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On Marfa Public Radio’s “In Tune,” host Nick Hurt interviews classical musicians and speaks with them about their recordings and projects. On this episode, a conversation with guitarist Emma Rush.
Since it was first spotted earlier this month, the South Rim Fire has burned through about 1,300 acres of Big Bend National Park. The fire is now 80% contained and no longer “a threat to developed areas,” according to officials.
On this week’s episode of Caló, host Oscar Rodriguez breaks down the meaning of the words “ruca” and “ranfla.” The first word is a term of endearment for a woman, and “ranfla” is a way to refer to the car … Continue reading
Hospitals across West Texas are continuing their efforts to vaccinate as many people as possible for COVID-19, but some regions are seeing the demand for vaccines level off and, in some cases, even decline. In Midland, health officials are seeing … Continue reading
Preventative Care Health Services — which has clinics in Alpine, Presidio and Marfa — will soon begin holding regular COVID-19 vaccination clinics. This change comes as PCHS gets a stable supply of vaccines after months of struggling to find available … Continue reading
In late March, the Mexican government began routing transmigrantes — Central Americans who make a living towing used cars and secondhand goods across the United States to the Mexican border and on to their home countries — through Presidio. For … Continue reading
On Caló this week, writer Oscar Rodriguez explores the words “cantón” and “chante” — shared-housing and a home, respectively. You can hear Caló every Tuesday on Marfa Public Radio during “Dos Horas con Primo.”
For residents in the Big Bend area who received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine in Marfa on March 12, there is a new date for them to receive their second shot.
Caló is the latest addition to Marfa Public Radio’s programming. Created by Oscar Rodriguez, who sometimes goes by the name “El Marfa,” the series honors the Texas borderlands patois commonly called Caló. Oscar grew up speaking this language in Ojinaga … Continue reading
Going To Big Bend National Park? Despite Gov. Abbott Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions, You’ll Still Need A Mask
Officials at Big Bend National Park say Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s rollback on the state’s mask mandate has “no impact” on park rules, and visitors are still required to wear a mask in all park buildings, as well as in … Continue reading
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