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October 20 - 21, 2011

Get Your War On

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Get Your War On is the hilarious and timely theater adaptation of David Rees’ internet comic strip of the same name. Get Your War On savagely attacks the irreverent nationalism of Post-9/11 America. Director Shawn Sides translated the simplicity of the cartoon phenomenon from the page to the stage.

October 8, 2006

Robert Irwin: The Beauty of Questions

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

A screening of Robert Irwin: The Beauty of Questions as part of the 2006 Chinati Open House.

October 7, 2006

Reading: Linh Dinh

Presented By: Lannan Foundation

A reading from Lannan writer in residence, Linh Dinh. Dinh is a Vietnamese-American poet, fiction writer, translator, and photographer. He was a 1993 Pew Fellow.

October 7, 2006

Robert Irwin: Lecture

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Robert Irwin, the featured artist of Open House 2006, gave a lecture on his work and process.

October 7, 2011

Marfa Voices: An Audio Slideshow

Presented By: Judd Foundation

A screening of the documentary, Marfa Voices: An Audio Slideshow. Donald Judd’s daughter, Rainer Judd, created the documentary.

September 21, 2006

A Survey of the Chihuahua Road in Presidio

Presented By: Marfa and Presidio County Museum

The crew chief of the survey party discussed the ground survey, artifact identification and related topics of the Chihuahua Road.

September 13, 2006

Erica Stuckey: Roots of Communication

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Swiss-American musician Erica Stuckey performed in her cabaret, narrative style. While Texas is known for its longhorns, Stuckey “introduced the alphorn to Far West Texas.”

September 12 -14, 2006

Screening for Studio Film club: Peter Doig

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

A screening of three films by artist Peter Doig. The series was produced in the spirit of Peter Doig and artists Che Lovelace’s StudioFilmClub, a weekly Trinidad film club that screened independent, Caribbean and foreign language films.

September 9, 2006

Pivotal Movements:Moving in Marfa

Presented By: Marfa Theater

A dance performance by Jennifer Keller and Nina Martin.

September 9, 2006

Art Music

Presented By: Marfa Theater

This improvisational performance featured Leanne Zacharias on cello and Ian Peaston on an electric violin.

May 27, 2006

Schuyler Fisk

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Schuyler Fisk, the daughter of Sissy Spacek and Jack Fisk, played a folk set and was joined by her mother on stage.

May 25, 2006

We Are Texans

Presented By: Marfa Independent School District

A local production presented by the gifted and talented students of Marfa.

May 11, 2006

Adam Carroll, Graham Weber, Stayton Bonner

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Texas-based singer/songwriters presented their loose limber, front porch sounds to Marfa for an old-fashioned guitar pull.

April 23, 2006

It’s All in the Fit: The Work of John Chamberlain

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation hosted this symposium on John Chamberlain’s works. Speakers included William Agee, David Getsy, Steven Nash, Klaus Kertess, Adrian Kohn, Donna De Salvo, and Dieter Schwarz. All of the speakers reflected on different aspects of Chamberlain’s practice from his photographs and foam sculptures to his poetry and reliefs.

April 1 -2, 2006

Curse of the Starving Class

Presented By: Rob Weiner

One of three family tragedies from the playwright Sam Shepard and directed by Rob Weiner. A maudlin and dreamy father, a burnt-out mother, a rebellious teenage daughter and idealist son struggle for freedom and security.