Best marfa podcasts we could find (Updated June 2017)
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Nature Notes from Marfa Public Radio
 
Nature Notes explores the natural world of the Llano Estacado and the Chihuahuan Desert. We look at the plants, animals, and ecology of this unique region, as well as places to experience it and people working to conserve it. This free 4 1/2-minute weekly environmental feature is produced by Marfa Public Radio in Marfa, Texas, in conjunction with the Sibley Nature Center in Midland, Texas. Through interviews with scientists and field recordings, Nature Notes reveals the secrets of desert lif ...
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
West Texas Talk is an interview program on Marfa Public Radio, broadcast at 6:30 PM each weekday. West Texas Talk features interviews with community members discussing issues that affect the Big Bend region of Texas, along with upcoming local programs and events. You'll also hear from local and visiting, artists, musicians, authors, scientists, and other interesting personalities. Have an idea for a West Texas Talk topic or guest suggestion? Email us at info(at) marfapublicradio(dot) org.
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
West Texas Talk is an interview program on Marfa Public Radio, broadcast at 6:30 PM each weekday. West Texas Talk features interviews with community members discussing issues that affect the Big Bend region of Texas, along with upcoming local programs and events. You'll also hear from local and visiting, artists, musicians, authors, scientists, and other interesting personalities. Have an idea for a West Texas Talk topic or guest suggestion? Email us at info(at) marfapublicradio(dot) org.
 
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There's Something Out There from Marfa Public Radio
 
Marfa Public Radio presents There's Something Out There, a radio documentary series about the strange things that happen in everyday life. The show airs every second and fourth Sunday at 8:00 PM each month on KRTS and KXWT.
 
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Rambling Boy from Marfa Public Radio
 
The Rambling Boy: Stories About Texas is a weekly look at regional history, hosted by Lonn Taylor of Fort Davis. Taylor is a writer and historian who moved to the Big Bend after retiring from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 2002. The show is broadcast Monday at 10:06 and 7:06 on KRTS Marfa and KXWT West Texas Public Radio.
 
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C.M. Mayo's Podcast (Marfa Mondays & More)
 
Award-winning travel writer and novelist C.M. Mayo hosts several podcast series here: "Conversations with Other Writers"; "Marfa Mondays: Exploring Marfa, Texas & Environs in 24 Podcasts 2012-2013"; "Podcasts for Writers," and more.
 
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Rambling Boy from West Texas Public Radio
 
The Rambling Boy: Stories About Texas is a weekly look at regional history, hosted by Lonn Taylor of Fort Davis. Taylor is a writer and historian who moved to the Big Bend after retiring from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 2002. The show is broadcast Monday at 10:06 and 7:06 on KXWT West Texas and KRTS Marfa Public Radio.
 
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Jeremiah Griffin's tracks
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Desert murmurings from St. Paul's Episcopal Church, in Marfa, Texas. A podcast for sermons, classes, and periodic special events. Situated in an esoteric, world-renowned art destination, we strive to follow to embody Christ in our community and common life. Listen for weekly updates.
 
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Vera; or the Nihilists by WILDE, Oscar
 
Vera; or, The Nihilists is a play by Oscar Wilde. It is a melodramatic tragedy set in Russia and is loosely based on the story of Vera Zasulich. It was the first play that Wilde wrote. It was produced in the United Kingdom in 1880, and in New York in 1882, but it was not a success and folded in both cities. It is nowadays rarely revived. (Summary by Wikipedia) Cast: Peter Sabouroff/Baron Raff: Algy Pug Vera Sabouroff: Arielle Lipshaw Michael: Robin King General Kotemkin: Alan Mapstone Sergea ...
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, a conversation with Javier Arredondo (DJ Bigface) and members of the Austin chapter of the Chulita Vinyl Club. They're the instructors of the DJ Camp, put on in collaboration with Ballroom Marfa for Marfa ISD's Summer Shakeup program. During the camp, the kids are learning the basics of DJing, from building a ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On tonight's episode of West Texas Talk,Jackson Wisdorf is joined in the Marfa Public Radio studios by Siamese , who recently played at El Cosmico in Marfa. The first show back in their home state of Texas after a West Coast Tour. Hosted by Jackson WIsdorf for KRTS
 
