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Welcome, KOJP Presidio!

Marfa Public Radio is now broadcasting in Presidio on KOJP-95.3 FM. The station’s 1,000-watt antenna is atop the Presidio water tower, known for its iconic abuela mural by artist El Mac. Our new frequency will serve the border with news … Continue reading

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Untapped: Texas Standard Live in Midland September 17 and 18

Join Texas Standard and Marfa Public Radio at the Petroleum Museum in Midland. Following a year-long look at energy and the environment in West Texas through its Untapped series, Texas Standard comes to Midland to meet those most affected by … Continue reading

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‘Uniquely Lawless’: Security Firm Drops 8chan Website Following El Paso Shooting

By Sasha Ingber, NPR Originally published on August 5, 2019 4:54 pm A Web security company is dropping its protections for 8chan, a controversial online message board where people have posted hateful screeds before carrying out violent and deadly attacks. … Continue reading

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Big Bend Brewing Co. Files For Bankruptcy, Ending Local Hopes For Its Return

By Carlos Morales Alpine’s Big Bend Brewing Co. has filed for bankruptcy, ending hopes the West Texas craft beer slingers — with names like Terlingua Gold, La Frontera and National Park — would return to store shelves. The move comes more … Continue reading

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Today Marfa Public Radio celebrates #GivingTuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. Here at Marfa Public Radio we’re really happy to be taking part in this day when individuals from around the world come together to give back to their community. We know it’s important to feel connected … 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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Marfa Public Radio’s Fall Membership Drive

It’s a bit chilly now. Leaves are starting to fall. The sun is beginning to set a little earlier. They’re all the telltale signs of fall officially arriving — including, our big membership drive.

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Texas Music Hour of Power !!LIVE!! Saturday 7/29

* THE SPECTACLE RETURNS * Make your plans to join us for Joe Nick Patoski’s Texas Music Hour of Power * LIVE * from the studios of Marfa Public Radio and Patio Party. Sat. 6 to 9 this Sat. 7/29. … Continue reading

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Western Swing Dance w/ Bobby Flores August 26th!

Grammy Award-winning Western swing fiddle player and acclaimed Texas musician Bobby Flores, with his six-piece Yellow Rose band, will be coming to Marfa’s USO Building August 26th. Doors are at 8pm, show and dance runs from 9pm till midnight.

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West Texas Blues Monday Party July 24!

Next Monday we’ll be rocking to live blues at a tailgate-hang in our front parking lot in lovely downtown Marfa, TX, during the KRTS/KXWT West Texas Blues Monday show, from 7-9pm. We are also going to broadcast the show live … Continue reading

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