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Honey shadow puppet performance and dinner at the Lumberyard

February 11th, 2016

Honey shadow puppet

MARFA – The Lumberyard presents a night of shadow puppetry and food on Wednesday February 17. “The Story of the Skeleton Bee” will be performed by Rae Red at 7:30pm in the Adobe Room and is open to the public.

The honey themed feast will start at 6 pm. It is …

Late Terlingua musician honored with four-day festival

February 11th, 2016

Slim Richey

TERLINGUA – Although “the most dangerous guitar player in Texas,” Slim Richey, passed on to the great unknown last year, his memory lives on as The Boathouse in Terlingua kicks off Slim Fest oNe, a four-day festival including music, food, and fun.

The festival, which is dedicated in memory of the world-famous …

Alyce Santoro exhibition opens Friday at Binder

February 11th, 2016

MARFA – An art exhibition by Alyce Santoro opens from 6-9pm Friday at Eugene Binder, located at 215 N. Highland Avenue.

Her work addresses a myriad of concepts in a variety of mediums. In the current climate of what might be referred to as post-deconstructivist, Ms. Santoro’s thinking and creative process go against the …

The Marfa Rotary Club hosts gallery tour and art talk at Brothers Fine Art Marfa tonight

February 4th, 2016

Heiko Schulze

MARFA – The Marfa Rotary Club is inviting everyone to come join them at Brothers Fine Art Marfa for a tour of the gallery and a short lecture by the gallery owner, Christa Brothers on at 5pm tonight. A short overview of art development through history as well as the often thought, …

Sul Ross to host Big Bend Brass Day concert January 30

January 28th, 2016

ALPINE – Guest artist Carsten Williams of the London Philharmonic Orchestra will headline the gala concert for Big Bend Brass Day, scheduled Saturday, January 30, 6:00PM in Sul Ross State University’s Marshall Auditorium.

There is no admission charge and the public is invited. The concert will be the finale for a daylong event for …

Recital at the Crowley this Friday

January 28th, 2016

Emily Sundblad and Matt Sweeney

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation is pleased to present a recital with Emily Sundblad and Matt Sweeney on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 8:00 PM at the Crowley Theatre in downtown Marfa. The event is part of our ongoing Chinati Presents programming and is free to everyone.

Emily Sundblad …

El Paso bluesman who penned Marfa Lights tune passes away

January 21st, 2016

The Marfa Lights song appeared on Hunter’s 1996 recording, Border Town Legend.

Way out in West Texas, strange things are happening every night.

They’re above the mountains, and they’re called the Marfa Lights.

Some say they may be flying saucers, some say they are UFOs.

Some say it’s the second coming, truth is nobody …

Marfa native returns with art exhibit

January 21st, 2016

Donald Judd by Jana Cross.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Familiar Marfa faces and landmarks are featured front and center in the upcoming exhibit at Hotel Paisano Greasewood Gallery in Marfa. Abilene-based artist Jana Cross will open two exhibits, “Stirring Up Scrambled Eggs” and “Back Roads” from 6-8pm Saturday, January 9.

Stirring Up …

CineMarfa co-presents “Troublemakers”, announces festival dates, expands its board

January 21st, 2016

CineMarfa and Chinati Presents will screen the critically acclaimed film Troublemakers: the Story of Land Art this Friday at 8pm in the Crowley Theater.  The free screening should be of special interest to many here in Marfa, as it tells the story of the pioneers of the land art movement in the late 1960s …

Actress Alia Shawkat closes art show Sunday at Wrong

January 21st, 2016

Artwork by Alia Shawkat

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – A spontaneous trip to Marfa resulted in an art exhibit for actress Alia Shawkat at the Wrong Gallery in December.

But Shawkat’s first trip to Far West Texas happened in October during Chinati weekend that was filled with art openings, pop-up shops and a …

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