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Alpine author releases storybook on Noah’s ark

February 12th, 2015

ALPINE – Author Beth Leone Peabody announces the nationwide release of her new book, “The Trip of a Lifetime: A Story of Noah’s Ark.”

“The Trip of a Lifetime” gives a clear picture on the story of Noah’s ark for readers young and old. How did he fill it with so many different animals, all at …

Galeria Sibley hosts student mosaic workshop

Galeria Sibley hosts student mosaic workshop

February 12th, 2015

ALPINE – Galeria Sibley is hosting a student mosaic workshop with a Boulder, Colorado artist the last weekend of February. Artist Kasia Polkowska will create the designs and instruct students in the use of repetitive shapes to

Stained glass mosaic flower art created by students in Kasia Polkowska’s mosaic workshops

create a successful mosaic …

New exhibit showcases people and landscapes of the Big Bend

February 12th, 2015

EL PASO – The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens – a part of The University of Texas at El Paso – will present the exhibit “Authentic Texas: People of the Big Bend” Thursday, February 12 through Saturday, May 16.

An opening reception for the exhibit is from 5-7pm (mountain time) with remarks at 6pm.

The exhibit, …

SXSW co-founder joins CineMarfa board

February 12th, 2015

MARFA, AUSTIN – Louis Black, co-founder of The Austin Chronicle (where he is editor) and SXSW (where he is a director), has joined CineMarfa’s board of directors. A founding board member of the Austin Film Society,

Louis Black

Black’s involvement with CineMarfa began in 2011, when he brought Eagle Pennell’s 1978 indie classic The …

Chinati and area high schools collaborate to offer annual teen classes, exhibition

February 12th, 2015

MARFA –Chinati education staff and high school students from Fort Davis and Marfa will explore Words, Carl Andre’s permanent installation at the museum this spring, as a departure point for Chinati’s fifth annual high school art program.

The free, multi-week, interdisciplinary classes (offered to students as part of their schools’ fine arts and language curricula) will …

Classic rock icons The Doobie Brothers arrive in Midland April 22

February 12th, 2015

MIDLAND – Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday, February 13, for four-time Grammy winning Doobie Brothers’ April 22 show in in Midland on April 22. People can order online at wagnernoel.com or charge by phone at 1-800-514-3849.

As durable as American steel, Northern California’s Doobie Brothers sound has become part of America’s musical firmament, sampled …

Alpine, Fort Davis settings for independent film

February 12th, 2015

By JIM STREET

The Alpine Avalanche

FAR WEST TEXAS – Two young filmmakers from Dallas with roots in West Texas have completed the first phase of what they hope will become a light comedy feature film about a dysfunctional family at the fictional Redbud Ranch, some of which was shot in Alpine and at the H.E. Sproul …

Sully to host UTEP graduate student pianists

February 12th, 2015

ALPINE – Please join the Sul Ross State University music program for its first concert of the spring 2015 semester, at 3pm Sunday, February 22 in the studio theater.

Welcome the graduate piano students of Dr. Oscar Macchioni from the Univerisity of Texas at El Paso who will play works by Bach, Chopin, Bartok, and more.

Why? …

Gathering place hosts fun event

February 12th, 2015

ALPINE – Three top-notched performers from Canada are eager to entertain the Amazing Amigos on Wednesday, February 25 from 7:30-8:30pm at the Casner Building.

They are Doris Daley, an amazing poet whose works are very witty and fast-paced. The other entertainers are a husband and wife team, Eli Barsi and John Cunningham. Eli (the wife) is …

New exhibit showcases people and landscapes of the Big Bend

February 10th, 2015

EL PASO – The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens – a part of The University of Texas at El Paso – will present the exhibit “Authentic Texas: People of the Big Bend” Thursday, February 12 through Saturday, May 16.

Bill Wright and Marcia Hatfield Daudistel (University of Texas Press)

An opening …

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