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 ( 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 […]

Geocaching at Washoe Lake State Park June 8


WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. – Spend a late-spring morning learning the skills of a treasure hunter! Geocaching is a high tech treasure hunt where participants use handheld global positioning system (GPS) devices to track down items hidden in a location designated by latitude and longitude. Rangers will teach participants the basics of geocaching and develop their […]

EVENTS: Discovery Room at Rancho San Rafael offer all-ages activities through summer

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WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — The Discovery Room at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is gearing up for another season of fun and learning. The free playroom offers children of all ages an interactive gateway to the wonders of the world. Volunteers focus on different weekly themes ranging from cowboys to fairies. Activities include arts and […]

Chef John Frank joins Circus Circus

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CIRCUS CIRCUS NEWS — John Frank will be joining Circus Circus Reno as our new steakhouse chef bringing years of diverse and impressive experience. He will lend his culinary-genius to all of our restaurants but will focus on The Steakhouse at Circus. Frank attended the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in New York where he […]

VIDEO: “Girl Rising” screening June 6 at UNR

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Two local charities are teaming up with the University of Nevada, Reno to bring the movie Girl Rising to Reno on June 6, 2013 at 7pm. The film will be screened at the University of Nevada, Reno Community Health Sciences Auditorium. Tickets are available for purchase at When: June 6, 2013. Doors open at […]

KNPB Reports: Mental Health in Nevada May 30, 2013


Who: KNPB Public Broadcasting What: “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness” and “KNPB Reports: Mental Health in Nevada” When: Thursday, May 30, 8- 10 p.m. Where: KNPB Channel 5.1 Why: To foster a community wide understanding of the problems of mental health in the state of Nevada. KNPB Public Broadcasting […]