Find artist inspiration in nature

MAY MUSEUM 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 scale, perspective and other drawing techniques for of a variety of plants. Bring an HB or No. 2 drawing […]

Great Reno Balloon Race 2013: Video and slideshow

The 2013 Great Reno Balloon Race. Image by Bob Conrad for ThisIsReno.com.

Reno balloon race wrap-up Thanks to Skydancer Balloon Company, Bonzana Casino and Draper Strategic Communications for the great ride up in the Skydancer balloon. Here’s a complete slideshow and video as we hovered north into Lemmon Valley — we even saw a fox from above in the Swan Lake Nature Study Area. Watch the video […]

Washoe County’s North Valleys Park and Reno Air Races will dedicate Rare Bear replica Sept. 9

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County will honor the 50th anniversary of the Reno Air Races with the installation of a replica of the legendary F8F Bearcat airplane Rare Bear at the North Valleys Regional Park Monday, Sept. 9, at 9:30 a.m. The 7,100-square-foot water park in North Valleys is under construction and will have […]

Make the most of the Camel Races experience

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. (Sept. 5, 2013)—Make the most of attending the 54th annual International Camel Races, heldSept. 6-8, 2013 in historic Virginia City, Nev., with these tips:   ·         Seating is on a first come, first served basis within the area designated on each ticket. Seating is not provided for standing room ticketholders. Low-back lawn chairs are permitted but […]

Family Adventure Challenge at Washoe Lake State Park on Saturday, September 21

Washoe Valley, Nev. – The Family Adventure Challenge is based on the popular TV show, The Amazing Race. This challenge is designed for families to complete a one-mile course, dotted with fun tasks along the way. Participants will find their way through a maze, match an animal to its tracks, play playa polo and get […]

Reno Chamber Orchestra’s 2013-2014 season begins with Debussy, Haydn and von Weber

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RENO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA NEWS RELEASE – Grammy® Award-winning mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor is the featured soloist in the first concerts of the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s 2013-14 season. The performances take place on Saturday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 p.m. at UNR’s Nightingale Concert Hall. O’Connor will sing Les nuits d’été […]

Meet balloon pilot at Dolan Auto Group Thursday morning

DOLAN AUTO GROUP MEDIA ALERT WHO:               Dolan Auto Group will host a meet and greet at Reno Toyota with Captain Debbi Waltman. Waltman, one of the few female balloon pilots, is this year’s pilot for the official race balloon for Dolan Auto Group. The balloon will be on display (weather permitting), and Captain Waltman will […]

Geographical Divides: Finding Common Ground art exhibit opens at the Comstock History Center, September 14

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. –The exhibit is being shown at the Comstock History Center, 20 North “E” Street in Virginia City.  It opens Saturday, September 14th and runs through Sunday, December 15, 2013.  The exhibit is free and open to the public from 11:00AM to 4:00PM, Thursdays through Sundays. The Comstock History Center presents ―”Geographical Divides: […]

“Lend Jimi a Hand” – friends of injured local artist hold fundraiser to cover overwhelming medical expenses

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FRIENDS OF JIMI DAMONE NEWS RELEASE – Friends of longtime Reno artist, James “Jimi” Damone, 29, have organized a fundraiser to help pay his overwhelming medical expenses after he lost three fingers on his right hand in an accident on August 26, 2013. The fundraiser will be held on Friday, September 13 at Public House […]

The Discovery celebrates “Hump Day” – a camel, zebra and ostriches to visit on September 4

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DISCOVERY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – On Wednesday, September 4, The Discovery partners with Virginia City’s International Camel Races to present Hump Day at The Discovery. This inaugural event gives museum visitors the opportunity to come face-to-face with livestock from the Camel Races and learn more about the famed Virginia City event. In addition to a […]

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