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Denver gallery opens a Marfa space

August 6th, 2015

Joseph Coniff, Dot/Matrix, 2015, tailored fabric on stretcher frame, 54 x 48 inches

MARFA – RULE Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of its new location in Marfa.

This will be RULE’s second permanent space, expanding from its primary location in Denver, Colorado. The grand opening of RULE Gallery Marfa will be October …

Marfa Live Arts awarded grant for their commitment to arts education

June 22nd, 2015

Marfa Live Arts

AUSTIN, MARFA – Texas Women for the Arts (TWA) selected 24 arts programs across the state to receive more than $260,000 in grants during their 10th annual meeting in San Antonio.

Marfa Live Arts was awarded a grant for their 2016 Marfa Live Arts Education Program, a program that presents in-school …

Artist Sam Falls: Ballroom opens 2015 programming with new exhibition

March 12th, 2015

MARFA – Ballroom Marfa is pleased to present the artist Sam Falls in an exhibition of new work by the artist on view from March 13 – August 16.

An opening reception is from 6-8pm Friday, and a walkthrough with Falls at 1pm Saturday.

The LA artist Sam Falls

Highlighting Falls’ multidisciplinary approach to time …

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


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 …

Sul Ross theatre MicroCinema screenings March 20-2

March 6th, 2014

 ALPINE – Films by women filmmakers will be highlighted at the annual MicroCinema, scheduled March 20-22 at Sul Ross State University.

event poster

The Sul Ross Theatre Department event celebrates Women’s History Month, and screenings will begin nightly at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, Francois Fine Arts Building.  Post-screening panels will follow each …

arts & entertainment in Marfa & Alpine

arts & entertainment in Marfa & Alpine

January 31st, 2013


Thursday, May 9, 9pm: Sirsy

$5; Padre’s Marfa

Friday, May 10, 9pm: The Resonators

Price TBA; Padre’s Marfa

Tuesday, May 14, 9pm: Sergio Mendoza y La Orkestra

Free; Padre’s Marfa

Friday, May 17, 9pm: Holy Wave with Lake Of Fire

Price TBS; Padre’s Marfa

Saturday, May 25, 6pm: OSW – Marfa Mania Wrestling

$15 Floor, $10 General; Marfa Shorthorn Gymnasium


Thursday, May 9, 10pm: Hell’s …

Film on la frontera screens Friday in Alpine

Film on la frontera screens Friday in Alpine

June 28th, 2012

Video stills from Exodus.

ALPINE – EXODUS deals with the concept of otherness as it relates to race, gender and sexuality and examines issues of immigration, identity construction and land ownership.

The short film was shot along the US/ Mexico border in West Texas at Big Bend National Park near the Rio Grande.

The video …

Kimble’s new book celebrates airbrushing and the automobile

Kimble’s new book celebrates airbrushing and the automobile

December 15th, 2011

By Mark Glover

MARFA – In celebration of 30 years of airbrush art, Car Tech Publishing has just released “Cutaway – The Automotive Art of David Kimble.”

“It’s selling well in Detroit,” Kimble said from his Palace Theatre studio in Marfa.

The book, written by Kimble and Chris Endres, features a cover with a glossy color cutaway of …

Sully gallery talk Tuesday on Lost Colony

December 1st, 2011

ALPINE – The Museum of the Big Bend will host a gallery talk on its current exhibit, “The Lost Colony: Texas Regionalist Paintings” on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. in the Museum Library.

The community is invited to attend an evening discussion led by Art Colony expert and Museum curator, Mary Bones, for a more in-depth …

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