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Teacher/artist Ramon Deanda starts “Community Mural” project in Presidio

May 7th, 2015

(fotos de DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ)Yubia Bonilla, left, with the PISD Migrant Progam and elementary students working on the Community Mural.

By DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ

PRESIDIO – The project entitled “Community Mural,” comes from the renowned artist and art teacher Ramon Deanda.

Through this project he is fulfilling one of his biggest dreams …

Celebrate the work of Steve Holzer at CineMarfa

May 7th, 2015

Steve Holzer

MARFA – Experimental art films by the late Steve Holzer will screen during CineMarfa.

Beginning at 3pm Sunday at the Crowley Theater, are Holzer’s “See The World,” 2011; “Machine Deva,” 2012; “All You Need to Know About Supervision,” 2013; and the premiere of “Heaven is All Goodbyes,” 2013.

There’s a …

Shorthorns Through the Lens at CineMarfa

May 7th, 2015

(photo by DAVID FENSTER)A student edits her film during the Marfa Live Arts filmmaking workshop.

MARFA – Produced by Marfa Live Arts, in association with the Marfa Education Foundation, filmmakers David Fenster and Cory Van Dyke taught a six-day filmmaking workshop to seventh- and eighth-grade students in April. Students were instructed on …

Science fiction, outer space theme of CineMarfa film fest

May 7th, 2015

MARFA – The 2015 CineMarfa Film Festival begins today through Sunday, and this year’s programming focuses on science fiction and explores ideas about outer space.

Detroit-based artist Scott Reeder will be in attendance for the Texas Premiere of his film, “Moon Dust.”

John Corbett of Corbett Vs. Dempsey and editor of the book Sun …

Schowengerdt one-night-only show Saturday

April 30th, 2015

Craig Schowengerdt

MARFA – The Hotel Paisano will host a one-night exhibit of recent sculpture by Marfa artist Craig Schowengerdt on Saturday, May 2 from 6-9 pm in the main lobby.

The public is invited to attend the reception showcasing the artist’s most recent endeavor.

Schowengerdt holds a bachelor’s of fine arts …

Selena tribute band plays Padre’s Marfa Saturday

April 30th, 2015

Stephanie Bergara(photo courtesy ERIC CELEDON and BIDI BIDI BANDA)

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Austin-based Selena tribute band, Bidi Bidi Banda, will relive the “Queen of Tejano Music,” Selena, on Saturday, May 2, at Padre’s Marfa.

It started as a small idea to kick off Austin’s Pachanga Latino Music Festival last …

West African band to play at The Lumberyard Wednesday

April 28th, 2015

Tal National

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts in association with The Lumberyard presents Tal National at 8pm Wednesday, April 29, at The Lumberyard. The show is free and open to the public.

Tal National, formed in the year 2000, is a West African phenomenon. The band is from Niamey, the capital city of Niger. …

MLA: Multi-media Motalebi show debuts in Marfa Saturday

April 23rd, 2015

Artist Sahra Motalebi moves objects around the diorama stage set for the final piece Diorama in Sounds From Untitled Skies. (photo by Minsun Sohn)

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts presents New York artist Sahra Motalebi in Sounds From Untitled Skies, a 40-minute piece for the stage at the Crowley Theater on Saturday, April …

Vermont band at Padre’s Saturday

April 23rd, 2015

Pariah Beat

Vermont-based Pariah Beat will play Saturday, April 25, bringing their old time root music with a youthful edge to Padres Marfa.

The four-piece is currently on the Stag Tour 2015, traveling to Boston, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Austin.

There’s even a night when the band will stay in the motel room where Gram …

Austin (and Marfa) musicians gig at Padre’s Friday

April 23rd, 2015

Jeff Plankenhorn, Miles Zuniga and Scrappy Jud Newcomb

The Marfa/Austin trio PMS: Plank, Scrappy, Miles will hit the Padre’s stage at 9pm Friday for a rare, one-night only performance. The group, which includes Jeff Plankenhorn of Joe Ely and Ray Wylie Hubbard’s bands, Miles Zuniga of Fastball fame, and recent Marfa transplant Scrappy …

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