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November 4 - 7, 2004

The Laramie Project

Presented By: Marfa Theater

The Laramie Project, written by Moises Kaufman, was created after a year-long series of interviews in Laramie, Wyoming about the murder of Matthew Shepard. The play was directed by James Scott and produced by Dawn Trook.

October 26, 2003

Pachanga Variety Show

Presented By: Marfa Theater

A community-wide talent show of all ages, featuring acts from across the tri-county region. Pachanga featured animal acts, barbershop quartets, singers and dancers. Prizes were awarded by local celebrity judges.

October 26 - November 5, 2004

Youth Performance Initiative (YiPI!)

Presented By: Marfa Theater

A program from Marfa Live Arts that involved several different projects and productions.

October 23, 2004

An Evening with John Waters

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Filmmaker John Waters became famous as “the Pope of Trash” (William Burroughs) and the “King of suburban exploitation”. His films include Mondo Trasho, Multiple Maniacs, Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, Serial Mom, Pecker and Cecil B. Demented. He is also the author of Shock Value, Crackpot, Trash Trio, Director’s Cut and Art: A Sex Book.

October 9, 2004

Ken Price: Lecture

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Artist Ken Price gave a talk accompanying the opening of the exhibition Ken Price: Sculpture and Drawings 1994-2004, at the Chinati Foundation.

September 25, 2004

Pachanga Variety Show

Presented By: Marfa Theater

A community-wide talent show of all ages, featuring acts from across the tri-county region. Pachanga featured animal acts, barbershop quartets, singers and dancers. Prizes were awarded by local celebrity judges.

September 3 - 4, 2004

Edge

Presented By: Marfa Theater

Edge was written and directed by biographer Paul Alexander. Angelica Torn, the daughter of actor Rip Torn, starred as Sylvia Plath.

August 1, 2004

Ballroom Film Festival

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Don Howard and Ballroom Marfa hosted a film series highlighting critical aspects of documentary filmmaking.

July 3, 2004

The Making of Two Works

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

In this lecture, Marianne Stockebrand discussed her essay The Making of Two Works: Donald Judd’s Installations at the Chinati Foundation. The first lecture of the series was given at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London in February 2004. The lecture was the first time that the Chinati collection, Donald Judd and his process had been […]

July 2, 2004

24 Hour Plays

Presented By: Marfa Theater

Marfa participants wrote, directed, rehearsed and performed approximately eight one-act plays in twenty-four hours.

Summer Fun: Kid’s Drama Club

A theater camp for local children.

June 4 - 5, 2004

Paul Stekler; Vote For Me: Politics in America

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Ballroom Marfa presented two films from Paul Stekler.

April 24, 2004

OPTIMO

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

OPTIMO brought together artists whose work celebrates the complexities and wonders of contemporary life. These works bravely envision a future with ever-expanding possibilities.

January 4, 2004

Rivers and Tides

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

A documentary film about land artist Andy Goldsworthy.

November 1 - 2, 2003

Dia de los Muertos

Presented By: Marfa Studio of Arts

Community–wide celebration of “Dia de los Muertos”, the Day of the Dead. In the Latin tradition, the souls of the dead return to earth where their families have adorned their graves. This event featured personal family altars, music and traditional food.