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Gleewood band will perform at Padre’s on Friday

October 1st, 2015

Gleewood, an Indie folk-rock trio

MARFA – Gleewood, an indie folk-rock trio out of New Mexico, will perform at Padre’s bar on Sunday, October 4.

The band, which is comprised of husband and wife Jhett Schiavone and Callie Sioux, and their “crazy neighbor” Rio O’Neal, is a self-described “diamond in the sand” …

Larry McMurtry to judge for Marfa Film Festival’s first screenwriting contest

September 24th, 2015

MARFA – Marfa Film Festival returns October 14 through 18, hosting for the first time a screenwriting competition judged by Oscar and Academy award-winning author Larry McMurtry and his writing partner Diana Ossana. Many of McMurtry’s stories are set in the west, including The Last Picture Show and Lonesome Dove. The duo won an …

The Saturday Giant performing Friday at the Garage in Fort Stockton

September 24th, 2015

FORT STOCKTON  – Columbus, Ohio-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist The Saturday Giant will be performing on September 25 at The Garage in Fort Stockton, Texas. The Saturday Giant (the stage name of nomadic aural tinkerer Philip Cogley) crafts an innovative and compelling live show in which he sculpts layers of guitars, drums, bass lines, beat …

Bullet-riddled vehicle new Marfa art car installation

September 24th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)From left, Lost Horse Saloon owner Ty Mitchell and Alpine-based muralist Stylle Reed unload the Bonnie and Clyde art car at the bar’s parking lot.


MARFA – Driving west along US 90 into Marfa, the array of bullet holes on the bright yellow …

El Cosmico’s 10th annual Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love begins this evening

September 24th, 2015

MARFA – The 10th annual Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love, El Cosmico’s authentic music experience takes place this evening through Sunday.

Performers include renowned artists such as Portugal. The Man, Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis, and Ben Kweller, alongside an eclectic array of folk, rock, country, indie, Americana musicians and bands.

On Thursday, American singer, …

New show opens Friday at Ballroom Marfa

September 24th, 2015

MARFA – Ballroom Marfa is proud to present Äppärät, a group exhibition curated by Tom Morton. Äppärät has an opening reception from 6-8pm Friday, followed by a DJ set from Mike Simonetti, founder of the 2MR, Troubleman Unlimited and Italians Do It Better record labels.

Äppärät features the artists Ed Atkins, Trisha Donnelly, Melvin …

David Garza returns to El Cosmico music fest

September 24th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)The Austin-based musician David Garza performs often in Marfa and Alpine, most recently during the Viva Big Bend musical festival this summer.


MARFA – El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love celebrates 10 years of bringing top acts to perform for campers, …

Wrong store hosts Alex Marks photo exhibit Friday

September 17th, 2015

Alex Marks

MARFA – An opening reception for Marfa photographer Alex Marks DUNES photos will be from 6:30-8:30pm Friday at Wrong.

The Dunes is a photographic body of work that is part of an ongoing series utilizing moonlight and timed exposure to invoke a sense of wonder about the …

See Judd’s Casa Perez ranch Sunday

September 17th, 2015

MARFA – Judd Foundation is pleased to host an open house at Casa Perez, Donald Judd’s ranch house outside Marfa. Please join us for an afternoon of free food and drink, music, and a talk on the history of the region.

The open house will take place Sunday from 10am-4pm.

There will be guided …

El Paso artist Tom Lea restrospective opens at Sul Ross museum

September 17th, 2015

The Left-Handed Buffalo Hunter, 1937, oil on canvas, 4141 inches, El Paso Museum of Art, bequest of Billie Ruth Simpson.

ALPINE – “Tom Lea: A Retrospective,” featuring the works of the late El Paso artist, will open Saturday at the Museum of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University.

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