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‘Children of Giant’ to air on PBS April 17

March 12th, 2015

MARFA – “Children of Giant,” a new documentary that explores how the making of a classic Hollywood movie transformed the lives of the residents of the small Texas town of Marfa, will premiere Friday, April 17 on PBS.

Directed by Hector Galán, “Children of Giant” is the season opener for VOCES, Latino Public Broadcasting’s arts and culture series on PBS, presented by …

United Artists gallery presents Nick Farhi Saturday

March 12th, 2015

MARFA – United Artlists Ltd. is pleased to present a solo exhibition of the iconic ‘Wine Paintings’ by New York based artist Nick Farhi (born 1987, New York, NY).

The gallery will hold a reception for the artist Saturday, March 14 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Lumberyard.

The exhibition will be on view through April 18, 2015.

Artist Sam Falls: Ballroom opens 2015 programming with new exhibition

March 12th, 2015

MARFA – Ballroom Marfa is pleased to present the artist Sam Falls in an exhibition of new work by the artist on view from March 13 – August 16.

An opening reception is from 6-8pm Friday, and a walkthrough with Falls at 1pm Saturday.

The LA artist Sam Falls

Highlighting Falls’ multidisciplinary approach to time …

Mexican Summer and Ballroom host weekend of music, art

March 12th, 2015

MARFA – Mexican Summer and Ballroom Marfa present
Marfa Myths this Friday through Sunday featuring Grouper, Iceage, Dev Hynes, Connan Mockasin, Tamaryn, Steve Gunn, Weyes Blood, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Suicideyear and more.

Iceage (photo by Isabel Asha Penzlien)

Curated by the New York-based music label Mexican Summer and co-presented with Ballroom Marfa, Marfa Myths features artists …

Crosswalk art installation to come to Marfa

March 12th, 2015


MARFA – The city of Marfa will have a new art installation in town, at least temporarily. Artist Mery Godigna Collet of Venezuela presented the idea of an artistic crosswalk at the intersection of Austin and El Paso streets, near the Crowley Theater.

Public art by artist Mery Godigna Collet …

Lonesome Heroes plays at Big Bend Brewing today

February 26th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)The Lonesome Heroes


ALPINE – The Lonesome Heroes will wrap up a month-long tour today from 5-8pm at the Big Bend Brewing Co. in Alpine.

The Austin-based indie folk band spent the first 12 days on this west coast tour playing and driving …

Wild Rose Gallery opens in Fort Davis Friday

February 26th, 2015

Robert Haspel photograph

FORT DAVIS – A new business in Fort Davis, Wild Rose Gallery LLC, opens Friday, February 27.

Robert Haspel and his wife Sashi have created a gallery space in Fort Davis to display Robert’s photography, which varies quite widely in both subject matter and style.

A sample of some …

Self-taught artist Butch Anthony exhibition Friday at Wrong

February 26th, 2015

Artwork by Butch Anthony

MARFA – Self-taught artist, builder, and picker of things Butch Anthony opens his exhibition, “It Ain’t Dyin’ I’m Talkin’ About, It’s Living, from 6-8pm Friday, February 27 at the Wrong store and gallery. Mr. Anthony will be in attendance.

The exhibition will feature recent as well as …

Meet the new Fieldwork Marfa artist

February 19th, 2015


MARFA – A meet-and-greet event to welcome Fieldwork: Marfa’s first artist in residence of 2015, French-born artist Armand Morin, is slated to take place this evening at 6pm at the Fieldwork: Marfa house located at 408 E. Texas Street.

“I would be very glad to meet new people,” said the …

Washtub Jerry’s punny exhibition opens Saturday at Building 98

February 19th, 2015


MARFA – “It’s tongue-in-cheek puns: visual displays using electronic-type junk and discarded computer parts,” said Washtub Jerry, whose exhibition at Building 98 opens with a reception from 5 – 7pm this Saturday.

The work, he said, is meant to be viewed as “light entertainment” rather than the more …

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