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Good Art Hunting
'Cracks in the Pavement' is back, giving Austinites another chance to discover art left on sidewalks, under bridges, beside freeways, in park bushes, and in other unlikely corners of the cityscape
"...has already started in Corpus Christi, Houston, Humble, and Marfa, Texas; Brooklyn, Queens, and New York City, N.Y.; Charleston,..."

June 24, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Burnt Orange to Tell 'Children's Story'
A tale of two 12-year-old runaways is the next project from Burnt Orange Productions, the for-profit film arm of the University of Texas Film Institute
"...this week. The other project on the burner is Marfa Lights, which is likely to go before cameras in..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Texas, Art Texas
When it comes to Lone Star art, Rebecca Cohen wrote the book (finally!)
"...modern sculpture in the world. The Chinati Foundation in Marfa is hardly unknown in the grand international art community,..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Short Cuts
This week: Burnt Orange, Blood Shots, and 'Slacker'; plus, Travis the Dancin' Fool
"...first trio of projects (Austin Angel, Dot, and The Marfa Lights) was announced over the summer, with Dot scheduled..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Welcome to the 14th annual 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival.
"...ate. (In fact, while Giant was being shot in Marfa, Dean did eat a lot of Tex-Mex at the..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Food Feature by Robb Walsh

Texas Titles in Toto
"..."Marfa Lights," Tom X. Hancock..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Music Feature

Two arts institutions end their runs: the iron belly muses theatre company and the South Congress visual arts venue Gallery 1313.
"...contemporary art, from work by painters and sculptors from Marfa-area artists such as Monte Schatz and Abby Levine, San..."

April 25, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Texas Platter
"...Texas pickup, Spacetruck has a slightly country-fried flavor, more Marfa and less Lubbock. The space component is easy, created..."

April 11, 2003 Music Review by David Lynch

Freda & the Firedogs Reviewed
"...three Tom X bonus tracks ("The Desert Blues," "The Marfa Lights," "Lubbock Lights"). The album has a wistful, nostalgic..."

Dec. 13, 2002 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Pride of the Yankees?
Evan Smith translates a New York pedigree into the editorship of Texas Monthly.
"...wanted to know about; that's as much 'Texas' as Marfa or cattle ranches or bluebonnets. And I think Evan..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Thirty Years on Location
An overview of the Texas Film Commission, which has been wedding film production and the state economy for 30 years.
"...County. George Stevens' Giant transformed the rural township of Marfa from a dot on the map to a somewhat..."

June 15, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

They Got the Beat
Living the pop life in Austin
"...talented. He may be able to hear housewives in Marfa humming Darin Murphy or Love Supreme songs, but knows..."

May 4, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Coffeetable Books
Dream On
", Judge Roy Bean, the weather, Clayton Williams, the Marfa lights, Stanley Marsh 3, colorful small towns, unusual restaurants,..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

TV Eye
Now that there's a resurgence in prime-time game shows: How about the return of live TV? Also, Suddenly Susan is put on the shelf, VH1 adds seven new shows, and millennium specials go on. And on.
"...Washington's wife was which of the following: Martha, Mara, Marfa, or Shantel?" (Okay, I made that one up, but..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Day Trips
"...Marfa Lights Festival celebrates the mysterious lights with hundreds of..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Mixed Notes
" account of two people visiting the site near Marfa where Giant was filmed, so readers can most likely..."

May 1, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Capital Metro Responds
"...Marfa, Texas Let's Hear It for Tommy..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Column

Day Trips
"...Marfa Lights Festival honors the phenomenon with a party around..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Arts Afire
On the Small Screen: American Visions
"...overlooking the Grand Canyon, a "temple" of Minimalism in Marfa, Texas (Donald Judd's mill aluminum installation), the New York..."

June 20, 1997 Screens Feature by Clay Smith

Emory & Young Not Conservative
"...Marfa, TX Phone Pests Editor:..."

May 16, 1997 Column

Day Trips
"...Dean fans round out their wardrobes with T-shirts from Marfa picturing Dean sitting in front of the house that..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Ft. Davis (17 miles south), Alpine (40 miles), and Marfa (38 miles). Davis Mountains State Park and Indian Lodge..."

June 14, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Music Reviews
"...Taylor is singing, but only after he's walked from Marfa to Presidio in July without any water. This is..."

Nov. 3, 1995 Music Review

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