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Marfa Girl sequel in the works

May 1st, 2014

Adam Mediano and Mercedes Maxwell in a scene from Marfa Girl.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Marfa Girl is getting a sequel. Director/writer Larry Clark confirmed he’s currently working on a follow-up to his 2012 film about young adults dealing with life in Marfa in typical Larry Clark fashion.

However, Clark said he’s still …

Society’s fringe beliefs capture CineMarfa 2014 screenings

Society’s fringe beliefs capture CineMarfa 2014 screenings

May 1st, 2014

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – Film aficionados rejoice: CineMarfa kicks off its fourth year at 5pm tonight with an opening reception for the Hernan Bas collection of haunted objects at the Marfa Book Co. gallery, immediately followed by the first film, Lord of the Universe.

A model of the Amityville horror house, which …

Marfa expects a Sunny Labor Day Weekend

April 24th, 2014

MARFA – Grammy Award winning artist Sunny Ozuna and the Sunliners have been tapped to headline the 28th Annual Marfa Lights Festival on Saturday, August 30 at the Vizcaino Park stage.

Sunny Ozona

The 28th Annual Marfa Lights Festival is presented by the Marfa Chamber of Commerce and takes place during the Labor Day …

Playing the violin for the first time in Rerememberer

April 17th, 2014

(photo by LESLEY BROWN)Big Bend Now reporter Sarah Vasquez at the Rerememberer.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – I can now say I’m an accomplished violin player. Well that’s not true, but I did get the chance to play the violin in front of a public audience two hours after I held the instrument …

Two days of El Paso radness begins Friday night

Two days of El Paso radness begins Friday night

April 17th, 2014

 

Miijas

MARFA – LBS., Padre’s Marfa, and El Paso’s Fusion Magazine presents Chinga Fest, two days of El Paso radness, at Padre’s Marfa this weekend.

The rockin’ event will welcome eight El Paso bands and two DJs from Chuco Town to entertain the rock-n-roll cretins of Big Bend country.

Industrial band Mattox will kick off …

O’Connor book signing is Saturday in Marfa

April 17th, 2014

Project complements work started by Cecilia Thompson on city, county history

MARFA – The book, ‘Marfa and Presidio County, Texas’ has finally been published, and its long-awaited release will be celebrated with a book signing with author Louise O’Connor from 4-6pm Saturday at the Marfa Book Co.

Louise O’Connor

This labor of love by O’Connor …

Viva Big Bend Food Festival begins this evening

Viva Big Bend Food Festival begins this evening

April 10th, 2014

ALPINE, MARFA, FORT DAVIS, MARATHON – The second annual Viva Big Bend Food Festival, a  three-day event celebrating the cuisine of Far West Texas, kicks off in style this evening with an opening night party at Railroad Blues in Alpine, as well as the Tito’s Cocktail Tour.

Chef Monica Pope

On Friday and Saturday, …

Presidio and Ojinaga unite for local art, music, and shared culture

Presidio and Ojinaga unite for local art, music, and shared culture

April 3rd, 2014

(photos by DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ)Artist Edgar Sotelo and Presidio Arts Festival organizer Laurel Holman during the opening of Sotelo’s exhibition at the First Presidio Bank on Friday. Sotelo was the featured artist at this year’s art festival.

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

PRESIDIO – “The Presidio Bi-National Arts Festival keeps gaining more attention every year,” …

Viva Big Bend Food Festival is next week

Viva Big Bend Food Festival is next week

April 3rd, 2014

ALPINE, MARFA, FORT DAVIS, MARATHON – The second annual Viva Big Bend Food Festival will be held April 10-12.

This event is a spin-off of the Viva Big Bend Music Festival which takes place every July. The food festival will showcase great restaurants and food trailers, live music and a variety of food-related activities – all …

Presidio Mayor promotes the Binational Art walk in Ojinaga

March 27th, 2014

By DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ

PRESIDIO – Presidio Mayor John Ferguson visited the Ojinaga City Hall on March 20th to summon the media to promote the town’s Binational Art Walk which will be held today, March 27th, at six o’clock in the afternoon. The meeting was aimed at raising awareness of the event through the press and …

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