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Register to Participate in “Made in Marfa” by September 1

August 27th, 2015

MARFA – Made in Marfa is a showcase of diverse, creative talent presented by the residents and businesses of Marfa and organized and promoted by the Chinati Foundation during Chinati Weekend. The second annual city-wide event takes place this year on Friday, October 9 during Chinati Weekend and features food, art, craft, music, and …

Exhibit of work by Mexican ceramicist opens Friday at Hotel Paisano gallery

August 27th, 2015

Cipriano Bueno

MARFA – The Greasewood Gallery at the Hotel Paisano will host an opening reception for a new exhibit on Friday, August 28 featuring ceramic sculpture by Ojinaga native and master ceramist Cipriano Bueno.

The artist’s reception for his exhibit, “CIHUACOATL,” is from 6-8pm, and the public is warmly invited.

Bueno …

Austrian-born Austin musician to play in Marfa, Alpine this weekend

August 27th, 2015

Ulrich Ellison

MARFA, ALPINE – Just back from their European tour, Ulrich Ellison and Tribe will play at 9pm on Friday, August 28, at Padre’s in Marfa and at 10pm on Saturday, August 29, at Railroad Blues.

It is no secret that Austin is one of the premier music places of the …

Ballroom Marfa presents Desert Surf Films Friday, Saturday

August 27th, 2015

MARFA – Ballroom Marfa presents Desert Surf Films – a program curated by Executive Director Susan Sutton – on Friday and Saturday, August 28-29, at 8:30pm in the Ballroom Marfa courtyard.

Desert Surf Films includes two visionary films from the early ‘70s, Alby Falzon and David Elfick’s Morning of the Earth and Elfick’s Crystal …

Children of Giant wins best documentary at Imagen Awards

Children of Giant wins best documentary at Imagen Awards

August 27th, 2015

Director Hector Galan accepts the award for best documentary.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – “Children of Giant” picked up the award for Best Documentary last weekend at the 30th Annual Imagen Awards. Director Hector Galán attended the star-studded event at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, with guests such as …

MLA presents 11th Annual 24 Hour Plays Friday-Saturday

August 20th, 2015

MARFA – This weekend, Marfa Live Arts will host the 11th annual 24 Hour Plays. On Friday, August 21, we invite anyone aspiring to act, direct, or write to meet at the Crowley Theater at 8pm. The live performance will be held on the following night, Saturday 22 at 8pm – just 24 hours …

Danger-zone journalist at Front Street Books Monday

August 20th, 2015

Anna Badkhen

ALPINE – Intrepid danger-zone journalist and award-winning author Anna Badkhen will be at Front Street Books in Alpine at 5:30pm Monday, August 24 for a reception and book-signing of her new work, “Walking With Abel: Journeys with the Nomads of the African Savannah.”

Badkhen has written about wars on four …

Pipeline opposition benefit concert at El Cosmico Saturday

August 20th, 2015

MARFA – The Big Bend Conservation Alliance hosts a benefit concert “Big Love for the Big Bend,” featuring Texas folk-rock icon James McMurtry and award winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin, this Saturday, August 22 at El Cosmico.

Doors open at 8pm and the show begins at 9pm. The performance will be held on the outdoor …

Viva Terlingua to bring the rock this year

August 20th, 2015

Joe King Carrasco

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

TERLINGUA – Viva Terlingua starts tonight with four days of music spread between three music venues in Terlingua.

Missing from this year’s festival are film screenings, photography and songwriting contest as festival producer Pat O’Bryan decided to change things up by focusing on what worked …

Denver gallery opens a Marfa space

August 6th, 2015

Joseph Coniff, Dot/Matrix, 2015, tailored fabric on stretcher frame, 54 x 48 inches

MARFA – RULE Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of its new location in Marfa.

This will be RULE’s second permanent space, expanding from its primary location in Denver, Colorado. The grand opening of RULE Gallery Marfa will be October …

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