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Design Marfa hosts Desert Living Symposium and Home Tour

Design Marfa hosts Desert Living Symposium and Home Tour

June 18th, 2015

The Lundy rock house (photos courtesy Design Marfa)

MARFA – The past several years have exposed the world to Marfa through print and film, and the town now finds itself home to more tourists and transplants since World War II.

Weddings, weekend warriors, and wanderers come to stay from a few nights to a …

Chinati presents Entreflamenco, traditional Spanish music, and dance Saturday

June 18th, 2015

Entreflamenco dancers lead dance classes for area youth as part of Marfa ISD’s Camp Summer Shake Up program.

MARFA – International dance company Entreflamenco will present a full-length production of Spanish music and dance at the Crowley Theater on Saturday, June 20, hosted by the Chinati Foundation. The performance begins at 7pm …

In conversation with Randa Jarrar

June 18th, 2015

Lannan Fellow Randa Jarrar

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

Randa Jarrar has spent the past three weeks visiting Marfa as a Lannan Fellow. She is a Palestinian-American novelist, short story writer, essayist and translator, currently based in Fresno, California. This week, The Big Bend Sentinel / The International had the chance to chat with …

Chinati presents Entreflamenco, traditional Spanish music, and dance in Marfa June 15-20

June 11th, 2015

Chinati Foundation will host the international dance company Entreflamenco.

MARFA – Chinati will host the international dance company Entreflamenco for a weeklong residency in Marfa beginning June 15, culminating in a full-length production of Spanish music and dance at the Crowley Theater on Saturday, June 20. The performance begins at 7pm and …

CineMarfa Japanese film series begins June 10

June 4th, 2015

Poster for Japanese film

MARFA – CineMarfa presents a Japanese film at 8pm Wednesday, June 10 at the Lumberyard. “Woman in the Dunes,” is directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1964, and written by Kobo Abe.

The film is based on Abe’s existential novel and screenplay, chronicles the experiences of Junpei Niki (Eiji Okada), …

Resonators, Hogwallops, Dale Watson help Leadership Big Bend in benefit Saturday

May 28th, 2015

Dale Watson

ALPINE, PRESIDIO, MARFA – The Tex-Mex brass band sounds of the Resonators from Presidio, the country grit music of the Doodlin’ Hogwallops of Alpine and Marfa, and Austin music legend Dale Watson come together Saturday in Alpine for a Leadership Big Bend benefit.

The music begins at 3pm at Big …

Teacher/artist Ramon Deanda starts “Community Mural” project in Presidio

May 7th, 2015

(fotos de DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ)Yubia Bonilla, left, with the PISD Migrant Progam and elementary students working on the Community Mural.

By DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ

PRESIDIO – The project entitled “Community Mural,” comes from the renowned artist and art teacher Ramon Deanda.

Through this project he is fulfilling one of his biggest dreams …

Celebrate the work of Steve Holzer at CineMarfa

May 7th, 2015

Steve Holzer

MARFA – Experimental art films by the late Steve Holzer will screen during CineMarfa.

Beginning at 3pm Sunday at the Crowley Theater, are Holzer’s “See The World,” 2011; “Machine Deva,” 2012; “All You Need to Know About Supervision,” 2013; and the premiere of “Heaven is All Goodbyes,” 2013.

There’s a …

Shorthorns Through the Lens at CineMarfa

May 7th, 2015

(photo by DAVID FENSTER)A student edits her film during the Marfa Live Arts filmmaking workshop.

MARFA – Produced by Marfa Live Arts, in association with the Marfa Education Foundation, filmmakers David Fenster and Cory Van Dyke taught a six-day filmmaking workshop to seventh- and eighth-grade students in April. Students were instructed on …

Science fiction, outer space theme of CineMarfa film fest

May 7th, 2015

MARFA – The 2015 CineMarfa Film Festival begins today through Sunday, and this year’s programming focuses on science fiction and explores ideas about outer space.

Detroit-based artist Scott Reeder will be in attendance for the Texas Premiere of his film, “Moon Dust.”

John Corbett of Corbett Vs. Dempsey and editor of the book Sun …

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