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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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Slideshow: Marfa Myths Festival

For one weekend in late March, record geeks, underground musicians and throngs of decidedly well-dressed millennials descended on Marfa for Ballroom Marfa and Mexican Summer’s “Marfa Myths” music and arts festival. Happenings ranged from a “Sound Bath” at the Well and … Continue reading

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Marfa Myths on Marfa Public Radio

This weekend, musicians, artists and aficionados of independent music are traveling from across the country and descending on Marfa for the “Marfa Myths” music and arts festival. A collaboration of the non-profit arts organization Ballroom Marfa and the Brooklyn-based Mexican … Continue reading

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Renovation of Damaged Prada Marfa Art Installation Begins

Renovation of the badly damaged Prada Marfa art installation near Valentine, Texas has begun and will continue over the next few weeks. The popular roadside art installation was vandalized by a Waco resident named Joe Magnano almost a year ago, an act Magnano … 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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A Tale of Two Pradas: Popular Installation Vandalized in West Texas

On Sunday, the popular Prada Marfa art installation outside Valentine was vandalized with blue spray paint, hanging bibles and quotes from the likes of Jack Kerouac and Dylan. A manifesto tacked to one of the walls criticized the installation, and … Continue reading

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