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Rattlesnake and butterfly parade through Presidio, OJ

Rattlesnake and butterfly parade through Presidio, OJ

March 2nd, 2011

PRESIDIO – Austin Bike Zoo brought their parade of animal bikes to Presidio and Ojinaga, Mexico last Wednesday.

The route started at the Mexican Consulate offices in Presidio and followed U.S. Highway 67 up to the International Bridge. It then proceeded to Ojinaga along Oscar Flores Boulevard, then followed Trasviña and Retes streets until it reached …

Watercolors by Nick Terry at Marfa Book Co. this Friday

Watercolors by Nick Terry at Marfa Book Co. this Friday

February 28th, 2011

By EMILY JO CURETON

MARFA – A show of new watercolor paintings by Marfa-based artist Nick Terry will open at Marfa Book Co. at 6 PM this Friday, March 4. Ephemeral, rich, almost hallucinatory to study up close, Terry’s work challenges the nature of perception itself. He asks the sort of questions it’s easy to take …

Gill to deliver Marshall Lecture on the Maya decline

February 28th, 2011

ALPINE – Dr. Richardson B. Gill, anthropologist and general manager of Cibolo Creek Ranch near Marfa, will deliver the 23rd annual Mary Thomas Marshall Lecture March 1 at Sul Ross State University.

Gill will address “The Great Maya Droughts: The Cause of the Collapse of Maya Civilization” at 7:30pm in the Espino Conference Center, Morgan University …

Art doubleheader in Marfa tonight

February 25th, 2011

A creative couple will display their work in back-to-back events tonight in Marfa.

Artist Laurie Olinder will host an “opening/closing” party for an exhibit for her ink drawings at the Locker Plant in Marfa. That event takes place from 6 to 8pm on East Oak Street.

Then stroll on over to the Crowley Theater by …

25th Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering begins Friday

25th Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering begins Friday

February 24th, 2011

ALPINE – The 25th Annual Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering opens Friday morning at 10 a.m. in Marshall Auditorium on the campus of Sul Ross State University. Michael Stevens will host the session which will feature Eli Barsi, Bob Campbell and Jay Snider. Hal Cannon, founding director of the Western Folklife Center, will deliver the keynote …

“Pastorale” scenes

“Pastorale” scenes

February 18th, 2011

Young local actors performed a reading of “Pastorale,” a play by Deborah Eisenberg, a current fellow at the Lannan Foundation, at Marfa’s Crowley Theater. Below are two looks, onstage and off. Photos by FRED COVARRUBIAS, Jr.


Judd building to undergo renovation

February 18th, 2011

By STERRY BUTCHER

MARFA – The red brick building on Highland Avenue known as Donald Judd’s architecture office is slated for renovation, according to the Judd Foundation.

The late artist used the building to house non-art related projects, some of which were realized and some of which were not. His designs for architecture projects are there, along …

Scrabble tournament builds words and worthy opponents

February 11th, 2011

By EMILY JO CURETON

MARFA – While only 44 possible sounds exist in the phonetic arsenal of an English speaker, potential word creation stretches on to infinity.

Baby’s first voiced alveolar plosive consonant vowel alternation becomes something both more and less specific than that its parts: a father, protector, provider, friend, and for the moment, ‘DaDa’. Assign …

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, …

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