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Register to participate in ‘Made in Marfa’ by September 1

August 6th, 2015

MARFA – Made in Marfa is a showcase of diverse, creative talent presented by the residents and businesses of Marfa and organized and promoted by the Chinati Foundation during Chinati Weekend.

The second annual city-wide event takes place this year on Friday, October 9 during Chinati Weekend and features food, art, craft, music, and …

City of Alpine presents the Shooting Alpine 2015 Photo Contest

July 30th, 2015

ALPINE – Break out those cameras! The City of Alpine is pleased to present the Shooting Alpine 2015 Photo Contest through September 30, 2015.

Far West Texas residents and visitors are invited to participate and submit their photographs of Alpine, Texas. Local community members from the area are strongly encouraged to enter for …

Chinati Foundation presents Unset on Saturday

July 30th, 2015

Composer, musician Andrew May.(photo by MICHELLE HURT)

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host the premiere of Unset, a site-specific sound work created by composer Andrew May, on Saturday, August 1 at 8pm.

The piece will be performed outdoors among Donald Judd’s 15 untitled works in concrete, inviting listeners to …

Cinemarfa’s Japanese Cinema series continues Tuesday

July 30th, 2015

A still from the Japanese film, The Taste of Tea, 2004.

MARFA – As part of its monthly screenings of Japanese Cinema, Cinemarfa will present The Taste of Tea directed by Katsuhito Ishii, Tuesday August 4, 8pm, at the Lumberyard, across from the Get Go market, on the corner of Dean and …

Open studio Friday at Locker Plant for Chinati artist in residence Jennifer Cohen

July 23rd, 2015

Jennifer Cohen artwork

MARFA – Jennifer Paige Cohen, Chinati Foundation’s artist in residence for the months of June and July, will share her work with the community at an open studio on Friday, July 24 from 6-8pm at the Locker Plant in downtown Marfa.

Cohen makes sculpture from hand-formed white plaster (composed …

Mercado Mural dedication is Saturday on Murphy Street

July 23rd, 2015

Mercado Mural on Murphy Street

ALPINE – Alpine’s Gallery Night, Inc. is dedicating the Mercado Mural located on Murphy Street Saturday, July 25 at 12:30pm.

The dedication ceremony will be during the Viva Big Bend Music Festival.

Murphy Street will be closed to traffic from 8am-5pm during the festival. A …

Art, cumbia, vodka and a benefit @ Wrong

July 23rd, 2015

Gerardo Arellano(photos by RENE AMADO)

MARFA — Cumbia! Tito’s! Grand Companions! It’s an art and music benefit celebration this weekend at Wrong. Wrong Marfa is pleased to host Mexican artist and musician Gerardo Arellano for a two-day exhibition with the opening on Saturday, July 25, 3-5pm. Tito’s Homemade Vodka will provide free …

Veteran author Terri Espinoza sets Marfa book signing on Sunday

July 23rd, 2015

Terri Espinoza

MARFA – With several notable accomplishments under her belt, such as a first-place win three years running in her local Veterans Creative Arts Festival and an invitation to participate in the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival choir last October in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, former Marfa native and El Paso resident Maria …

Novelist’s mystery series based on Far West Texas landscape, events

July 23rd, 2015

Tricia Fields’ book covers

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

FAR WEST TEXAAS – The Far West Texas border landscape and the fictional town of Artemis – between Presidio and Ruidosa on the river road – is the setting for four novels by the author Tricia Fields, who doesn’t live in the state, let …

Larry Bell exhibition closing this weekend

July 23rd, 2015

MARFA – 6×6 an improvisation, Chinati’s special exhibition by Larry Bell, closes Sunday, July 26.

In addition to showing the work on guided tours, Chinati will offer self-guided viewing during the exhibition’s closing weekend from 2 – 4pm on Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26.

Admission is free.

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