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June 2019

Agave Festival presented by Marfa Book Co.

June 1, 2019 - June 9, 2019

Agave Festival Marfa is an annual festival celebrating the agave and its influence on culture through food, film, music, and science. The Festival treats the agave as the indicator species for a region that is binational, multilingual, and deeply informed by indigenous history. It brings communities together through outstanding free and accessible programming including talks by preeminent historians, botanists, artists, anthropologists, and archaeologists. Films, exhibitions, and tastings with agave spirit producers as well as unforgettable dining experiences are offered to…

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July 2019

Lannan Reading: Carl Adamshick

July 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Carl Adamshick, author of four collections of poems and the editor of Tavern Books, will read from his work. Adamshick's most recent book is "Birches".

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August 2019

Reading and Book Launch: Rachel Monroe presented by Marfa Book Co.

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the release of Marfa-based writer Rachel Monroe's first book, Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession. Rachel has been contributing excellent articles to major publications(The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Texas Monthly) for the past decade. She has a remarkable way of analyzing seemingly fringe elements of American society (#vanlife, men who want to live forever, online communities of young people with intense romantic crushes on mass murderers, real estate scams, essential oils…

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Reading and Book Launch: Rachel Monroe presented by Marfa Book Co.

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the release of Marfa-based writer Rachel Monroe's first book, Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession. Rachel has been contributing excellent articles to major publications (The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Texas Monthly) for the past decade. She has a remarkable way of analyzing seemingly fringe elements of American society (#vanlife, men who want to live forever, online communities of young people with intense romantic crushes on mass murderers, real estate scams, essential…

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October 2019

Chinati Weekend

October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Chinati Foundation, 1 Cavalry Row
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend 2019, Friday – Sunday, October 11 – 13. Over the course of the weekend, we will celebrate the opening of a year-long exhibition of rarely exhibited plywood wall works by Donald Judd from Chinati’s collection, a portfolio of prints by Barnett Newman from the collection, and a new installation of paintings and prints by John Wesley in the Wesley gallery, also from Chinati’s collection. We will host scholarly talks by Donna De Salvo, Deputy Director for International Initiatives and Senior Curator at the…

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November 2019

Book Release and Film Screaning

November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Please join Judd Foundation and Marfa Book Co. for a screening of selected interview footage and a book release party for Donald Judd Interviews, co-published with David Zwirner Books. This new book presents sixty interviews with the artist over the course of four decades and is the first compilation of its kind. Judd's contributions in interviews, panels, and extemporaneous conversations are marked by his forthright manner and rigorous thinking, whether in dialogue with art critics, art historians, or his contemporaries.

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Lannan Reading: James Arthur

November 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Lannan Reading: James Arthur returns to Marfa for his second Lannan residency. His most recent book is The Suicide's Son. Arthur's poems have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, the London Review of Books, and Poetry. He grew up in Toronto and now lives in Baltimore, where he teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. He recently published an interesting essay on ambiguity and interpretation in the magazine Agni.

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February 2020

Lannan Reading: Martha Collins

February 2 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Lannan Reading: Martha Collins will read from her work. Collins is the author of ten books of poetry, the most recent of which is, "Because, What Else Could I Do". She founded the Creative Writing Program at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and for ten years was Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College. Editor-at-large for FIELD magazine and one of the editors of the Oberlin College Press, Collins lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Lannan Reading: Amitava Kumar

February 9 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Lannan Reading: Amitava Kumar will read from his work. His books include Immigrant, Montana: A Novel, which was published in 2019; Lunch with a Bigot; and A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb. All excellent. Every Day I Write The Book, a collection of essays on writing, is forthcoming.

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March 2020

Lannan Reading: Dara Wier

March 8 @ 6:00 pm
Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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Dara Wier, author of In The Still of the Night and other excellent books of poems will be reading from her work. Wier's Selected Poems, which gathered work published between 1977 and 2006, appeared in 2009 from Wave Books. Wier also edits Factory Hollow Press and she teaches workshops as well as form and theory seminars at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Additionally, she co-directs the University of Massachusetts’ Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action. Don't miss!

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