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Public Speaks Out Against Proposed C3 Festival At Presidio County Hearing

By Sally Beauvais Nearly 100 Presidio County residents packed Marfa’s Shorthorn Cafeteria on Wednesday evening for a county meeting dedicated to gathering public input about permitting procedures for large-scale events and outdoor festivals. The county does not currently have an … Continue reading

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Through New Exhibit, History Of Marfa’s Latino History Lives On

By Carlos Morales Marfa is known as an art destination for a lot of people, but there’s a different kind of art exhibit opening this weekend as part of the Blackwell School Alliance’s second annual block party. At a dozen … Continue reading

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With Affordable Housing Committee Members Selected, Group Meets For First Time

By Carlos Morales In their first meeting, members on the recently formed Affordable Housing Committee discussed the ins and outs of their duties, the committee and what their goals are. One of the first topics of discussion: defining what affordable … Continue reading

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Company Behind Austin City Limits Will Attend Public Forum About Proposed Festival

By Carlos Morales Next month, an Austin-based event company will be center stage at a community forum in Marfa. The company is planning to address concerns over a proposed festival in far West Texas.

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EVENT: Portland’s Mississippi Records Comes To Marfa

On Tuesday, Jan. 15 join Marfa Public Radio and Mississippi Records for a “cosmic and earthly history of recorded music.” The record label’s founder, Eric Isaacson, will present a mix of film, audio, and slides. The presentation attempts to tell the … Continue reading

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Marfa’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee is Seeking New Members

By Diana Nguyen This week, the Marfa City Council extended the deadline to submit letters of interest for the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. The new date is now January 8th.

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West Texas Community Joins ‘March for Our Lives’, Calls for Gun Control

Students and community members from Marfa and surrounding areas gathered at the Presidio County Courthouse to march for gun control. The rally — and others throughout parts of the state and country — was part of “March For Our Lives,” … Continue reading

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Big City Ridesharing Comes to Far West Texas

In the 6,000-person town of Alpine, Texas, getting a lift has never been easier – neither has selling one.

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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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