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Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork: Marfa present Alvin Lucier, Charles Curtis for Marfa Sounding this weekend

May 26th, 2016

(photo by MARY LOU SAXON)One of the locations of the Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork: Marfa program Marfa Sounding, featuring a concert with Alvin Lucier and Charles Curtis is Sunday, May 29, at Mimms Ranch.

MARFA – This Memorial Day weekend, Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork: Marfa present Marfa Sounding with composer Alvin Lucier …

Marfa Live Arts, CineMarfa screen Alvin Lucier documentary before composer visits town

May 19th, 2016

MARFA – Tonight, Thursday, May 19, at 6:30pm, Marfa Live Arts and CineMarfa with The Lumberyard will host a free, public screening of Viola Rusche and Hauke Harder’s documentary, “No Ideas But In Things” about the composer Alvin Lucier in the Adobe Room at The Lumberyard, 201 East Dallas Street.

The film offers an introduction to …

Marfa Live Arts, Lumberyard honor Bob Dylan on Tuesday

May 19th, 2016

MARFA – Bob Dylan turns 75 years old on Tuesday, May 24 and Marfa Live Arts with The Lumberyard is honoring him with a night of song and celebration in The Adobe Room at The Lumberyard starting at 8pm.

In its fifth year, this annual Dylan celebration brings musicians from the community and beyond to perform …

Presidio students win congressional art contest

May 12th, 2016

Presidio High School Senior Roxana Rodriguez’s drawing “Memories,” based on a friend’s photograph taken in Terlingua.

PRESIDIO — The artwork of three Presidio High School students will be hanging in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for the next year.

Presidio High School senior Lesli Mendoza’s photograph “Raul y la Viviana” was among the …

Bird Boi: a glimpse into the lives of Terlingua youth

May 12th, 2016


MARFA – “I wanted to make a movie around my friends, based on my experiences growing up in Terlingua,” said local filmmaker Travis Walker of Bird Boi, his debut feature-length film that closed out this year’s CineMarfa Film Festival.

The film, which was originally slated to be a short …

All female-band brings dream gazes to Marfa Saturday

May 12th, 2016

Moving Panoramas

MARFA – An all-girl dream gaze trio are performing on Saturday, May 14, at the Lost Horse Saloon. The Moving Panoramas from Austin, are touring in support of their phenomenal debut LP “One.”

NPR said, “Simplicity is the biggest governing influence on Moving Panoramas. The Austin trio understands how to leave space …

A resurgent Wreckless Eric plays Marfa this Sunday

May 12th, 2016

Wreckless Eric


MARFA – Cult favorite Wreckless Eric will be taking the stage at the Lost Horse Saloon this Sunday in support of amERICa (Fire Records), his first solo effort in over a decade.

“I had heard about Marfa through a friend who had played in Marfa and made …

Harmony Korine’s novel adapted to film

May 5th, 2016


MARFA – The Belgian art trio Leo Gabin is behind the feature film, “A Crackup at the Race Riots,” based on the book written by film director Harmony Korine. Korine is most notably known for his film “Spring Breakers,” which was shown at CineMarfa in 2013.

The book uses text, photographs, drawings and …

Rappmund’s film on Alaska Pipeline created by stitching still photos to make film

May 5th, 2016


MARFA – A film at this weekend’s CineMarfa Film Festival will show how the 800-mile long Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) interacts with the environment. Using stop motion photography, Dallas film director Peter Bo Rappmund took hundreds of thousands of photos of the pipeline with a still camera, which were then stitched together …

Genre-defying Chicago band Tortoise to make Marfa debut

May 5th, 2016


MARFA – Chicago experimental jazz/rock/dub band Tortoise, who are poised to take the stage at The Lumberyard this Saturday as part of the CineMarfa Film Festival and co-sponsored by Marfa Live Arts, has never been known for being conventional, jumping from genre to genre throughout their 26-year career, during which time they’ve …

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