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Marfa artist to debut space station model series Friday

July 7th, 2016

Model by James Webb

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – Marfa artist James B. Webb will be featuring his space station model series from 6 – 9pm on Friday, July 8 at his residence located at apartment #13 on South Abbott Street.

The exhibition, Webb said, will include seven …

Artwork by military service members open to public on Thursday

June 30th, 2016

MARFA – An installation of more than 75 paintings, photographs, collages and sculpture called “Reflections of the Soul, Toward Restoration & Inner Peace” will be unveiled to the public from 1:30 to 5pm from Thursdays through Saturdays beginning June 30 at Building 98.

Area veterans will be warmly welcomed, all free of charge, to …

Marfa Live Arts hosts Benefit Picnic with performance by La Banda

June 30th, 2016

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts will host their first Benefit Picnic on Monday, July 4. The funds raised from this event will provide essential support for future programs for both the schools and the community.

The July 4th picnic theme is Caftans & Casseroles, and guests are invited to lounge by the pool at …

‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ begins this week at Theatre of the Big Bend

June 30th, 2016

ALPINE – “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” the 2005 Tony Award-winning musical adapted from the 1975 film, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” begins its four-week run at the Kokernot Outdoor Theatre Friday, July 1 at 8:15 pm.

The Theatre of the Big Bend presents the hilarious musical July 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, and 22-24 at 8:15 …

Marfa Live Arts: Beyond the Box features sculpture, sound, performance, film, and dance by local artists

June 30th, 2016

Nalu Gruschkus

MARFA – On Saturday, July 2, join Marfa Live Arts for Beyond the Box, an evening of free performances by local artists Riley O’Bryan, Jennie Lyn Hamilton, and Nalu Gruschkus and Ryann Bosetti in three acts at the Crowley Theater from 7:30-9pm.

During a cocktail hour from 7:30-8:30pm, guests are invited to …

Viva Big Bend celebrates 5 years with Los Lonely Boys, Little Joe

Viva Big Bend celebrates 5 years with Los Lonely Boys, Little Joe

June 30th, 2016

Los Lonely Boys

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ
sarah@bigbendnow.com

FAR WEST TEXAS – Texican rock band Los Lonely Boys and the King of the Brown Sound, Little Joe y la Familia, are two of the headliners for the Viva Big Bend music festival. This is the fifth year the weekend-long music event brings over 40 bands …

Last weekend for Sul Ross Theatre of the Big Bend’s summer production of ‘Charlotte’s Web’

June 23rd, 2016

(photos by CHREYL ZINSMEYER)A scene from “Charlotte’s Web,” which will be performed Friday through Sunday at the Kokernot Outdoor Theatre.

ALPINE – This weekend brings the Theatre of the Big Bend’s (TOBB) final performances of the children’s classic “Charlotte’s Web,” at 7pm Friday through Sunday, June 24, 25 and 26, at the Kokernot Outdoor …

Hernandez art classes offered

June 23rd, 2016

ALPINE – Fine artist Pauline Hernandez is offering upcoming art classes.

Mask making using paper mâché will be June 29-30, and hand building with clay, creating pinch pots, mugs, bowls, or bird house is July 6-7.

Cost is $15/person, limit 10/class, and age groups are as follows: preK – 5th grade, 9-10:30am; 6th-12th grade, …

Donations sought for Sul Ross student film

June 23rd, 2016

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University film students are asking the public’s help to fund a short film project.

Assistant Professor of Communication Bret Scott set up a GoFundMe campaign to collect donations towards his class’ local film.

“This is the first chance I’ve had to teach this particular class, …

Painting pulling technique workshop this weekend in Alpine

June 16th, 2016

ALPINE – If you have wanted to try abstract painting but did not know where to begin, experience a hands-on demo workshop that teaches the pulling technique on June 18 and 19 . The technique will help you create a looser, bolder, freer, lighter, and intuitive painting.

You will be encouraged to use color combinations …

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