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golliver – who won

golliver – who won

November 14th, 2013

dick decent – drones

dick decent – drones

November 14th, 2013

the rambling boy

November 14th, 2013

The artist Mitch Clark and his Marfa exhibit on Friday

By LONN TAYLOR

My old friend Mitch Clark is in town. He is having a show of his latest paintings, which will open tomorrow night at Joe Williams’ Drive In Art Gallery at 510 West San Antonio Street in Marfa with a reception from 5-7pm. Clark has …

library talk

library talk

November 14th, 2013

Mick hands librarian reins to Roane

By RENEE MICK

The Alpine Public Library and the Marfa Public Library hosted author Dr. Ricardo Ainslie last Saturday, who discussed points from his book, “The Fight to Save Juarez-Life in the Heart of Mexico’s Drug War.”

The event was held at the Alpine Library in their community room, and was standing …

correspondence

correspondence

November 14th, 2013

Editor:

On behalf of Marfa Live Arts, I’d like to thank everyone who attended and participated in Friday night’s benefit performance From Marfa to Terry Allen at the Crowley Theater.

First, I would like to sincerely thank the talented and lovely Jo Harvey Allen and Terry Allen, our two headlining stars that made this evening so magical. …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

November 7th, 2013

Mysteries in the City of Light

By LONN TAYLOR

In 1843 a French journalist named Eugene Sue published a 1,000-page novel about the Parisian underworld entitled The Mysteries of Paris. It was enormously popular and spawned a whole genre of novels about the poor and disadvantaged of various cities, of which Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables is the …

Libraries to host Mexican writer

Libraries to host Mexican writer

November 7th, 2013

By RENEE MICK

The Alpine Public Library and the Marfa Public Library are proud to present author Ricardo Ainslie who will read from and talk about his new book The Fight to Save Juarez-Life in the Heart of Mexico’s Drug War. Ainslie is a native of Mexico City and is a professor in the department of …

the anti-fan

the anti-fan

November 7th, 2013

¡Adios, anti-fan!

Bullies and blame

By JIM GORDON

Bully is an odd word, in that it has meanings that seem at odds with one another.

There’s the main sense: “a person who uses strength or power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker.” Then there’s bully as “an expression of admiration or approval” and, similarly, there’s “very good …

correspondence

correspondence

November 7th, 2013

Editor:

DEA Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena said, “Even if I’m only one person, I can make a difference.” Together we came as one to continue Enrique’s Legacy to make a difference with this year Red Ribbon Week for the Marfa Independent School District students. I would like to start by thanking Marfa ISD & especially Dr. …

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