City of Reno fights pollution with public art


CITY OF RENO NEWS — A new campaign, “Storm Drains are the Mouth of the River”, uses public art to draw awareness to protecting the Truckee River. Storm drains, which collect all runoff from storm water to irrigation overflow, are entry points into the Truckee River. The campaign uses public art to perpetuate a storm […]

Dolan Auto Group kicks off All-Star Week with free BBQ and Fanfest tickets

DOLAN AUTO NEWS RELEASE Dolan Auto Group, northern Nevada new and used Toyota, Scion, Lexus and Mazda-Kia dealer, is the title sponsor of the 2013 Triple-A All-Star Game being held at Aces Ballpark in downtown Reno on July 17. To commemorate, Dolan Auto Group is hosting several events around the city, offering free food, game […]

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa’s fine dining restaurants receive coveted Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence


ATLANTIS CASINO REPORT NEWS RELEASE — Atlantis Casino Resort Spa’s Atlantis Steakhouse and Bistro Napa receive the prestigious Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. The Award of Excellence is given to […]

Discover your parks Thursday evening walks

Lemmon Valley Swan Lake area photo by Bob Conrad

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — In cooperation with our parks partners, Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is leading weekly interpretive hikes in a park near you. Every Thursday evening at 7 p.m. you can explore a new location and learn about the unique and varied ecology and history of parks in our area. Each walk takes approximately 90 […]

Reno Chamber Orchestra performs for Reno’s Artown and “Under the Stars”


RENO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA NEWS RELEASE – The Reno Chamber Orchestra presents two chamber music concerts during the month of July. On Sunday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m., the “Nevada Chamber Music Festival in July” is an hour-long concert at South Reno United Methodist Church, 200 De Spain Lane in Reno. This concert is presented as part […]

Historic speaker series continues at Mormon Station on Saturday, July 13

STATE PARKS NEWS GENOA, Nev. – Mormon Station State Historic Park is offering another day of historic presentations on Saturday, July 13. The presentations begin at 11 a.m. with Carson City’s Young Chautauquans portraying Frida Kahlo, Harriet Tubman, Jackie Kennedy, Adolph Sutro and Lucille Ball. At 1 p.m., Doris Dwyer, a professor of history at […]

Tour water efficient garden at Hug High School – free July workshop by Truckee Meadows Water Authority


TRUCKEE MEADOWS WATER AUTHORITY – Join Truckee Meadows Water Authority’s (TMWA)  Conservation staff for a guided tour of the water efficient garden at Hug High School, on Saturday, July 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The Hug High School Garden demonstrates a water-efficient bioregional garden, Sierra Nevada mountain plants, native plants from the Great Basin, and a vegetable garden […]

Dazzling diversity of plant life on display at “The Power of Plants”

(Photo): Valerie Cohen's
"Sorrow in the Morning -   Bristlecone Pine."

WILBUR D. MAY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – Explore the palette of plant life as seen through the eyes of artists. The Wilbur D. May Museum is proud to present a new summer art exhibit and sale from the Sierra Watercolor Society. The Power of Plants will be on display in the art gallery through the Great […]

Elder Care Concert Series brings the joy of music to seniors


SIERRA ARTS FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE – The Leonette Foundation of Northern Nevada has awarded $5000 to Sierra Arts Foundation in support of their Elder Care Concert Series, a program which places professional musicians in assisted living facilities, long term care facilities, memory care units and community based senior day care facilities. This program is offered […]

AIGA Reno/Tahoe hosts annual “TypeWalk” event


AIGA NEWS RELEASE – AIGA Reno/Tahoe will host their third annual TypeWalk event July 18, in downtown Reno. Beginning at sunset, TypeWalk encourages all attendees to explore typography in their surroundings with a collaborative letter search throughout the Midtown and Downtown areas of Reno. Throughout the evening, teams of two are sent with a map to photograph […]

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