Grammy-nominated Indian guitar master Debashish Bhattacharya to perform in Reno Oct. 31

Flawless and fluid, the renowned Grammy-nominated, BBC-awarded, world-music innovator and master guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya earned his country’s reverential Pandit (master) designation as what one critic has called “the Indian embodiment of Jimi Hendrix.” Known for incredible improvisational ragas rooted in the traditions of his homeland, Bhattacharya also mixes the old school with modern new-world artistry. […]

Friday is the last day to purchase tickets for Renown Health Foundation gala

There will be no smoke and mirrors at Renown Health Foundation’s gala benefiting Renown Children’s Hospital. But seats are disappearing as the reservation deadline swiftly approaches. Magic 2012 is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at 6 p.m. in the Reno Ballroom. However, ticket sales for the event close Friday, Oct. 19. Featured entertainment will […]

Grand Sierra Resort reveals refreshed, affordable dining scene to locals

The region’s premiere resort destination, Grand Sierra Resort (GSR), recently unveiled exciting changes to its numerous dining options including the revamped Elements Buffet, which now features fresh serving stations with an array of all-you-can-eat options for guests. Additionally, GSR has refreshed its menus for the family-style, Italian eatery Briscola and the nationally recognized Charlie Palmer […]

Safe Zone for Trick or Treating

This Halloween, the Outlets at Legends is hosting a safe zone for Trick or Treating. With parental concerns ranging from safe neighborhoods to safe candy during the holiday, safe zones offer a peace of mind. Legends invites parents and kids to spend the evening trick or treating throughout the outlet. In addition to the traditional […]

The University’s featured events for Monday, Oct. 15 – Friday, Oct. 19

The University of Nevada, Reno is featuring the following events this week: Burning Inquiry, the exhibit – Now through the end of October Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, First and Second Floors “Burning Inquiry: Burning Man at UNR” gives you the chance to get up close and personal with “burner” culture and art. The exhibit includes photos and […]

Reno Philharmonic Orchestra hosts young violinist at October concert set

Violinist Simone Porter

Sixteen-year-old violinist Simone Porter of Seattle, Wash. is the featured soloist for the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra’s Classix Two concert on Sunday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 23 at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Classix Two, the second in the six-concert classical series, features the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra led by music director Laura Jackson performing […]

Tribal chairman appointed to Commission on Tourism

NIXON — Gov. Brian Sandoval has appointed Tribal Chairman Wayne Burke to the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT). Burke, chairman of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, becomes the first Native American leader appointed to the commission since its creation in 1983. Chairman Burke has been appointed to a three-year term on the commission. “I am honored to be […]

Sky Tavern Junior Ski Program Ski Swap October 12-14

Sky Tavern Logo

The annual Sky Tavern Ski Swap will be held October 12-14 at the Airport Square Shopping Center next door to the Reno Costco and Mor Furniture. The Sky Tavern Junior Ski Program Ski Swap is the largest fund raising event of the season for the 65-year-old learn-to-ski program for northern Nevada children. New and used […]

Hauntings and history in Nevada

Virginia City cemetery

Nevada offers plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween and the fall season, and many of those activities, such as the Douglas County Historical Society’s Haunted Weekend, the Carson City Ghost Walk and the Virginia City ghost walking tours, have a historical component. Many of the purportedly haunted houses in the area are buildings with historical […]

Nevada poet Shaun T. Griffin reads from new collection of poems

Sundance Books logo 2012

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Nevada poet Shaun T. Griffin reads from his new collection of poems, This is What the Desert Surrenders, New and Selected Poems (Black Rock Press, 2012). Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno When: Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. About the Poet: Shaun T. Griffin is the co-founder and […]

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