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Design Marfa launches housing competition

Design Marfa launches housing competition

May 29th, 2014

MARFA – Marfa, Texas has become a destination for many travelers. But it is also a place many people call home, or want to call home. But, finding a place to live can be a challenge.

As tourism increases in Marfa, the availability of housing for full-time residents has the potential to become even …

Benyaro to bring some soul to Planet Marfa tonight

May 15th, 2014

Benyaro’s Ben Musser

MARFA – Indie-acoustic soul Benyaro is returning to Marfa today, May 15, at Planet Marfa. The show starts at 9:30pm.

Ben Musser and Bobby McCullough are the duo behind Benyaro that has been compared to an “acoustic David Bowie,” but Musser will perform as a one-man band at the Marfa performance.

Before …

Marfa ISD High School students to show welding works at Marfa Contemporary

May 15th, 2014

MARFA  – Marfa Contemporary will celebrate the opening of Home of the Welder by various students from Marfa ISD High School from 5-7pm on Wednesday, May 28, at 100 East San Antonio Street in Marfa.

Curators for the exhibit are Dr. Natalie Maria Roncone and Buddy Knight. The reception is free and open to the public; …

Judd Foundation presents Conservation: Preserving an Artist’s Legacy

May 8th, 2014

Mette Carlsen

MARFA – Judd Foundation presents a free lecture by staff conservator Mette Carlsen at 6pm on Tuesday, May 13,at the Architecture Studio/Bank Building (101 North Highland).

Carlsen’s lecture, Conservation: Preserving the Artist’s Legacy, will focus on recent restoration and conservation projects at Judd’s 101 Spring Street Building in New York and his …

Marfa Girl sequel in the works

May 1st, 2014

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


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


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.


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



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 …

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