Nevada 150 events held throughout June

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The Silver State has many events scheduled throughout the month of June. The events help celebrate all things Nevada and bring awareness to the state’s 150th anniversary of statehood. Special Events June 16- June 28: Historic Truckee River Walking Tour Tuesday, June 17 | 6pm A stroll along the Truckee River from McKinley Arts and […]

Pies and Picasso benefit events at Z Pie

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Who wouldn’t love to drink wine and paint? Don’t know how to paint like Picasso? No problem! Join Picasso and Wine for a painting class, where you’ll put your creativity to work. With hosted paints, brushes and guided support, you’ll be painting away in no time. You’ll also be able to customize your glass before […]

BELIEVE it or not: Burning Man sculpture travels from Playa to Plaza

'BELIEVE' Burning Man art installment by Jeff Schomberg on display until July 14 in City Plaza. IMAGE: City of Reno.

By Vega Until July 14, you can come see the art of the desert blossom outside of city hall plaza. The word sculpture BELIEVE, part of a ongoing word series produced by local artist Jeff Schomberg, has displayed for several seasons out on the playa. Schomberg and fellow artist Laura Kimpton create the large steel […]

25 events planned for the Fourth at Lake Tahoe

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INCLINE VILLAGE –With five weeks and counting, Board members of the 8th annual Red White and Tahoe Blue festival are fine-tuning the details and focusing on quality and commemoration throughout the festival’s 25 events that are scheduled for July 3 – 5, 2014. “We took a good hard look at what we needed to do […]

Doris Duke exhibit opens with lecture at NMA

Thomas Mellings and Donald Albrecht

On Friday, May 30, 2014, the theater at the Nevada Museum of Art was filled with arts enthusiasts awaiting the Doris Duke: Shangri La premiere talk with Thomas Mellings and Donald Albrecht. Mellings and Albrecht, both curators with the Museum of the City of New York, have collaborated on a number of projects for many […]

Public can comment through July 15 on Nevada’s arts needs, vision via online survey

Comment on Nevada's arts and cultural needs at nac.nevadaculture.org. Click on the link to the Nevada Arts Council survey. Photo provided by NAC.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Anyone who wants to provide comments or share thoughts about the state’s arts and cultural needs can do so through July 15 through the Nevada Arts Council’s new online survey. Information gathered from the surveys and from town meetings will be used to update the NAC’s Values & Vision strategic plan. The […]

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

Rock City Posters in Midtown

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. […]

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