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Radio La Chusma brings dance party to Padres tonight

October 22nd, 2015

Radio La Chusma

MARFA – Radio La Chusma, a unique Latin band from El Paso, will bring for the first time its famous cultural singularity and catchy rhythmical style of music tonight at Padre’s Marfa.

Bringing a unique perspective to the world through music, Radio La Chusma breaks down the barriers of age, race, language …

Rotary spooky puppet show Sunday at Building 98

October 22nd, 2015

From left, The Hands of Enchantment Puppet Troupe and Rae Red

MARFA – It’s a night of a spooky puppetry event for all ages on Sunday.

Two great puppet performances will take place in the ballroom of Building 98 (the room is said the be haunted).

The Hands of Enchantment Puppet Troupe …

Marfa Film Festival this weekend

October 15th, 2015

Larry McMurtry

MARFA – Marfa Film Festival kicked off last night with screenings, a screenplay reading and an opening party at Planet Marfa.

Today continues with screenings showing all day at the Crowley Theater. Cory McAbee will host an interactive TED talk style presentation of “Small Star Seminar.” The interactive audience-participating performance …

Heartless Bastards return to El Cosmico Friday

October 15th, 2015

Heartless Bastards


MARFA – The last time the Heartless Bastards played in Marfa was at El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love last year. The trip was cut short – no after-party with fans – because the Austin-based band had to play another festival the next day …

Austin game collective returns with arcade

October 15th, 2015

(photo courtesy EMI SPICER)A gamer plays Wheels Of Aurelia during Fantastic Arcade in Austin. This game is one of the six games available during the arcade at the Marfa Film Festival.


MARFA – Video games are back at this year’s Marfa Film Festival with Juegos Rancheros’ arcade at …

29th Chinati Foundation open house weekend is here

October 8th, 2015

(photo by MARY LOU SAXON)Chinati Weekend 2014, special exhibition opening.

MARFA – Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend, Friday–Sunday, October 9- 1.

Highlighting the weekend is the opening of a two-person special exhibition of work by Charlotte Posenenske and Peter Roehr, curated by director Jenny Moore.

Chinati’s entire permanent collection as well …

Fashion designer lands in Marfa with unique vision

October 8th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M.VASQUEZ)Poet Dot Devota holds up the book in which she has written her poem that will be painted across six panels on the east wall of the space.


MARFA – John Patrick has worked in fashion design for 35 years, and his label, Organic, …

With controversy behind them, Irwin project under way

With controversy behind them, Irwin project under way

October 8th, 2015

(staff photo by ROBERT L. HALPERN)Construction is currently underway for the Robert Irwin project.


MARFA – Chinati Director Jenny Moore anticipates Robert Irwin’s art installation will open to the public around this time next year, just in time for the 30th anniversary of the Chinati Foundation open house.

The Mynabirds to perform at El Cosmico this Saturday

October 1st, 2015

MARFA – The Mynabirds, an American indie pop band started by singer-songwriter Laura Burhenn, will perform at El Cosmico on October 3 at 8:00 p.m.

Burhenn was previously one half of the indie pop-rock group Georgie James, and toured the world as a member of the Postal Service in 2013, after which she took …

Permian Basin String Quartet returns to St. James Church Friday

October 1st, 2015

Permian Basin String Quartet

ALPINE – The Permian Basin String Quartet returns to Alpine for a concert at 6pm on October 2 at St. James Episcopal Church in Alpine. The program will feature Beethoven’s Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Opus 132 and Claude Debussy’s Quartet in G minor, Opus 10.

“We …

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