10 Free Things You Have To Do This Week


Mon 1/25
Voodoo Vinyl

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DJ Smarty Pants spins the grooviest groovers from the true rock 'n' roll canon most Mondays. If "Hotline Bling" and "Drunk in Love" don't blow up your skirt, get your fanny to down to The Mix for gems from the garage. Free, 11pm, Mon; The Mix, 2423 N. St. Marys, (210) 735- 1313, reverbnation.com.

Tues 1/26
Artpace's Spring 2016 Artist Welcome Dinner

Get to know Artpace’s Spring 2016 International Artists-in-Residence by meeting Daniel García Andújar (Barcelona Spain), Wu Tsang (Los Angeles, California) and Adriana Corral (San Antonio, Texas) at this Artist Welcome Dinner. The casual evening includes food available for purchase from Hippie Mommas, drinks generously provided by Real Ale Brewing Company and a discussion with the new residents about their work and upcoming projects at Artpace. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the artists’ talk beginning promptly at 7 p.m. Free, 6pm, Tue,  Artpace, 445 N.Main Ave,
(210) 212-4900,

Wed, 1/27

Animating Internationalism: David Alfaro Siqueiros and the Mexican Electricians' Syndicate

Trinity University and the Mexico, Americas, and Spain (MAS) Program are pleased to announce the 2016 Alvarez Seminar entitled: Siqueiros Internacional. The first speaker in the Series is Professor Jennifer Jolly of Ithaca College. Free,6-7pm, Wed; Mcnay Art Musuem, 6000 N.New Braunfels Ave, 210) 824-5368, trinity.edu/MAS

Thu  1/28

Wonderland of the Americas & The Bijou Cinema Present: The Princess Bride 

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Revisit the nostalgia and romance of William Goldman's beloved creation, The Princess Bride, at art-house movie theater Santikos Bijou Cinema Bistro. While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called "The Princess Bride," and sets off a tale imbued with fantasy, action and adventure. Free, 7pm Thu, Santikos Bijou, 4522 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 785-3500, facebook.com/wonderlandoftheamericas

Thu 1/28

McNay Art Museum Library Book Sale


The McNay Art Museum Library staff holds a sale of new and used books and magazines on the Garden Level of the McNay’s Stieren Center for Exhibitions. The majority of the selection is art-related, and prices range from 50 cents to $3. Payment is by cash or check only. Free, 4pm-7pm, Thu, McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave, 210) 824-5368mcnayart.org

Thu 1/28

"Surviving Life and ... The Zombie Apocalypse" Q&A with Josh McDermitt

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Josh McDermitt — best known for his role as Eugene in AMC's The Walking Dead — will visit San Antonio College as part of the Fine Arts and Cultural Series (FACES). Perfect the art of battling the evil undead with this seasoned expert. Free, 7-9pm, Thu, San Antonio College, McAllister Auditorium,1819 N. Main Ave,  210-486-0255, alamo.edu/sac/Eugene

Fri 1/29


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Universal Bass Entertainment presents Tantalize!, an opportunity to escape reality and flirt with fantasy with beats and bass to get your body moving. Free,10pm-2am, Fri; 8811 Patio Bar, 8811 Fredericksburg Rd, 210-690-8811, facebook.com/events

Thu 1/28

The Swindles

Ranging from Americana to punk-style rock, Mitch Webb and The Swindles are familiar names on the San Antonio music scene. The Swindles are guaranteed to put on a show that won't disappoint. Free, 6-10pm, Thu; Gruene Hall,1281 Gruene Road, (830) 606-1281gruenehall.com

Sat 1/30

History Begins with You: Documenting Your Family History 

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Independent filmmaker and San Antonio native, Ada M. Babino, leads a free genealogy workshop on utilizing technology to document and interview elders and family members. Free, 4pm-6pm, Sat; The Carver Library, 350 E.Commerce, (210) 225-7801, mysapl.org

Sun 1/31

An Evening of Poetry with Wendy Barker and Barbara Ras

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Join poets Wendy Barker and Barbara Ras at the Twig Book Shop to explore an English teacher's experience of sharing literature and the mysteries of daily life. Free, 6pm, Sun; The Twig Book shop,306 Pearl Pkwy,Ste 106,(210) 826-6411, thetwig.com

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