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Los Lonely Boys to perform at Saint George Hall

January 12th, 2017

Los Lonely Boys

MARFA – Los Lonely Boys, the Grammy award-winning trio of brothers from nearby San Angelo, return to West Texas on Friday, February 10 to perform at the Saint George Hall in Marfa.

The music trio became a familiar name with their Texican rock music and their 2005 Grammy win for Best Pop Performance by …

Local discounts for Marfa Myths tickets

January 12th, 2017

Pharaoh Sanders

Roky Erickson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARFA – A la carte tickets for Marfa Myths 2017 are now available! Some events are free, but most music performances and film screenings will be ticketed. Read on for details on discounts for residents of Presidio, Brewster and Jeff Davis counties.

Events at this year’s festival will take place over the …

Tejano dance to Joe Davila and the Jetliners

December 21st, 2016

Bandleader and singer Joe Davila, front and center, with the Jetliners, back row from left, Joe Davila Jr., trumpet; Fred Morales, tenor saxophone; and Mike Soto, accordion; front row from left, Paul Campos, guitar; and Amos Brito, bass guitar.

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – Odessa-based Tejano group Joe Davila and the Jetliners will be making …

Butch Hancock, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & sons headline 7th New Year’s Eve show

December 21st, 2016

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – Texas alt-country music legends Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore are coming back to Marfa for their seventh New Year’s Eve concert with special guests The Mastersons and The Cactus Blossoms.

This year’s concert will be the duo’s first event at the Saint George Hall, switching venues for the first time …

Winter Solstice reception at Eugene Binder this Friday

December 21st, 2016

Richard Shafter’s Zugzwang installation.

MARFA – Everyone is cordially invited to the annual Winter Solstice reception held at Eugene Binder this Friday evening, December 23, from 6-8pm.

Winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, occurring this year on Wednesday at 4:44am, based on the Gregorian calendar. The event at Binder celebrates the widening arc …

Interior design book highlights the Marfa minimalist style

Interior design book highlights the Marfa minimalist style

December 15th, 2016

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – A new Marfa-centric book is on the shelves with the release of Helen Thompson’s, “Marfa Modern: Artistic Interiors of the West Texas High Desert,” which showcases 21 houses of homeowners in and around the Marfa city limits.

Book cover

The book, Thompson said, came about after another book she and long-time …

Artist with Marfa ties gets to light up London’s bridges

Artist with Marfa ties gets to light up London’s bridges

December 15th, 2016

(photo by MATT ALEXANDER)From left, Leo Villarreal and Hannah Rothschild, chair of Illuminated River Foundation, with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Alex Lifschutz.

LONDON – The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that a team led by the internationally acclaimed American light artist Leo Villareal and renowned British architects and urban planners, Lifschutz …

Marfa Studio of Arts presents kids’ jewelry making workshop

December 15th, 2016

MARFA – Marfa Studio of Arts is celebrating the end of the 2016 school year with an exhibit of selected works by students from the Montessori School, 1–5th grades and the after-school art program.

The opening for this exhibit was held Dec 10 and was very well attended by students and their families, MSA art teachers …

Chinati meets with public to develop master plan

Chinati meets with public to develop master plan

December 8th, 2016

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation held a public forum Tuesday evening to inform and gather input from the community involving the famed art organization’s master plan, which is being developed with help from the international planning and design firm Sasaki.

The plan, Chinati director Jenny Moore said, is an extension of the museum’s …

Final yearlong installation – Grey Goo Gardens exhibition – opens Friday with reception

December 8th, 2016

MARFA – Ballroom Marfa is pleased to announce Grey Goo Gardens, the last of four exhibitions conceived for Arturo Bandini’s year-long installation in Ballroom’s courtyard.

The opening reception is Friday, December 9, from 6-9pm in the Ballroom Marfa Courtyard.

Grey Goo Gardens presents work from Ed Fornieles, Sonja Gerdes, Joel Holmberg, Dwyer Kilcollin, Chanel Von Habsburg-Lothringen, Anna …

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