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Sul Ross announces spring-summer theatre schedule

February 6th, 2014

ALPINE – The Sul Ross State University theatre program has scheduled four spring and summer productions, beginning Feb. 15 and running through July 6.

Featuring a children’s show, a comedy, three evenings of film, and a spectacular musical, the theatre program is offering 2014 theatre package passes for patrons to attend as many of the spring …

Chinati hosts pinhole photography workshop February 22, 23

February 6th, 2014

MARFA – Adults and high school students are invited to learn pinhole photography in an upcoming workshop presented by the Chinati Foundation. The two-day class , February 22-23, will utilize Chinati’s special exhibition, Zoe Leonard’s 100 North Nevill Street, as an example of a camera obscura.

Participants will make their own pinhole cameras, using them to …

Macchioni, Piatigorsky artists headline St. James Alpine spring chamber music series

February 6th, 2014

Oscar Macchioni

ALPINE – St. James Episcopal Church in Alpine announces its chamber music series for spring, beginning with a concert at 6 pm on Friday, February 7. This concert features pianist Oscar Macchioni, International Steinway artist and faculty member at the University of Texas El Paso.

A native of Argentina, Macchioni will perform …

The Illuminated Garden to open Friday

The Illuminated Garden to open Friday

February 6th, 2014

 

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)Argentinean artist Ana Maria Hernando

The strength of women and spirituality

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – “My work is about women’s work, the feminine. It’s about the disappearance of ego and a coming together for the common good; the personality of the collective,” Argentinean artist Ana Maria Hernando explained, …

Playwright-in-residence Octavio Solis guides Marfa High School students to write from the heart

Playwright-in-residence Octavio Solis guides Marfa High School students to write from the heart

February 6th, 2014

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Irma Ojeda’s classroom was silent during Monday’s writing exercise. Before her English students picked up their writing weapon of choice, playwright-in-resident Octavio Solis had them close their eyes and think. Think about someone very special to them. Think about a secret they would share. Think about a gift they would …

The Chinati Foundation hires new Administrator

The Chinati Foundation hires new Administrator

January 30th, 2014

Anne Adkins

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation is pleased to welcome Anne Adkins who is joining the museum as their new administrator. Anne brings a background of management and organization consulting experience along with administrative and entrepreneurial skills, having owned a graphic design/catalog production firm in Austin and more recently serving as Business/Development …

Call for art for first Terlingua art fest

January 10th, 2014

TERLINGUA- All Big Bend artists are invited to participate in Terlingua’s first annual Art Festival on Saturday, January 25th at the Earth and Fire Gallery.

There will be booths located outdoors for artists to showcase their work. There will be a $10 charge per 15’x 15’ booth area. The artist will be responsible for their own …

Alpine library announces Glendinning travel talk program

January 10th, 2014

ALPINE – Alpine Public Library announces a new program for 2014 – a monthly schedule of travel talks with pictures. These will take place on the fourth Friday of each month, at 7pm, in the AEP Foundation Multipurpose Room of the library.

Jim Glendinning, Alpine’s world traveler, will host the program.

“We have an extraordinary number of …

Schowengerdt opens new show at Greasewood Gallery this weekend

Schowengerdt opens new show at Greasewood Gallery this weekend

January 10th, 2014

 

MARFA–Greasewood Gallery at the Hotel Paisano will open a new show by local sculptor Craig V. Schowengerdt this weekend.

The “Beautiful Bomb Series” showcases Schowengerdt’s current work created from native wood.

After Schowengerdt’s last exhibit, “Almost Everything I’ve Ever Made” hosted at The Yard in Marfa, Schowengerdt says, “I realized, seeing all my work together that it …

Alpine artist Charles Bell celebrates 10-year anniversary of Karl Glocke films

December 13th, 2013

Charles Bell

By BRYON GARRISON

ALPINE, MARFA – The Whitlock Studio of Fine Art in Alpine will host the 10-year anniversary of the Karl Glocke films by Alpine artist Charles Bell with screenings at 6:30pm Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22. The studio is located at 110-B 6th Street.

In 2003, Bell developed a …

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