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April 25, 2013

IBAT BSA/AML Training

Presented By: WTC Performance Group

Admission: By Invitation Only

Compliance training for bank staff from the local area. By invitation only

April 23, 2013

Beach House

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Yes: see Ballroom Marfa

Ballroom Marfa is proud to present Baltimore duo Beachhouse, who play organ and reverb-heavy songs. They are touring in support of their critically acclaimed fourth album, “Bloom”.

March 31, 2013

Jeff Mangum

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Yes: see Ballroom Marfa

Ballroom Marfa is proud to present Jeff Mangum, the singer and principal songwriter of the legendary band Neutral Milk Hotel. After a period of nearly complete public silence Jeff returns to perform a few shows across the country. We are honored to present him here.

December 30, 2012

Silent Movie: The Phantom Carriage, with live score by Noveller

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

For our fourth annual New Year’s film program, we’ll host a screening of the Swedish silent film, The Phantom Carriage, with a live score by Brooklyn-based guitarist Noveller

December 14, 2012

Confluence: The Big Bend reach of the Rio Grande

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts & Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

Confluence highlights the environmental management challenges facing the Rio Grande and potential pathways to restoration through the viewpoint of eight professionals who have loved and worked along the river.

December 5, 2012

MISD One Act Plays

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: free

The second annual Marfa Independent School District One Act Plays showcases the winning playwrights’ plays that were written during Marfa Live Arts’ workshops at the school. All 9th through 12th graders wrote their own unique one-act plays; adult and student actors will bring them to life!

27 Feb, 2013

Wallace Shawn reads The Fever

Presented By: Chinati Foundation and Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

Writer and Actor Wally Shawn reads his monologue The Fever, which won the Obie award for best play in 1991

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Karole Armitage

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: free

American choreographer Karole Armitage will debut a work-in-progress piece that she will be developing while an artist-in-residence at the Chinati Foundation in the fall of 2012.

November 2-3, 2012

Design Marfa

Presented By: Design Marfa with Marfa Chamber of Commerce

The first annual Marfa Architecture and Design Symposium explores the art of desert living in Marfa from the impact of Donald Judd, minimalism and the landscape on residential design to the use of desert friendly construction to the design of interiors with indefinable Marfa aesthetic.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Open House: Film screenings

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: free

Film screenings of John Chamberlain’s The Secret Life of Hernando Cortez, starring Ultra Violet and John Chamberlain by Alexandra Fairweather presented as part of the Chinati Foundation’s annual October Open House weekend. The 2012 weekend will focus on the work of sculptor John Chamberlain.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Open House: Roundtable discussion

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: free

A roundtable discussion with: Larry Bell, Alexandra Fairweather, Klaus Kertess and Ultra Violet presented as part of the Chinati Foundation’s annual October Open House weekend. The 2012 weekend will focus on the work of sculptor John Chamberlain.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Jazz Duo: Peter Brotzmann and Jason Adasiewicz

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

A concert by German saxophonist Peter Brotzmann and vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz. The duo brings together a wealth of knowledge to create a dynamic yet sensitive exploration of improvisational jazz. Voted one of the best concerts of 2011 by the NYT.

31 Aug - 2 Sept, 2012

The Marfa Dialogues

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

Inspired by artists’ potential to elicit a critical conversation and generate new ideas, Ballroom Marfa hosts the second annual Marfa Dialogues. This year we will address some of the pressing and complex issues that confront our environment.

Saturday, August 18th

24 Hour Plays

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts 11th annual 24 Hour Plays – where actors, writers and directors write, rehearse, costume and block 6 – 8 plays within a 24 hour period. Fast-paced, creative fun!

Tuesday 31 July, 2012

DIRTY PROJECTORS

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

A musical performance by Dirty Projectors, the art-pop-indie rock band, brainchild of Yale graduate Dave Longstreth. Doors open 8 for 8:30 performance.