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April 21, 2011

Town Meeting: Ballroom Marfa’s Drive-In Project

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Town hall meeting to discuss Ballroom Marfa’s proposed Drive-In project for Vizcaino Park.

April 13, 2010

Yeasayer

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

An evening with Yeasayer, joined on stage by fellow Brooklyn musicians Javelin, a duo making summery offbeat R&B and electro jams in a decidedly tropical vein.

April 9, 2011

Green Fire

Presented By: Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute

Screening of Green Fire, a documentary film about environmentalist Aldo Leopold.

March 28, 2010

March 2 Marfa with Nina Martin and Lower Left

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

A forum that brought together established dance artists for collaborative research into contemporary dance-making practices. The performance project is facilitated by a guest artist and Lower Left who use their artistic process to frame the group’s research into performance.

March 27, 2011

March 2 Marfa: A Dry Pool Fails

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

A forum that brought together established dance artists for collaborative research into contemporary dance-making practices. The performance project was facilitated by a guest artist and dance group Lower Left who use their artistic process to frame the group’s research into performance.

March 26, 2011

The Reading

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

The Reading was a professionally staged screenplay presentation produced by Ballroom Marfa in conjunction with the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. The inaugural event featured a reading of The Jumper Of Maine, a winning script from Andrew Lanham who won the prestigious 2010 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.

March 20, 2011

Rackstraw Downes: “I am a painter…”

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

A lecture by British born realist painter and author Rackstraw Downes, preceded by a potluck supper in the front of the theater.

March 12, 2011

Bel Cuore Quartet

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

A concert with the Bell Cuore Quartet. Members of the saxophone quartet performed prior to their international debut.

February 14, 2011

Sharon Isbin

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

A special performance by three-time Grammy Award-winning solo guitarist Sharon Isbin who performed select works of Spanish and Latin American music by composers Granados, Albeniz, Brouwer, Barrios and Lauro.

February 13, 2011

Pastorale: A Reading of Deborah Eiseberg’s Play

Presented By: Rob Weiner

A staged reading of celebrated writer Deborah Eisenberg’s only play, Pastorale. The reading featured a local cast and was directed by Chinati Foundation Deputy Director, Rob Weiner. The playwright and her partner, Wallace Shawn, were in attendance.

Februaru 10, 2011

Bill Morrison: Film Screening

Screenings of films by Chinati artist-in-residence Bill Morrison. Decasia, along with a selection of additional films, is a 2002 work made from found footage and features an original score by Michael Gordon.

January 29, 2011

Look at What the Light Did Now

A documentary featuring the musician Feist’s creative process while making the Grammy nominated album, The Reminder. Featured artist and amplifier Simone Ruby attended the reading and gave a Q&A after the screening.

October 16, 2010

Aye, No!

Presented By: Sul Ross State University

Sul Ross State University’s Department of Fine Arts and Communication presented Aye, No!, written by Liz Castillo and directed by Dona Roman.

October 10, 2010

Zoe Leonard: Spoken Word

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Zoe Leonard, American photographer and artist gave a reading of vintage postcards of Niagara Falls that the artist collected from flea markets and online sales. They span more than half a century, from the early 1900s, when postcards were first accepted by the post office.

October 9, 2010

Carl Andre: Lecture

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Open House 2011 lectures included a talk from German curator Eva Meyer-Hermann on the works of Carl Andre and art historian James Meyer discussing the Dada Forgeries. The conversation concluded with the then current and future executive directors, Marianne Stockebrand and Thomas Kellein, joining onstage.