A done deal, Obama to create “Basin and Range” monument | Las Vegas Review-Journal


WASHINGTON — A vast sweep of rural Nevada marked by lonely desert valleys, craggy mountain ranges and both ancient and modern art will become the newest addition to the nation’s inventory of protected landscapes today. President Barack Obama will sign a proclamation designating the Basin and Range National Monument on 704,000 acres — 1,100 square […]

BLM: Burning Man yet to resolve health, safety issues


Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal, BLM: Burning Man yet to resolve health, safety issues WASHINGTON – A month and a half before the scheduled start of this year’s desert festival, organizers of the annual Burning Man in Northern Nevada have yet to resolve more than 15 health and safety issues stemming from last year’s event, according […]

40-Percent Off Tickets to Reno Philharmonic 47th Season

David Calvert for the Reno Philharmonic

Now through July 31, the Reno Philharmonic is offering a 40 percent introductory discount for first-time season ticket purchasers in honor of their 47th Season and the 2015-16 Classix Series. This season will feature selections from Verdi, Handel, Beethoven, Gershwin, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, accomplished soloists, an original composition and a West Coast premiere between October 2015 and April […]

NV Energy Honored for Support of Nevada Artists

'07 Nevada POL winner Jake Reid, Douglas County winner Dominique Groffman, Eleanor Billington with the National Endowment for the Arts

A national arts organization, Americans for the Arts, has chosen NV Energy as one of the most active supporters of community arts. The selection was made as part of the Business Committee for the Arts and it only honors 10 U.S. companies a year. NV Energy is the first Nevada business to receive this recognition, […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Second Annual Mural Marathon Returns July 10th

24-Hour Mural Marathon at Circus Circus Reno. Photo: Chris Vega for ThisisReno.com.

Circus Circus Reno is hosting the second annual 24-hour Wall Mural Marathon in conjunction with Artown. Selected artists will paint individual murals on seven different panels on the exterior of the Circus Circus main building, facing Virginia Street. All murals will remain on display for a year and will serve to beautify the downtown area. […]

VIDEO: All About Artown’s People Project in Midtown

Midtown People Project

Artown’s People Project is up and running throughout Midtown. Check out all of the sculptures at local businesses, and watch the video below for more details on this first-time business-art collaboration. Artown is also sponsoring live concerts at the Stix, 700 South Virginia Street, every Sunday at 7 p.m. Get the schedule and details here.

July 5 Arts and Culture Roundup

leilani schweitzer

Sunday, July 5 Start your post-Fourth of July celebration with brunch at the Nevada Museum of Art. Judith Rocky will be performing from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at chez louie. Brunch is free and open to the public. Stay afterward for a guided tour of the museum at 1 p.m. The Full Monty is coming to […]