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Big Bend Chamber Music concert Friday

November 5th, 2015

Beverly Escuder

ALPINE- American opera arias and Spanish songs will be performed at the next Big Bend Chamber Music concert at 6pm, Friday, November 6 at St. James Episcopal Church in Alpine.

Soprano Beverly Escuder is a native of Brownwood, but has lived all over the country. As a child of musicians, …

Chinati, bookstore team up for Saturday reading

November 5th, 2015

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation and the Marfa Book Company will host a reading by author Lynne Tillman at 6pm Saturday, November 7 at the bookstore, located at the Lumberyard, 213 South Dean Street.

Tillman is a writer and critic and author of novels, short stories, essays and non-fiction. She was awarded a Guggenheim …

Austin’s The Nightowls start fall tour Wednesday in Marfa

October 29th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)The Nightowls

MARFA – Austin’s “vintage soul” The Nightowls will start their fall tour by returning on Wednesday, November 4, to the Padre’s Marfa stage.

Led by singer/multi-instrumentalist Ryan Harkrider, this band of 30-somethings in sneakers is known for their “dynamic dancing-in-the-street spirit” that leaves audiences pleasantly …

Chinati Foundation to present Shorthorn poetry

October 29th, 2015

Students from Ms. Ojeda and Mr. Curran’s freshman English class print their poems for Chinati and Marfa ISD’s upcoming Seeing Poetry reading, set for 6pm Wednesday, November 4.

MARFA – Please join Marfa ISD and The Chinati Foundation, Wednesday, November 4 for Seeing Poetry, an exhibition of original poetry written and screen …

Radio La Chusma brings dance party to Padres tonight

October 22nd, 2015

Radio La Chusma

MARFA – Radio La Chusma, a unique Latin band from El Paso, will bring for the first time its famous cultural singularity and catchy rhythmical style of music tonight at Padre’s Marfa.

Bringing a unique perspective to the world through music, Radio La Chusma breaks down the barriers of age, race, language …

Rotary spooky puppet show Sunday at Building 98

October 22nd, 2015

From left, The Hands of Enchantment Puppet Troupe and Rae Red

MARFA – It’s a night of a spooky puppetry event for all ages on Sunday.

Two great puppet performances will take place in the ballroom of Building 98 (the room is said the be haunted).

The Hands of Enchantment Puppet Troupe …

Marfa Film Festival this weekend

October 15th, 2015

Larry McMurtry

MARFA – Marfa Film Festival kicked off last night with screenings, a screenplay reading and an opening party at Planet Marfa.

Today continues with screenings showing all day at the Crowley Theater. Cory McAbee will host an interactive TED talk style presentation of “Small Star Seminar.” The interactive audience-participating performance …

Heartless Bastards return to El Cosmico Friday

October 15th, 2015

Heartless Bastards

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – The last time the Heartless Bastards played in Marfa was at El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love last year. The trip was cut short – no after-party with fans – because the Austin-based band had to play another festival the next day …

Austin game collective returns with arcade

October 15th, 2015

(photo courtesy EMI SPICER)A gamer plays Wheels Of Aurelia during Fantastic Arcade in Austin. This game is one of the six games available during the arcade at the Marfa Film Festival.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Video games are back at this year’s Marfa Film Festival with Juegos Rancheros’ arcade at …

29th Chinati Foundation open house weekend is here

October 8th, 2015

(photo by MARY LOU SAXON)Chinati Weekend 2014, special exhibition opening.

MARFA – Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend, Friday–Sunday, October 9- 1.

Highlighting the weekend is the opening of a two-person special exhibition of work by Charlotte Posenenske and Peter Roehr, curated by director Jenny Moore.

Chinati’s entire permanent collection as well …

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