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Chinati and area high schools collaborate to offer annual teen classes, exhibition

February 12th, 2015

MARFA –Chinati education staff and high school students from Fort Davis and Marfa will explore Words, Carl Andre’s permanent installation at the museum this spring, as a departure point for Chinati’s fifth annual high school art program.

The free, multi-week, interdisciplinary classes (offered to students as part of their schools’ fine arts and language curricula) will …

Classic rock icons The Doobie Brothers arrive in Midland April 22

February 12th, 2015

MIDLAND – Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday, February 13, for four-time Grammy winning Doobie Brothers’ April 22 show in in Midland on April 22. People can order online at wagnernoel.com or charge by phone at 1-800-514-3849.

As durable as American steel, Northern California’s Doobie Brothers sound has become part of America’s musical firmament, sampled …

Alpine, Fort Davis settings for independent film

February 12th, 2015

By JIM STREET

The Alpine Avalanche

FAR WEST TEXAS – Two young filmmakers from Dallas with roots in West Texas have completed the first phase of what they hope will become a light comedy feature film about a dysfunctional family at the fictional Redbud Ranch, some of which was shot in Alpine and at the H.E. Sproul …

Sully to host UTEP graduate student pianists

February 12th, 2015

ALPINE – Please join the Sul Ross State University music program for its first concert of the spring 2015 semester, at 3pm Sunday, February 22 in the studio theater.

Welcome the graduate piano students of Dr. Oscar Macchioni from the Univerisity of Texas at El Paso who will play works by Bach, Chopin, Bartok, and more.

Why? …

Gathering place hosts fun event

February 12th, 2015

ALPINE – Three top-notched performers from Canada are eager to entertain the Amazing Amigos on Wednesday, February 25 from 7:30-8:30pm at the Casner Building.

They are Doris Daley, an amazing poet whose works are very witty and fast-paced. The other entertainers are a husband and wife team, Eli Barsi and John Cunningham. Eli (the wife) is …

New exhibit showcases people and landscapes of the Big Bend

February 10th, 2015

EL PASO – The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens – a part of The University of Texas at El Paso – will present the exhibit “Authentic Texas: People of the Big Bend” Thursday, February 12 through Saturday, May 16.

Bill Wright and Marcia Hatfield Daudistel (University of Texas Press)

An opening …

New Star Grocery Art Museum celebrates women (and a man) in the arts

February 5th, 2015

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – After two decades of careful consideration and planning, Lineaus Hooper Lorette is set to unveil the New Star Grocery Art Museum with a grand opening from 3-6pm Saturday, showcasing work of four artists with local ties who make up the museum’s permanent collection.

According to Lorette, the scope of the museum …

Sunset at Chinati Sunday

February 5th, 2015

MARFA – The public is invited to an evening viewing of Donald Judd’s 100 works in mill aluminum and 15 freestanding works in concrete on Sunday, February 8, from 5-6:30pm at the Chinati Foundation. The event is free for museum members and area residents. General admission is $10.

For more information, please contact information@chinati.org or 432 …

Former Texas Poet Laureate sets trail writers visit

February 5th, 2015

ALPINE – Texas Mountain Trail Writers invite the public to experience Poetry with a Pulse, a hands-on poetry writing workshop led by 2008 Texas Poet Laureate Larry Thomas.

The public is welcome to join the fun in the AEP room of the Alpine Public Library, February 17th, 7-9 pm. Novice poets are welcome.

A special anonymous critique …

French architect is winner of Design Marfa multi-family housing competition

February 5th, 2015

MARFA – A French architect is the winner of Design Marfa’s Multi-Family Housing Design Competition. The winning design, “7X7,” was submitted by Paul Vincent of Paris, France.

Mr. Vincent studied architecture at Accademia di Architettura, Mendrisio and École Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, where he graduated in 2010. He has worked in several firms in Paris, …

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