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Bukka Allen at The Lumberyard on Sunday

October 27th, 2016

Bukka Allen

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts and The Lumberyard present Bukka Allen on Sunday, October 30 at 8pm in the Adobe Room.

Allen is an accomplished keyboardist and accordion player who has performed and recorded with his father, Terry Allen, as well as Ian Moore, Joe Ely, Robert Earl King, The Bodeans, Dixie Chicks and Joe Walsh.

As a singer/songwriter, he …

Big Bend Arts Council calls for art

October 27th, 2016

FAR WEST TEXAS – The Big Bend Arts Council is calling all artists for art for the council’s Annual Membership Show November 2 through December 6.

For more information, call 432-837-7203 or go to:

Come hear Big Bend Community Band’s Halloween concert Sunday

October 27th, 2016

ALPINE – Please join the Big Bend Community Band for a spooky fun-filled afternoon of Halloween music on Sunday, October 30. The concert will be at 3pm at the AISD Auditorium, 704 West Sul Ross Avenue.

The band will be playing selections sure to tickle your Halloween spirits. Dress up the kiddos because there will be …

Dude of the Dead to feature silent student art auction

Dude of the Dead to feature silent student art auction

October 27th, 2016

Poster by Yosdy Valdivia, a senior at Presidio High School.

Artwork by Tamara Carrasco, a junior at Presidio High School.


PRESIDIO — Dia de los Muertos-themed artwork created by Presidio High School students will be available for purchase at a silent auction during this weekend’s Dude of the Dead festival.

Pieces of local student art will …

‘The Christians’ takes Sul Ross stage Friday-Sunday

October 27th, 2016

(photo by GUNNER GARDNER) Jason Roman, as Pastor Paul, ponders his message in “The Christians,” on stage Friday-Sunday (Oct. 28-30) at Sul Ross State University’s Studio Theatre.

ALPINE – Opening performances of “The Christians” received an enthusiastic audience response last weekend.

“The Christians,” Lucas Hnath’s award-winning play, concludes its Sul Ross State University run Friday-Sunday, October …

Marfa Live Arts presents Silver Ochre on Friday

October 27th, 2016

Silver Ochre traveled 19,555 miles throughout all lower 48 states in 7 months.

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts presents Silver Ochre: Who Are U.S. at the Crowley Theater on Friday, October 28 at 7pm.

Experience the observations from the 21st-Century American road through the eyes and ears of Silver Ochre, the duo of two perpetually touring …

Chinati announces expanded self–guided viewing hours

October 20th, 2016

(©2016 Philipp Scholz Rittermann, courtesy of Chinati Foundation, Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.)The Robert Irwin untitled (dawn to dusk) 2016 installation at Chinati.

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation announces expanded hours for self-guided viewing of the collection and special exhibitions. Reservations are not necessary for self-guided viewing.

Robert Irwin’s new permanent installation at Chinati,

Silver Ochre arrives in Marfa for residency and performance

October 20th, 2016

Silver Ochre’s Thollem McDonas and ACVilla arrive for their Marfa Live Arts residency.

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts welcomes Silver Ochre, the duo of composer Thollem McDonas and filmmaker ACVilla, for a two-week Marfa Live Arts’ artist-residency culminating with their show Who Are U.S. at the Crowley Theater on Friday, October 28 at 7pm.

Silver Ochre’s …

Blan Scott Band wins battle of the bands

October 20th, 2016

From left, bassist Tom Lehr, band leader Blan Scott, drummer Steve Sorg, and lead guitarist Pete Westfall.

GRAHAM – The Blan Scott Band, which got its start in Marfa in 2014, won the Graham Jam Battle of the Bands on Saturday.

The country and western quartet outperformed three other bands to win $2,500, a full day …

‘The Christians’ opens Friday at Sul Ross theatre

October 20th, 2016

(photo by GUNNER GARDNER)The chorus breaks into song in this scene from “The Christians,” opening Friday on the Sul Ross State University stage. Additional performances of Lucas Hnath’s award-winning play are Saturday – Sunday October 22 – 23 and Friday – Sunday, October 28 – 30.

“The Christians,” the award-winning play by Lucas Hnath, opens …

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