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December, 9, 2017

Transom Storytelling Workshop Listening Party

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Admission: Free or Donation

For one week, students from around the country traveled to Marfa to learn the craft of radio storytelling. They were part of the Transom Traveling Workshop, hosted by Marfa Public Radio. Free and open to the public from 6-8 pm.

November 18, 2017 10am - 8pm

Artists’ Film International 2017 — Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Free

Ballroom Marfa is proud to present “Serpent Rain”, a collaboration between Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman. This film is Ballroom Mara’s selection fro Artists’ Film International 2017. AFI is an international collaboration organized by Whitechapel Gallery, London, that showcases emerging artists working in video and animation. “Serpent Rain” is as much an experiment […]

November 2, 2017

in front of us Presents: Faces Places by Agnès Varda

in front of us screening of Faces Places, the most recent film by Agnès Varda at the Crowley Theater this Thursday at 7:30 pm. The film, which Varda co-directed with the French photography and muralist, JR, was awarded the Golden Eye award for Best Documentary at Cannes Film Festival this year. The screening is free […]

October 27, 2017 at 7:30PM

Judd Foundation Presents Films by Yayoi Kusama

Presented By: Judd Foundation

Admission: Free

In conjunction with an exhibition of works by Yayoi Kusama at 101 Spring Street, Judd Foundation presents three films by the artist, which are to be shown as a joint program in both New York and Marfa, Texas. More information to come.

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 […]