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Prada Marfa can stay, TxDoT says

Prada Marfa can stay, TxDoT says

September 12th, 2014

(Sentinel file photo) The Prada Marfa opening reception in 2005.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

VALENTINE – Prada Marfa has triumphed over the art-versus-advertising debate as the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDoT) will allow the faux store to remain as an art installation on U.S. 90 west of Valentine. The Associated Press reports that TxDoT …

Julian Mock in concert Friday at Alpine’s St. James

September 11th, 2014

Julian Mock

ALPINE – Guitarist Julian Mock will open the Big Bend Chamber Music concert series at St. James Episcopal Church in Alpine at 6pm this Friday, September 12.

Born into a musical family, Mock has played in classical, jazz, and improvisational ensembles on both electric and acoustic instruments. Friday’s concert will feature Mock …

Chinati offers screen printing workshop Saturday, Sunday

September 11th, 2014

MARFA –The Chinati Foundation will host Josh Chalmers and Abi Daniel of Bearded Lady, an Austin-based screen-printing studio, for a two-day workshop for adults on Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14.

The class takes place at the Chinati ArtLab, located on the museum grounds, from 10am to 5pm each day.

Chalmers and Daniel will introduce both …

Henry Cisneros to narrate Galan’s “Children of Giant”

September 11th, 2014

(photo by and courtesy of PATRICK ZIMMERMAN)Carolyn Pfeiffer, Henry Cisneros, and Hector Galan.

MARFA – Notable American and Texas politician and businessman Henry Cisneros will narrate Hector Galan’s feature length documentary, Children of Giant.

Funded by Latino Pubic Broadcasting, Children of Giant  will broadcast on PBS in April 2015.

Children of Giant, filmed in Marfa, …

MLA features local musicians for Japanese accordion workshop Sunday

September 11th, 2014

MARFA – This Sunday, Marfa Live Arts hosts an accordion workshop and concert in conjunction with ISSUE Project Room Brooklyn featuring local and international musicians.

The accordion workshop will take place at the Marfa Visitors Center, 302 South Highland Avenue from 10am to 1pm.

The concert will be at the Crowley Theater, 98 South Austin Street. Doors …

Visit Judd’s Casa Perez ranch house on Saturday

September 4th, 2014

PRESIDIO COUNTY – The Judd Foundation invites the public to visit the late Donald Judd’s Casa Perez ranch house in south Presidio County on Saturday.

The event is from 11am to 4pm with a talk by Dr. Kevin Urbanczyk at 1pm.

Primo Carrasco will play Mexican music, and food will be available for purchase.

The Ranches

Beginning in 1976, …

Meet the artists of R3 art show Friday

August 28th, 2014

ALPINE – Businesses and other galleries will be open the night of Friday, August 29 to create a special evening of recycled art and music for everyone.

A reception with the artists of the R3 (Repurposed/Recycled/Reused) Art Show is on Friday, August 29, from 5 to 8pm at the CatchLight Art Gallery. There will be art …

Chinati presents Mexican classical music this evening

August 28th, 2014

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation invites the public to Neighbor Notes: Modern Chamber Music by Mexican Composers, a performance by Sounds Modern of Fort Worth today, Thursday, August 28, at 8pm in the Crowley Theater.

The event is part of the museum’s ongoing Chinati Presents series and is free and open to the public. The performance …

Juarez artist inspired by Japanese calligraphy

August 28th, 2014

Wrong store opening Friday

Cubes by William Vizcarra

MARFA – William Vizcarra will exhibit a series of concrete cubes and three-dimensional wall canvases at the Wrong Store and Gallery through September 29. An opening reception will be from 6-8pm Friday, August 29.

Although born and raised in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Vizcarra has been inspired by …

Kay Burnett book signing, talk on Friday

August 21st, 2014

Kay Taylor Burnett

ALPINE – Join Front Street Books in Alpine from 6-8pm Friday, August 22 for a reception and book signing featuring former Alpine resident and community leader Kay Taylor Burnett.

After a social beginning at 6pm, Kay will present a talk on her new mystery novel, “Ginger Quill.”

Set along the Rio Grande …

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