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                          • Ervin Mendlovitz: A Storm, A Story of Twin Flames

                            "The Deadliest Natural Disaster -- Now A Historical Fiction Novel! For lovers of the movies Titanic and Twister, Galveston 1900: A Storm, A Story of Twin Flames is the story of a young couple enduring the struggles of ethnic prejudice in the community and religious intolerance within their own family all in the shadow of the devastating storm which nearly swept Galveston off the face of the Earth." Paperback signed edition available now! Digital editions are available on Google Play and Amazon for $4.99. For more information or to place an order for paperback, call 210-651-2562 or visit http://on.fb.me/1iJ1iqF

                            Place: San Antonio
                          • Miko Peled
                            Miko Peled 8/20 6:30PM
                             

                            Miko Peled's father was a general in the Israeli Defense Forces during the Six-Day War in 1967. In his book, The Generals Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, Miko tells why he found himself disagreeing more with Israel's policy towards Palestinians. He is widely regarded as an well informed and engaging speaker.

                          • Smokey Robinson
                            Smokey Robinson 8/20 7:30PM
                             

                            With over four decades of hits, Smokey Robinson continues to tour and perform around the globe. He is an acclaimed singer-songwriter and was pronounced by Bob Dylan as the “greatest living poet.” His music career first started when he founded The Miracles in high school. Their single, “Shop Around” was a Motown’s first #1 hit. After writing hits for The Miracles, he also wrote hits for other Motown greats like The Temptations, Mary Wells, Brenda Holloway, Marvin Gaye, and others. He continued his songwriting tradition for himself when he launched his solo career. Over his 50-year music career he has more than 4,000 songs and continues to sell sold-out concerts around the world.

                          • Queensÿrche
                            Queensÿrche 8/20 8:00PM
                             

                            Unfairly grouped with the barrage of hair metal acts that swamped the ’80s airwaves, Queensÿrche were actually champions of progressive rock. Operating the musical canvas with sweeping guitar harmonies and beautiful compositions building anticipation with vivid lyrics and glass-breaking vocals, the band laid a foundation for future progressive mainstays like Dream Theater and Between the Buried and Me. While their most popular hit, “Silent Lucidity,” plays to a more somber sound, Queensÿrche’s discography is rampant with hard-rocking hits (“Walk in the Shadows”) and arena rock anthems (“I Don’t Believe in Love”). After being booted from the band and losing the rights to the name, lead singer and key songwriter Geoff Tate is bringing his incarnation of Queensÿrche on a farewell tour before changing the name.

                          • Mark Halata and Texavia
                            Mark Halata and Texavia 8/20 5:30PM
                             

                              Pearl is excited to announce their new Summer Dance Hall Series in partnership with San Antonio Jazz legend Doc Watkins and sponsored by Corona and Cadillac.

                            Place: Pearl Stable
                            Category: Music, Ethnic/World, Polka
                          • Tanyalee Davis
                            Tanyalee Davis 8/20 8:30PM
                             

                            If you grow tired of getting all your chuckles from people who look, think and act just like you and your group of friends, Tanyalee Davis might have the laughs you’re looking for. Standing 3-foot-6, Davis’ perspective is necessarily different from most, but the common threads of human experience and her gifts as a storyteller make her endlessly relatable, and the joy in her enormously confident, sex-positive act is infectious and life-affirming. Promoting empathy through dirty jokes? There oughta be a prize for that.

                            Category: Comedy, Stand-up
                          • 47th Mural Unveiling
                            47th Mural Unveiling 8/20 2:30PM
                             

                            The San Antonio Housing Authority and the San Anto Cultural Arts partnered this summer to bring a unique art experience to three SAHA sites. With the help of artists such as Kaylee Diaz and Casey D Cooper, San Anto facilitated the creation of a 300-ft mural which will be installed on a series of five walls along Guadalupe Street near Brackenridge Elementary. The mural is located at 820 S. Colorado St.

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                            Category: Art, Exhibits
                          • Primetime Jazz Orchestra

                            The Primetime Jazz Orchestra features contemporary big band music.

                            Place: The Cove
                          • Steel Magnolias
                            Steel Magnolias 8/20 7:00PM
                             

                            Category: Film, Comedy
                          • Two Tons of Steel Free Show

                            County Line is offering a free concert from Two Tons of Steel. County Line is asking for attendees to bring canned good donations to help the San Antonio Food Bank. There will be happy hour from 3-7pm.

