Author Topic: Marfa  (Read 2073 times)

Dave Chicago

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Marfa
« on: April 03, 2012, 10:37:02 PM »
This dude Donald Judd was an American master.

His work in Marfa-

http://rolu.terapad.com/index.cfm?fa=contentNews.newsDetails&newsID=9979&from=list
veni vidi Ricci

Christina

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Re: Marfa
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2012, 06:39:36 PM »
I still don't think that's a real name of a real town.
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akaJudge

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Re: Marfa
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2012, 07:22:49 PM »
I still don't think that's a real name of a real town.

Oh, it's real.  And it's weird.
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daveB from Oakland

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Re: Marfa
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2012, 08:00:55 PM »
It's for real, Chriftina.
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Christina

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Re: Marfa
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2012, 10:19:14 PM »
It's for real, Chriftina.

I'm still laughing at this as I type this!
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Re: Marfa
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2012, 02:25:25 PM »
How come George Wafhington was fuch a bad fpeller?
I really don't appreciate your sarcastic, anti-comedy tone, Bro!

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Re: Marfa
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2012, 02:33:35 PM »
At The Drive-In is playing a reunion show in Marfa.

http://transmission.frontgatetickets.com/choose.php?a=1&lid=66439&eid=75285


I never got that band. I saw them once. It was in 2000. I went because I was friends with the band touring with them. ATD-I was getting a lot of attention from indie music press. Even some mainstream media was giving them some ink. So I was looking forward to seeing what the buzz was all about. I left after four songs. I chalked it up to my being 30 as the people that were losing their minds all had a big black X on each hand. When they recently announced some reunion shows I listened to some of their stuff on Spotify thinking that perhaps the combination of the passage of time and lowered expectations would result in my liking the band.

Nope. They still suck.

Keith Whitener

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Re: Marfa
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2012, 09:33:20 PM »
I went to Marfa during my cross country road trip. It didn't seem weird to me. Almost everything was closed because it was a weekday. The only thing my girlfriend and I could see was some cars crushed into cubes stored in one of the warehouses (and we saw them by peering through a window since the warehouse was also closed). There was a fancy hotel open with a few gift shops, so we were able to buy some postcards. Along the way to Marfa, we saw a lot of border patrol trucks and an art installation (it's an empty Prada store).



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Re: Marfa
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2012, 02:49:31 AM »
That art installation is as popular as the Marfa lights.