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

Reno Bike Project to host 6th annual We HeART Bikes Art Show Saturday

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RBP NEWS RELEASE The Reno Bike Project hosts a fundraising art show every year to celebrate art and bike culture in the Truckee Meadows. This year, the show will be at the Holland Project on April 28 starting with a reception at 5 p.m. Live music, food and drinks will be provided at this family […]

Downtown theater and wine event May 6

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Join the young and young-hearted for a musical revue and after party May 6, 2012. The Good Luck Macbeth Classic Theatre Company presents “The World Goes ‘Round.” After the show, the Happy Hour Theatre Club is hosting an after party at West Street Wine Bar. WHO: The young and the young-at-heart are invited (21+). WHAT: […]

Variety of cultures celebrated this month at University

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UNR NEWS RELEASE Throughout April and May, the University of Nevada, Reno’s Center for Student Cultural Diversity hosts its Annual Intercultural Month (AIM), with more than 40 events scheduled that reflect and respect the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of students and faculty at the University. Events are planned in partnership with campus and community […]

Spotlight on Talent to showcase local singers, dancers, actors

SSPA NEWS RELEASE More than 15 Reno area thespians, triple threat performers and solo acts will take to the stage at Cargo @ CommRow to strut their stuff and share their swiggle during the inaugural “Spotlight on Talent” to benefit the performing arts efforts of Sierra School of Performing Arts.  The talent show takes place […]

Jerry Sleight art on display, for sale at Moana Nursery

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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 […]

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