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 […]

Western ragtime duo to perform July 3 in Minden

CW and Mr. Spoons perform July 3 in Minden.

CW and Mr. Spoons will perform Western ragtime on guitar and on a musical contraption called the wonder bucket at 6 p.m. July 3 at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, 1450 Nevada state Route 88 in Minden. Their music is both a novelty and deeply reflective of American music roots, serving as a platform for stories […]

Art Walk Reno features more than than 100 artists in July

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First Thursday event happens July 3 in the Reno Arts District See the artwork of more than 100 artists in restaurants, galleries and businesses in the downtown Reno Arts District during Art Walk Reno. On July 3, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., local and regional artists will have art in 14 stops, between […]

Local author to read from second book in young adult series

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What: Local author Shaunta Grimes will give a reading and sign her latest novel Rebel Nation (Berkley Trade), the second book in her young adult series Viral Nation. When: Sunday, July 6, 3 – 4:30 pm Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno, NV 89509 Rebel Nation by Shaunta Grimes: Sixteen years ago, […]

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