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Maroon Weekly March 15, 2012

Text of Maroon Weekly issue 215

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    contentsmaroonweekly.com // March 15, 2012

    PublisherMick Maynard

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    calendarMarch 15 - March 29 // Find out what is going on in BCS. We have the scoop on everything.

    best lifestyleBest of BCS // See who won in this years Best of BCS awards.

    best diningBest of BCS // See who won in this years Best of BCS awards.

    moviesTop 20 picks // See what Brandon has to say about this weeks top 20 box office hits.

    best nightlifeBest of BCS // See who won in this years Best of BCS awards.

    for giveaways and prizes follow us on twitter @maroonweekly

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    March 15Salsa NightFrom 9pm to 11pm enjoy a two-hour professional dance lesson before dancing the night away with DJ Traxx and his collection of salsa, merengue, and bachata 9pm-2am on Thursday, March 1 @ Velocity

    Karaoke NightEvery Thursday & Sunday night, Schotzis offers a night full of karaoke. Sunday night drink specials include $1 domestics, $2 wells, and $3 Vegas bombs and Jager bombs. 10pm-2am on Thursday, March 1 @ Schotzis

    ArtfestThe students at TAMU will be featured artists at this years Artfest. The exhibit will be held on the 11th floor. For more information check out the website ath t t p : / / v a c . t a m u . e d u

    9am-6pm on Thursday, in Rudder Tower.

    Sol CatWanting a little bit of SXSW without having to travel to Austin? These three bands, Sol Cat, Ravello & Kingston Springs are bringing a special preview show to Bryan. With just $5 cover, this is a special treat of what to expect at SXSW. 8pm at Village Caf.

    March 16Zero HourAt midnight, the St. Patricks Day Countdown clock will hit 00:00. Grab a Perfect Pint of Guiness or one of OBannons fine Irish whiskeys for a toast at midnight on Friday at OBannons.

    Friday Night FlightsCant ever decide what wine to have? Come by Terrazzo every Friday to try three wine flights for only $10.

    6pm-11pm on Friday, March 16 @ Terrazzo

    Crawfish BoilThe 22nd season of the Famous Tap Crawfish Boil is underway. Go Fridays for delicious crawfish and lively music. 6pm-12am on Friday, March 16 @ The Tap

    Fridays Finest LadiesMr. 10-4 Promotions and Velocity have teamed up to bring a night dedicated to the ladies. This dress-to-impress night lets the first 50 ladies in free for a night of hip-hop, house, and top 40. 9pm-2am on Friday, March 16 @ Velocity

    V.I.C. & TYGABoth being members of the Billboard 100 list, V.I.C and Tyga are young american rappers. They are both working on their sophomore albums set to

    be released this year. Dont miss this high energy show at Daisy Dukes. 9pm on Friday at Daisy Dukes.

    Industry NightFor all those in the service industry, the Century Cafe in the Four Points Sheraton says thank you by offering Happy Hour till Midnight every Friday. 5pm-9pm on Friday, March 16 @ Century Cafe

    March 17St. Pattys DayOBannons is closing the street off again for St. Patricks Day 2012. Doors will open at 7am and food will be served ALL DAY along with games, contests, giveaways and a kilt pageant. Blaggards, The Tea Merchants and Maguire Academy of Irish Dance, all Irish themed bands, will be performing during the celebration. ALL DAY on Saturday at OBannons.

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    March 15-29

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    when March 23 9 p.m.

    where Harrys

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    Come out to Harrys and see Wade Bowen live in concert! For all your boot stompin, beer drinkin, roof raisin needs 18 and older. There is a reason Harrys won Best Live Entertainment venue in Best of BCS. Come see why.

    Cirque du Soleil presents Dralion, a fusion of ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde style of Cirque du Soleil. The international cast features 52 world-class acrobats, gymnasts, musicians, singers and comedic characters.

    Tickets for adults range between $35 and $80; children tickets (12 & under) range from $29 or $66; military, senior and student tickets range from $32 to $68.

    For more information visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/dralion or call 1-(888) 99-AGGIE.

