Cowboy humorist Baxter Black to perform May 2 at Carson Valley Inn

Baxter Black, America’s premier cowboy humorist, will perform at 7 p.m. May 2 in the Valley Ballroom at the Carson Valley Inn, U.S. 395 in Minden. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for this event, which kicks off the 2013 Genoa Cowboy Festival. Tickets for the Baxter Black concert cost $30 and are available at the […]

Bike Project hosts 7th annual We HeART Bikes art show


RBP NEWS — The Reno Bike Project (RBP) 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 at 140 Vesta Street in Reno on April 6 starting with a reception at 6pm. Live music, food and drinks […]

Sheppard Contemporary presents Two by Land


SHEPPARD CONTEMPORARY NEWS RELEASE – Sheppard Contemporary is proud to present Two by Land, a two-person painting exhibition featuring the work of Nicole Donnelly and Katherine Sandoz who explore the notion of reimagined landscapes. Working within a long tradition of American landscape painting, Donnelly and Sandoz create colorful and abstract interpretations of real or imaginary […]

Moana Nursery announces great backyard bird count photo contest winners


MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE – In honor of the Great Backyard Bird Count, Moana Nursery held a photo contest for bird watchers throughout the month of February.  The winning photos were Glen Petersen’s “Cedar Waxwings Meet at Top of Fountain,” Nancy Kilian’s “Bluebird,” and Pat Harmsworth’s “Camouflaged Owl.” The three winners were awarded an EcoClean […]

Lara Alberti’s artwork featured at Nevada Legislature’s LXS Gallery March 18 to April 5

Lara Alberti, Entrance, mixed media, 2010

Reno artist Lara Alberti is the latest to be featured at the Nevada Legislature in the Legislative Exhibition Series gallery in Carson City.  Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and adjacent to the Caucus Deli, the LXS space displays Alberti’s series “Time Frame” March 18 through April 5.  Managed by the Artist Services Program […]

Nevada Museum of Art offers ‘Voces’ exhibit, April events

The Nevada Museum of Art features the exhibit “Voces y Visiones: Highlights from the Collection of El Museo del Barrio, New York” this April, as well as offering several special events. The “Voces y Visiones” exhibit features more than 50 objects, including sculpture, painting, prints, photographs, and mixed media installations addressing themes such as identity […]

Indie Reno gives Wildflower Village Gallery a fresh look: Open house weekend March 15-16


INDIE RENO NEWS The Wildflower Village Gallery in Reno, Nevada, has housed local artists for over a decade. Now, under the management of Shelly Jackson and local artisan guild Indie Reno, the former motel is getting a modern makeover. Six rooms are now open and showcase local artists and craftsmen offering original art and gifts […]

“The Work of Artists” brings hand-crafted saddle art presentation to Nevada Legislature

Russ murray custom saddle

NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Western culture depicted in the art of hand-crafted leather saddles and ranch tack comes to the Nevada Legislature as part of the program, “The Work of Artists.” Washoe Valley saddle-maker Russ Murray, who specializes in custom handmade saddles and more for ranch work, cutting or working cow horses, […]

TEDx University’s – Think Kindness (video)

Think Kindness is the third video installation of This Is Reno’s TEDx University profile, description provided by Miriam Hodgman. Think Kindness features the thoughtful storytelling of Brian Williams, University of Nevada alumnus, as he shares a novel idea to track the ripples of positivity generated by indiscriminate acts of kindness. Want to live forever? Live a life worth remembering recommends Brian Williams, […]

Why Taiwan Matters, an exhibition set to open on March 4 at the Metro Gallery

Invitiation Photo Taiwan

CITY OF RENO NEWS Come explore Taiwan’s way of life and the country’s unique influences around the world through a series of photo-essays entitled, Why Taiwan Matters. On display at the Metro Gallery (Lobby of City Hall, 1 East First Street, Reno), the 34-photo exhibition introduces Taiwan’s vitality and creativity with snapshots of life on […]

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