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Cox says that the working title of Deerhunter's upcoming studio album is Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?, which is appropriate given both Marfa, Texas's mystique and its high desert locale. "I think it's a title that is definitely at home right here. There is a feeling of disappearance here," he ... Marfa
Marfa, Tex. -- As 125,000 revelers raged each day at Coachella, an under-the-radar festival for music, art and film went down in West Texas' Chihuahuan Desert. But there is a reason Marfa Myths, a collaboration between Ballroom Marfa arts space and Brooklyn record label Mexican Summer ... Texas

Music Festivals are in many ways, becoming the norm in today's Music world. Now that corporations have gotten involved, there aren't too many Festivals that are worth the trek to make it to nowadays. Of course, when you look at the heavy curation behind Marfa Myths, you'll notice that it's a festival like ... West Texas
The music festival circuit is an all-encompassing facet of life for a large portion of the American music community. New events are born every year, each with a vision for what they will become. Some feature specific sorts of music aiming at one niche market, others focus on a broad catch-all ... Texas
The history that surrounds Hotel Paisano in Marfa is unparalleled. Groundbreaking occurred in the fall of 1929. The hotel was one of five of the Gateway hotels being developed by Charles Bassett from El Paso. Less than a year later, Hotel Paisano would open with 65 rooms, a neon sign that could be seen from Highway ...
While Thompson, 72, is unlikely to return to Marfa, the painful story of his fall from grace soon will be told here again. He did not respond to a letter sent to him in prison requesting an interview. His plans are unknown, but his place in the annals of law enforcement infamy, as the Texas border sheriff who ...

editor@bigbendnow.com. MARFA, PRESIDIO - An El Paso human rights group on a two-week caravan along the Texas-Mexico border brought its message to MARFA and Presidio on Saturday to oppose a new state law that allows local law enforcement agencies to ask persons they stop their ... rights
A much-needed girls' trip is not complete without a stop at the Prada Marfa store. Don't believe the rumors. The place is neither a real Prada store nor is it rundown by vandals. Instead, the store stays kempt due to the most recent support from Ballroom Marfa and a protective local arts community.
I've called Dallas home for a decade now. In those ten years, I've visited Fort Worth a handful of times, Austin three times, and once took a totally random girls trip to Graham, Texas. It's a pretty pitiful Texas travel record, but understandable. One of the benefits of Dallas is that it has so much to offer, ... Texan
Marfa is an undeniably curious place. The tiny West Texas town, which is located in the high desert just 60 miles east of the Mexican border, has a population of just under 2,000 people, a mix increasingly made up of urbanite art world transplants who rub shoulders, perhaps tensely at times, with ...
Marfa, a tiny town in the West Texas desert, seems like an unlikely cultural center for contemporary art. Evoking Hollywood visions of the Wild West, tumbleweeds decorate the landscape and the population numbers under 2,000. But since minimalist artist Donald Judd made the barren desert town his home ...
It's dawn in late January, near Marfa, and the grasslands on Mimms Ranch are radiant, swaying like a thick, golden mane in the sporadic breeze. Across the plateau treks a 20-person team – scientists, birders and volunteers. A pair holding radio antennas leads the way. Soon, they locate a signal.
All of those executions have taken place in Texas. The 62-year-old Battaglia was convicted for killing his daughters, nine-year-old Faith and six-year-old Liberty, while they were at his home for dinner in May 2001. At that time, Battaglia had learned there was a warrant out for his arrest for harassing their ...
To the average Marfa resident, the goal of Kathleen Shafer's new book, Marfa, is somewhat ambiguous. ... Kathleen Shafer's book, Marfa is just one conversation, of many, this Small West Texas town needs to have as it responds to the forces (usual internal and unusual external) that compete to shape its ...
Marfa, a Texas desert town known for its minimalist art displays, was the theme of the collection. Images of the countryside and sky flashed on screens while voices described the open landscape and talked about society: “It's not like any other place on earth,” and “young people want to change the world.”.
MARFA, Texas (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of a hiker who was missing more than a week at Big Bend National Park in West Texas. The Presidio County Sheriff's Office says the body of 65-year-old Tim Reed of Portland, Oregon, was located Wednesday upriver from the mouth of Closed ...
The road leading to Marfa, Texas, Sept. ... Although it's worth it, and although you should, you can't always go to West Texas. ... however, drink as though you've got the miles on your odometer to show for it by indulging in one of these two popular West Texas-originated, West Texas-enjoyed cocktails.

