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Friday 12 July, 2013; 6pm

(Annex) The Cowboys, Willie and West Texas: A Dialogue with Joe Nick Patoski

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Patoski is the author of many books on Texas culture, including biographies of Selena, Stevie Ray and Willie, and has contributed lengthy essays to books on Conservation in Texas, The Big Bend, the Texas Coast and the mountains of Texas.  His work has appeared in many magazines and journals including the Los Angeles Times, the […]

Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Secondary Surfaces Rendered

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: free

Performance, as defined by theorist Peggy Phelan, is that which disappears.  Art as defined by Andrew Wass, is the residual document of its creation.  Secondary Surfaces Rendered, the newest set of corporeal kinetic investigations by the Lower Left Performance Collective, combines these two definitions to blur the boundaries between dance and visual art.  Moving away […]

Thursday 27 June, 2013, 8pm

(Annex) The Marfa Stratum: How much of you is repetition

Presented By: Marfa Book Company and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: free

An Artists’ Talk by Fabien Giraud and Ida Soulard The Marfa Stratum is an ongoing project made of two distinct elements : 1) a series of scultpures speculating on the geological becoming of human formations in the form of synthetically aggregated core samples, 2) a book unfolding the complex dynamics which have come to constitute […]

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.

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