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Book celebrates centennial of Texas highways

February 9th, 2017

By RANI BIRCHFIELD

ALPINE – Remember Texas without the interstates? This Thursday evening, February 9, at the new Front Street Books’ Event Space, authors Roger Allen Polson and Carol Dawson will present a program and sign copies of the historic book Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the Texas Highway Department.

Engineered by Polson and …

Heiko Schulze’s, aka Cowboy Schulze’s World

February 9th, 2017

MARFA – Tonight, Thursday, February 9 at 6pm, Brothers Fine Art Marfa presents Heiko Schulze, our much-loved repeat visitor to Marfa, who will share his impressions collected throughout his now again ending stay in our beautiful town.

On display are amazing photos Heiko has been taking during the last couple of weeks, some of his clay …

Rehearsals underway for Sul Ross theatre’s ‘Cabaret’

February 9th, 2017

(SRSU photo by VASHTI ARMENDARIZ)Rehearsals are underway for the Sul Ross State University Theatre production of “Cabaret.” The renowned Broadway musical will be performed weekends March 25-April 9 in Marshall Auditorium.

ALPINE – Rehearsals are underway for the Sul Ross State University Theatre production of “Cabaret.”

“Cabaret,” the epic Broadway musical depicting the dramatic shift of …

Writer’s group meets in Alpine

February 9th, 2017

ALPINE – The monthly meeting of the Texas Mountain Trail Writers will be From 7-9pm Tuesday, February 21 at the Alpine Public Library.

All visitors are welcome.

A program will be presented on “thinking outside the box.”

Visit texasmountaintrailwriters.org for further details.

Marfa artist included in Texas river landscapes exhibit

February 2nd, 2017

Last Light Near Fresno Canyon by Mary Baxter; 2014, oil on polyfiber, 42×32 inches

MARFA – It’s fitting that Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art premieres at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, on the bank of the Concho River, according to Texas Highways magazine.

The exhibition, from February 16 to April 9, features …

Book celebrates centennial of Texas highway system

February 2nd, 2017

Book-signing events in Alpine, Terlingua

ALPINE — Roger Allen Polson will present a program and sign first-edition copies of his new book Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the Texas Highway Department at Front Street Books in Alpine on Thursday, February 9 and at La Posada Milagro in Terlingua on Saturday, February 11.

On the …

Last chance to see “One Room, Two Stories” in Terlingua

February 2nd, 2017

SOUTH BREWSTER COUNTY—This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will see the last performances of One Room, Two Stories, two one-act plays that comprise Last Minute Low Budget Productions’ first offering of 2017.

Despite a cold wind that accompanied the January 27 Opening Gala, the almost full house had a wonderful time, with lots of laughs, some of …

African American films featured at February 3-4 Sul Ross Microcinema event

February 2nd, 2017

ALPINE — African American filmmakers will be featured at the annual Microcinema Friday-Saturday, February 3-4. Sponsored by the Sul Ross State University Theatre Department, screenings will be held in the Studio Theatre, Francois Fine Arts Building.

Sessions begin at 7pm nightly, starting with a tribute to filmmaker Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” director. “Moonlight” won the Golden Globes …

Folk music at Alpine library Friday

February 2nd, 2017

ALPINE – The Alpine Public Library presents a free concert by the internationally acclaimed folk duo Hungrytown, on Friday, February 3 at 7pm.

Hungrytown’s songs and music have appeared in numerous television programs, including the Portlandia, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and Netflix’s new hit comedy, Lady Dynamite, as well as various documentaries and major sporting …

Cherry on Top Shop is Saturday at Saint George Hall

February 2nd, 2017

A free and fun event for all the community to attend

MARFA — More than 30 creatives, including 14 local Marfans, will be selling their wares, goods and art at Cherry on Top Shop at Saint George Hall in Marfa on Saturday.

There will also be speakers throughout the day.

A short talk on activism and hope will …

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