                            Place: County Line
                            Category: Benefit, Music, Country
                          • Reservoir Dogs
                            Reservoir Dogs 8/20 7:15PM
                             

                            You're about to get stuck in the middle with the Quentin Tarantino classic, Reservoir Dogs. Diamond heists, double crosses and undercover cops are the name of the game in this fast-talking, macho crime caper. Put on a super snazzy all-black suit, stop referring to yourself by your real name and prepare to super-slo-mo-cool-as-fuck walk yourself with at least four of your friends to the Alamo Drafthouse because we're setting you up with one of the slickest, coolest movies to blast out of the '90s. Stop pointing that gun at my dad and come learn the relative importance of tipping, who starred in Get Christie Love!, and what to do when you enter a men's room full of cops carrying a briefcase full of marijuana. Don't give yourself any excuses to miss this on the big screen, the words "too fuckin' busy" should not be in your vocabulary.  

                            Category: Film, Action, Crime
                          • DJ Cards
                            DJ Cards 8/20 10:00PM
                             

                            Category: Music, DJ
                          • Greg Abate
                            Greg Abate 8/20 8:00PM
                             

                            The Primetime Jazz Orchestra will present saxophone great Greg Abate in concert with two different sets, lots of excitement, and great music. His new CD with Phil Woods will be on sale at the show. Come out to hear Greg and his 16-piece big band.

                            Place: The Cove
                            Category: Music, Jazz
                          • Bidder 70
                            Bidder 70 8/20 7:00PM
                             

                            An inspiring documentary of climate activist Tim DeChristopher, Bidder 70 screens Wednesday in association with Bihl Haus Arts’ multi-disciplinary exhibit “HOT!” DeChristopher’s story demonstrates his personal commitment to climate justice through civil disobedience. Following the screening, environmental poets Wendy Barker, Jim LaVilla-Havelin, Darby Riley and Mobi Warren will spark the collective conscience. The “HOT!” programming continues on Friday with a Turtle Medicine Wheel Water Ceremony led by Apache medicine woman Yvette Mendez.

                          • Abbey Hirvela
                          • Sharknado 2: The Second One

                            Just when audiences thought it was safe to go back to the movie theater, they will get a fresh dose of scares and laughs. Sharknado 2 will hit cinemas nationwide for a one-night event: Thursday, August 21 at 8pm. Fathom Events fans will also get a sneak peek into the making of the film with 10 minutes of exclusive, never-before-seen footage including a look into the special effects, hilarious bloopers, and more. Creekside Cinemas(214 Creekside Way New Braunsfels, TX) Huebner Oaks 14 (11075 W IH-10 San Antonio, TX) Cielo Vista 18 (2938 Cinema Ridge San Antonio, TX) The Santikos Rialto (2938 NE Loop 410 San Antonio, TX) Starplex 12 (1250 Wonder World Drive San Antonio, TX)

                            Category: Film, Action
                          • Buttercup w/ Marcus Rubio
                            Buttercup w/ Marcus Rubio 8/21 10:00PM
                             

                            They will be performing songs from Pavement's studio album Crooked Rain Crooked Rain.

                            Place: 502 Bar
                          • Wine Tasting
                            Wine Tasting 8/21 7:00PM
                             

                            The cost to attend includes 10 wine samples, light snacks, a wine screw, and a raffle ticket. There will be a professional sommelier on site to educate guests on wine and answer any questions.

                          • The Professionals
                            The Professionals 8/21 8:00PM
                             

                            While it’s common to find a play within a play (see anything from Hamlet to The Drowsy Chaperone), the Overtime’s latest spins that technique by presenting a theater within a theater. Penned by Iran-born playwright William Mohammad Razavi, the “comedy about love, theater and the magic of both” plays out backstage at the Oglethorpe during a stormy performance of Egg Fear. Starring combative actors Delilah Small and Antonio Valencia, the unseen production unfolds in a backstage area shared by an agent, a magician, an understudy, a delivery guy and a white rabbit.

                            Category: Theater, Comedy
                          • Dan St. Germain
                            Dan St. Germain 8/21 8:00PM
                             

                            Not only is Dan St. Germain a regular on Best Week Ever, but he also has a half hour Comedy Central standup special coming out this spring. He’s been on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, John Oliver’s NY Standup Show, and he’s even created and starred in his own web series called “Kicking Dan Out,” along with his own podcast called “My Dumb Friends.” He’s a playful guy and never fails to give the audience a good time.

                            Category: Comedy, Stand-up
                          • Dieter & Adam
                          • Mistaken Identity
                          • The Ron Young-Scott Gale Band

                             After having lung surgery, singer-songwriter Ron Young is back in the mix with his 4-piece Americana band.

                            Category: Music, Americana
                          • Somebody's Darling, Margo & the Pricetags and K. Phillips & the Concho Pearls
                          • Open Mic with Hank Harrison
                          • Austin Forrest
                            Austin Forrest 8/21 7:00PM
                             

                            One doesn’t usually associate Americana singer-songwriters with being gear nerds, but Austin Forrest can spar with the gnarliest of roadies. Using a looping pedal, Forrest lays down the rhythm section on the bongo and cajón, the song’s bones on the rhythm guitar, then shreds lead on top. Forrest loops three part harmonies to complement his tunes, challenging the role of the barside/restaurant patio crooner.  

