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Thursday 19 June, 7pm

Music Moves U Workshop & Performance

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Free

As part of MISD’s Summer Shakeup program, Ballroom Marfa is hosting Music Moves U, a free workshop led by Dr. Kahil El’Zabar and his band, the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble.  The finale of the workshop will take place at the Crowley Theater, as Dr El’Zabar conducts the ensemble of workshop participants, while his colleagues – Ernest […]

Saturday 14 June, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading; Thomas Sayers Ellis

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Saturday 7 June, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Tim Seibles

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Thursday 5 June, 6:30pm

MIS Art & Media Fest

Presented By: Marfa International School

Admission: Free

Marfa International School will screen documentary films based on work done by the students at Mimms Ranch; students will also display paintings and play musical compositions also inspired by Mimms Ranch

Saturday 24 May, 8pm

(Annex) Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

A screening of the documentary film Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists .  In the mid 1960s the city of Chicago was an incubator for an iconoclastic group of young artists.  Collectively known as the Imagists, they showed in successive waves of exhibitions with monikers that might have been psychedelic rock bands of the era […]

Tuesday 20 May, 2:30pm

Chamber Music Concert: Big Bend Quintet

Presented By: Marfa Independent School District

Admission: Free

Big Bend Quintet presents a concert of chamber music for string quartet and piano.  They are a member of Chamber Music America, and will play music by Bach and Beethoven, giving local schoolchildren an opportunity to hear a type of music they do not normally have access to.

Saturday 17 May, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Jennifer Foerster

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Friday 16 May, 7pm

(Annex) KRTS Youth Media Project Listening Party

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Admission: Free

Marfa Public Radio hosts a listening party to celebrate the culmination of the second year of the KRTS Youth Media Project.  Over the last 8 weeks our student producers have pitched, written and produced their own radio stores.  Tonight they will present their work to the community, with a Q & A to follow.  Snacks […]

Saturday 3 May, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Richard Siken

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

May 1-4, 2014; 10am - midnight

CineMarfa

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: free

An exciting selection of experimental, artist-made, documentary and narrative films that explore alternative religious practices and the fringes of belief.   A few highlights of this year’s program include TVTV’s groundbreaking documentary “Lord of the Universe,” Derek Jarman’s “In the Shadow of the Sun,” “La Santa Muerte” by Eva Aridjis, “The Source Family” by Jodi Wille […]

Saturday 26 April, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: C E Morgan

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Saturday 19 April, 4-6pm

(Annex) Book Launch: Louise O’Connor

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

Book Release Party: Louise O’Connor, co-author of Images of America: Marfa will be signing copies of her new book, Marfa and Presidio County, Texas: A Scoial, Economic and Cultural Study, Volume One, 1937 – 1989, which she co-authored with the late Dr. Cecilia Thompson. This book, which is almost 500 pages in length, features an […]

Friday 18 April, 8pm

(Annex) Burning Bungalows

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

Burning Bungalows brings new and experimental film from Los Angeles on the road this April.  With a hand-made mix of animation and live action on video, super 8, 16mm and 35mm slides we’re covering all the bases for an eclectic hour and 20 minutes.  The films tend towards an ethereal conjuring of spirits with a […]

Saturday 12 April, 6pm

(Annex) Lecture: Derek Sayer

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

Lecture: Derek Sayer, author of Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History (Princeton, 2013) will be speaking about the interwar connections between Paris and Prague, permeability in European Modernism and about Czech Modernism in particular. From the jacket: “Setting out to recover the roots of modernity in the boulevards, interiors, and arcades of the […]

Saturday 12 April, noon-5pm

(Annex) Writers Workshop

Presented By: Marfa Book Company