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Last weekend for Sul Ross Theatre of the Big Bend’s summer production of ‘Charlotte’s Web’

June 23rd, 2016

(photos by CHREYL ZINSMEYER)A scene from “Charlotte’s Web,” which will be performed Friday through Sunday at the Kokernot Outdoor Theatre.

ALPINE – This weekend brings the Theatre of the Big Bend’s (TOBB) final performances of the children’s classic “Charlotte’s Web,” at 7pm Friday through Sunday, June 24, 25 and 26, at the Kokernot Outdoor …

Hernandez art classes offered

June 23rd, 2016

ALPINE – Fine artist Pauline Hernandez is offering upcoming art classes.

Mask making using paper mâché will be June 29-30, and hand building with clay, creating pinch pots, mugs, bowls, or bird house is July 6-7.

Cost is $15/person, limit 10/class, and age groups are as follows: preK – 5th grade, 9-10:30am; 6th-12th grade, …

Donations sought for Sul Ross student film

June 23rd, 2016


ALPINE – Sul Ross State University film students are asking the public’s help to fund a short film project.

Assistant Professor of Communication Bret Scott set up a GoFundMe campaign to collect donations towards his class’ local film.

“This is the first chance I’ve had to teach this particular class, …

Painting pulling technique workshop this weekend in Alpine

June 16th, 2016

ALPINE – If you have wanted to try abstract painting but did not know where to begin, experience a hands-on demo workshop that teaches the pulling technique on June 18 and 19 . The technique will help you create a looser, bolder, freer, lighter, and intuitive painting.

You will be encouraged to use color combinations …

New photo exhibit opens Friday at Greasewood

June 16th, 2016

Mike Darr

MARFA–Greasewood Gallery at the Hotel Paisano will be opening a new exhibit on Friday, June 17.

“The Photographic Beauty of South West Texas” will be the first showing in Marfa of work by Mike Darr, a resident of Terlingua. Of his work presented in this show, Darr says, “I have found no …

Mirror Travel returns to Marfa for El Cosmico’s Sunset Soundtracks

June 16th, 2016

Mirror Travel

MARFA – Taos, New Mexico-based psychedelic band Mirror Travel will return to Marfa on Sunday, June 19 to take the outside stage at El Cosmico with touring partners Jesse Williamson and Shane Renfro.

Marfa’s own three-piece band, Baby Steps, will also perform in a supporting slot.

Mirror Travel, which is touring in …

Coasta fills the hip hop gap in Marfa

June 16th, 2016



MARFA – In a town where hipster indie, punk rock, country, and blues reign supreme, 21-year-old Marfa artist Coasta (real name Warren Acosta) has gone against the grain, introducing homegrown hip-hop to the Marfa music scene.

Coasta has been performing and recording his original music since 2011, when the …

North Highland Avenue backdrop for TV show

June 9th, 2016

I Love Dick second 2nd assistant director Mary Beth Chambers, writer Sarah Gubbins, and writer/director Jill Soloway watch the filming relay from the comfort of the Big Bend Sentinel office on Friday.


MARFA – As I looked around the Marfa Big Bend Sentinel front office on Friday, with a video …

On the set of I Love Dick

June 9th, 2016

(staff photos by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)Kevin Bacon relaxes at the Jett’s Grill bar in between takes on the set of the Amazon original series I Love Dick.


MARFA – The cast and crew of the Amazon original television pilot, “I Love Dick” huddled around a box placed on the ground …

2016 Marfa ISD/Ballroom Marfa DJ Camp coming soon

June 2nd, 2016

MARFA – Ballroom Marfa’s free DJ Camp will once again take place as part of Marfa Independent School District’s Summer Shake Up calendar, and registration is now open to students from grades three through eight.

Austin’s DJ Bigface will return to Marfa for this seventh camp session. The professional DJ and music educator will …

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