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Saturday 20 September, 7pm

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands

Presented By: The Highland Soil & Water Conservation District

Admission: Free

The Highland Soil & Water Conservation District presents simple and effective ways to enhance the natural abundance of your home, community and the  larger world.  Topics include free resources such as rain-, grey- and storm-waters; sun, wind and shade; along with soil fertility, wild foods, and community fun. Featured speaker is Brad Lancaster, a dynamic […]

Saturday 20 September, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading; David Biespiel

Presented By: Marfa Book Company and the Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

DAVID BIESPIEL is the author of three books of poetry as well as two books of prose on writing/poetry. He founded and directs the Attic Institute of Arts and Letters in Portland, Oregon which teaches writing through onsite workshops with visiting writers.

Sunday 14 September, 7pm

Minor Musics Japan

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts hosts contemporary musician-composers from Japan: Che-Shizu, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, and A Qui Ave Gabriel.  This three band concert is part of a nation-wide tour.

Thursday 29 August, 8pm

Sounds Modern, “Neighbor Notes”

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Sounds Modern, directed by new music guru Elizabeth McNutt, will present “Neighbour Notes: modern chamber music by Mexican composers”.  While Mexico’s popular musics are widely appreciated in the United States, the country’s lively contemporary classical music scene is relatively unknown to Americans.  Classical performers and audiences in the US are more familiar with music from […]

Saturday 16 August; 8pm

24 Hour Plays

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts will once again showcase this region’s (and beyond) best writers, actors and directors during the 24 Hour Plays on Saturday, August 16th. The concept is simple: participants write, direct, rehearse and perform six one-act plays within a twenty-four hour period. It’s fast-paced, creative fun. On Friday, August 15th at 8pm, all interested actors, writers, […]

Monday 11 August, 8pm

Afternoon Delight (R)

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

This movie tells the story of Rachel, a quick-witted and lovable yet tightly coiled, thirty-something steeped in the creative class of Los Angeles’s bohemian, affluent Silver Lake neighborhood.  Everything looks just right – chic, modernist home, successful husband, adorable child, and a hipster wardrobe.  So why is she going out of her gourd with ennui?  […]

Saturday 2 Aug; 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Roger Reeves, poet

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Saturday 2 August; 3:30pm

World Monuments Fund Watch Day

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

In celebration of Chinati’s inclusion on the 2014 World Monuments Watch List, and as part of its ongoing Chinati Presents series, the Chinati Foundation will  host a Watch Day to raise awareness of the Museum’s preservation efforts.  At 3:30pm, Chinati will host a discussion at the Crowley Theater in downtown Marfa.  A panel of six […]

Saturday 26 July, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan reading: Ishion Hutchinson

Presented By: Marfa Book Company and the Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Fri 18 & Sat 19 July, 7:30pm (different performances)

Vidas Perfectas

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Free

Ballroom Marfa presents the Spanish language version of Robert Ashley’s ground-breaking “television series” opera Perfect Lives (1983)

Saturday 12 July, 8pm

Bonnie Prince Billy

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: $10 (check with Ballroom Marfa)

Ballroom Marfa is proud to present the man who acts under the name Will Oldham, and sings and composes under the name Bonnie “Prince” Billy.  He has, over the past quarter century, made an idiosyncratic journey through – and an indelible mark on – the worlds of indie rock and independent cinema.  With his highly […]

Saturday 12 July, 6pm

(Annex) Reading: Karim Abu-Zeid

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

July 2-6

Marfa Film Festival

Presented By: Marfa Film Festival

Admission: yes - see MFF website

The fabulous Marfa Film Festival returns to the Crowley Theater.

Saturday 28 June, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Sinan Antoon

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Saturday 21 June, 4pm

(Annex) Talk: The Settling of Pinto Canyon

Presented By: Marfa & Presidio County Museum

Admission: Free

Marfa and Presidio County Museum’s annual lecture spotlights Dr David Keller’s chronicle of the early settlement and development of Pinto Canyon, along with the rugged southern portion of Ranch Road 2810 between Marfa and Ruidosa.  Dr Keller is a staff member at the Center for Big Bend Studies at Sul Ross State University and the […]