“Emerging Artists of the Comstock” exhibit opens Thursday

The new exhibit “Emerging Artists of the Comstock” opens Thursday, June 28, at the Dayton Valley Community Center. Pictured here, a visitor reads the catalog for an art exhibit. Photo by Alex Knudson, used with permission.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE DAYTON–In the art world, one never knows when the next Michelangelo, Renoir or Frida Kahlo will appear. That’s part of the appeal of an event like “Emerging Artists of the Comstock” that opens Thursday, June 28, at the Dayton Valley Community Center. The show features artwork of young artists of the Comstock […]

Holland Project’s “Lucky Draw” winner-take-all raffle features thousands in prizes

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HOLLAND PROJECT NEWS RELEASE The Holland Lucky Draw is a winner-take-all raffle extravaganza that directly benefits Holland Project’s all-ages programming efforts for teens and young adults in the Truckee Meadows. Lucky Draw (formerly known as Blaffle Pop) is one of Holland’s biggest fundraising events, with a goal this year of raising $10,000.  All proceeds directly […]

Sierra School of Performing Arts presents 2012 Summer Performing Arts Camps

Session # 1: “Elective” Theatre Arts Camp June 18-22, 2012   9A-3P daily Performance Friday, June 22 @ 2pmBm Offering workshops in improvisation, musical theater, audition, comedy, movement and more for students grades 4th – 12th   Session # 2: Triple Threat Performance Camp July 30-Aug. 3, 2012 9A-3P daily Performance Friday, Aug. 3 @ 2pm A “Triple […]

Local students win awards in Congressional Art Competition

Dayton High School art teacher Malaynia Wick (right) is pictured here with Congressman Mark Amodei. Wick encouraged her students to submit their  art to Congressman Amodei's  art competition. Quest Lakes of Healthy Communities Coalition (left) was one of the four judges. photo by Mary Ellen Horan, used with permission.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Nevada high school students submitted an outstanding collection of their art in hopes of winning an award in the 2012 Congressional Art Competition for the 2nd Congressional District sponsored by Congressman Mark Amodei.  At the reception for the students who submitted entries at the VSA Lakes Mansion in Reno, the  congressman spent […]

NMA: Only West Coast venue showing “Edward Burtynsky: Oil” photographs

Spring/Summer feature exhibition opens next weekend at the Nevada Museum of Art – Edward Burtynsky: Oil – featuring 50 large-scale photographs that examine the production, distribution, use and effect of oil on our lives and the environment. Online at: http://www.nevadaart.org/exhibitions/detail?eid=202   *This is the only West Coast venue to show this collection of photographs WEEKEND […]

Nevada Humanities Presents “Nevada Humanities Chautauqua 2012: Saints and Sinners”

Nevada Humanities celebrates the 21st anniversary of the Nevada Humanities Chautauqua festival, June 25-28, at the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno. Explore the lives of legendary characters such as Robert E. Lee, Benedict Arnold, Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, Eleanor Roosevelt, Malcolm X, and George Wallace. Also […]

Poetry Slam champ comes to The Holland Project May 22

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HOLLAND PROJECT NEWS RELEASE Buddy Wakefield, the two-time Individual World Poetry Slam Champion featured on NPR, the BBC and HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, is performing Tuesday at The Holland Project. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is all ages. The door price is $7. Wakefield recently signed to Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Records. In […]

Nevada Museum of Art Events – June 2012

FEATURE EXHIBITION AND EVENTS Edward Burtynsky: Oil June 9 – September 23 Edward Burtynsky: Oil is an examination of one the most important subjects of our time by one of the most respected and recognized contemporary photographers in the world. Over 15 years, Burtynsky traveled internationally to chronicle the production, distribution, and use of this critical […]

TMCC hosts Spring Architecture Exhibit to display students’ projects

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TMCC NEWS RELEASE WHAT:                 TMCC architecture students will host a four-day Spring Architecture Exhibit to showcase completed projects. First-year students have the opportunity to develop and construct architectural designs based on the increasing need for adaptable architecture and flexibility in design. After constructing their concepts, students will then live in their self-designed habitats throughout […]

Artown announces this year’s schedule

ARTOWN NEWS RELEASE Now in its 17th year, Artown is held annually during the month of July in Reno. This year the event features nearly 500 events throughout the month including more than 100 workshops and more than 33 ongoing events. Artown 2012 fact sheet Artown 2012 schedule

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