The confluence of the Pecos and the Rio Grande is the Chihuahuan Desert's lowest, hottest point. The landscape bears the evidence. Across sun-blasted limestone, stunted plants seem to writhe and twist, waiting out the harsh sentence of soil and sky. From uplands on the Pecos, a trail lead into a side canyon, then to a shallow cave – and the utt ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, a conversation with Javier Arredondo (DJ Bigface) and members of the Austin chapter of the Chulita Vinyl Club. They're the instructors of the DJ Camp, put on in collaboration with Ballroom Marfa for Marfa ISD's Summer Shakeup program. During the camp, the kids are learning the basics of DJing, from building a ...…
 
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Limited Engagement
 
This week's episode is a conversation with Sean David Christensen (http://www.seandavidchristensen.com/). Sean is promoting his short film, The Duel (https://www.duel-film.com/), which has had screenings at the Athens International Film and Video Festival and the San Francisco Documentary Festival, and can be seen at the Marfa Film Festival thi ...…
 
On tonight’s West Texas Talk, we hear from Charlotte Reemts, a research and monitoring ecologist with the Nature Conservancy in Texas. She talks to us about the conservancy's role in Texas, its collaboration with the Texas AandM Forest Service on "Operation Ponderosa", and what makes the Davis Mountains so unique. You can find out more about th ...…
 
On tonight’s West Texas Talk, we hear from Charlotte Reemts, a research and monitoring ecologist with the Nature Conservancy in Texas. She talks to us about the conservancy's role in Texas, its collaboration with the Texas AandM Forest Service on "Operation Ponderosa", and what makes the Davis Mountains so unique. You can find out more about th ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Elise Pepple speaks with florist Mark Knox, and his wife, Jane. They reflect on 57 years in the floral business running Mark Knox Flowers, the numerous leadership positions they've both held in the city of Odessa (and beyond), and the special role of flowers in the Permian Basin. Don't miss these lovely stori ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Elise Pepple speaks with florist Mark Knox, and his wife, Jane. They reflect on 57 years in the floral business running Mark Knox Flowers, the numerous leadership positions they've both held in the city of Odessa (and beyond), and the special role of flowers in the Permian Basin. Don't miss these lovely stori ...…
 
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Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast
 
NEXT WEEK 6/26: Episode 62 - LO AND BEHOLD with Kristina WongPaco and George discuss Marfa, TX, Get Me Roger Stone, Gong, Cary Grant, Kodi, Showtime shows, Long Strange Trip, Adam West, conspiracy culture, and more.Will Scovill appears as the Voice of God.Theme song remix by Steven Westdahlhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm1670937/ Gong meets Sherman ...…
 
On this episode of the Rambling Boy, Lonn reflects on Marfa's recent Agave Festival. Inspired by the documentary film Agave is Life, the three-day event included lectures, music, and food all related to the agave plant. Lonn highlights a few speakers: Dr. Steve Black, an archaeologist from Texas State University; Dr. Carolyn Boyd, the founder o ...…
 
On this episode of the Rambling Boy, Lonn reflects on Marfa's recent Agave Festival. Inspired by the documentary film Agave is Life, the three-day event included lectures, music, and food all related to the agave plant. Lonn highlights a few speakers: Dr. Steve Black, an archaeologist from Texas State University; Dr. Carolyn Boyd, the founder o ...…
 
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Drips & Draughts: Make and Serve Craft Beverages on Draft
 
For Part 2 of our Australian Cold Brew Series, we’re joined by Dustin Bailey from Rushmore coffee out of Melbourne Australia. We talk with Dustin about starting a small business and the cold brew scene in Australia. We also talk a bit about cold brew coffee and shelf life. If you listened to listened to Part 1 with Filament Coffee, you likely h ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
In celebration of Father's Day, we reached out to our listeners to tell us stories about their dads. Thanks to Cate Cole Schrim, Charlotte Browning, Martin and Alvin Dreyer, Lauren Furr, Chloe Gallagher and Mike Green for sharing their stories. Hosted by Diana Nguyen for KRTS
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
In celebration of Father's Day, we reached out to our listeners to tell us stories about their dads. Thanks to Cate Cole Schrim, Charlotte Browning, Martin and Alvin Dreyer, Lauren Furr, Chloe Gallagher and Mike Green for sharing their stories. Hosted by Diana Nguyen for KRTS
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On tonight’s West Texas Talk, Elise Pepple speaks with Timothy Jebsen and Justin Tate from Midland Community Theatre. They’re performing in the 69th season of Summer Mummers, one of the longest running staged melodramas in the country. They discuss how the performers first got involved in theater, why comedy is important, and why you shouldn’t ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On tonight’s West Texas Talk, Elise Pepple speaks with Timothy Jebsen and Justin Tate from Midland Community Theatre. They’re performing in the 69th season of Summer Mummers, one of the longest running staged melodramas in the country. They discuss how the performers first got involved in theater, why comedy is important, and why you shouldn’t ...…
 
