The Full Monty: Male Nudes from the Collection”

The McNay Art Museum (6000 N. New Braunfels Ave.) curates prints and drawings of male nudes by twentieth-century artists. The exhibition serves to commemorate the male nude motif created by ancient Greek and Roman painters and sculptors. Admission is $10-$15. For more information, visit

Friday, February 28

9 p.m. Screening: UCinema presents “Frozen”

Let it go this Friday night as UCinema presents a film sure to get the audiences singing. If the cold never bothered you anyway be sure to check out Disney’s “Frozen” in the Retama Room on the second floor of the UC. Ignore prices tickets for the first time in forever, as admission and popcorn are free for students.

Saturday, March 1

6 p.m.-9 p.m. Fine Art: Gallista Gallery Contemporary Art Month Kickoff

Gallista Gallery (1913 S. Flores St.) will host a kickoff party of its own designed to celebrate Contemporary Art Month. Featured artists will include Albrechto Alvarez, Emilio Flores, Adriana MJ Garcia, Jerry Garcia, Alejandro Augustine Padilla, ChristianAmadeus Rodriquez, Manuel Salazar and Lacee Renee Townsend. Visit for more information.

Sunday, March 2

5 p.m. Event: 2014 Oscar Viewing Party At The Aztec Theatre

The 86th Annual Academy Awards will be screened at The Aztec Theatre (201 E Commerce St.). The evening will include dinner, cocktails and silent auctions. Proceeds will benefit the San Antonio AIDS Foundation and ticket prices start at $20. For more information, visit

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