Author Archives: Diana Nguyen

About Diana Nguyen

Diana Nguyen produces the interview program West Texas Talk. She is particularly interested in exploring the intersection of range life, high-brow art, and the vast oil fields of West Texas.

Marfa City Council Candidates Forum

The Marfa City Council candidates forum took place on April 18, 2018 at the USO Building. The event was organized by Max Kabat and Trey Gerfers. Gerfers also served as a moderator for the forum. Participants were candidates Manny Baeza, … Continue reading

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Marfa Myths is this weekend!

We’re excited to share that we’ll be collaborating with Marfa Myths, The Lot Radio, and Dublab again this year. Marfa Myths is an annual music, visual art, and film festival founded in 2014 by Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer and … Continue reading

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Programming changes are beginning in March!

We’re excited to announce a second round of programming changes coming to the airwaves beginning March 5, 2018! Our station is always striving to provide engaging content that helps us stay connected and allows us to better understand our world. … Continue reading

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The “West Texas Talk” Listener Survey

Dear Listeners, Marfa Public Radio wants to know your thoughts on “West Texas Talk.” The station is in the process of evaluating the format of the show, the service it provides to listeners, and wants to better understand the topics … Continue reading

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A Radio Documentary: “Dark Skies, Dark Energies” by Ian Lewis

Here in West Texas, there are two major searches ongoing. While companies in the Permian Basin seek more deposits of oil and gas underground, astronomers at McDonald Observatory are searching the sky for an answer to the question: what is … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Jessi Silva

Our latest series, “Voices of Blackwell,” is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance. The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in town. The final story we hear comes from Jessi Silva. … Continue reading

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We Are Public Radio!

For our Fall Membership Drive, we wanted to celebrate some of our renowned DJs who make our station great. Our station producers profiled seven of our beloved personalities — Roseland Klein, David Beebe, JP Schwartz, Primo Carrasco, David Branch, Michael Camacho, and … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Dawn Shannon

The “Voices of Blackwell” series is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance.  The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in town. The fourth story we hear is not … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Maggie Marquez

Our newest series is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance called  “Voices of Blackwell.” The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in town. The third story we … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Lionel Salgado

Our latest series is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance called  “Voices of Blackwell.” The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in Marfa. The second story we … Continue reading

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