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Slideshow: Marfa Myths 2016

Photos by Austin-based photographer Trent Lesikar Now in its third year, Ballroom Marfa and Mexican Summer’s “Marfa Myths” festival has clearly grown into something far beyond your average indie rock show. The festival, which started as simply “Mexican Summer Festival” … Continue reading

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High Culture Meets the High Desert with Fire Island Opera Festival

The high desert of West Texas was the stage for high culture over the weekend. The Fire Island Opera Festival from New York and Marfa Live Arts teamed up to hear and celebrate opera, an art form that combines, poetry, music, … Continue reading

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Time Car Rental Service in Marfa Will Close

One of the only rental car and car share services for hundreds of miles in West Texas says it will close. Time Car announced in a press release it will shut down its Marfa location at the Marfa Contemporary art gallery – … Continue reading

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Viva Terlingua Festival

As anybody who organizes festivals knows, “firsts” are rarely easy to pull off. Add the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert in August to the mix and you have more than the usual obstacles to overcome. Still, the first-ever Viva Terlingua … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Ballroom Marfa’s Drive-In “Indefinitely Deferred”

At 5:18 p.m., Melissa McDonnell Luján, Ballroom Marfa’s deputy director, released a statement to the media signed by Ballroom Co-Founders Virginia Lebermann and Fairfax Dorn regarding the future of their Drive-In project. An excerpt is included below. “The Ballroom Marfa … Continue reading

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