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TubaChristmas performance Saturday at the Granada Theatre

November 17th, 2016

ALPINE – Celebrate the sounds of the season in a BIG way with Merry TubaChristmas. If you have never heard the amazing sound of a low brass choir, this is your chance.

TubaChristmas will be performing at the Granada Theater as part of Alpine’s fabulous Artwalk 2016. Performance at the Granada will be Saturday, November 19, …

Sul Ross Children’s Theatre Project presents bilingual fantasy November 12-20

November 10th, 2016

(SRSU photo by Alfonso Anaya)The Maricela de la Luz cast.

ALPINE- The Christmas season kicks off early with the Sul Ross State University Theatre production of José Rivera’s “Maricela de la Luz Lights the World,” opening Saturday, Nov. 12, 7pm in Marshall Auditorium.

Directed by Gregory M. Schwab, professor of theatre, “Maricela” celebrates the 11th year …

36th Tejano Music Awards are Saturday

November 10th, 2016

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Talent Musicians Association (TTMA), producers of the 36th Annual Tejano Music Awards (TMA’s), have announced Saturday, November 12 as the official date for this year’s awards show.

The awards show will take place at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts at 100 Auditorium Circle in San Antonio. The Purple Carpet is …

BBNP welcomes artists in residence

November 10th, 2016

SOUTH BREWSTER COUNTY – Big Bend National Park, in cooperation with the non-profit National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) and the Big Bend Natural History Association, welcomes two artists in residence to the park in November.

Russell James Pyle, musician, was selected to be Big Bend’s artist in residence for November. He began playing music at age …

Graham Reynolds and Ballroom Marfa bring Pancho Villa story to the stage

Graham Reynolds and Ballroom Marfa bring Pancho Villa story to the stage

November 10th, 2016

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA) The stage is being set for Graham Reynold’s experimental opera, Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance. The original opera is produced by Ballroom and is the final installment of Reynolds’ The Marfa Triptych.

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – Graham Reynolds’ final installation of The Marfa Triptych, a chamber opera, …

An evening of classical music and fine dining at the Hotel Paisano

November 3rd, 2016

By ROBERT HALPERN

robert@bigbendnow.com

Cellist Tessa Seymour

MARFA – There’s no lovelier place in Marfa than the Hotel Paisano patio. Combine that with classical music and an elegant dinner and it was an enchanting evening on Friday, October 21 under a gorgeous cloudless sky as the stars began to shine.

The music came from Tessa Seymour, a …

Performer and songwriter John Lilly in concert at Alpine library Monday

November 3rd, 2016

On Monday, November 7 at 7:30pm, Alpine Public Library will present performer/songwriter John Lilly live and in concert.

John makes his home in Charleston, West Virginia and will be touring through Texas, making a stop in Alpine.

He accompanies himself on acoustic guitar and mandolin, playing original songs that sound as old as the hills and old …

Texas music legend concert to raise money for Marfa scholarships

Texas music legend concert to raise money for Marfa scholarships

October 27th, 2016

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – Legendary Texas musician Terry Allen is returning to Marfa this weekend with a special performance at the Saint George Hall, with all proceeds from the concert benefitting Marfa High School scholarships.

The concert, Allen said, will be focused on his seminal records Juarez (1975) and Lubbock (on Everything) (1979), which have …

CineMarfa presents politically scary film on Monday, Halloween

October 27th, 2016

Still from the film “Hypernormalisation.”

MARFA – CineMarfa is proud to present a terrifying new film on Halloween night, HYPERNORMALISATION, the newest effort from acclaimed filmmaker Adam Curtis (Bitter Lake).

Curtis is known for creating artful and thought-provoking political documentaries that are made entirely of footage from the BBC archives.

The free screening is Monday at 7pm …

Marfa films screened at Dallas VideoFest

October 27th, 2016

A still from Jennie Lyn Hamilton’s film ‘Man Without Country.’

MARFA, DALLAS – Two Marfa films were screened at this year’s 29th annual Dallas VideoFest this past weekend. The festival specializes in independent, alternative, and non-commercial media, presenting hard-to-find works rarely seen on television or in movie theaters.

MAID, produced by Julia Dyer and Jennie Lyn …

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