                            Category: Music, Blues
                          •  Pleasant  Premiere
                            Pleasant Premiere 8/21 7:00PM
                             

                            SAY Si student filmmakers will premiere Pleasant, a true story of a young boy from the 1920's on a journey to find his father. Pleasant is part of SAY Si's 2014 Summer Movie Project, which gives media art students the oppurtunity to work with professional actors and industry-standard filmmmaking equipment.  

                            Category: Film
                          • Lone Star Live Summer Concert Series

                            The San Antonio Current, in collaboration with the Maverick Music Festival presents the Lone Star Live Summer Music series. The first August edition features live music by local acts Curtis Grimes, Mitch Webb and the Swindles, and Garrett T. Capps and the Only Hipsters.

                            Category: Music, Americana, Rock/Pop
                          • If...
                            If... 8/21 7:00PM
                             

                            Lindsay Anderson's bizarre 1968 classic If... stars Malcom MacDowell as a radical youth who bristles against all forces of authority in a rigid boarding school. First in a trilogy of films (followed by O Lucky Man! in 1973 and Britannia Hospital in 1982), the darkly humorous and at times surreal film won the  Palme d'Or at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival and has been hailed as “a landmark of British countercultural cinema.”

                            Category: Film, Drama, Foreign
                          • Mar Spectre Open Mic Night

                            This open Mic Night is an open performance space for any to come, sign up, perform original or non original music, poetry, performance art, etc.

                           

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                          • Miko Peled
                            Miko Peled 8/20 6:30PM
                             

                            Miko Peled's father was a general in the Israeli Defense Forces during the Six-Day War in 1967. In his book, The Generals Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, Miko tells why he found himself disagreeing more with Israel's policy towards Palestinians. He is widely regarded as an well informed and engaging speaker.

                          • Tanyalee Davis
                            Tanyalee Davis 8/20 8:30PM
                             

                            If you grow tired of getting all your chuckles from people who look, think and act just like you and your group of friends, Tanyalee Davis might have the laughs you’re looking for. Standing 3-foot-6, Davis’ perspective is necessarily different from most, but the common threads of human experience and her gifts as a storyteller make her endlessly relatable, and the joy in her enormously confident, sex-positive act is infectious and life-affirming. Promoting empathy through dirty jokes? There oughta be a prize for that.

                            Category: Comedy, Stand-up
                          • Bidder 70
                            Bidder 70 8/20 7:00PM
                             

                            An inspiring documentary of climate activist Tim DeChristopher, Bidder 70 screens Wednesday in association with Bihl Haus Arts’ multi-disciplinary exhibit “HOT!” DeChristopher’s story demonstrates his personal commitment to climate justice through civil disobedience. Following the screening, environmental poets Wendy Barker, Jim LaVilla-Havelin, Darby Riley and Mobi Warren will spark the collective conscience. The “HOT!” programming continues on Friday with a Turtle Medicine Wheel Water Ceremony led by Apache medicine woman Yvette Mendez.

                          • If...
                            If... 8/21 7:00PM
                             

                            Lindsay Anderson's bizarre 1968 classic If... stars Malcom MacDowell as a radical youth who bristles against all forces of authority in a rigid boarding school. First in a trilogy of films (followed by O Lucky Man! in 1973 and Britannia Hospital in 1982), the darkly humorous and at times surreal film won the  Palme d'Or at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival and has been hailed as “a landmark of British countercultural cinema.”

                            Category: Film, Drama, Foreign
                          • If...
                            If... 8/21 10:00PM
                             

                            Lindsay Anderson's bizarre 1968 classic If... stars Malcom MacDowell as a radical youth who bristles against all forces of authority in a rigid boarding school. First in a trilogy of films (followed by O Lucky Man! in 1973 and Britannia Hospital in 1982), the darkly humorous and at times surreal film won the  Palme d'Or at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival and has been hailed as “a landmark of British countercultural cinema.”

                            Category: Film, Drama, Foreign
                          • Lone Star Live Summer Concert Series

                            Picture a 10-gallon hat filled with Lone Star beer. Sound good? Sounds like you’re an ideal crowd member for August’s installment of Lone Star Live, switching from the free series’ indie and punk inclinations toward country. On his new release Our Side of the Fence, Curtis Grimes (pictured) takes the vocal chops he honed on Season 1 of The Voice and puts them to twangy good use. With his band the Swindles, Mitch Webb settles in the cozy middle point between Doug Sahm and Bob Dylan. With the Only Hipsters, Garrett T. Capps plays a violent, fuzzed-out form of blues rock ‘n’ roll.

                            Category: Music, Americana

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