Eight Nevada Artists Earn Arts Council Fellowships

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The Nevada Arts Council (NAC) recently selected eight artists for fellowship funding. Four were awarded grants of $5,000, three received honorable mentions worth $500 and one received a fellowship grant of $7,000. Panelists reviewed 68 applications and developed a list of recommendations, which the NAC board approved June 22, 2015 at public meetings held at […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Mural Marathon Winners Announced

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View a slideshow. Photos by Emmett Esnard. It was called a grueling 24 hours. Circus Circus’ 24-hour Mural Marathon wrapped up today at 10 am with four winners. There was cash for first ($2,000), second ($1,000) and third place ($500). Anthony Padilla won first place with his mural “Ascension.” Second place went to Bryce Chisholm […]

Crash Course For Kids This July: Learn to Speak French Like a Native

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SPONSORED POST This July, top French language coach, Marina Ridge, offers parents and home-schooled children a unique opportunity. She introduces parents of homeschoolers, to an 8-week program entitled “French Made Easy for Homeschoolers’. Parents get the chance to familiarize themselves with the course and ignite a love of languages to their child before committing to […]

A done deal, Obama to create “Basin and Range” monument | Las Vegas Review-Journal

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WASHINGTON — A vast sweep of rural Nevada marked by lonely desert valleys, craggy mountain ranges and both ancient and modern art will become the newest addition to the nation’s inventory of protected landscapes today. President Barack Obama will sign a proclamation designating the Basin and Range National Monument on 704,000 acres — 1,100 square […]

Climbing, Fitness, Yoga Gym Coming to Reno

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Mesa Rim Climbing and Fitness Center is opening an indoor climbing facility in Reno. The company is based in San Diego, operating two existing California facilities. The Reno building will feature a 25,000 square feet of top-roping, lead climbing and bouldering terrain, 50 foot climbing walls, a yoga studio, an array of fitness equipment and […]

VIDEO: Rock, Funk, Jazz and Reggae Band to Headline Sands Farmers Market July 9

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SPONSORED POST Brothers Gow, hailing from San Diego, combine rock, funk, jazz and reggae influences with thoughtful lyrics and deep grooves. They’ll perform Thursday, July 9 at the Sands Farmers’ Market and Summer Concert Series. Show-goers can expect a dynamic, guitar-driven sound with strong vocal harmonies and complex arrangements. This quintet has more than 500 […]

BLM: Burning Man yet to resolve health, safety issues

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Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal, BLM: Burning Man yet to resolve health, safety issues WASHINGTON – A month and a half before the scheduled start of this year’s desert festival, organizers of the annual Burning Man in Northern Nevada have yet to resolve more than 15 health and safety issues stemming from last year’s event, according […]