5 Things You Have To Do This Week

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Monday, April 6
Alien


Ridley Scott's 1979 masterpiece features a darkly beautiful score, Sigourney Weaver's vulnerable but fierce performance, Dan O’Bannon’s tantalizingly paced script, and H.R. Giger's nightmarish designs, and they all tie together to make one of the most elegant horror films (with some of the most visceral shocks) in movie history. Starring Tom Skerritt and John Hurt. $10, 7:15pm Monday, Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes, 1255 S.W. Loop 410, (210) 677-8500, drafthouse.com



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Tuesday, April 7
YesBodyElse + Hyperbubble Electro-Country Hoedown


Special guests Hyperbubble will be performing all electronic versions of Country & Western classics, not with guitars and banjos but with Moog Synthesizer and Theremin. Free 7:30pm Tuesday, Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo, (210) 227-1187


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Tuesday, April 7
Tender Mercies


NLC will screen Tender Mercies as part of their Small Texas Towns film festival. This story of a down-and-out country singer with a dark past stars Robert Duvall and Tess Harper. Lauded for its masterful screenplay, Tender Mercies is often taught in college level film courses. Also critically acclaimed for its direction and acting performances, Tender Mercies is a must see for any Texan. Free, 6:30pm Tuesday, Northeast Lakeview College Performing Arts Center, 1201 Kitty Hawk Rd, 210-486-5000

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Tuesday, April 8
Vision for Nonprofit Impact in San Antonio: A Mayoral Candidate Forum


With budget cuts at all levels of government, local nonprofits have been left to take up the slack when programs are cut or discontinued. How will the next mayor view nonprofit organizations in addressing issues to promote a vision for the future San Antonio? Evan Smith, editor-in-chief and CEO of The Texas Tribune, will moderate a panel of mayoral candidates to discuss the varied issues that impact all citizens of San Antonio. To date, Mike Villarreal, Leticia Van de Putte, Tommy Adkisson and Ivy Taylor have confirmed. Free, 2pm Tuesday, Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate. 

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Wednesday, April 8
Deepak Chopra: "The Future of Well-Being"


With his new fiction book The 13th Disciple just out, he's coming to the Tobin Center to deliver a talk entitled "The Future of Wellbeing." $36.50-$100, 7:30pm Wedesday, Apr 8, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org




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