Nevada Arts Council awards grant funding statewide

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Arts Council Board has approved 120 grants for a total of $609,623 in support of arts programs and projects to enhance communities statewide. The NAC’s Arts Learning grants, Project Grants and Partners in Excellence Grants for fiscal year 2015 went to nonprofit organizations and public institutions in 10 Nevada […]

“Cultural Resource Inventory” seeks input from all Comstock region artists and performers

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The four communities of the Comstock region received good news last week. The Nevada Arts Council awarded a “Circuit Rider” consultancy of $3,500 through Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey to help fund a Cultural Resources Inventory. A workgroup of volunteers from each of the towns is gathering surveys for the Inventory. The Nevada […]

VIDEO: Rock City Posters opens in Midtown

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Rock City Posters opened yesterday in Midtown Reno with performances by the Saddle Tramps, DJ StaxofWax and Kevin Seconds. View the video below, or watch it at Youtube. The shop is 1286 S. Virginia St. Like them on Facebook.

“Musical Chairs” exhibition a meditation on economic crisis

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SIERRA ARTS FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE – The Sierra Arts Foundation proudly presents “Musical Chairs,” an exhibition of paintings by Berkeley artist Dean Hunsaker from June 4 through June 26, at its gallery in the historic Riverside, 17 South Virginia Street, in Reno. An artist reception will be held on Thursday, June 5, from 5 p.m. […]

“Nevada 150″ events celebrate all things Nevada in June

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Many events are scheduled throughout the Silver State in the month of June. These Nevada 150 events help celebrate all things Nevada and bring awareness to the state’s 150th Anniversary of Statehood. Join the Historic Reno Preservation Society for the University Historic District Walking Tour at 6 p.m. on June 3. Visit Morrill Hall, MacKay […]

Holland Project and Crush Hair Studio host fashion show

Holland Project Fashion-Show

The Holland Project and Crush Hair Studio are hosting an Album-Inspired Fashion Show on Saturday, June 7, 8:00 pm at the Holland Project, 140 Vesta St. The Holland Project’s first fashion show, Space for Space (outer-spaced themed), served as one of their first major fundraisers. This music-themed fashion show will focus on amateur designers with big […]

Nevada author Scott Neuffer to read from new collection of short stories

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Join Nevada author, Scott Neuffer, as he reads from his new collection of short stories, “Scars of the New Order,” on Wednesday, June 4, 6:30 pm at Sundance Books, 121 California Ave. Neuffer, a freelance writer, resides in Nev., with his wife Maria and son Andrés. He spent five years as a staff reporter for […]

An interview with Ellen Hopkins on the inaugural Great Carson City Lit Fest

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Popular author Ellen Hopkins is planning a new literary event for Northern Nevada: the Great Carson City Lit Fest, which will be held in Carson City June 6-8. Hopkins agreed to answer questions about the event by email for the Books in the City of Trembling Leaves blog. TL: The Great Carson City Lit Fest is […]

Washoe County invites public to submit photos for Home Means Nevada exhibit

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WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — Share your favorite Nevada photographs with thousands of Washoe County park visitors by entering Bartley Ranch Regional Park’s “Home Means Nevada” photography exhibit. Photographs will be displayed in the park’s Western Heritage Interpretive Center throughout the month of July. The family-friendly exhibit is free to the public and will be open […]

Nevada Museum of Art premieres Doris Duke’s Shangri La exhibition

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Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art Exhibition will be showcased at the Nevada Museum of Art starting May 31 through August 31, 2014. The thought-provoking and historic exhibition is traveling from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Reno. Objects from the Honolulu home of Doris Duke (1912- 1993), and new works by eight contemporary artists […]

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