Australian Classical Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel Joins Artown’s Encore Line-Up

Internationally acclaimed guitarist and entertainer Tommy Emmanuel comes to Reno as part of Artown’s Encore series for “An Evening with Tommy Emmanuel,” Thursday, Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Reno, Nev. Tickets are on sale for this special night with one of the world’s most impressive guitar players. A household name […]

Nevada Opera presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!”

Nevada Opera is proud to present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” a musical play featuring young artists from northern Nevada on Saturday, December 15, 2012. This program is the first production of the newly created Nevada Opera Youth Program. Directed by Linda Saxton,  this play centers around the Herdman family of hellions who decide to […]

Wilderness Wingding Celebrates Volunteers, $1 Million of In-Kind Labor on Nevada’s Public Lands

12.16.11 - Wingding - Blue Helmet Girls -  Marcial Reiley (85)

Friends of Nevada Wilderness volunteers are hard at work, protecting and preserving America’s public lands and improving wildlife habitat here in Nevada. Those lands include 68 Wilderness Areas, 64 Wilderness Study Areas, 3 National Conservation Areas, and 9 Wildlife Refuges. Since 2005, our volunteers have generated over one million dollars of in-kind labor. We want to […]

Candy Cane Lane Holiday Light Display at Carson Valley Inn

Candy Cane Lane, a custom outdoor drive-thru holiday display at the Cason Valley Inn, will be lit-up for nightly viewing starting Thanksgiving weekend.  In its third year, Candy Cane Lane features thousands of seasonal lights and a variety of scenes depicting traditional characters and images getting ready for Christmas. Accompanying music can be heard by […]

New Nevada Arts Council exhibit in Carson City features Las Vegas artist

Orlando Montenegro, Reflex Pattern, sharpie, acrylic and  house paint on louan wood panel, 15x11, 2011

Mixed media works of Las Vegas artist Orlando Montenegro are featured in “Radiant Trajectory,” Nov. 26 through Jan. 18 at the OXS Gallery, 716 N. Carson Street, Suite A in Carson City. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and admission is free. In “Radiant Trajectory,” Montenegro explores abstraction […]

Public relations award winners announced


PRSA NEWS RELEASE The Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America announced yesterday the winners of their prestigious public relations and integrated communications awards during the 26th Annual Silver Spike Awards held at the Atlantis Hotel Casino. The event benefits Chapter communications and educational programs. Accepting Silver Spike Awards were: Betsy McDonald […]

Get a Flu Shot – Not the Flu


BY DAVID SAYEN Now is the time to protect yourself against the flu by getting your flu vaccine early, before flu season hits full force. Medicare covers the flu vaccination, along with many other preventive-health services. People with Medicare can get the flu shot at no cost to them. There’s no coinsurance, copayment, or deductible. […]

Christmas on the Comstock offers holiday cheer in Virginia City

Step back in time this holiday season and celebrate Christmas as they did in the 18th century. Historic Virginia City, Nev. hosts its annual Christmas on the Comstock this December, offering a Victorian-style holiday celebration. Located just 25 miles from Reno, the town boasts festivities for all ages ranging from unique boutique holiday shopping including […]

Bureau of Mines and Geology produces 2013 calendar

Each month of the new 2013 Nevada Geology Calendar offers a stunning photo of the state’s dramatic landscape, plus facts about the varied geology found around the Great Basin. This photo of sandstone in the Valley of Fire State Park in Clark County is featured in July. The official state rock, sandstone was used to build the Nevada state capitol building and the former United State Mint building in Carson City. The calendar, on sale now, was produced by one of the University of Nevada’s statewide public service departments, the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.  Photo by Jeremy Vlcan, courtesy University of Nevada, Reno.

UNR NEWS RELEASE A calendar highlighting the geology of Nevada with stunning pictures of canyons, cliffs and wide open spaces and factoids about the state’s mining and geologic history is now on sale at the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology at the University of Nevada, Reno. “This is the first calendar we’ve put out,” […]

Art Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with exhibit

Miquela Jones, Grandaughter’s Ride to Futility, 2012, mixed media, 36 x 48.”

On view through March 3, 2013, The Way We Live: American Indian Art of the Great Basin and the Sierra Nevada surveys contemporary art made by American Indians in the Great Basin. The exhibition, presented in November, 2013 in celebration of Native American Heritage Month is the first significant exhibition of contemporary American Indian art […]

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