CreativeKrate gives families alternative to TV

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SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The average American parent spends 5 hours a day watching TV but only 39 minutes a week talking to their children. That needs to change. Today’s families are busy. With most households requiring two incomes to stay afloat, fewer parents are staying home. Both partners tend to work long hours and have […]

Ready or not, Sheep Dip set for Jan. 18-19

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SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Sheep Dip 49, the annual “Roast of the Town” is coming to the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Jan. 18-19. This will be the 49th year for the show, which lampoons the foibles of venal politicians, predatory corporations, inept government agencies and other deserving targets. The name “Sheep Dip” is taken […]

What’s new in Medicare for 2013

MEDICARE NEWS RELEASE By David Sayen The Affordable Care Act strengthened Medicare in important ways. Signed in 2010, the federal health law already has provided free preventive health benefits to millions of people with Medicare and saved billions of dollars for those who hit the gap in their Part D prescription drug coverage. In 2013, […]

Bird baths very helpful in winter

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE As winter temperatures fall, many people are helping wild birds stay warm by continuing to allow them to take dips in bird baths. “In addition to drinking, birds need a place to bathe when temperatures drop,” explained Jacque Lowery, Manager of Moana Nursery’s Wild Birds Unlimited nature Shops in Reno/Sparks. “Clean […]

Moana Nursery to host gourd artist

MOANA NURSERY NEWS RELEASE Although already accomplished in various art mediums, Pamela Cruz was searching for a truly unique art experience when she first tried her hand at gourd art.  Little did she know how completely immersed she would become in the world of gourds. With a background in horticulture and a love of nature, […]

January events at the Nevada Museum of Art

EXHIBITIONS The Light Circus: Art of Nevada Neon Through February 10 Celebrate a bygone era during this exhilarating presentation of vintage neon signs that once graced some of Nevada’s most iconic restaurants, casinos, hotels, and business establishments. From flashing incandescent bulbs to candy-colored neon tubes, the nostalgic pieces featured in this exhibition have not been […]

Santa Claus is coming to town! Santa Claus is coming to town!

This Saturday, downtown Reno will be filled with santas, elves, reindeer, and an assortment of Christmas characters patronizing downtown businesses at the twelfth annual Reno Santa Pub Crawl. “The event organizer and participating businesses have been great to work with in preparing for this event,” advised City of Reno Special Events Program Manager Alexis Hill. […]

New 2013 Season Announced for Sand Harbor State Park

Extraordinary entertainment, fantastic food, family and friends will converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe this summer as Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (LTSF) – the premiere summer event in the Reno/Tahoe region – launches its 2013 season. Featuring live entertainment seven nights a week from July 12 – August 25 at […]

Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum unveils new movie making exhibits in Da Vinci’s Corner gallery

The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) recently added several new exhibits focused on early motion picture techniques in its Da Vinci’s Corner gallery. The additions include a tabletop praxinoscope and zoetrope and a large, free-standing zoetrope that measures more than six feet in diameter. A humorous animated introduction to the inventors of […]

Rosette, Jefferson and Williams Highlight 2012 Nevada Football Team Awards

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Senior linebacker Albert Rosette was the recipient of the Golden Helmet Award at the 2012 Nevada Football Awards Banquet held Sunday morning in Reno. Junior running back Stefphon Jefferson was named the Outstanding Offensive Player while senior safety Duke Williams was named the Outstanding Defensive Player. Senior punt returner/cornerback Khalid Wooten was named the Outstanding […]

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