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Take a peek of Judd’s studios at night starting Monday

December 17th, 2015

The ranch office with lights on for night viewing.

MARFA – Judd Foundation will keep the lights on at the Art Studio, Architecture Studio and Ranch Office from 7 to 11 pm starting on Monday, December 21 through Monday, January 4, 2016.

Tours will not be given during this time nor can …

Let’s go caroling!

December 17th, 2015

This holiday season invite the “Moonlight Carolers” to lead a sing along of “easy” carols and traditional holiday songs at any gathering or event.

We have twelve lyric binders and will lead you in low keys so anyone can sing along.  Songs include “Jingle Bells”, “Frosty the Snowman”, “Feliz Navidad”, “Deck the Halls”, “Silent …

Eugene Binder hosts Winter Solstice reception December 24

December 17th, 2015

Eugene Binder, Winter Solstice.

MARFA – Eugene Binder will host a Winter Solstice reception in conjunction with the opening of a re-installation of the Black & White exhibition on Thursday, December 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. to which the public is cordially invited. This installation will provide an opportunity to have …

Padre’s to close its doors in the New Year

December 17th, 2015

Padre’s sign

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Padre’s Marfa’s will ring in 2016 with its annual New Year’s Eve celebration to the tunes of Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore with special guests The Mastersons, featuring the two Flatlanders’ sons, Colin Gilmore and Rory Hancock.

The party will continue with …

Student pirate play at the Crowley Tuesday, December 15

December 10th, 2015

Marfa ISD students rehearsing Flame of the Deep.

MARFA – On Tuesday, December 15, Marfa Live Arts and Marfa Junior High students will bring to life Flame of the Deep, a vivid world of pirates, krakens and mythology  at 7pm Tuesday, December 15 at the Crowley Theater. It is a free event.

Presidio student art featured in TPWD calendar

December 10th, 2015

Presidio ISD student Yolanda Carlos won first place in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s youth art contest for her drawing of a jackrabbit beside a sunflower, pictured here. Her piece will be featured on the cover of the TPWD 2016 calendar.

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

PRESIDIO – Three Presidio ISD students …

St. Paul’s hosts seminar on the creative process

December 10th, 2015

MARFA – Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church will host “The Soul-Work of Creativity,” an event that connects art, craft and personal journey on Wednesday, December 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the church.

Marfa-based writer Lonn Taylor, sculptor Camp Bosworth and dancer Nina Martin will be in attendance and contribute to a conversation about the creative …

Exhibit by Presidio artist coming to a close at Sully

December 3rd, 2015

Alouy Martinez’s “Souls Abide with Fear” was one of the featured paintings at his solo exhibit entitled, “Wild–A Visual Allegory of Unrestrained Human Nature,” which is being shown at the Francois Art Gallery at Sul Ross State University.

ALPINE, PRESIDIO – An solo exhibit by Presidio native Alouy Martinez, artist and writer, …

Films are the stars at Marfa museum

December 3rd, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)A display featuring the movies filmed in the Big Bend region on exhibit at the Marfa and Presidio County Museum.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA -In the small town normally known for its art, Marfa native Jessi Silva got her first taste in art curation with a …

Holocaust-survivor model ships, their stories tonight

December 3rd, 2015

Kim Thornsburg

MARFA – The Marfa Rotary Club invites the public to a model ship exhibit to be held this evening at Building 98 in Ft. D. A. Russell.

The exhibit, by Marfa native Kim Thornsburg, features models of Holocaust ships used by Jews to escape the Nazi regime during World War …

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