Best marfa podcasts we could find (Updated October 2017)
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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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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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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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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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In honor of Colombus Day, this week Lonn Taylor discusses the explorer's greatest biographer Harvard history professor Samuel Eliot Morison and the expedition that inspired his work.
 
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Rambling Boy from Marfa Public Radio
 
Before smartphones and Skype, analog phones were the only means of communicating to the outside world. On this episode of Rambling Boy, Lonn Taylor takes us back to the good ol' days of the (mostly) sturdy and reliable analog phone.
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk we hear from the Kitchen Sisters, Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva. Together the two have created hundreds of stories for public broadcast. Most recently, they made "The HiddenWorld of Girls", a series on NPR that explores the lives of girls and the women they become. The Kitchen Sisters are also involved in educa ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk we hear from the Kitchen Sisters, Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva. Together the two have created hundreds of stories for public broadcast. Most recently, they made "The HiddenWorld of Girls", a series on NPR that explores the lives of girls and the women they become. The Kitchen Sisters are also involved in educa ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
Stephanie LeMenager is a professor of English and environmental studies at the University of Oregon. She writes about energy, climate, culture, and the role of the arts and humanities. Despite growing up in an oil family, LeMenager went on to become an environmentalist who holds a nuanced perspective of the role oil has played in American ident ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
Jon Barela is with the Borderplex Alliance, a group that works to promote the business and economic development of the southwest border region. Previously, Barela served as New Mexico's Economic Development Secretary. Today, his work with the Borderplex Alliance seeks to champion the border region -- specifically, southern New Mexico, El Paso, ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, a conversation and in-studio performance from musician, artist, and poet Ramona Rose. Originally from upstate New York, Ramona came Texas via Joshua Tree, California, with intent to help with Hurricane Harvey relief - she ended up in Marfa after meeting some people in El Paso who told her it was a good place ...…
 
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insearchofamerica's podcast
 
I was shocked as I drove into Marfa, Texas! But The McDonald Observatory, and Alpine, Texas blew me away!
 
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insearchofamerica's podcast
 
I was shocked as I drove into Marfa, Texas! But The McDonald Observatory, and Alpine, Texas blew me away!
 
Harley Tallchief splits his time between running an oil rig in Odessa, creating ornate beaded sculptures, and practicing traditional Native American dance. Originally from the Cattaraugus Reservation in New York, Tallchief found himself in Odessa after running out of money on his way to California for a job opportunity. Since then, he's continu ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, we hear from Gabriel Diaz Montemayor. He’s an assistant professor of landscape architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Recently, Montemayor wrote an editorial calling for a revitalization of the border's landscape. He argues this could lead to increased security and would provide benefits to both s ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, Guest host Tim Johnson sits down with legendary clothier, textile designer, and collector, Andrea Aranow. Aranow has created fashion and studied textiles since the late 1960's creating pieces of clothing for a long list of well-known clients, including Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis - She has traveled and lived ...…
 
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Rambling Boy from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this week's episode of Rambling Boy, Lonn sheds light on the controversial and disputed legacy of Mexican Revolutionary Pancho Villa. This seemingly omnipresent Mexican hero (or thug depending on who you talk to) is also an important figure in the history of Texas, with a number of ties to the city of El Paso.…
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, we sit down with Orlando Riddick, the new superintendent of the Midland Independent School District. Orlando shared his thoughts on managing the district's relationship with the business community, improving education outcomes and how to mitigate the effects of Texas' so-called Robin Hood plan. Hosted by Caro ...…
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Dr. Robert Brescia discusses how UTPB's John Ben Shepperd Leadership Institute is training the next generation of leaders. The institute recently launched the Crisis Leadership and Learning Center, which allows students to participate in computer simulations of real-life crises, such as 9/11, Benghazi and the ...…
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, we sit down with Orlando Riddick, the new superintendent of the Midland Independent School District. Orlando shared his thoughts on managing the district's relationship with the business community, improving education outcomes and how to mitigate the effects of Texas' so-called Robin Hood plan. Hosted by Caro ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
Betty Alex first came to the Big Bend on a road trip in 1969. She says on that drive, "I got out of the car and looked south from Persimmon Gap at the Chisos Mountains in the distance... I said, 'That's it. That's where I want to be.' And it took me eleven years to get back. But I did." She ended up working at Big Bend National Park for over th ...…
 
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Our Americana
 
We close off season 3 with updates. Updates on past guests, updates on Josh, and previews for his other podcasts. Updates on: Benny - Salem , Oregon Brit Webb - Marfa, Texas Rosie & Kate - Chincoteague, Virginia Rabia & Jenn - City Island, New York Eugene Amos - Gold River, British Columbia Previews for Josh's other shows: PLAYLIST, Season 1 Th ...…
 
On this episode of Rambling Boy, Lonn explains why "the backyard chicken coop is an American tradition as old as the Pilgrims and apple pie." Learn about the America's history of hen houses and about a unique industry formed around egg-laying.
 
