West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio http://www.marfapublicradio.org/programs/west-texas-talk/ Your weekday interview program for the Big Bend and Davis Mountains Region. West Texas Talk is an interview program on Marfa Public Radio, broadcast Thursdays at 6:00 PM and re-broadcast Fridays at 9:00 PM. West Texas Talk features interviews with community members discussing issues that affect the Big Bend region of Texas, along with upcoming local programs and events. You'll also hear from local and visiting artists, musicians, authors, scientists, and other interesting personalities. Have an idea for a West Texas Talk topic or guest suggestion? Email us at info@marfapublicradio.org. West Texas Talk is an interview program on Marfa Public Radio, broadcast Thursdays at 6:00 PM and re-broadcast Fridays at 9:00 PM. West Texas Talk features interviews with community members discussing issues that affect the Big Bend region of Texas, along with upcoming local programs and events. You'll also hear from local and visiting, artists, musicians, authors, scientists, and other interesting personalities. Have an idea for a West Texas Talk topic or guest suggestion? Email us at info(at) marfapublicradio(dot) org. en-us no info@marfapublicradio.org Marfa Public Radio Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:39:48 +0000 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:39:48 +0000 Joe Nick Patoski On The Hippies, Pickers, Slackers, And Geeks Who Transformed The Capital Of Texas http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/joe-nick-patoski-on-the-hippies-pickers-slackers-and-geeks-who-transformed-the-capital-of-texas/ Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/joe-nick-patoski-on-the-hippies-pickers-slackers-and-geeks-who-transformed-the-capital-of-texas/ The Challenges For Teachers And Schools In Rural Texas http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/challenges-for-teachers-and-schools-in-rural-texas/ Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/challenges-for-teachers-and-schools-in-rural-texas/ Author Bill Wright On Border Legend Maggie Smith http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/author-bill-wright-on-border-legend-maggie-smith/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/author-bill-wright-on-border-legend-maggie-smith/ How Did So Many Migrant Children End Up In Tornillo, And Why Did It Close? http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/how-did-so-many-migrant-children-end-up-in-tornillo-and-why-did-it-close/ Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/how-did-so-many-migrant-children-end-up-in-tornillo-and-why-did-it-close/ Poet Monica Youn Discusses Her Book, “Blackacre” http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/poet-monica-youn-discusses-her-book-blackacre/ Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/poet-monica-youn-discusses-her-book-blackacre/ Jenny George http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/jenny-george/ Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/jenny-george/ Live Stories of Risk, Love, and Heartbreak http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/live-stories-of-risk-love-and-heartbreak/ Thu, 03 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/live-stories-of-risk-love-and-heartbreak/ Richard Maxwell’s Marfa Ads: “What Do You Believe?” http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/richard-maxwells-marfa-ads-what-do-you-believe/ Thu, 27 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/richard-maxwells-marfa-ads-what-do-you-believe/ A Selection Of Stories From The 2018 Marfa Transom Traveling Workshop http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/a-selection-of-stories-from-the-2018-marfa-transom-traveling-workshop/ Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/a-selection-of-stories-from-the-2018-marfa-transom-traveling-workshop/ West Texas Wonders: Your Questions About The Marfa Lights, 4-way Stops, Abandoned Buildings, and Marfa Sewage… Answered! http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/west-texas-wonders-your-questions-about-the-marfa-lights-4-way-stops-abandoned-buildings-and-marfa-sewage-answered/ Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/west-texas-wonders-your-questions-about-the-marfa-lights-4-way-stops-abandoned-buildings-and-marfa-sewage-answered/ Re-broadcast: Claire Dederer Asks “What Do We Do With The Art Of Monstrous Men?” http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/re-broadcast-claire-dederer-asks-what-do-we-do-with-the-art-of-monstrous-men/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/re-broadcast-claire-dederer-asks-what-do-we-do-with-the-art-of-monstrous-men/ Kimberlé Crenshaw Returns To Marfa http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/kimberle-crenshaw-returns-to-marfa/ Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/kimberle-crenshaw-returns-to-marfa/ def.sound Brings Melanin and Sunlight to Marfa http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/def-sound-brings-melanin-and-sunlight-to-marfa/ Thu, 22 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/def-sound-brings-melanin-and-sunlight-to-marfa/ The View from Rural Communities with The Texas Tribune http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/the-view-from-rural-communities-with-the-texas-tribune/ Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/the-view-from-rural-communities-with-the-texas-tribune/ Lance Scott Walker, Author of “Houston Rap Tapes: An Oral History of Bayou City Hip-Hop” http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/lance-scott-walker-author-of-houston-rap-tapes-an-oral-history-of-bayou-city-hip-hop/ Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/lance-scott-walker-author-of-houston-rap-tapes-an-oral-history-of-bayou-city-hip-hop/ A Breakdown of Regional Races in West Texas http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/a-breakdown-of-regional-races-in-west-texas/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/a-breakdown-of-regional-races-in-west-texas/ More Excerpts from Richard Maxwell’s Marfa ‘Ads’ http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/excerpts-from-richardmaxwells-marfa-performance-of-ads-part-2/ Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/excerpts-from-richardmaxwells-marfa-performance-of-ads-part-2/ Excerpts from Richard Maxwell’s Marfa Performance of ‘Ads’ http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/excerpts-from-richard-maxwells-marfa-performance-of-ads/ Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/excerpts-from-richard-maxwells-marfa-performance-of-ads/ Laila Lalami http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/laila-lalami-2/ Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/laila-lalami-2/ Remembering The Late Boyd Elder http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/remembering-the-late-boyd-elder/ Sat, 13 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/remembering-the-late-boyd-elder/ Mai Der Vang Describes Being A “Literary Orphan” http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/mai-der-vang-on-being-a-literary-orphan/ Thu, 11 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/mai-der-vang-on-being-a-literary-orphan/ Personal Essays from UTPB’s Boom or Bust Project http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/personal-essays-from-utpbs-boom-or-bust-project/ Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/personal-essays-from-utpbs-boom-or-bust-project/ Claire Dederer http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/claire-dederer/ Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/claire-dederer/ Station Update: Localore, West Texas Wonders, and Our Ancient, Troublesome Transmitter http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/station-update-localore-west-texas-wonders-and-our-ancient-troublesome-transmitter/ Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/station-update-localore-west-texas-wonders-and-our-ancient-troublesome-transmitter/ Marfa’s “Money Man” On How To Make Financially Savvy Moves http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/marfas-money-man-on-how-to-make-financially-savvy-moves/ Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/marfas-money-man-on-how-to-make-financially-savvy-moves/ “Shallow Waters” with Naveena Sadasivam and Zoë Schlanger http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/shallow-waters-with-naveena-sadasivam-and-zoe-schlanger/ Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/shallow-waters-with-naveena-sadasivam-and-zoe-schlanger/ Jim Bradbury On Eminent Domain, Its Future and Reform http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/jim-bradbury-on-eminent-domain-its-future-and-reform/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/jim-bradbury-on-eminent-domain-its-future-and-reform/ Writer Seamus McGraw on “A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis” http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/writer-seamus-mcgraw-on-a-thirsty-land-the-making-of-an-american-water-crisis/ Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/writer-seamus-mcgraw-on-a-thirsty-land-the-making-of-an-american-water-crisis/ Dr. Adrian Vega talks Education in the Permian Basin http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/dr-adrian-vega-talks-education-in-the-permian-basin/ Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/dr-adrian-vega-talks-education-in-the-permian-basin/ 2018 Marfa Transom Traveling Workshop Stories Pt. 2 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/2018-marfa-transom-traveling-workshop-stories-pt-2/ Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/2018-marfa-transom-traveling-workshop-stories-pt-2/