    Dralion by Cirque Du

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    Texas Unlimited BandCelebrate St. Patricks day with one of the most requested contemporary rock country bands in Texas, Texas Unlimited. 8pm on Saturday at Lakeside Icehouse.

    Revolt RevoltWith a new album out in the spring, Revolt Revolt will be heading to SXSW after hitting Aggieland. Being compared to the Pixies, this band is rock-and-roll. Having a new guitar player, Revolt Revolt has a richer live sound.10pm on Saturday at Schotzis.

    Salsa Saturdays @ The VillageVoted the #1 night of dancing in BCS, Salsa Saturdays begins with a fun 30-minute, Crash Course Salsa Lesson followed by a sweltering hot night of dancing. Great night to meet new Aggies, and its all ages! 10pm-2am on Saturday, March 17 @ The Village Cafe

    March 18Jared Alan StewartAfter a fall 2011 CD debut, unsigned artist Jared Alan Stewart will be playing his mix of Texas country and blue-eyed soul at the Lakeside Icehouse. Come enjoy his songs about lost love and found hangovers along with his hit Living on Borrowed Limes. 10pm on Sunday at Lakeside Icehouse.

    Karaoke NightEvery Thursday & Sunday night, Schotzis offers a night full of karaoke. Sunday night drink specials include $1 domestics, $2 wells, and $3 Vegas bombs and Jager bombs. 10pm-2am

    on Sunday, March 18 @ Schotzis

    Open MicBudding musicians, singers, and songwriters: Share your gift every Sunday night with open mic at Velocity. 9pm on Sunday at Velocity.

    March 19Texas Hold Em TourneyAttention Hold Em players: come showcase your winning talent at Fox and Hound every week. Winners can qualify for poker tourneys at various casinos each month. 7pm-12pm on Monday, March 19 @ Fox and Hound

    Karaoke NightTake the stage and share your voice every Monday night with karaoke at The Tap. 10pm-2am on Monday, March 19 @ The Tap

    March 20YPA Sip and SocializeJoin the Young Professionals of Aggieland for a Sip & Socialize. This is a great way to meet professionals ages 40 and younger. You do not have to be a member to attend this event. Just come out and have some fun. 5pm on at Maddens

    Piano BarEvery Wednesday Night, recommend your favorite songs for Russell & Mike to play during Piano Bar night at The Tap. 10pm-2am on Wednesday, March 20 @ The Tap

    March 21Salsa WednesdaysYour mid-week salsa dancing fix. Salsa Wednesdays offers an hour and a half professional dance lesson (8pm) followed

    by dancing from 9:30-12am. A great night to learn how to dance or just let loose on the dance floor. 8pm-12am on Wednesday, March 21 @ The Village Cafe

    Eating on a BudgetIts always helpful to know how to shop, eat properly, store food, and get the most for your money. That is what this lecture is about. Attendees get a free cookbook!This event will be held in RM 707 in Rudder Tower. 3pm Wednesday. For more information go to http://shs.tamu.edu/events

    DralionCirque du Soleil presents Dralion, a fusion of ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde style of Cirque du Soleil. The international cast features 52 world-class acrobats, gymnasts, musicians, singers and comedic characters. Tickets for adults range between $35 and $80; children tickets (12 & under) range from $29 or $66; military, senior and student tickets range from $32 to $68. For more information visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/dralion or call 1-(888) 99-AGGIE.

    Piano BarEvery Wednesday Night come recommend your favorite songs for Russell & Mike to play during Piano Bar. 10pm on Wednesday at The Tap.

    Drew KennedyIntelligent, thought provoking and honest music is what inspires Drew Kennedy to write the material that he does. With his fifth album and a new novel just released in November, Kennedys music and book have words that mean a great deal. Kennedy

    has a distinct Texas country sound. 10:30pm on Wednesday at Church Street.

    March 22Salsa NightFrom 9pm to 11pm enjoy a two-hour professional dance lesson before dancing the night away with DJ Traxx and his collection of salsa, merenge, and bachata 9pm-2am on Thursday, March 8 @ Velocity

    DralionCirque du Soleil presents Dralion, a fusion of ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde style of Cirque du Soleil. The international cast features 52 world-class acrobats, gymnasts, musicians, singers and comedic characters. Tickets for ad