“We're building actually quite powerful rockets,” said Blue Origin engineer, Brent Justice. “These are not just off-the-Walmart-shelf rockets.” According to Justice, the class is an experiment. “This is just something that we came up with down here in West Texas to try to be a part of the community,” he said.
Yes, I am the Mayor of Marfa, and I love the opportunity that being Mayor has given me to lead, to serve my community, and to work alongside others to affect change. But I will tell you ... Far West Texas is a wonderful place to call home, a wonderful place to raise families and grow old with our best friends.
Youth Media –Last spring, students met daily for an in-school radio broadcasting program with KRTS. Student producers pitch, write and produce their own radio stories for air on KRTS “West Texas Talk.” The school is gearing up for a new course this spring, which will focus on storytelling, podcasting, ...
Though it's a well-known art destination, Marfa, Texas, is not an obvious choice for a wedding. The nearest airport is 190 miles away, and the weather is notoriously wild: dust storms, heat waves, deep-freeze nights. But the desert town was perfect for Marika Shioiri-Clark and Graham Veysey, who spent ...
We picked Marfa, the artist hub in the middle of the West Texas desert as the destination of our road trip last winter. We had been traveling together for 15 years. The quirky art community was part of the reason we landed on Marfa. We wanted to fade into the weirdness of the town, with our identities ...
In 1955 Texas novelist Bill Brammer, writing about the filming of Giant for the Texas Observer, described Marfa as “this bleak and blissful and totally unworldly little town.” Marfa may still be bleak to some and blissful to others, but it is no longer unworldly. Kathleen Shafer's new book, Marfa: The ...
Photographers, both locals and visitors alike, spent the first few days of the year in West Texas capturing the stark winter-white beauty around Marfa, Alpine, and Big Bend for striking results that we have gathered for this gallery of West Texas winter scenes. We talked to each one about some of their favorite ...
Beebe is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor's of Art degree in History, he is a musician and has held various jobs including man manager of Padres Marfa and currently owns and operates the restaurant Hombres. He is a former City of Marfa councilman, serving three terms.
In his distinctive Texas drawl – folks of a certain age might compare his voice to the actor Andy Devine – Taylor shares a bit of that knowledge with West Texans every Friday, when he reads aloud the week's "Rambling Boy" on Marfa Public Radio. For the past 15 years he and his wife Edith (Dedie) – not the ...
Guadalupe Z. Montezuma, 78, longtime resident of Marfa, Texas, passed away at his residence on Nov. 27, 2017. Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church by Fr.
On the booze front, Haywire offers more than 10 specialty cocktails bearing Texas-themed names like the Marfa Mule and the Big Bender.
Haywire's atmosphere is inspired by the unique style of Marfa, Texas, and is spread out over three floors, each offering a distinct experience.
But, if you're looking to take a trip beyond Marfa, these nearby ... in the distance, the drive into Alpine alone is worth the trek to West Texas.
EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — A multiagency drug ... County Sheriff's Office; Fort Stockton Police Department; Marfa Police Department; ...
If there's one thing that people who have seen the Marfa Lights in Texas agree upon, it is that they are worth every effort to describe them.
Rafa Esparza outside Ballroom Marfa with his work made in collaboration with Beatriz Cortez, Portal Sur, after Copan, 2017. Rafa Esparza ...
Marfa, a tucked-away town in Texas, is luring visitors on the strength of its ... Tucked away in a starkly beautiful landscape in far-west Texas, the ...
Out in the West Texas town of Marfa, things can get, well, a little eerie when the sun goes down. Marfa, about 195 miles south east of El Paso in the Texas badlands north of the Rio Grande, is a hotbed for an unexplained phenomenon. “Our mystery lights, you can see them every night,” said Minerva Lopez, ...
According to Hunt, 380 homes were kicked into this new “adobe” class. And many saw a markup of about 60 percent. Bill Messick works at the Texas comptroller's office, where he's been auditing appraisal districts since the late 80s. He's well aware of how property values have been steadily rising in Marfa.
There's been no shortage of press in recent years for the tiny Texas town of Marfa. Still, the town remains slightly mysterious. Tucked away in far ...
The drive from New Orleans to Marfa, Texas takes about 14 hours. From Houston, it's closer to 9. From El Paso, Texas, near the New Mexico ...
THIRTY MILES OUTSIDE the West Texas town of Marfa is the world's unlikeliest swimming pool: a 35-foot-tall rusted steel tank, formerly used to ...
Maggie Marquez and Jessi Silva grew up in the desert town of Marfa, Texas, in the 1950s, when schools were segregated. Latino children were ...
S.A. architects awarded for Marfa project of light and shadow .... Marfa, the small West Texas town established in 1883 as a water stop on the ...
Marfa, the small West Texas town established in 1883 as a water stop on the Southern Pacific line, has long been a center for ranching, ...
These days Marfa has a reputation for being a uniquely interesting Texas destination. It's desert beauty has attracted artists and entrepreneurs ...
The magazine was published on a monthly basis by J. Marvin Hunter (1880–1957) of Marfa, Texas from 1923 into the 1950s. He had a passion for Texas history ...
... announced the jurors for the upcoming 2018 CMCA Biennial: Kate Green, guest director of Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, Texas; and Robin K.
Marfa in west Texas is a destination for thrill seekers after stories of UFOs and alien lights popped up in the town. A University of Texas at ...
Performing at the Trans-Pecos Festival in Marfa, Texas on Saturday, Fiona Apple was joined on stage by native Texan St. Vincent, a.k.a Annie ...
30) during her set at Trans-Pecos Festival in Marfa, Texas. The indie-rock queens looked like best friends, giddily laughing and hugging as they ...
It's time to make plans to hit the open road to West Texas. ... scenery for days, you can soak in Texas' natural beauty with stops in Alpine, Marfa and Marathon. ... Reservations, 512-389-8919; tpwd.state.tx.us/bigbendranch.
... taking place in its usual location in Marfa, TX this year (September 28- ... Marfa, in far West Texas creates a natural barrier to convenience.


 

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