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Cocktail reception and an evening of performance with: 

Riley O’Bryan, Jennie Lyn Hamilton, and Nalu Gruschkus & Ryann Bosetti

Saturday, July 2, 2016 


Crowley Theater



On Saturday, July 2, Marfa Live Arts presented Beyond the Box, an evening of performance in three acts at the Crowley Theater. In its second year, Marfa Live Arts’ Beyond the Box featured the talent of Marfa artists and artists from the region. 


Patrons were invited to view “A Cool Dry Place,” a new durational performative sculpture by Riley O’Bryan during a cocktail reception in the theater lobby sponsored by Pura Vida Tequila. At 8:30p, Jennie Lyn Hamilton performed “NOOS (No One Owns Space),” a piece that looks at the night sky and space through film, music, and movement. The evening concluded with "U Got the Look: A Tribute 2 Prince" presented by Nalu Gruschkus and Ryann Bosetti of Koa Nichole Choreography Co. which included a short film written and narrated by Gruschkus.


The annual Beyond the Box program launched in 2015 with a showcase that featured a film by David Fenster & Laura Copelin, performance by Gretchen Lee Coles, and concert with Diamond Hymen (with Moritz Landgrebe, Dione Acosta, Richard Covarrubias, and Ryan Penland.) 


Beyond the Box is a free event honoring a diverse range of local talent premiering a new work. 


Produced by Jennie Lyn Hamilton and JD DiFabbio with the support of Cate Cole Schrim. 

Artist Photos: Jennie Lyn Hamilton

Artist Photos: Riley O'Bryan with tumbleweed

Artist Photos: Ryann Bosetti (left) and Nalu Gruschkus (right)

Marfa Live Arts and Beyond the Box are generously supported by the 2016 Season Sponsors and the City of Marfa. In-kind support provided by Pura Vida Tequila. Graphic design by Yoseff Ben-Yehuda.  Special thanks to Jessica Allen, Julie Bernal, Big Bend Sentinel, Tim Crowley and Rob Crowley of Crowley Theater, Mayor Dan Dunlap, Suzi Gruschkus, Susan Kirr, Tim Hodgin, Minerva Lopez, Mandy Roane of Marfa Public Library, Marfa Public Radio, Robert Saltonstall, Dan Shiman, Gory Smelley of Marfa Recording Co., Sarah Vasquez, and Cory Van Dyke

CREDITS: From main page: Riley O’Brian walking amongst Judd’s concrete boxes, photo by Anna Su. Jennie Lyn Hamilton. Nalu Gruschkus (right) & Ryann Bosetti (left), photo by Cate Schrim. Riley O’Bryan, photo by Cory Van Dyke.

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