In the 1830s, a group of Scottish and English naturalists were pursuing a new and unpopular idea: that the Earth's features could be explained by natural processes, acting over vast stretches of time. Studying the rocks of the British Isles, their attention was drawn to a particular variety of fossilized corals. From lower to higher rocks, the ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
General manager Elise Pepple updates listeners about what's been happening at the station. There are several new initiatives such as live storytelling events, the independent producer fund, a residency program, and the station's public radio think tank. In the midst of these exciting new programs, the station has also welcomed new people the ra ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
General manager Elise Pepple updates listeners about what's been happening at the station. There are several new initiatives such as live storytelling events, the independent producer fund, a residency program, and the station's public radio think tank. In the midst of these exciting new programs, the station has also welcomed new people the ra ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Zoe Kurland speaks with Bret Scott, an assistant professor at Sul Ross State University and the director of The 39 Steps from the Theatre of the Big Bend. Scott talks about his time as a working actor, and about teaching film at the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Aqaba, Jordan. This production of The ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Zoe Kurland speaks with Bret Scott, an assistant professor at Sul Ross State University and the director of The 39 Steps from the Theatre of the Big Bend. Scott talks about his time as a working actor, and about teaching film at the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Aqaba, Jordan. This production of The ...…
 
Starting school is a crucial step for children and families in settling in Australia. (Az iskolakezdA?s az A?ppen Asj A?letet kezdL?k, AusztrA?liA?ban letelepedni A?rkezett diA?kok, szALlL?k A?s csalA?dok szA?mA?ra nagyon fontos mA?rfA?ldkL?. )
 
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TBTL- Too Beautiful to Live
 
Luke and Andrew check-in from the Ramble In trailer park in beautiful Marfa, Texas, where Luke is making plans to start a new life. Andrew tries to prepare him by teaching him Texas slang. And, of course, a roadtrip version of Music For Your Weekend!
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On tonight's West Texas Talk, a conversation with Lannan writer-in-residence Chinelo Okparanta. Okparanta Under the Udala Trees (2015) and Happiness, Like Water (2013). One of Granta’s six New Voices for 2012, she was a finalist for the 2014 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative and was short-listed for the 2013 Caine Prize in African Writin ...…
 
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Rambling Boy from Marfa Public Radio
 
Indian Emily - Real or made up for a good story? Sure there's a restaurant named after the hero whose final warning helped garrison of soldiers in Ft. Davis stave off an attack by nearby Apache, and during the Texas centennial in 1936, the state placed a granite marker at Emily’s supposed grave... ...But did the Fort Davis Legend actually exist ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On tonight's West Texas Talk, a conversation with Lannan writer-in-residence Chinelo Okparanta. Okparanta Under the Udala Trees (2015) and Happiness, Like Water (2013). One of Granta’s six New Voices for 2012, she was a finalist for the 2014 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative and was short-listed for the 2013 Caine Prize in African Writin ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Elise sits down with author and Lannan Fellow Emily Raboteau. Raboteau is the author of a novel, The Professor’s Daughter (Henry Holt) and a work of creative nonfiction, Searching for Zion (Grove/Atlantic), named a best book of 2013 by The Huffington Post and The San Francisco Chronicle, a finalist for the Hu ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Elise sits down with author and Lannan Fellow Emily Raboteau. Raboteau is the author of a novel, The Professor’s Daughter (Henry Holt) and a work of creative nonfiction, Searching for Zion (Grove/Atlantic), named a best book of 2013 by The Huffington Post and The San Francisco Chronicle, a finalist for the Hu ...…
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Elise sits down with Robert Potts, the President and CEO of the Dixon Water Foundation. There's a famous Mark Twain quote: "Whisky's for drinking and water's for fighting over," and it seems to apply especially to West Texas. Water is cheap but that doesn't mean it's not extremely valuable. Part of making sur ...…
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Elise sits down with Robert Potts, the President and CEO of the Dixon Water Foundation. There's a famous Mark Twain quote: "Whisky's for drinking and water's for fighting over," and it seems to apply especially to West Texas. Water is cheap but that doesn't mean it's not extremely valuable. Part of making sur ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, we hear from Amy Hardberger. She’s an associate dean and professor with St. Mary’s School of Law. Her work revolves around Texas groundwater law, water conservation and valuation. In this interview, Hardberger talks about the complexities of groundwater law in Texas, the cases that molded it, and the future o ...…
 
