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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. 18 - Sept. 23

Tuesday, Sept. 18

10 a.m.  Theater: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Dream a Little Productions, with Tripwire Theater, presents a theatrical interpretation of the Lewis Carroll classic at the Palace Theater (314 S. Austin St.). The play will be shown on Sept. 18 and Sept. 20 at 10 a.m., Sept. 21 – 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 23 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 – $15.

1 p.m.  Fotoseptiembre: “Kidography: Children of San Antonio Take on the Camera”

The Bihl Haus Arts (2803 Fredericksburg) showcases the works of children related to some well-known artists in San Antonio. For a full calendar on Fotoseptiembre events, visit <>.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

7:30 p.m. Theater: “The Merchant of Venice”

The Actors From the London Stage return to UTSA to present Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice,” Sept. 19, 21-22 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 – $18. To purchase tickets online, visit <> and select a performance date.

Thursday, Sept. 20

2 p.m. Film Screening: “The Bridge on the River Kwai”

Cinemark McCreless Market (4224 S. New Braunfels) will be screening the Academy Award-winning 1957 film “The Bridge on the River Kawi.” A unit of British soldiers are led to a Japanese POW camp where they are forced to work on the construction of a  bridge over the River Kwai. Tickets are $5 – $7. 

7 p.m. Politics: “Glen Beck’s Unelectable 2012 Live”

Media personality Glen Beck brings his political commentary on this election season to the masses. Watch as Glen Beck faces “B.S. of A.” writer Brian Sack in a live broadcast debate from the Majestic Theater. The event will be shown live at Cinemark McCreless Market (4224 S. New Braunfels) and Regal Cielo Vista Stadium 18 (2828 Cinema Ridge).

7 p.m. Film Screening: “Victor/Victoria”

The Cult Movie TV Danger Zone presents the Julie Andrews classic “Victor/Victoria” at the Alamo Drafthouse Park North (618 NW Loop 410). The event will include a guest presenter, a drag king/queen contest and a trivia contest.

7 p.m. Film Screening: “Footloose”

The Alamo Street Eat Bar (609 S. Alamo St.) will host a dance workshop at 7 p.m. and a screening of the recently released remake of “Footloose” at 8:30 p.m. The screening will include live dancers performing some of the film’s dance scenes.

9 p.m. Poetic Seduction

Uptown 78 (8250 FM 78 Ste 108) presents a new event for all poets and spoken word artists. Poetic Seduction offers an intimate setting for performances by San Antonio’s greatest talents and blooming amateurs. Enjoy jazz, R&B and Neo-Soul along with the poetry of souls from all walks of life. This event will repeat every third Thursday until Jan. 24. The cover charge is $5.

Friday, Sept. 21

12 p.m. Workshop: “Native American Spirituality for Women”

Linda Ximenes, a sun dancer and energy healer, will lead a workshop that includes an introduction to Native American spiritual practices and beliefs specific to the fall equinox. The workshop will meet outside at the Land Heritage Institute (1349 Neal Road). Attendees must bring their own lawn chair.

6 p.m. Book Signing: “Capitol Hell”

Jayne Jones and Alicia Long, former U.S. Senate staffers, will be at the La Cantera Barnes & Noble (15900 La Cantera Pkwy) to promote their new novel, “Capitol Hell.”

6:30 p.m. Arts Opening: “Tesseract”

Unit B (500 Stieren) will display the newest glass art of San Antonio artist and glassblower Justin Parr until Nov. 3.

Saturday, Sept. 22

8 p.m. Theater: “Theatre ASAP”

San Antonio Theatre Coalition presents “Theatre ASAP.” Six playwrights create original 10-minute plays on Friday to perform on Saturday. Watch the results of this experiment for free at the Woodlawn Theatre (1920 Fredericksburg).

8 p.m. Theater: “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.

Sunday, Sept. 23

12 p.m. Art: “IndiVisble: African-Native American Lives in the Americas”

The Institute of Texan Cultures presents the Smithsonian-affiliated exhibit “IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas.” The exhibit explores the dual African American and Native American ancestry. The exhibit is open through Nov. 25. Admittance is $6 – $8.

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