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Prada Marfa tagged again

Prada Marfa tagged again

April 28th, 2011

VALENTINE, MARFA – Someone tagged the Prada Marfa store in Valentine over the weekend, reports Site Representative Boyd Elder who made this video.

It happened late Friday night or early Saturday morning. The latest graffiti includes little hearts and stars, happy face/people balloons, the greeting ‘hi’ ‘love’ and is signed ‘AZC 2011.’

Since the art installation was …

Museum, Sully rally for Fort Davis fire victims

April 28th, 2011

ALPINE – Proceeds from selected items purchased from the Museum of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University will be donated to the Jeff Davis County Relief Fund, benefitting families who lost their homes in the recent wildfires.

Proceeds from sales of three limited edition archival prints by noted photographer Jim Bones and two pieces …

CineMarfa brings indie, No Wave films next weekend

CineMarfa brings indie, No Wave films next weekend

April 28th, 2011

MARFA – The first annual CineMarfa film festival will premiere this May 5 -8 in Marfa, presenting innovative programming that emphasizes the intersection of film and visual art. All screenings and events are free.

This year’s program highlights films from the late 70’s, in particular No Wave Cinema. Seminal No Wave filmmaker James Nares …

Chinati Artist in Residence shows on Thursday

April 25th, 2011

MARFA – Chinati Foundation will host a reception and exhibition of work by artist in residence Nick Herman at the Locker Plant next Thursday, April 28 from 6 to 8pm. Everyone is invited to attend.

Herman is a Los Angeles based artist, writer and editor who has been working in Marfa since …

Art collective hopes to level the playing field for east Marfa kids

Art collective hopes to level the playing field for east Marfa kids

April 14th, 2011

By EMILY JO CURETON

MARFA – As a rule, two adults taking an uneventful evening stroll around the neighborhood aren’t all that appealing, socially-speaking, to a group of kids hanging out on the corner. Kicking a ball around, joking with each other and just generally being kids tends to absorb the attention of the children living …

Railroad Revival Tour tickets available by lottery

April 7th, 2011

MARFA – A limited number of much sought after concert tickets to the upcoming Railraod Revival Tour at El Cosmico in Marfa will be offered for sale via lottery. You may only enter once, and only for one city. If your name is selected, you will receive an email including instructions on how …

New faces at the Famous Burro

New faces at the Famous Burro

April 2nd, 2011

Walk into Marathon’s Famous Burro restaurant, and you’ll see a bunch of new faces. All you need to do is look up at the four walls, and you’ll see them, carved into wooden masks, looking back down at you.

A wood ceremonial mask from the Tsogo tribe in …

Is it going out of business for Prada Marfa?

Is it going out of business for Prada Marfa?

March 31st, 2011

By TOM HAINES

VALENTINE – The designer shoes and handbags sitting in the display windows of the Prada Marfa art installation have never been for sale, of course. But after six years of repeated attacks from vandals – from trying to rip the door off with a chain just days after its 2005 opening to recent …

4th annual Presidio arts festival begins Thursday

March 28th, 2011

Art, film, silent auction

PRESIDIO – Jorge Avena, a Midland native who has lived in Presidio and now calls California home, will be the featured artist at this year’s Presidio Arts Festival.

A showing of his artwork will take place from 7-9pm Thursday during an opening of the festival at the Fort Davis State Bank Presidio branch.

Presidio …

Dance performance at The Crowley Theater Friday

Dance performance at The Crowley Theater Friday

March 28th, 2011

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts and Lower Left Performance Collective present “A Dry Pool Fails” the culminating performance of a week-long collaborative investigation 8pm on Friday April 1 the Crowley Theater.

The sixth annual March 2 Marfa Performance Project features guest artist Barbara Dilley and accomplished dancers from all over the world.

Barbara Dilley comes to March …

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