On this episode of The Rambling Boy, Lonn Taylor tells the story of Luther Evans, a man from Sayersville, a rural community in Bastrop County, who overcame poverty and adversity by the sheer force of intelligence. From a one-room elementary school in rural Texas (where he graduated first in his class of seven students), to the Library of Congre ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, an in-studio performance from Austin-based Jenny Parrot with a little guitar help from Gary Newcomb. Jenny is from what she calls the "Live Music Capital of Southern Connecticut" aka New Haven, CT - and Gary originally hails from Boise, Idaho - But both are now based in Austin. In the interview Jenny talks ab ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, an in-studio performance from Austin-based Jenny Parrot with a little guitar help from Gary Newcomb. Jenny is from what she calls the "Live Music Capital of Southern Connecticut" aka New Haven, CT - and Gary originally hails from Boise, Idaho - But both are now based in Austin. In the interview Jenny talks ab ...…
 
Our arid region trains us to accept austerity, starkness. But it also prepares us to greet with special wonder any exception to the desert rule: a spring-fed pool, a soaking rain, a wildflower in bloom. Easterners can take wildflowers for granted. Here, their beauty is well-won. LeShara Nieland, a botanist and Big Spring native, has written two ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
In this episode, Elise Pepple speaks with Dr. Carolyn Boyd, an artist turned anthropologist who has been studying ancient murals in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands for the last 25 years. Her work is revolutionizing the understanding of North American rock art. Dr. Boyd’s recent book, "The White Shaman Mural," builds a case that the mural, which is ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
In this episode, Elise Pepple speaks with Dr. Carolyn Boyd, an artist turned anthropologist who has been studying ancient murals in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands for the last 25 years. Her work is revolutionizing the understanding of North American rock art. Dr. Boyd’s recent book, "The White Shaman Mural," builds a case that the mural, which is ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
Joel Salcido is a fine art photographer based in Austin, but grew up in El Paso and worked as a photojournalist for several years at the El Paso Times. Salcido's work is in permanent collections all around Texas, and he has taken photographs all over the world. The exhibit "Aliento A Tequila" first opened in Marfa in 2013, but returns for the u ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
Joel Salcido is a fine art photographer based in Austin, but grew up in El Paso and worked as a photojournalist for several years at the El Paso Times. Salcido's work is in permanent collections all around Texas, and he has taken photographs all over the world. The exhibit "Aliento A Tequila" first opened in Marfa in 2013, but returns for the u ...…
 
David Brown is an archeologist, anthropologist, and co-directed the 2014 documentary “Agave is Life" with partner Meredith Dreiss. In this program, Brown and Nguyen discuss the importance of agave to cultures of Mexico and the American Southwest. The documentary is one of the inspirations for the first Agave Festival to be held in Marfa from Ju ...…
 
David Brown is an archeologist, anthropologist, and co-directed the 2014 documentary “Agave is Life" with partner Meredith Dreiss. In this program, Brown and Nguyen discuss the importance of agave to cultures of Mexico and the American Southwest. The documentary is one of the inspirations for the first Agave Festival to be held in Marfa from Ju ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, a double dose of music live from the Marfa Public Radio studios - Provided by The Lonesome Heroes (Austin) and Whippoorwill (Colorado). Hosted by Jackson Wisdorf for KRTS
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, a double dose of music live from the Marfa Public Radio studios - Provided by The Lonesome Heroes (Austin) and Whippoorwill (Colorado). Hosted by Jackson Wisdorf for KRTS
 
Agaves are signature plants of the Southwest and Mexico. Today, a taste for distilled agave spirits – tequila, mezcal – is global. But that's a recent footnote to the profound human bond with agave. For 10,000 years, from present-day Mexico to West Texas and Arizona, agaves were a foundation of survival. They were also a cornerstone of culture. ...…
 
Agaves are signature plants of the Southwest and Mexico. Today, a taste for distilled agave spirits – tequila, mezcal – is global. But that's a recent footnote to the profound human bond with agave. For 10,000 years, from present-day Mexico to West Texas and Arizona, agaves were a foundation of survival. They were also a cornerstone of culture. ...…
 
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