Long lost creatures at the Wilbur D. May Museum


WILBUR D. MAY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – The Wilbur D. May Museum’s spring exhibit Creatures is about to go extinct! There are only a few days left to see the amazing lifelike animatronics of the saber-toothed cat, wooly mammoth, dinosaurs, sea monsters, and other long-lost creatures. Explore the legends and myths surrounding Bigfoot, mermaids, and […]

Taylor Creek Visitor Center hosts native species festival June 9

Taylor Creek Visitor Center. Image by Bob Conra

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will host the third annual Native Species Festival on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Residents and visitors are invited to attend this free family event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, located three miles north of South […]

Historic speakers at Mormon Station June 8

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GENOA, Nev. – Mormon Station State Historic Park is kicking off its Historic Speaker Series with three Chautauqua presentations: Anita Watson will portray Mary Oxborrow, a pioneer midwife and healer; Laurie Hickey will give a presentation on the life of Dr. Eliza Cook, one of the first female doctors in Nevada and Bob Ellison will […]

“High Notes” North Lake Tahoe’s Summerlong Music Series calendar brings a season of events under one banner

TAHOE HIGH NOTES NEWS RELEASE NORTH LAKE TAHOE — North Lake Tahoe’s long, sunny summers attract a legion of live musicians who pack the summer calendar with performances from June through October. And now that summer-long menu of music festivals, performances and live music events can all be found on one calendar and under one banner:  […]

From ghost dance to ragtime, Nevada Historical Society program explores race, religion and more

Wovoka posing for photograph, Yerington, Nevada

NCOT NEWS — Multi-cultural expressions of race, gender and ethnicity over several centuries will come to life in the Nevada Historical Society’s June program by Michael Hittman, emeritus professor of anthropology from Long Island University, Brooklyn at 6 p.m. Friday, June 7. Beginning with the Ghost Dance religion born in Nevada on the Walker River […]

Space between myth, religion and art politics discussed by artist Matthew Couper at the Nevada Arts Council

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NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Las Vegas artist Matthew Couper is the most recent artist to be displayed at the Nevada Arts Council’s OXS Gallery in Carson City beginning June 3.  Couper came from New Zealand to explore periods of Western art history. Through what he calls painterly investigations, he said, he has […]

Snake Valley Festival fun’raising slated for June 14-16 in Baker

Friends and fans of Snake Valley will gather in Baker, Nevada, the weekend of June 14-16 for the Snake Valley Festival, to celebrate and raise funds to support community preservation. The public is invited to join the fun’raising. All proceeds from the three days of events will benefit Great Basin Water Network (www.greatbasinwater.net) to help […]

An Elegant Evening of Chamber Music at the Nevada Museum of Art


RENO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA NEWS RELEASE – June 26, The Reno Chamber Orchestra presents An Elegant Evening of Chamber Music at the Nevada Museum of Art. RCO musicians James Winn, Ruth Lenz, Carol Laube, Dustin Budish, Paran Amirinazari, John Lenz, and Peter Lenz will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414 (“a quattro”) and […]

Washoe County Registrar receives Medallion Award

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County Registrar Dan Burk recently received the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion Award for his innovative and exemplary work as chief elections officer of Washoe County. Nevada Secretary of State and NASS 2012-2013 President Ross Miller presented the award to Burk in a ceremony May 23. “It’s […]

Take2 Performers Studio announces 4th annual variety show to benefit Special Olympics


Experience an entertaining look back at the good, the bad and the ugly in film, fashion and music from the 1950’s through today and help support the Special Olympics. This unique Variety Show entitled “Film, Fashion and Music through the Decades” is presented by students of Take2 Performers Studio and will include live music, a […]

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