Category Archives: Art

Life In A Small Town

The AmarilloAlternativeNews Official Christmas Wish is for people to talk to each other in person this holiday. This blog endorses the idea of talking to people in person. What a great occasion to do so! It’s the holidays. Christmas, if … Continue reading

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Artist Call/ Amarillo Museum of Art Open

From their Facebook page: The AMoA Open is a unique initiative designed to give artists of all ages and levels of experience an opportunity to exhibit their work in a museum setting. It is open to any artist working in … Continue reading

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Standing Up to Terrorism in Richardson

In response to the Sony hack, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, TX decided to show a film about Kim Jong Il, a 2004 satirical documentary instead of The Interview. Scheduled for December 27th, Team America has a good … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

(Art. Over on Glasstire.com.) http://glasstire.com/2014/12/11/my-life-with-amarillo-ramp/

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London’s Lost Female Subcultures of the Eighties

From Dangerous Minds: Not news but, there was a reign of girls in power (over themselves) in London in the 80’s. This needs to come back everywhere. Women should just go have their own gangs and subcultures. Yay, rebellious subgroups! … Continue reading

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4 Fabulous Places to See Art in Amarillo

Like the music scene here, the art scene has some very solid work in some very well-run art spaces. One good way to pass the time on a first Friday or a Saturday afternoon: spend it gallery-hopping at these places. … Continue reading

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Documentary will focus on Marsh 3’s unusual art | Amarillo Globe-News

Instead of a documentary that discusses Stanley Marsh’s illegal actions and scandals, this documentary strives to highlight the art and artists that he hired. In my humble opinion, the people who created the art that made Marsh famous never got … Continue reading

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The NYTimes on Stanley Marsh

From June 23rd: Stanley Marsh, Cadillac Rancher, Dies at 76, Shadowed by Charges By BRUCE WEBER JUNE 23, 2014 Stanley Marsh, the proudly eccentric and locally prominent millionaire who was best known for commissioning the public art project known as … Continue reading

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Is There Archie After Death?

Archie dies. It’s kind of awesome. Postmortem greatness. It’s a spinoff comic. It’s literally cultural post-postmodernism. Is the afterlife? I thought Archie would live forever. Either it’s true that Archie is now cult fodder or it means that we’re all … Continue reading

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Texas Observer Annual Short Story Contest

Also open to writers outside of Texas. It’s Story Time!   The rules for the annual Texas Observer Short Story Contest contain a clause that reads, “No restriction on genre; entries with a Texas setting or theme are encouraged.” Writers … Continue reading

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