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This Week in West Texas: 25th Annual Marfa Lights Festival, Big Bend Balloon Bash & More

This Week in Alpine: September 3rd– 5th –The Big Bend Balloon Bash takes the fun to new heights in Alpine over Labor Day weekend. This visually stunning event takes place at the Alpine-Casparis Airport. Gates open at 7 a.m. each day and guests have the opportunity to see hot air…

Chinati Community Day

The Chinati Foundation invites all Big Bend area residents and visitors to a community celebration on Sunday, May 23 from 10 AM-2 PM. A free brunch, a giant art-making project, and special tours for kids will take place on the museum grounds throughout the day. All activities are free of…

Chinati Open House 2009

[The following text is a press release on the this year’s Open House schedule of art and music. Kudos to everybody at the Chinati Foundation for their tireless work preparing and publicizing this event for the public.] The Chinati Foundation is pleased to announce the re-opening of Donald Judd’s Freestanding…

Hangin’ Around in Marfa

[Amanda Mayo is our Contributing Editor Marfa. Click here to visit her blog.] Most people start their day with coffee, while there are a couple of options in town my personal favorite is FRAMA. It is located in the Tumbleweed Laundromat on the corner of Texas and Austin Street. Featuring…

Marfa Glider Ride

[Amanda Mayo is our Contributing Editor Marfa. Click here to visit her blog.] Burt Compton has an impressive amount of experience when it comes to flying/gliding glyders. His business is Marfa Gliders and he is located at the Marfa Airport. Gliding over Marfa is an incredible experience. On the edge…

Big Bend Live Music July 29th, 2009

[Big Bend Live Music is a new feature brought to you by Matt Hodges, Contributing Editor Music. If you have a gig you’d like to share with the world, email him at matt.hodges@live.com] Matt’s Pick this week goes to the Alpine Public Library Benefit Concert Friday at the Railroad Blues…