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 Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:46:31 +0000 Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:46:31 +0000 Poet Carolina Ebeid On Making and Unmaking http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/poet-carolina-ebeid-on-making-and-unmaking/ Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/poet-carolina-ebeid-on-making-and-unmaking/ 2 Conversations: Terry Allen On Radio And Marriage, Dating In Marfa http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/2-conversations-terry-allen-on-radio-and-marriage-dating-in-marfa/ Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/2-conversations-terry-allen-on-radio-and-marriage-dating-in-marfa/ Artists Beatriz Cortez and Fernando Palma Rodríguez http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/artists-beatriz-cortez-and-fernando-palma-rodriguez/ Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/artists-beatriz-cortez-and-fernando-palma-rodriguez/ Permian High School Students Share Their Stories On Growing Up In A Boom Bust Economy http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/permian-high-school-students-share-their-stories-on-growing-up-in-a-boom-bust-economy/ Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/permian-high-school-students-share-their-stories-on-growing-up-in-a-boom-bust-economy/ A Glimpse Of The Big Bend Through Sonic IDs http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/a-glimpse-of-the-big-bend-through-sonic-ids/ Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/a-glimpse-of-the-big-bend-through-sonic-ids/ Writer Kerry Howley On Larry Nassar, MMA, And American Surveillance http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/writer-kerry-howley-on-larry-nassar-mma-and-american-surveillance/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/writer-kerry-howley-on-larry-nassar-mma-and-american-surveillance/ Short-story Writer Deborah Eisenberg http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/deborah-eisenberg-2/ Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/deborah-eisenberg-2/ Stephanos Papadopoulos http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/stephanos-papadopoulos/ Thu, 28 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/stephanos-papadopoulos/ Considering The Past and Present With Sherwin Bitsui http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/considering-the-past-and-present-with-sherwin-bitsui/ Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/considering-the-past-and-present-with-sherwin-bitsui/ 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/