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October 29, 2017 AT 6PM

Marfa Book Company Presents Anne Waldman

Presented By: MBCO.

Admission: FREE

Marfa Book Company presents a reading by poet and Lannan Resident Anne Waldman. Waldman is an American poet. Since the 1960s, Waldman has been an active member of the Outrider experimental poetry community as a writer, performer, collaborator, professor, editor, scholar, and cultural/political activist.

October 11, 2017 at 7pm

Marfa Public Radio — Should I Stay or Should I Go: A Live Storytelling Event

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Admission: Free

Marfa Public Radio’s next live storytelling event: Should I Stay or Should I Go: True stories of loving and/or leaving West Texas.

October 10, 2017 doors at 630p program at 7p

CDRI’s Conant Distinguished Guest Lecturer Series — Andy Sansom

Presented By: Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute

Admission: Free

The biannual CDRI Conant Lecture Series features guest lecturers who discuss timely topics relevant to the region. Andy Sansom, Executive Director of the River Systems Institute at Texas State University – San Marcos, will discuss water issues and concerns as they relate to the far west Texas region. A reception will follow. Andrew Sansom is […]

October 9, 2017

Thundering Hooves — Equus Film Festival Tour Stop

Presented By: Thundering Hooves

Admission: Free

This special event, focused on the beauty of the horse, will educate the public while offering free entertainment through independent films, documentaries, music videos and children’s art projects. Doors open at 9a. Films begin at 10a throughout the day until 11:30pm. Please copy and paste this link into your browser to see detailed schedule:

October 7 and 8, 2017 at 3:30PM and 2PM

Chinati Weekend

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free and Open to the Public

Approximately 1,000 people will travel to the small town of Marfa to enjoy a full, festive weekend of free and open viewing of the museum’s collection, the opening of Chinati’s annual special exhibition, free lectures and a film screening about Chinati’s special exhibition artist, Bridget Riley. Saturday October 7 — Talk from 3:30 – 4:30 […]

October 3, 2017 DOORS at 8P SHOW at 830P

Father John Misty

Presented By: Hotel Saint George

Admission: Free

Father John Misty joins us for a special solo, acoustic set. The performance is free, and Marfa Public Radio will be on hand accepting donations at the door in advance of their Fall Membership Drive. Sold out.

September 30 + October 1, 2017 NOON - 5PM

Marfa Open Art Festival

Presented By: Marfa Open Art Festival

Admission: Free

Marfa Open Art Festival is an open, encouraging local, national and international artists to participate in artistic expression.

September 19, 2017 at 7:30PM

in front of us film series presents “Sherpa” by Jennifer Peedom

Presented By: in front of us film series

Admission: Free

Sherpa focuses on Phurba Tashi, a Sherpa who has made 21 Mount Everest ascents and leads the team for New Zealander Russell Brice’s expedition company, Himex. Tashi’s wife and family in Khumjung do not want him to keep risking his life climbing just for the money. The film explores some of the Sherpa culture and […]

September 18, 2017 at 8:30PM

Marfa Book Co. presents Zachary Schomburg

Presented By: Marfa Book Co.

Admission: Free

Marfa Book Co. presents Zachary Schomburg, author of the acclaimed books, Scary, No Scary and The Man Suit will be reading. Schomburg will be joined by Travis Klunick and Brandi Katherine Herrera. Schomburg was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and raised in Iowa. He earned a BA from the College of the Ozarks and a PhD […]

September 12, 2017 at 7:30PM

in front of us film series presents “Whose Streets” by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis

Presented By: in front of us film series

Admission: Free

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing […]

August 9 - 13, 2017

Marfa Poetry Festival

Presented By: Marfa Book Company/Canarium Books/Hotel Saint George

Admission: Free and Open to the Public

The first annual Marfa Poetry Festival—organized by Canarium Books and friends and hosted by Marfa Book Company and Hotel Saint George—will begin the evening of August 9th and end the afternoon of August 13th. There will be readings, a book fair, film screenings, exhibitions, conversations, live music, and more. August 9: 9PM Leading Jazz and […]

August 6, 2017 7PM

2017 Dance Ranch Marfa

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free and open to the community

Lower Left Performance Collective in collaboration with Marfa Live Arts will present the culminating performance of the 2017 Dance Ranch Marfa workshop. Dance Ranch Marfa is a performance-oriented workshop focusing on dance improvisation taught by members of the Lower Left. This year’s facilitators in Marfa are Nina Martin, Andrew Wass, Leslie Scates, and Margaret Paek. […]

August 3, 2017 at 7PM

WildWind Performance Lab: The Marfa Intensives

Presented By: Texas Tech University, School of Theatre and Dance

Admission: Free

The Marfa Intensives offers students at Texas Tech University the opportunity to concentrate on devised theatre. By its very nature, devised theatre involves almost all of our theatre practitioners, especially designers, actors, directors, playwrights and dramaturgs, in the act of creating new and and ensemble-built work that does not depend on a previously written text. […]

July 28, 2017 at 8PM

Rae Red and Dr. Tallulah present: “Water – a Dispatch from the Bottom of the Tub” and “Poonstruck”

Presented By: Rae Red and Dr. Tallulah

Admission: Free

Rae Red will perform: “Water — a Dispatch from the Bottom of the Tub”, an original performance featuring shadow puppetry, stop-motion animation and song. The show is a tale of water from polluted waterways to the bottom of the ocean, to the inside of our bellies, the bathtub and beyond. Kelly Nesbitt will perform her […]

Julyl 22, 2017 at 4PM

Marfa Presidio County Museum

Presented By: Marfa Presidio County Museum

Admission: Free

Every year the Museum brings a speaker who will talk about our area or his or her history in Marfa. This year our speaker is Brit Webb.