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Padre’s offers two nights of free music this weekend

November 19th, 2015

MARFA – Padre’s Marfa is hosting music this weekend that will tug at the heartstrings and inspire you to shake your moneymaker. Radio la Chusma will return to Padres’s on Friday, November 20, and Luke Redfield will play on Sunday, November 22. There is no cover for both shows.

El Paso Radio La Chusma …

CineMarfa’s Japanese film series continues

November 19th, 2015

MARFA – On Tuesday, November 24 at 8pm, Cinemarfa will screen “An Autumn Afternoon,” directed by Yasujirō Ozu, at the Lumberyard, located at the corner of Dean and Dallas streets.

All Cinemarfa film screenings are free and open to the public.

Described by The Guardian as a film in a superbly composed minor key, …

Mexican tour guide-ceramist to exhibit Mata Ortiz pottery at ArtWalk

November 19th, 2015

Mata Ortiz pottery

ALPINE – Don’t miss Diana Acosta, a Mexican tour guide and ceramist from Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico who will be at the Whitlock Studio of Fine Art exhibiting Mata Ortiz pottery during ArtWalk.

Diana Acosta

She will bring a variety of pots of different styles and prices …

David Kimble, the last artist of his kind

November 19th, 2015

Cutaway of the Corvette Z06

Exhibit opens Friday at Eugene Binder


MARFA – David Kimble may be the last artist of his kind. But given the laboriousness of what he does, perhaps that’s no surprise: As a technical illustrator, his work is immensely specialized and technically intricate. Even more …

Fairlie is featured artist at ArtWalk

Fairlie is featured artist at ArtWalk

November 19th, 2015

Carol Fairlie stands in front of her artwork. Fairlie is the featured artist at this year’s Artwalk.

Musicians Bishop, Hubbard to perform

ALPINE – Nashville rocker Bonnie Bishop, Americana artist Ray Wylie Hubbard, and a Sul Ross State University (SRSU) professor of Art are headlining this year’s ArtWalk on Friday and Saturday in …

Sul Ross musician Justin Rodriguez in concert Sunday

November 5th, 2015

(photo courtesy BIG BEND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA) Guitarist Justin Rodriguez.

ALPINE – Sul Ross music student Justin Rodriguez will present his senior recital in classical guitar at 3pm on Sunday, November 8, at St. James Episcopal Church in Alpine.

Rodriguez is an El Paso native who excelled in UIL competition as an Eastwood High …

Big Bend Chamber Music concert Friday

November 5th, 2015

Beverly Escuder

ALPINE- American opera arias and Spanish songs will be performed at the next Big Bend Chamber Music concert at 6pm, Friday, November 6 at St. James Episcopal Church in Alpine.

Soprano Beverly Escuder is a native of Brownwood, but has lived all over the country. As a child of musicians, …

Chinati, bookstore team up for Saturday reading

November 5th, 2015

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation and the Marfa Book Company will host a reading by author Lynne Tillman at 6pm Saturday, November 7 at the bookstore, located at the Lumberyard, 213 South Dean Street.

Tillman is a writer and critic and author of novels, short stories, essays and non-fiction. She was awarded a Guggenheim …

Austin’s The Nightowls start fall tour Wednesday in Marfa

October 29th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)The Nightowls

MARFA – Austin’s “vintage soul” The Nightowls will start their fall tour by returning on Wednesday, November 4, to the Padre’s Marfa stage.

Led by singer/multi-instrumentalist Ryan Harkrider, this band of 30-somethings in sneakers is known for their “dynamic dancing-in-the-street spirit” that leaves audiences pleasantly …

Chinati Foundation to present Shorthorn poetry

October 29th, 2015

Students from Ms. Ojeda and Mr. Curran’s freshman English class print their poems for Chinati and Marfa ISD’s upcoming Seeing Poetry reading, set for 6pm Wednesday, November 4.

MARFA – Please join Marfa ISD and The Chinati Foundation, Wednesday, November 4 for Seeing Poetry, an exhibition of original poetry written and screen …

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