Jerry Sleight art on display, for sale at Moana Nursery

Jerry Sleight. Image courtesy of Moana Nursery.

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Jerry Sleight is a thriving 91-year-old Reno resident who moved to Reno in 2007. He was born in Spokane and spent his youth in Washington and Oregon. He lived most of his life in San Francisco, where he worked as an architect. At the young age of 77, Sleight became interested […]

Birdies & Brushes raises more than $60,000 at art benefit

Thanks to the support of the community and renowned performance artist, Michael Israel, the Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation and Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum raised $64,000 during the Birdies & Brushes art auction March 21. Nearly 200 people attended the exclusive fundraiser for the two non-profit organizations including Barrick Gold of North America’s BeBe Adams, […]

Grand Sierra Resort puts artistic spin on monthly First Friday Festival

Local Artown artists to showcase their work at First Friday Grand Sierra Resort celebrates the First Friday of every month with a property wide celebration of food, entertainment, giveaways and music.  On Friday, April 6, the GSR has partnered with Artown to take on an artistic theme showcasing local artists and their work. The First […]

Artown Selects Local Artist and Welder for 17th Annual Festival Artwork

Local artist Montana Albitre was selected by Artown and a committee comprised of local arts representatives to create the signature look for the 17th annual Artown festival, held July 1-31 in Reno, Nev.  Each year Artown solicits local artists to submit their work for consideration and this year continued to prove the popularity of the honor […]

Gregory Euclide: Nature Out There opens March 24 at the Nevada Museum of Art

Artist Gregory Euclide’s intricately crafted sculptural works, on view at the Nevada Museum of Art March 24 through September 2, 2012, explore the tension between idealized, picturesque views of landscapes and actual experiences of being in nature. Using traditional methods of landscape painting combined with natural materials and found objects, Euclide constructs three dimensional encapsulated […]

BLM seeks comment on Burning Man’s 5-year permit


WINNEMUCCA — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Winnemucca District, Black Rock Field Office, is seeking comment on a Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Burning Man Event Special Recreation Permit for the 2012-2016 period.  The BLM will accept comments on the EA through April 16, 2012. Black Rock City LLC’s proposal for the 2012-2016 […]

New Dayton art exhibit, ‘Sky and Splendor,’ appeals to diverse interests

The new exhibit at the Dayton, Nevada Community Center appeals to all ages. Pictured here, 8 year old Ella Wick studies one of the photos in the exhibit. Photo by Alex Knudson

The new exhibit at the renovated Dayton Valley Community Center, “Sky and Splendor,” generated excitement and drew more than 200 visitors during its opening on March 10, 2012. The large crowd of art lovers lingered late, analyzing the works of Andrea Delfin, Malaynia Wick, Alex Knudson and Heather Knudson. Curated by Quest Lakes, the unconventional […]

April Museum Events: Films, Family Activities and Live Music

MUSEUM EVENTS LISTING – APRIL 2012 EXHIBITIONS Celebrate Art of the Tiffany Era – Three unique exhibitions open through May 20 The Tiffany family design legacy is celebrated in this unique mix of exhibitions featuring Louis Comfort Tiffany’s stained glass of the art nouveau era and a rare collection of Tiffany & Co.’s decorative firearms. […]

University to bring poet-soldier to community for art exhibit opening March 13

Free reading by Brian Turner and exhibit at University of Nevada, Reno part of many services offered to increasing student veteran population The University Veterans Coalition will host a poetry reading by Brian Turner, veteran of  Operation Iraqi Freedom and award-winning author of Here, Bullet (2005) and Phantom Noise (2010), at 6 p.m., March 13 in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center’s […]

The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Updated Entertainment Listing

An Evening with Peter Frampton Frampton Comes Alive 35 Tour 9:00pm Friday, March 16 Grand Theatre Tickets range from $45-$85 Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16 he was lead singer and guitarist for British teen band the Herd.  At 18 he co-founded one of the first […]

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