Local theatre company offers summer camp for young actors

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GLM NEWS RELEASE Spotlight Academy for Young Actors announces their 2013 summer camp for ages 9-17 July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students will receive intensive training from a variety of local teaching artists, theatre directors, professional singers and performers all teaching a workshop of their specialty. Camp will culminate with a class […]

World class whitewater action headlines Reno River Festival


RENO RIVER FESTIVAL NEWS RELEASE – In addition to a weekend filled with free entertainment, exciting whitewater competition, beautiful weather and nearly 100 different vendors selling food, drinks, outdoor equipment, crafts and more, the 10th annual Reno River Festival encourages spectators to get involved with a new interactive play area that appeals to the kid […]

Grand Sierra Resort kicks off Cinco de Mayo weekend with jackpot winner

Lois M., winner of $159,764.05 jackpot

GSR NEWS RELEASE Lois M. of Paso Robles, Calif., got Cinco de Mayo weekend started in a big way last night at the Grand Sierra Resort when she hit a $159,764.05 jackpot on Let It Ride. Lois, here with her niece for an American Rabbit Breeders Association show, has been a frequent guest at GSR […]

Hands-on science adventure at Nevada State Museum’s Family Fun Saturday


NEVADA STATE MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Water works its way to the center of attention Saturday, May 11, at the Nevada State Museum’s hands-on science adventure in the museum’s Carson City Discovery Lab from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children will be able to take a close look at water cycles, quality and […]

Botanical inspiration for artists at the arboretum


WILBUR D. MAY NEWS RELEASE – Learn to draw living plants in graphite! Local botanical illustrator and artist Suzanne Cody Adams will guide two spring classes in the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Students will learn drawing techniques for a realistic representation of a variety of plants. Bring an HB or No. 2 […]

Explore the growing power of a public garden

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MAY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE The Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden has been open for nearly 27 years, making it one of Reno’s oldest public gardens. Inside Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, the arboretum is home to 13 acres of diverse gardens and groves linked by walking trails. Thousands of visitors enjoy the free […]

Four things to do Mother’s Day weekend at The Summit

SUMMIT NEWS RELEASE Celebrate Mother’s Day at The Summit during the Flowers, Flight and Flavor Festival, an event held on Mother’s Day with activities for the whole family. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, shoppers are invited to visit The Summit for a special Farmers Market event, featuring fresh produce, children’s […]

Twinkie art on display in Reno

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The Sierra Arts Foundation presents the work of Twinkie artist Nancy Peppin in its gallery at 17 South Virginia St., #120, Reno from May 28 to June 27, 2013, with an artist reception on Friday, June 7 from 5-7pm. In this exhibition, “The Steampunk Machines of Cmdr. T.T. Kidd: Steam Twink”, Commander T. T. Kidd […]

Public advised to find alternate street routes during Reno River Festival

RENO RIVER FESTIVAL NEWS RELEASE – The 10th annual Reno River Festival is nearly upon us, set for Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12, at Wingfield Park. Drawing crowds from around the world to downtown Reno’s Truckee River Whitewater Park, the Reno River Festival again hosts a weekend filled with paddling, food and free entertainment […]

Carson Valley Inn serves up May dining specials

MINDEN – The Carson Valley Inn offers Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day specials at its restaurants CV Steak and Katie’s; breakfast, lunch and dinner specials are offered throughout the month May at the aforementioned restaurants and at Job’s Perk. CV Steak is open for dinner on Mother’s Day from 4:30 p.m. In addition to […]