Laura Jackson Will Lead The Reno Philharmonic Into Its 50th Year

Laura-Jackson

Renowned Music Director Laura Jackson has signed on to conduct the Reno Philharmonic for another four years, beginning with the upcoming Classix Series celebrating their 50th anniversary. “I am honored and thrilled to lead the Reno Philharmonic through its golden anniversary season,” Jackson said. “This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the vision of those […]

Local Band Launches Kickstarter to Record Album

The Novelists

Beloved local band The Novelists are launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise $25,000 so they can record their third studio album, produce a corresponding music video, and do the marketing necessary for the album to be a success. The Novelists is made up of four talented singers, musicians, and songwriters: Joel Ackerson, Eric Andersen, Zack […]

Businesses Find Ways to Thrive During Bridge Construction

Virginia-Street-Bridge-Construction (3 of 6)

A new Virginia Street Bridge is currently being constructed in Downtown Reno to replace the existing one that has been there for more than a century. While this endeavor will produce a new crossing point at the Truckee River that is structurally sound and aesthetically pleasing, existing businesses have been forced to develop new methods of driving […]

June 21 Arts and Culture Roundup

Carine McCandless and The Wild Truth

Join Carine McCandless and Sundance Books and Music for an evening of discussing her memoir, The Wild Truth, and remembering her brother Chris. The Wild Truth tells the story of Carine’s brother Chris who gave away his savings and hitchhiked to Alaska, where he starved to death. This poignant memoir tells Carine’s own self-discovery journey […]

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Expands Season

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, whose stage is nestled against the shores of Lake Tahoe at Sand Harbor, will be home to two main stage productions this summer: Romeo and Juliet and The Fantasticks, which currently holds the record for the world’s longest running musical. The shows will rotate Tues.-Sun. at 7:30 p.m. each night. […]

Arts and Culture Roundup: June 18, 2015

Dave Eggers' Insufferable Throne of God

Start your weekend off right at Sundance Books and Music. On Friday, June 19, join moderator Alicia Barber and panelists Gayle Brandeis and Karyn Wikander for the June Salon: Into the Wild — Journeys in the Wilderness in Literature and Film. The discussion will look at wilderness voyages and how they shape the identity of […]

New River Walk Mural To Beautify Virginia St. Bridge Construction

Sierra Arts Foundation Logo

Ten students involved in the Sierra Arts Foundation’s Public Art Works project will be painting a mural on the construction barriers lining the Riverwalk on South Virginia St. Starting June 23, local artists Pan Pantoja and Ray Valdez will guide students on a colorful mural design that will stand until reconstruction of the Virginia Street […]