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Eisenberg play “Pastorale” is Sunday

Eisenberg play “Pastorale” is Sunday

February 11th, 2011

MARFA – A reading of Deborah Eisenberg’s play “Pastorale” takes place at 6pm Sunday at the Crowley Theater.

There is no charge to attend.

Mallory Jones rehearses for the play (staff photos by FRED COVARRUBIAS Jr.)

Eisenberg is the author of four collections of stories. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, a …

Grammy-winner Isbin plays Valentine’s concert in Marfa

February 11th, 2011

MARFA – Ballroom Marfa presents a special performance by three-time Grammy Award-winning solo guitarist, Sharon Isbin, on Monday, February 14, 2011 at the Crowley Theater. Doors open at 6 PM; show begins at 6:30.

Sharon will perform select works of Spanish and Latin American music by Granados, Albeniz, Terrega, Brouwer, Barrios, and Lauro from Spain, Brazil, …

Aye, No! performance on Feb. 19

February 4th, 2011

ALPINE – The cast and crew of “Aye, No!” written by resident playwright Liz Coronado Castillo and directed by Dona W. Roman,is headed to Amarillo this February to represent Sul Ross StateUniversity, the Theatre Program and the state of Texas, in the Region VI National Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).

This is the first …

Rock royalty performs at Padre’s

Rock royalty performs at Padre’s

January 28th, 2011

Last Thursday night Sean Lennon, above, and Charlotte Kemp-Muhl, members of the project Ghost of the Saber Tooth Tiger, played to a packed house at Padre’s. Lennon is the son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The couple passed through town on their U.S. tour and spent a couple of days in …

Kellein takes over Chinati director job

January 21st, 2011

By EMILY JO CURETON

MARFA – As I entered Dr. Thomas Kellein’s light-filled office last Friday morning, a fat tuxedo cat brazenly followed me through the door. The new director at the Chinati Foundation watched it with dismay, explaining that he likes cats, in fact he has cats at home, but that, “This is …

Bittle diorama shows Marfa as it was, maybe

Bittle diorama shows Marfa as it was, maybe

December 10th, 2010

Joianne Bittle stands beside a diorama built into the back of a U-Haul trailer (staff photo by FRED COVARRUBIAS Jr.)

By STERRY BUTCHER

MARFA – Joianne Bittle’s show at the Eugene Binder gallery is old school Marfa. Like, really old school, back before there were hipsters at the laundromat or the funeral home became …

Texas State Musician Sara Hickman in concert Saturday

Texas State Musician Sara Hickman in concert Saturday

December 10th, 2010

By EMILY JO CURETON

Sara Hickman (photo by and courtesy of Randall Ford)

AUSTIN – Official Texas State Musician Sara Hickman will perform two shows at the International Women’s Foundation this Saturday in Marfa. A community activist, parenting expert and self-professed “mama-tiger” of two girls, the 47 year-old song writer has released 20 albums …

Music, art car parade, family fun at Alpine’s Artwalk

Music, art car parade, family fun at Alpine’s Artwalk

December 10th, 2010

Kiowa Gallery owner and Art Walk promoter Keri Artz and Valentine artist Boyd Elder (staff photo by ROBERT HALPERN)

ALPINE – Boyd Elder has been chosen as the featured artist of this weekend’s Artwalk, Alpine’s annual walkabout salute to the arts and the Big Bend community.

Elder, the Valentine artist famous for his design …

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