Nevada 150 events scheduled Nevada Day weekend

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CARSON CITY — Many celebrations are scheduled throughout the Silver State over Nevada Day weekend. These Nevada 150 events celebrate all things Nevada and help bring awareness to the 150th Anniversary of Statehood. The following events are held Oct. 31 through Nov. 2. Join together in song with Gov. Brian Sandoval, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, […]

NMA’s arts and flowers luncheon is Wed., Nov. 5, 2014

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The Nevada Museum of Art today announced the 33rd annual “Arts & Flowers Luncheon,” scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Presented by the Volunteers in Art (VIA), the Arts & Flowers Luncheon is a festive social event where attendees will enjoy a meal […]

Reno Little Theater presents John Logan’s “Red” in American Sign Language


Reno Little Theater (RLT) is committed to making live theater accessible to everyone in Northern Nevada. The theater is proud to once again offer American Sign Language interpreted performances for the deaf community at RLT. The first ASL-interpreted performance will be for John Logan’s Red on Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. There will be […]

Danish artist Nes Lerpa at Silver City event October 25

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This Saturday, October 25, there will be an opportunity to meet internationally known Danish artist Nes Lerpa and to view some of his newest works of art during a pop-up show and lecture about abstraction in the 21st Century. The free event takes place at the Silver City School House, 385 High Street, in Silver […]

Weekend workshop introduces the art of being present (sponsored)


Anyone interested in living a more meaningful life can find out this weekend about the useful tools Breema offers for moving in that direction. The Breema Center will present two events, open to all, at the Reno Buddhist Center’s Hiroma Hall. On Friday, October 24, a free “Experience Breema” evening from 7-8:30pm introduces people to […]

Arts group’s big plans for Silver City

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Last winter, after a lively Arts Townhall meeting with the Nevada Arts Council, residents were inspired to form the Silver City Arts group. The group’s first exhibition is an official Signature Event of the Nevada Sesquicentennial. The Silver City Fine Arts Exhibition on Friday, October 31 includes nationally known artists who are also long time […]

Eureka art show a success at the Court House Gallery


EUREKA — Reno painter Erik Holland says he came to Eureka to “paint the town” over several recent visits, concluding with a show and sale on Saturday, October 11. Twenty-five of Holland’s Eureka canvases were hung in the Court House Gallery on Main Street, six were sold at the artisty’s reception on opening day. “I’ve […]

Wild and Scenic Film Festival on tour today at NMA


WHEN: Saturday, October 18, 2014, 10:30 am to 7 pm WHERE: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 West Liberty Street, Reno, Nevada WHAT: Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Tour. Enjoy six different sessions of more than 20 independent films from the 2014 Wild & Scenic Film Festival celebrating wilderness, wildness, the great outdoors, culture, and […]

Sesquicentennial honoring reception for the 1964 Centennial Indian Princesses

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Fifty years ago, Aloha Callac-Jones was one of 22 women from throughout the state to compete in a traditional Indian princess pageant to celebrate Nevada’s 100th birthday. She won the crown in 1964 and when the state celebrates its 150th birthday, Callac-Jones will be here. She will travel from her home in Florida to join […]

Nevada arts fellow Sarah Lillegard to teach free workshop on natural dye Saturday


The touch and feel of art, in the traditions of handcrafted Western quilters and craftsmen, are the catalyst for the works Sarah Lillegard. A Nevada Arts Council 2015 Visual Arts Fellow. Lillegard uses fibers embroidery and photo transfers to focus on belonging, self and faith. Saturday, Oct. 18, Lillegard hosts a free workshop to teach […]