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Beyond the Kabob: A World of Mediterranean Cheese and Condiments

Tara Fass | Posted 12.16.2016 | Taste
Tara Fass

Gutsy Paola Calciori, an example of middle essence transformation was a pharmacist turned mostarda maker from Italy who revives her nona's recipes. "...

6 Incredible Places To Spend New Year's Eve

Joy Pecknold | Posted 12.17.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Not another house party or club night for New Year's Eve, please. For those seeking something more spectacular, herein my top six picks for out-of-the-ordinary celebrations to welcome 2016 -- from the longest day in Argentina to the one of the shortest in Iceland.

Zipora Fried's Marfa Contemporary Show Rises Like a Mirage From the Desert

MutualArt | Posted 11.20.2016 | Arts

Zipora Fried, Umibozu Trilogy, Part 1, 2015, HD Video (color, sound), 4:00 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and On Stellar Rays. Photo: Adam Reich. Wha...

Behind the Scenes: Michelle Mackey

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

I first met Michelle Mackey about a year ago while working on the set of Manhattan Love Story, a short-lived ABC romantic comedy. It was immediately apparent that Mackey was most pleased when we were creating a series of abstract paintings for the show's primary loft set.

How a Texan Becomes Cool in N.Y.C.

Sarah Enelow | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Sarah Enelow

Upon going home and doing some research, I learned that the minimalist artist Donald Judd fled the New York art scene for Marfa back in the '70s, and slowly established it as an arts destination that was now enjoying serious notoriety. But as a Texan myself, I had not gotten the memo.

Mallika Rao

I Went To Marfa, Texas, And All I Got Was This Lousy Case Study In Gentrification | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts

"Did you go to the Beyoncé place? Did you even do anything in Marfa?" -- Concierge at the Camino Real hotel in El Paso, January 2015. Image via Tumbl...

Travel Guide: The Art and Design (and Food and Drink) of Marfa, Texas

Sarah Stodola | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel
Sarah Stodola

Before minimalist artist Donald Judd arrived in the early 1970s, Marfa was a floundering former railroad stopover in the remote West Texas desert. He ...

Buck Johnston and Camp Bosworth, Owners of the Wrong Store in Marfa, Texas

Sarah Stodola | Posted 10.06.2014 | Style
Sarah Stodola

Buck Johnston and Camp Bosworth never planned to move to Marfa. And they never imagined that once they did, they'd end up owning a shop together. They...

8 Emerging Cultural Hot Spots You Need To Visit In Texas

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts

For better or worse, what was once a small annual gathering of alt-country nerds has grown into a circus that descends on Austin, Texas every March, k...

The World's Best Antiques Fair

Fathom | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel

Twice a year in spring and autumn, people flock to Round Top, Texas, for Antiques Week, a shopping extravaganza to rival the world's best. Here's a teaser of the best treasure-hunting experience in the world.

The Next (Or Next Next) Marfa?

Posted 08.03.2013 | Travel

Marfa, Texas, that small town in far West Texas, has long been known for its art-world, off-beat cool factor. There's the appropriate mix of kitsch an...

Donald Judd and Marfa

Hannah Hoel | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
Hannah Hoel

The crisp black lines on a set of Judd-designed teacups mirror the lines and circles of a corkscrew as well as patterning on an adjacent antique Iranian bowl, items intentionally arranged on a table downstairs.

The 'Best Little Festival' Is Back, Y'all!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

After a two year break, the acclaimed Marfa Film Festival has finally announced its return to the film festival circuit. Set for June of 2013, the...

Tour Diary: #3

Diamond Rings | Posted 12.25.2012 | Entertainment
Diamond Rings

People always ask if I have a favorite place to perform on tour and I honestly don't. Anywhere (even nowhere) can be special, and getting the opportunity to play some of the smaller American spots has only reaffirmed my opinion.

Marfa '12, A Trip to the Moon: A Weekend of Aliens and Astronauts

Alexander Adler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Over Memorial Day weekend, a select few eschewed beaches and mountains traversing through a barren wasteland to a Mecca in West Texas known as Ballroo...

The Donald Judd Effect: 'Marfa Voices'

Marina Cashdan | Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

This Saturday, New York's David Zwirner Gallery will host screenings of two documentary films about Donald Judd, in conjunction with an exhibition of his minimalist sculpture.