On this segment of West Texas Talk, Lorne Matalon speaks with two leading energy scientists, Dr Todd Davidson and Dr Joshua Rhodes, both based at the University of Texas at Austin's Energy Institute. The interdisciplinary institute is comprised of scholars and researchers who focus on the economics and technology of energy. Rhodes was a lead in ...…
 
Judd Foundation’s Co-president, Rainer Judd, and director of the Borderlands Research Institute, Dr. Louis Harveson, discuss land stewardship in West Texas. Dr. Harveson will speak at the foundation's upcoming "Ranch Day" on Sunday, September 10 at Casa Perez. Casa Perez is one of three Judd Ranch homes – located south of Marfa off of Ranch Roa ...…
 
Glen Aaron is a former attorney turned writer who organizes the Permian Basin Writers' Workshop. His most recent work is The Curse of Sacerdozio, a judiciary tale loosely inspired by former Justice Antonin Scalia's death at Cibolo Creek. In this episode, Aaron talks about the workshop, his writing, and colorful personal history. The workshop wi ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On tonight's episode of West Texas Talk, we revisit our summer parks series, where we stopped by the state and national parks in our area. Our first stop on our West Texas tour takes us into the Permian Basin, where we head to Monahans Sandhills State Park. After that, we'll dive into the spring-fed waters of Balmorhea State Park, then visit th ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, a conversation with Brooklyn-based band, JD Samson and MEN. The group recently performed in Marfa as a part of the opening reception of Tierra. Sangre. Oro at Ballroom Marfa. The band's music speaks of "issues such as wartime economies, sexual compromise, and the demand for liberties through lyrical content a ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
We'd like to share the results of our July listener survey with you- our first ever! Listen to our West Texas Talk with General Manager Elise Pepple, Development Director Laurel Coniglio, Independent Producer Sally Beauvais, Rambling Boy Lonn Taylor, and listener Ekta Escovar. We'll be making some programming changes starting October 1 based on ...…
 
Photographer John Slaughter discusses his newest work, Marfa and the Mystique of Far West Texas. Slaughter explains how the book can provide some visual perspective in revealing Marfa's special qualities that can be difficult to understand. The photographs in the work include high desert landscapes, art installations, performers, local resident ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, a conversation with Presidio ISD Superintendent Dennis McEntire. Facing nearly $1 million in funding cuts, McEntire discusses budget priorities for his district, the expiration of Additional State Aid for Tax Reduction (ASATR) and the unique challenges of educating a remote, poverty-stricken district. Hosted ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, a conversation with Rafa Esparza, Beatriz Cortez, and Timo Fahler, some of the artists behind Tierra. Sangre. Oro. - the latest exhibit from Ballroom Marfa. For this project, adobe is central to the work. The exhibit addresses and excavates the history of colonialism, labor and economic value scales, queer cu ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this edition of West Texas Talk, a conversation with Rafa Esparza, Beatriz Cortez, and Timo Fahler, some of the artists behind Tierra. Sangre. Oro. - the latest exhibit from Ballroom Marfa. For this project, adobe is central to the work. The exhibit addresses and excavates the history of colonialism, labor and economic value scales, queer cu ...…
 
Our last summer special episode features our new friend and self-proclaimed binge listener Marcin! He's hot and sweaty in Marfa, Texas, and we're reminiscing on our sizzly days in the closet. Long-time listeners will know the terrors and tribulations we faced in the summer of 2015. And it seems to live on. Let's put it this way: there is STILL ...…
 
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Rambling Boy from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of The Rambling Boy, Lonn dives into the history of Texas fences. He explores everything from the barbed wire, or “bab wahr,” fencing that's ubiquitous across the state today to the ornate square picket fences popular in the 1890s.
 
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