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Day Trips
The Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue program out of California is humanely removing donkeys from the Big Bend Ranch State Park
"...series of articles for The Big Bend Sentinel in Marfa. According to Butcher, and not disputed by the state..."

May 30, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Abandoning the Nest
Hurt by the state's inadequate incentives program, Texas film crews take flight
"...Filming of There Will Be Blood near Marfa was in its second day when Daniel Day-Lewis fell..."

May 23, 2008 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Food-o-File
Texas Democratic debate and the primaries had political celebrities dining at local favorites, and Manor Road's restaurant row gets some action
"...vintage pizza oven purchased in Manley's former home of Marfa. We hear the new pizzas are a big hit..."

March 14, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Frontera Residents Blast 'Frankenfence'
Hatred of feds' planned fence/wall hybrid for region is bipartisan, far-reaching
"...Presidio Co. (Marfa area): One Democratic precinct approved a resolution calling for..."

March 14, 2008 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Cross-Border Craziness: Frontera Residents Blast ‘Frankenfence’
"...a virtual fence instead of a wall. Presidio Co. (Marfa area): One Democratic precinct approved a resolution calling for..."

March 10, 2008 News Post by Cheryl Smith

'X' Marks the Spot
No Country for Full-Lengths
"...his first directorial effort, was filmed in the same Marfa locations as the Coens' epic. Nope - it was..."

March 8, 2008 SXSW Post by Wells Dunbar

The Pleasures of Merely Circulating
"...Marfa is mystical land. It's in the middle of nowhere,..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

Top 3 Visual-Arts Stories for 2007
Chronicle Arts writer Rachel Koper remembers 2007 in the visual arts
"...it this year. He's shown his own art in Marfa and at Else Madsen Gallery in Austin. The future..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

There Will Be Film
"...Be Blood Everything about this brutalizer spelled epic: the Marfa-shot terrain, Daniel Day-Lewis' tragic savage, an under-the-skin score, and..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Film News
Festival huzzahs
"...Country for Old Men, which was shot partially in Marfa, its best film, ensemble cast, and adapted screenplay. The..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Amy Cook
Sunday, Sept. 16, Zilker park
"...of water, and the Emersonian stylings of Austin (via Marfa via Los Angeles) singer-songwriter Amy Cook? Dressed in a..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Music Review by Melanie Haupt

ACL Fest Sunday Picks
"...Forget that Austin/Marfa's Amy Cook almost became the thinking emo girl's Joni..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Music Feature

Film News
Projects aplenty
"...with the Dallas Video Festival for a screening at Marfa's Goode Crowley Theater. DVF's Bart Weiss will show shorts..."

June 29, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

The Pleasures of Merely Circulating
Bonus Tracks
"...want in a punk rock EP: short, cheeky, fast. Marfa trio TPOMC spit and sputter beneath the flirty vox..."

April 20, 2007 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

Dying Because of Bigotry
"...Christian neighbors who keep their women at home. Meanwhile, Marfa, Texas, and Taos, N.M., are doing fine as open-minded,..."

April 7, 2007 Postmarks

Naked City
"...the sleepy far West Texas towns of Alpine and Marfa (The New York Times reported estimates of more than..."

March 30, 2007 News Feature

Come Together
In 2006, Austin turned out for the arts by the tens of thousands
"...Rudes have toured to Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Houston; and Marfa) to its Under the Radar festival, and Disney tapped..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Visual Art Things of 2006 (in chronological order)
"...in shipping containers out in a field was very Marfa and very ambitious...."

Jan. 5, 2007 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

EAST, at Ease
The 2006 East Austin Studio Tour reveals 86 studios and one stacked pod art city with a shared alphabet
"...book, rented a crane, and built their own secret Marfa at 3506 Rogge (past 51st and Springdale). Spearheaded by..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

The Image Formed
Previewing the 12th Austin Film Festival
"...to be the first gangster noir flick filmed in Marfa, Frank (Maercklein), returning from the Korean War, heads to..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Screens Feature by Jeremy Martin

Point Austin: Tough Tacos
As tempers rise, the Las Manitas debate symbolizes the future of Austin
"...relocate." If you've been chilling over a mojito in Marfa for the last month and somehow missed the news,..."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Film News
Tall tales of the Texas film industry
"...set to star and produce... All bets are on Marfa Lights to be the next film from University of..."

July 14, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
It's Texas vs. Arizona in the 'Friday Night Lights' Bowl, but we might have a secret weapon: the new TXMPA
"...an RV and want to spend the summer in Marfa? There Will Be Blood needs extras of all ages..."

May 26, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
Austin picks up a 'Hitcher'; Linklater's Cannes deux attitude; and the rest
"...the Coen brothers are set to film partly in Marfa... Corpus Christi native Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) is attached..."

May 5, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

'In the West': Living Portraits Avedon Would Die For
The original Austin Chronicle review from Nov. 15, 1985
"...boy whose grin seems to stretch from here to Marfa. He's decked out in what must be his Sunday..."

April 7, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

2006 Texas Film Hall of Fame
"...jostling to outdo one another in the bidding over Marfa getaway weekends and A Scanner Darkly premiere trips. Smith,..."

March 17, 2006 Screens Feature

Film News
Scott Rudin's Texas bent brings Kimberly Peirce's 'Stop-Loss,' even though it's 'No Country for Old Men' and 'There Will Be Blood'
"...by Paul Thomas Anderson and looking likely for a Marfa shoot. All three films are jointly being produced by..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Family Flight
Will AISD abandon its shrinking schools?
"...cottages like a transporter for beaming Scandinavian spacemen to Marfa. It's from homes like these that Bouldin Creek promises..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Film News
Bob Hudgins, successor of Tom Copeland at the Texas Film Commission, isn't wasting any time; plus, Andrew Shapter, Lunafest, and more
"...may be purchased at www.originalalamo.com. Black Gold, Texas Tea Marfa is a likely filming spot for There Will Be..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Austin – the Only Gay Place
Travis defeated Prop. 2, but the rest of the state wasn't even close
"...Bend and the art community that has developed in Marfa...."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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