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Memorial Day observance is Monday in Marfa

May 21st, 2015

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Those who lost their lives serving the United States of America will be remembered and honored on Memorial Day at the USO Building in Marfa on Monday. Everyone is invited to attend the event that starts at 9:30am with coffee and doughnuts.

Amista Lone Salcido

This year’s guest speaker …

Two more hotels coming to Marfa

Two more hotels coming to Marfa

May 21st, 2015

A drawing of the Marfa Inns & Suites that was presented in 2008.

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – More travel accommodations will be available to visitors as two new hotels are in the works for Marfa.

The first step of clearing a lot for an offbeat hotel at the corner of East US 67/90-East …

Presidio, Marfa, Alpine: early voting begins Monday

Presidio, Marfa, Alpine: early voting begins Monday

April 23rd, 2015

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

FAR WEST TEXAS – Early voting for the May 9 general election to determine city council and school board members start Monday, April 27.

Early voting for Marfa City Council will take place from 8am to 12pm and 1 to 5pm at Marfa City Hall.

In Marfa, Peter Stanley, Tom Schmidt and incumbent Josie …

Shorthorn Band performs National Anthem at Chihuahuas game

April 17th, 2015

The Marfa Shorthorn Marching Band performs the National Anthem Thursday evening to start the Chihuahuas’ final game of their homestand against Reno at Southwest University Park. Daniel Hernandez is the band director. (photos by and courtesy of MARK LAMBIE, El Paso Times)

The Marfa Shorthorn Band, under the direction of Daniel Hernandez, opened …

“Poor Farm Fire” is considered controlled

March 30th, 2015

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

FORT DAVIS – A wildfire that has been burning in the mountains between Fort Davis and Marfa since yesterday afternoon has reached 700 acres in size.

The “Poor Farm Fire,” as it has been called due to its location to the Poor Farm Ranch, is actively burning on the northwest ridge of the …

Celebrating Latvian literature in Marfa

March 19th, 2015

Janis Pleiksans, aka Rainis

MARFA – Dozens of Latvians will arrive in Marfa the weekend of March 27-29 for “Rainis in the Desert.” The event is one of many around the world to celebrate the 150th birthday of the great Latvian writer and politician, Janis Pleiksans, known to all simply as “Rainis” (pronounced …

United Artists gallery presents Nick Farhi Saturday

March 12th, 2015

MARFA – United Artlists Ltd. is pleased to present a solo exhibition of the iconic ‘Wine Paintings’ by New York based artist Nick Farhi (born 1987, New York, NY).

The gallery will hold a reception for the artist Saturday, March 14 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Lumberyard.

The exhibition will be on view through April 18, 2015.

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 …

El Cosmico announces amazing concert line-up

El Cosmico announces amazing concert line-up

July 10th, 2014

EL COSMICO’S TRANS-PECOS FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & LOVE ANNOUNCES LINEUP & WEEKEND PASSES ON SALE

JOHN DOE, OLD 97S, BILL CALLAHAN, MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO, DEER TICK, ROBERT ELLIS, BEN KWELLER, ELIZABETH COOK, TIFT MERRITT, HEARTLESS BASTARDS, AND GIRL IN A COMA

SEPTEMBER 25-28, 2014 IN MARFA, TEXAS

MARFA –  The 2014 Trans-Pecos Festival of Music & Love is proud to …

Former Marfan Molybden connects with her past through music

March 6th, 2014

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Before musician and Austin resident Tess Seipp’s embarked on her first tour, she was asked during an interview what was one of her biggest fears. She said she was afraid of being afraid.

Molybden is Tess Seipp

“Then I found out my mom and my grandpa were coming (to …

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