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Sat 15 June, 4pm

The Life & Times of Milton Shaver and an Account of the Restoration of Cibolo Creek Ranch

Presented By: Marfa & Presidio County Museum Association

Admission: free

Owner John Poindexter speaks about the restoration of his beautiful historic ranch located in the mountains between Marfa and Presidio.

Thursday 13 June, 2013; 8pm

Three short films by Steve Holzer

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

This Thursday, June 13th, at 8 PM, we’re presenting three short films by Marfa-based artist and filmmaker Steve Holzer, including his most recent “All You Need to Know About Supervision”. Holzer will also be providing an introduction to the films. It’s free.

8pm; Wed 12 June, 2013

Sweet Sweetback’s Baadassss Song

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

ADULT AUDIENCE ONLY. Ballroom Marfa’s current artist-in-residence, Rashid Johnson, presents the first in a series of films he has selected in association with Josh Siegel of MOMA as part of the New Growth in Film program.

Friday 7 June, 8pm

Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Colin Gilmore

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Admission: $25

Marfa Public Radio presents a Father’s Day concert featuring Texas music legend Jimmie Dale Gilmore and his son Colin Gilmore

8pm; Wed, June 5th, 2013

The Brother from Another Planet

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

A movie (1984) by John Sayles. Selected by Ballroom Marfa’s artist-in-residence Rashid Johnson with Josh Siegel of MOMA as part of the New Growth film program

Saturday 1 June, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading

Presented By: Lannan Foundation & Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

Rebecca Curtis, author of Twenty Grand, reads from her work.

Sat 1 June, 2013, 2-3:30pm

(Annex) Science, Music and the Galaxy Song

Presented By: Chinati & Yellow Barn

Admission: free

In anticipation of Yellow Barn’s evening performance of Le Noir de L’Etoile at Ranch 2810, Artistic Director Seth Knopp and Astronomer Matthew Shetrone offer insight into the science behind popular and classical music. At the Annex there will be a talk with music, accompanied by video and slides. A discussion will follow the presentation.

Thursday 30 May, 6pm

(Annex) Reading

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

Marfa International School Seventh Grade Writers Group will be reading from their work. These seven students have recently completed a nine-week course on poetry, fiction and non-fiction, taught by writers in the community. This one will be great.

Wednesday 29 May, 6pm

(Annex) Reading

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

Joe Hall, whose work has been described by prominent contemporary poetry critic Seth Abramson as “some of the most addictive being written today,” will be reading from his latest book, The Devotional Poems. He will be joined by Joe Cashiola and Ariele Gentiles.

8pm; Wed 29 May, 2013

Space is the Place

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

A movie (1974) by John Coney and Sun Ra, selected by Ballroom Marfa’s artist-in-residence Rashid Johnson with Josh Siegel of MOMA as part of the New Growth film program

Tuesday 28 May, 6pm

(Annex) Reading

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

Local writer Cory Lovell will be joined by visiting writers Lily Hoang (The Revolutionary Evolutionary, Les Figues Press), who is quite an interesting experimental novelist, and poets Krystal Languell (Call the Catastrophists, BlazeVox) and Robert Wendeborn.

24 May, 2013

Kinder Rides Again!

Presented By: Marfa Elementary / Kindergarten Dept.

Marfa Elementary School presents one of the Crowley Theater audience’s favorite shows. Kindy students design and name their own stick-horses to be used in the program. Students share facts they have learned about Texas in Songs and poems. Directed by Sheri Eppenauer.

May 18, 2013

The Reading

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

For the third year in a row, Ballroom Marfa is pleased to present The Reading, a professionally staged screenplay presentation that spotlights a winning script from the 2012 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. This year’s winner is “Devils at Play” by James Dilapo, to be directed by Julia Dyer.

May 2, 8-10pm, and May 3, 12-4pm, 2013

(At The Annex) CD Release Party

Presented By: Marfa Book Co & Stomach Club

Admission: free

This is a release party for a CD made by local high school students, with Bran LeBarton

May 1-5, 2013

CineMarfa

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: free

Since 2011, the CineMarfa film festival has distinguished itself from other film festivals by emphasizing the intersection between film and visual art. For five days each May, we screen around 20 films in the Crowley Theater and other spaces around town. The CineMarfa film festival is dedicated to bringing rare, forgotten, or difficult-to-see films – […]