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MAID in Marfa – Production of short film continues this week

December 17th, 2014

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – In playwright/screenwriter Erik Ehn’s script for the short film MAID, the city of Marfa not serves as the film’s location, but also the setting for his retelling of the story of Saint Joan of Arc, using the saint’s death and destiny as a metaphor for illegal immigration.

“Marfa is just a …

Greasewood Gallery to host retrospective of beloved late artist Steve Holzer

December 11th, 2014

Steve Holzer

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – Along with an endless list of friends and family, the late Steve Holzer also left a lifetime of artwork in this world, and those in the possession of his family will be on display and for sale at a retrospective of his work, which begins with …

DeMers publishes ‘The Delicious Mischief Cookbook’

December 11th, 2014

Cookbook cover

MARFA, HOUSTON – Coming up on a quarter-century ago, John DeMers was just loosening his belt as a “food writer” (he had not known such a job existed in journalism, until he had it) when he received a remarkable proposition over lunch – and set about attempting to turn it down.

Would …

Cinnabar Theater open house Sunday

December 11th, 2014

TERLINGUA – Last Minute Low Budget Productions will be hosting an open house at the new Cinnabar Theater Sunday, December 14, from 6-8 pm.

If you haven’t yet made it to one of our plays here, please stop by to see our great new theater, find out what we’ve got coming up, enjoy some refreshments, and …

Beadwork exhibit opens tomorrow at Marfa Book Co.

December 4th, 2014

Glen Hanson

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – Marfa-based artist Glen Hanson is set to take over the Marfa Book Co.’s gallery at 6pm this Friday with an opening reception for his latest exhibit of beadwork art.

Hanson’s work consists of glass beads stitched on brain-tanned deer hide using a Sioux method known as the …

Chinati presents Johnston Marklee architects on Friday

Chinati presents Johnston Marklee architects on Friday

November 26th, 2014

Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee

MARFA – Architects Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee will give a talk about their work at the Crowley Theater on Friday, November 28 at 8pm in downtown Marfa.

The talk is part of the Chinati Presents series and is free to the public. Reservations are not required. The event …

Enjoy the sunset at Chinati on Friday

November 26th, 2014

MARFA – The public is invited to an evening viewing of Donald Judd’s 100 works in mill aluminum and 15 freestanding works in concrete from 5-6pm Friday, November 28 at the Chinati Foundation.

The event is free for museum members and area residents. General admission is $10.

Information: information@chinati.org or 432 729 4362.

Writing workshop Monday

November 26th, 2014

ALPINE – The Texas Mountain Trail Writers are holding the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Wrap-Up Party on Monday, December 1, from 7-9pm at the Alpine Public Library.

The event will celebrate the end of NaNoWriMo, “debrief” about participants’ experiences, door prizes, refreshments, and a prize drawing for NaNoWriMo “winners”.

This is a FREE event open to …

Chinati hosts Irwin installation meeting

November 26th, 2014

The elevation schematic of the Robert Irwin installation building, which will be located at the site of the old Fort D.A. Russell Hosptial.

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation will break ground in early 2015 on a new permanent installation by artist Robert Irwin – an addition to the museum’s permanent collection – which …

Ivey talks Turkey in next library travel series

November 26th, 2014

ALPINE – Alpine Public Library’s Travel Talk for November will feature Bill Ivey, who will talk about “Sailing on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast in a “gullet.”

A gulet is a traditional Turkish sailing vessel, adapted to take tourists.

The talk is 7pm Friday, November 28 in the library’s AEP multipurpose room.

Information: 432.837.2621.

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