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Kay Burnett book signing, talk on Friday

August 21st, 2014

Kay Taylor Burnett

ALPINE – Join Front Street Books in Alpine from 6-8pm Friday, August 22 for a reception and book signing featuring former Alpine resident and community leader Kay Taylor Burnett.

After a social beginning at 6pm, Kay will present a talk on her new mystery novel, “Ginger Quill.”

Set along the Rio Grande …

Photographer Alex Marks opens exhibition Friday

August 21st, 2014

Alex Marks

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – It has been four years since SYZYGY, Marfa-based photographer Alex Marks’ first exhibition at the Marfa Book Company, and now he’s back at the gallery beginning Friday at 6pm with Aether – a continuation of his photographic experimentations involving the light of a full moon, livestock, …

Ann Marie Nafziger’s ‘Field Notes’ coming to Marfa Contemporary

August 21st, 2014

Ann Marie Nafziger

MARFA – Marfa Contemporary will celebrate the opening of the Field Notes exhibition by Ann Marie Nafziger from 5-7pm on Sunday, August 24, at 100 East San Antonio Street in Marfa.

The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition will remain open through October 3, 2014.

“We are thrilled …

First Viva Terlingua Festival invites visitors to West Texas party

First Viva Terlingua Festival invites visitors to West Texas party

August 7th, 2014

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

TERLINGUA, LAJITAS – It will be a party in the desert as the first Viva Terlingua Festival will feature music, photography and films August 14-17 in Terlingua and Lajitas.

Viva Terlingua Festival Producer Pat O’Brien was inspired to start this festival from a discussion with Ruffin Moore, the general manager at Lajitas Golf …

2015 summer theater: Annie Get Your Gun

2015 summer theater: Annie Get Your Gun

August 7th, 2014

ALPINE – The Theatre of the Big Bend is thrilled to announce its 50th season with Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun.”  The summer theatre program will reprieve its unique rodeo version of “Annie Get Your Gun” next summer.  The musical will be performed at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition Arena at Sul Ross’ Turner Range Animal …

Marfa Live Arts screens Afternoon Delight with producer Jen Chaiken on Monday

Marfa Live Arts screens Afternoon Delight with producer Jen Chaiken on Monday

August 7th, 2014

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts is excited to screen Afternoon Delight with producer Jen Chaiken in attendance. The free screening is at 8pm Monday, August 11 at the Crowley Theater.

The film tells the story of Rachel, a quick-witted and lovable, yet tightly coiled, thirty-something steeped in the creative class of Los Angeles’s bohemian, affluent Silver …

24 Hour Plays call for participants

August 7th, 2014

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts will once again showcase this region’s (and beyond) best writers, actors and directors during the 24 Hour Plays on Saturday, August 16th.

A scene from a previous 24 Hour Plays.

The concept is simple: participants write, direct, rehearse and perform six one-act plays within a twenty-four hour period. It’s …

Fort Davis library hosts authors Lonn Taylor, Marcia Daudistel, Bill Wright on Saturday, August 7

July 31st, 2014

FORT DAVIS – Don’t Miss It! Another great program in the series, “Meet the Authors” is planned for Thursday, August 7 at 7pm in the Jeff Davis County Library.

This year there will be a special trio of authors who highlight people from the Big Bend.

Enjoy the amusing stories of Marcia Hatfield Daudistel and Bill Wright who …

Chinati hosts Watch Day Saturday

July 31st, 2014

MARFA – In celebration of Chinati’s inclusion on the 2014 World Monuments Watch list, and as part of its ongoing Chinati Presents series, the museum will host a Watch Day on Saturday, August 2.

Chinati’s nomination to the World Monuments Watch list recognizes the museum as an architectural and cultural site of significance and raises awareness …

Lumberyard gallery showcases memories through snapshots

July 31st, 2014

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)Hannah Texie Bailey and Francesca Altamura

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – West Texas memories are featured in a photography and found objects exhibition called “Seeing and Hearing Memories,” curated by Francesca Altamura.

Altamura moved to Marfa in January to intern at the art and culture non-profit, Ballroom Marfa. Ballroom …

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