Biggest “Icons of NV” on a little canvas


Sierra Arts Foundation’s biannual Biggest Little Art Show, celebrating miniature format works since 1994, explores the concept of “Icons of NV” in this year’s exhibition. Running December 4 through January 3, the show features work from 40 artists representing, re-imagining, and rediscovering icons of Nevada using a playing card-sized canvas, board, or paper 2.25 by […]

Candy Cane Lane, other holiday events set for early December in Minden

MINDEN, Nev. — Candy Cane Lane, the Carson Valley Inn’s outdoor drive-through Christmas light display, will be open for nightly viewing starting Thanksgiving weekend. The light display in Minden is one of many holiday activities scheduled in early December in the Carson Valley; Carson Valley Inn is offering Christmas Kickoff Weekend Hotel Package Dec. 5, […]

Nevada Magazine covers mining’s past and present in the latest issue now on newsstands

The November/December issue of Nevada Magazine is on newsstands.

CARSON CITY — Nevada Magazine’s November/December 2013 issue, featuring former President Abraham Lincoln on the cover, now is available on newsstands throughout Nevada. In it are parallel feature stories: one about the logistics of modern mining in the state and a partner piece on Nevada’s mining history and how the innovative and lucrative Comstock Mining […]

Sundance Books to host brown bag with bestselling author Tupelo Hassman


SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: An intimate conversation and reading with Tupelo Hassman, bestselling author of Girlchild (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012). This is one of many events taking place in the community during “Nevada Reads” week. When/Where: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m., Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. About the Author: Tupelo Hassman’s […]

Author to share story of rowing across North Atlantic

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Author and adventurer Jordan Hanssen presents his memoir Rowing into the Son: Four Young Men Crossing the North Atlantic (Mountaineers Books, 2012). When/Where: Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m., Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. About Rowing Into the Son: On June 10, 2006, four college friends Dylan LeValley, […]

$2 million for Juvenile Drug Court Training


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JUVENILE AND FAMILY COURT JUDGES NEWS RELEASE – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) received a three-year $2 million grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) for the Juvenile Drug Court Training and Technical Assistance Program. “The NCJFCJ is delighted at this opportunity to […]

“Peanutcracker” opens December 6 – special version of the “The Nutcracker” designed for young children

Sierra Nevada Ballet Peanutcracker Holiday Show

SIERRA NEVADA BALLET NEWS RELEASE – The Sierra Nevada Ballet will present the popular “Peanutcracker – The Story in Nut Shell” on December 6 and 7 in Carson City and December 17, in Reno. Based on Lev Ivanov‘s original ballet “The Nutcracker,” Peanutcracker is a shorter, 45-minute narrated version that is “designed for families with […]