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Mexican Summer and Ballroom host weekend of music, art

March 12th, 2015

MARFA – Mexican Summer and Ballroom Marfa present
Marfa Myths this Friday through Sunday featuring Grouper, Iceage, Dev Hynes, Connan Mockasin, Tamaryn, Steve Gunn, Weyes Blood, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Suicideyear and more.

Iceage (photo by Isabel Asha Penzlien)

Curated by the New York-based music label Mexican Summer and co-presented with Ballroom Marfa, Marfa Myths features artists …

Crosswalk art installation to come to Marfa

March 12th, 2015

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – The city of Marfa will have a new art installation in town, at least temporarily. Artist Mery Godigna Collet of Venezuela presented the idea of an artistic crosswalk at the intersection of Austin and El Paso streets, near the Crowley Theater.

Public art by artist Mery Godigna Collet …

Lonesome Heroes plays at Big Bend Brewing today

February 26th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)The Lonesome Heroes

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

ALPINE – The Lonesome Heroes will wrap up a month-long tour today from 5-8pm at the Big Bend Brewing Co. in Alpine.

The Austin-based indie folk band spent the first 12 days on this west coast tour playing and driving …

Wild Rose Gallery opens in Fort Davis Friday

February 26th, 2015

Robert Haspel photograph

FORT DAVIS – A new business in Fort Davis, Wild Rose Gallery LLC, opens Friday, February 27.

Robert Haspel and his wife Sashi have created a gallery space in Fort Davis to display Robert’s photography, which varies quite widely in both subject matter and style.

A sample of some …

Self-taught artist Butch Anthony exhibition Friday at Wrong

February 26th, 2015

Artwork by Butch Anthony

MARFA – Self-taught artist, builder, and picker of things Butch Anthony opens his exhibition, “It Ain’t Dyin’ I’m Talkin’ About, It’s Living, from 6-8pm Friday, February 27 at the Wrong store and gallery. Mr. Anthony will be in attendance.

The exhibition will feature recent as well as …

Meet the new Fieldwork Marfa artist

February 19th, 2015

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – A meet-and-greet event to welcome Fieldwork: Marfa’s first artist in residence of 2015, French-born artist Armand Morin, is slated to take place this evening at 6pm at the Fieldwork: Marfa house located at 408 E. Texas Street.

“I would be very glad to meet new people,” said the …

Washtub Jerry’s punny exhibition opens Saturday at Building 98

February 19th, 2015

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – “It’s tongue-in-cheek puns: visual displays using electronic-type junk and discarded computer parts,” said Washtub Jerry, whose exhibition at Building 98 opens with a reception from 5 – 7pm this Saturday.

The work, he said, is meant to be viewed as “light entertainment” rather than the more …

Children of Giant to screen in San Antonio

February 12th, 2015

(photo by RICHARD C. MILLER)James Dean taking a break on location on the set of the film Giant with Robert Marquez, left, and Joe Vasquez from Marfa. Summer 1955. This specific location is most probably Valentine.

SAN ANTONIO – After five years of planning and production, the Hector Galan – directed documentary “Children …

Alpine author releases storybook on Noah’s ark

February 12th, 2015

ALPINE – Author Beth Leone Peabody announces the nationwide release of her new book, “The Trip of a Lifetime: A Story of Noah’s Ark.”

“The Trip of a Lifetime” gives a clear picture on the story of Noah’s ark for readers young and old. How did he fill it with so many different animals, all at …

Galeria Sibley hosts student mosaic workshop

Galeria Sibley hosts student mosaic workshop

February 12th, 2015

ALPINE – Galeria Sibley is hosting a student mosaic workshop with a Boulder, Colorado artist the last weekend of February. Artist Kasia Polkowska will create the designs and instruct students in the use of repetitive shapes to

Stained glass mosaic flower art created by students in Kasia Polkowska’s mosaic workshops

create a successful mosaic …

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