Grand Sierra Resort announces November events and entertainment

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Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) is the premiere destination for the biggest names in entertainment and regularly welcomes legendary performers, popular comedians, production shows, and more. Home to the country’s largest indoor stage, the Grand Theatre, and the 45,000 square-foot Summit Pavilion, GSR provides the best performances in Reno’s finest venues. To purchase show tickets, call 1-800-648-3568 or […]

TMCC and Nevada Museum of Art host Mixed Blessings Symposium

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Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) and the Nevada Museum of Art (Museum) have joined together to host the Mixed Blessings Symposium. The symposium, inspired by Lucy R. Lippard’s book, “Mixed Blessings, New Art in Multicultural America,” examines the cross-cultural process taking place in the work of contemporary Latino, Native, African and Asian-American artists.  The symposium […]

National Arts and Humanities Month honors arts contributions

Mandy Titolo competed in the 2012 Nevada Poetry Out Loud competition for high school students, one of Nevada’s many annual arts and humanities opportunities supported by the Nevada Arts Council.

For more than two decades, October has been recognized as National Arts and Humanities Month to recognize contributions made by the non-profit arts industries nationwide. Thousands of arts and cultural organizations, communities and states across the country, joined the White House and Congress in the proclamation that honors the more than $135 billion in total […]

Nevada poet Shaun T. Griffin reads from new collection of poems

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Nevada poet Shaun T. Griffin reads from his new collection of poems, This is What the Desert Surrenders, New and Selected Poems (Black Rock Press, 2012). Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno When: Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. About the Poet: Shaun T. Griffin is the co-founder and […]

September art galleries and exhibits on display at TMCC

Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) welcomes its next installment of art galleries and exhibitions which will be on display through Friday, Oct. 12. As the nearly monthlong exhibit commences, a special artist reception will be held from 3- 5 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Dandini Campus on the 3rd floor of the Red […]

Bartley Ranch Park asks public to submit photos for this year’s Sierra Autumn Exhibit

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Share your favorite fall photographs with thousands of Washoe County park visitors by entering Bartley Ranch Regional Park’s Sierra Autumn photography exhibit. Photographs will be displayed in the park’s Western Heritage Interpretive Center throughout the month of October. Visitors will be asked to vote for a “people’s choice” award and all participating photographers will be […]

DICE ’12 brings Charlie Lazor of FlatPak House and Blue Dot Furniture to Reno

The Nevada Museum of Art will host DICE ‘12, a collaborative event presented by local design organizations on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29, 2012. DICE ‘12 is a multi-disciplinary design conference in northern Nevada that celebrates and advocates the value of good design. DICE’s mission is to demonstrate that great design empowers individuals, […]

Two local performing arts non-profits join forces

Sierra School of Performing Arts is pleased to announce our 2012 -2013 schedule with an exciting new collaboration with Good Luck Macbeth, more acting classes, shows and camps! We hope you will join us! SPECIAL EVENT: COLLABORATION CELEBRATION An event for kids and parents to learn more about this groundbreaking collaboration of educational and children’s […]

Nevada Humanities hosts statewide community conversations in Sept.

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NEVADA HUMANITIES NEWS RELEASE As part of Nevada Humanities’ current strategic planning process, Nevada Humanities is hosting community conversations throughout the state and invites members of the public who are interested in contributing ideas to the future of Nevada Humanities to attend. Ideas provided at these meetings will help Nevada Humanities identify its potential and […]

TMCC launches new issue of literary magazine

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The newest issue of The Meadow is out. The Meadow is the annual literary magazine published by Truckee Meadows Community College.  It publishes both local and student work alongside national writers. The current issue can be found online (and hard copies can be found at the TMCC Dandini Campus) at www.tmcc.edu/meadow. The magazine’s reading submission period […]