Cowboy poets to recite at free event July 23 in Minden

MINDEN, Nev. — Cowboy poets Tony Argento and Ken Gardner will perform a free, outdoor show at 6 p.m. July 23 at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, 1450 Nevada state Route 88 in Minden. The show is part of the park’s storytelling series. Argento, known for his animated style, is the winner of the 2011 […]

Businesses welcome all to discover Dickerson Road

Get free tips on gardening and attracting beneficial insects, such as bees, from Cooperative experts Tuesdays, 6 – 8 p.m. at Washoe County’s Bartley Ranch Regional Park. Photo courtesy of Wendy Hanson Mazet, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.

Discover Dickinson Road on July 19 from 12-10 pm, artists and businesses are welcoming the public to explore what the road has to offer. Food trucks, music, art projects, performance art and yoga will be presented at the open house. Take Second Street west beyond Keystone Avenue and it turns into Dickerson Road. And if you […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Annual fashion show held at the Eldorado Hotel and Casino

Catherine Fernandez (model)

It’s 8 pm Saturday, July 12, an hour before the catwalk, there are models backstage who are anxiously preparing for showtime, applying finishing touches to their make-up and changing into the first of many outfits to be showcased on the runway. Each year Vanity Entertainment hosts the Reno Fashion Show, attracting fashion goers from the […]

PHOTO GALLERY: 24-hour mural marathon decorates Circus Circus

Rex Norman is First Place Winner of the 24-Hour Mural Marathon at Circus Circus Reno. Photo: Chris Vega.

By Vega View a slideshow below. Circus Circus was pleased to host the first annual 24-hour Mural Marathon Competition, in conjunction with Artown. Committee-selected artists submitted work to the casino/hotel for a chance to compete and display their mural art for a year, on seven panels on the east side of the casino near Topsy […]

Reno Little Theater expands staff

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As they enter their 80th Season, Reno Little Theater announces the expansion of its staff with two key roles. Joining the staff as the Director of Programs and Development is McKenzi Swinehart. Joining the staff as Technical Director is Chad Sweet. McKenzi returned to Nevada in May after spending a season at Tony Award winning […]

Runway show features Reno designers and models

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Vanity Entertainment & Artown present The Reno Fashion Show – Northern Nevada’s premier fashion event featuring local and international designers with 100+ models Saturday July 12 at the Eldorado Convention Center. All ages are welcome. The red carpet starts at 8 pm. Showtime is at 9 pm. Over 800 people experience The Reno Fashion Show annually. […]

Black Rock Desert to feature artist-in-residence exhibits

“Black Rock Canyon” by Judy Hilbish

GERLACH — From July 26 through August 9, 2014, the Bureau of Land Management invites the public to the inaugural exhibit of artwork by the Black Rock Desert Artists in Residence. The BLM Artist in Residence program promotes awareness through art of the exceptional places protected within the BLM’s National Landscape Conservation System. The program […]

Family series continues at Artown

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As Artown takes the stage for its 31-day celebration of arts and culture, KNPB joins the 19th annual edition of the nationally-renowned festival to present four weeks of free, family-friendly entertainment during its Monday night Family Series including Miss Rosa and Mr. Steve from PBS Kids. Beginning July 7, downtown Reno’s Wingfield Park, hosts families […]

Performing arts series tickets now on sale at UNR

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 The 2014-15 Performing Arts Series presented by the University of Nevada, Reno has yet another stellar season planned at a down-to-earth price. Bringing some of the finest performers in the world to Nightingale Concert Hall, the series is offering season ticket discounts for its package of five performances, for substantial savings over individual prices. The […]

Sierra School of Performing Arts performs new production of Fiddler on the Roof

Original Broadway Windowcard evoking the artwork of Marc Chagall, source of the title.

“Fiddler on the Roof” is among the greatest Broadway musicals for any number of reasons: a score without a single dud; rich, sturdy, funny characters who somehow reward with each revisit; a high-stakes story that not only blends the personal and religious but morphs before your eyes into a meditation on change” says Chris Jones […]

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