VIDEO: “Girl Rising” screening June 6 at UNR

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Two local charities are teaming up with the University of Nevada, Reno to bring the movie Girl Rising to Reno on June 6, 2013 at 7pm. The film will be screened at the University of Nevada, Reno Community Health Sciences Auditorium. Tickets are available for purchase at www.thinkkindness.org/girl-rising. When: June 6, 2013. Doors open at […]

Last week in review: What’s hot on ThisIsReno.com May 19-25

UPDATED: Stabbing Leaves One Deceased On Sunday, May 19, 2013 at approximately 0114 hours, Reno police were summoned to the parking lot in the 5000 block of S. McCarran Blvd. on the report of a fight. Upon their arrival, several people were seen leaving in several vehicles. Further investigation revealed that several people were involved […]

Crafter’s fair showcases local handmade creations in June

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NORTHERN NEVADA CRAFTERS ASSOCIATION NEWS RELEASE – On May 24, the newly formed organization, the Northern Nevada Crafters Association, will be holding its first local, handmade craft faire June 8 and 9, at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in the West parking lot. The family-friendly event will feature local artists from Northern Nevada and California and live […]

Duality of existence explored by Nevada Arts Council’s current featured artist – Reno’s Ricardo Olvera

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NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE – Work by Reno artist Ricardo Olvera is featured as part of the LXS, Legislative eXhibition Series, May 20 to June 7. The LXS Gallery is in the Nevada Legislature on the first floor across from the Caucus Deli, 401 S. Carson St, Carson City, and is open to the public, Monday to Friday, […]

McQuay offers free public workshop to harness creativity with words and art

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NCOT NEWS — Tracy McQuay, a recipient of a 2013 Nevada Arts Council Artist Fellowship in Literary Arts, is hosting a hands-on workshop for those interested in tapping the creativity within. During “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” McQuay will guide participants through the creative process using words and art at a free public event at 10:30 a.m. […]

Kids’ art class offered at Sierra Arts

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SIERRA ARTS NEWS — The Sierra Arts Foundation introduces Miss Annie’s Art Class for ages 6 and up in its gallery at 17 South Virginia Street, #120 in downtown Reno. The class will take place on the first Saturday of every month from 1-4pm and instruction will center around the current exhibition in the gallery. Instructor Annie McKissick will take […]

Hands/ON! on second Saturday – Barrio block party at the NMA

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Hands/ON! on Second Saturday – **BARRIO BLOCK PARTY Saturday, June 8 / 10 am – 4 pm Join the Museum for a blow-out Summer kick-off block party as we celebrate the exhibition Voces y Visiones! Enjoy a free day at the Museum with hands-on art projects, face-painting and live performances – including Voces artist Miguel […]

The Sierra School of Performing Arts invites you to murder mayhem, a casting call, and performance camp

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SIERRA SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS NEWS RELEASE – Sierra School of Performing Arts brings murder, mystery and mayhem to the stage with their fast-paced comedy “The Dinner Party!”  This crazy comedy is set at a soiree in a millionaire mogul’s mansion which turns deadly. The question becomes who murdered the host? The show runs May 17-18, […]

Good Luck Macbeth hosts Sing-A-Long Soiree

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GOOD LUCK MACBETH THEATRE NEWS RELEASE – Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company introduces a new movie series, Sing-A-Long Soiree, screening movie musicals from every era. This month’s feature will be the 1971 classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder on May 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. Audiences are encouraged to sing, clap, and laugh […]

New Lincoln County rock art finds celebrated at Nevada State Museum May 23

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Something very old is something really new at the Nevada State Museum. To celebrate Archeological Awareness and Historical Preservation Month in May, the museum’s Frances Humphrey lecture series hosts archaeologist Mark Giambastiani, who will share new Nevada discoveries of artifacts dating at least 10,000 years old. His presentation “Recent Rock Art and Archaeological Discoveries in […]

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