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Friday 11 April, 7pm

(Annex) A talk with Pujan Gandhi

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Admission: Free

London art curator Pujan Gandhi will give a talk and presentation on the London art scene and the dynamics of the art world and market.  Pujan Gandhi has assisted in the curatorial departments of the British Museum, Middlebury College Museum of Art, High Museum of Art ad other galleries in New York and Mumbai.

Saturday 5 April, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Carl Adamshick

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Fri 28 March, 6pm

Talk: Rackstraw Downes (note venue change)

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

(This was to be at the Annex, but has been moved to the Theater)  Artist’s Talk: Rackstraw Downes will read from Nature and Art are Physical: Art Writing 1967-2008. For those who haven’t seen it, Downes was featured on PBS’ series Art 21 a few years back. I doubt many people admire the series, but Rackstraw […]

Sat 15 March, 6pm

(Annex) Book Launch – Lonn Taylor

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

Lonn Taylor will be with us to celebrate the release of his latest book, “Texas People, Texas Places”, the follow-up volume to his “Texas, My Texas”, which has been one of TCU Press’s best sellers since its release. This will also be an opportunity for people to have Lonn sign copies of his great two […]

Tues 11 March; 8pm door, 9pm concert

(Annex) Concert: New Bums

Presented By: Marfa Book Co, Interdimensional Music & Ballroom Marfa

Admission: $5

New Bums is a duo consisting of cult-heroes Ben Chasny and Donovan Quinn, formerly of Six Organs of Admittance and Sky Green Leopards, respectively.

Mon 10 March, 6:30pm

(Annex) There’s Something Out There (Listening Party)

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Marfa Public Radio hosts a listening party to introduce our new radio documentary series, “There’s Something Out There”.  The show covers stories about UFOs, ghosts, demons and all things strange.  We will debut the first two episodes to the public.  NOTE: this event may be scary for younger listeners.

Wed 5 March, 7:30pm

MISD Award-Winning Playwrights’ Works

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa High School recently completed a playwriting workshop with Octavio Solis.  Four of the winning plays were selected to be brought to life on-stage at the Crowley Theater.

Sun 2 & Mon 3 March

(Annex) Pincushion

Presented By: pincushion

Since 2007 the group has been seeking to re-examine multimedia by artfully combining emerging and anachronistic technologies to create improvised performances, non-linear sound and visuals.  The group frequently appears in festival, gallery and concert settings, often incorporating site-specific elements and trans-media arts collaborations.  For workshop details go to www.pincushionmed.net

Wed 26 Feb; 6pm

(Annex) MISD Nature Writers

Presented By: Marfa High School

Admission: Free

Students from the Nature Writing class at Marfa High School will read from the work they have produced

Saturday 22 Feb, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Mary Jo Bang

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: free

Poet and translator Mary Jo Bang will read from, and discuss, her work

Saturday 15 Feb, 2014

(Annex) Lannan Reading: C A Conrad

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: free

Poet CA Conrad, author of Advanced Elvis Course, Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon and the Book of Frank will be reading from his work.

Thursday 13 Feb, 6pm

(Annex) Reading: Ali Abunimah

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

Ali Abunimah, founder of the Electronic Intifada and former Lannan resident returns to Marfa to read from his forthcoming book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine.

Wed 12 Feb, 2014; 7:30pm

Retablos: A reading by Octavio Solis

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

El Paso native and award-winning playwright Octavio Solis writes about living between the two worlds of Texas and Mexico.  He explores these complex landscapes and what it means to be both Latino and American.

Saturday 8 Feb, 2014; 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading; Rick Bass

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: free

Rick Bass, ecological activist and author of many widely-admired novels and collections of essays, will be reading from his work. Bass, who is originally from Fort Worth, has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and has won both the Pushcart and O. Henry prizes.

Mon 30 Dec, 2013; 7pm

Silent Movie, with live accompaniment

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

Save the date for this traditional end-of-year event.  Ballroom Marfa presents a silent movie with live accompaniment scored by harpist Mary Lattimore and synth player Jeff Zeigler