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Ballroom, indie label host bands headed to SXSW at El Cosmico Saturday, March 8

March 6th, 2014

MARFA – Ballroom Marfa and the Mexican Summer record label will host five bands at El Cosmico on Saturday, March 8 that are headed to SXSW in Austin.

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Here are the groups and performance times: Arp (2pm); Weyes Blood (3pm); Quilt (4pm); No Joy (5pm); and Connan Mockasin (6pm).

Join us here in …

Texas music legend Ray Wylie Hubbard in Alpine Saturday, March 8

March 6th, 2014

ALPINE – Texas Troubadour Ray Wylie Hubbard will perform March 8 at the Granada Theatre in Alpine.

Ray Wylie Hubbard

He’s an award winning singer/songwriter who has written and produced 15 albums, five music videos and has co-written a feature film, “The Last Rites of Ransom Pride.”

He …

Sul Ross theatre MicroCinema screenings March 20-2

March 6th, 2014

 ALPINE – Films by women filmmakers will be highlighted at the annual MicroCinema, scheduled March 20-22 at Sul Ross State University.

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The Sul Ross Theatre Department event celebrates Women’s History Month, and screenings will begin nightly at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, Francois Fine Arts Building.  Post-screening panels will follow each …

Wunderlich retrospective opens Friday at the Catchlight

March 6th, 2014

ALPINE – A retrospective of work by Terlingua artist Bonnie Wunderlich opens Friday at the Catchlight Gallery in Alpine with an artist’s reception from 5-8pm.

Arches below the Perry Mansion by Bonnie Wunderlich.

Everyone is invited to the exhibit featuring works by Bonnie in celebration of more than 20 years of painting the Big …

Segall returns en route to SXSW

March 6th, 2014

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)Ty Segall at Padre’s on January 13, 2013.

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – Ty Segall is making damn sure that the good people of Marfa don’t forget him.

The prolific San Francisco-based songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer/road warrior will be back on the stage that has hosted him three times since January 2013 …

Swedish art students to showcase work at Homes to Sell

February 20th, 2014

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)From left: Art students Sharon Tordjman, Mounia Steimer, François Dehoux and Gianni Naegeli take a break from working on their art on property in Antelope Hills. Ten students from HEAD Genève, University of Art and Design, spent a week in Marfa to create art based on various …

Sphynx brings dance party to Padre’s Marfa Saturday

February 7th, 2014

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)Sphynx

MARFA – Austin-based Sphynx had the crowd moving so much at their Marfa debut in October that the “trillest band in Texas” will be back in Marfa Saturday, February 8, at Padre’s Marfa. The band is currently on their 2014 winter tour after they spent time recording …

Doris Daley, Cowboy Celtic, Dan Roberts and more to headline Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Doris Daley, Cowboy Celtic, Dan Roberts and more to headline Cowboy Poetry Gathering

February 6th, 2014

(staff photo by BARBARA RICHERSON)Allan Chapman (left) and Rodeo Kate perform on the Marshall Auditorium stage at Sul Ross State University during the 27th Annual Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering. They will perform this year during the Gathering as well as on the Saturday night show. The event begins Friday, February 21. Tickets …

‘Hamlette’ on Sul Ross stage February 15-17

February 6th, 2014

ALPINE – “Hamlette,” written by Allison Williams and directed by Marjorie Scott, will open the Sul Ross State University spring theatre schedule.

Performances will held Saturday-Monday, Feb. 15-17, in Marshall Auditorium. Curtain time is 7pm Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 15-16 and 2pm Monday, Feb. 17.

What if Hamlet was actually a young woman? This twisty-turny interpretation of the classic …

Artist’s reception today for Marfa photographer

February 6th, 2014

MARFA – Greasewood Gallery at the Hotel Paisano will open the first solo exhibition of photographs by Marfa resident Vernon Rosson today, Thursday, February 6.

Rosson graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont with a degree in English Literature as the Cuban missile crisis was developing and the military draft was increasing. Rosson joined the Navy and …

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