After hours “social science” mixer for adults at The Discovery Museum

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DISCOVERY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – On Saturday, August 17, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) will open its doors after hours for another “Social Science,” a 21 and over event featuring libations from local brewers and fare from food truck favorites. Eateries include Gourmelt, Burger Me, […]

Play slots at Grand Sierra Resort for a chance at a Camaro customized by Richard Rawlings of ‘Fast N’ Loud’

Grand Sierra Resort is giving away a 2013 Chevy Camaro customized by Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufmann from the Discovery Channel show “Fast N’ Loud” at an Oct. 12 drawing. Rawlings and Kaufmann, co-owners of Gas Monkey Garage and known for restoring classic cars, announced the drawing Aug. 9 at the Grand Sierra. Participants can […]

Lazy 5 Regional Park presents free summer concert series Wednesdays

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County’s Lazy 5 Regional Park in Spanish Springs continues the ninth annual free Wednesday evening concert series Aug. 14 featuring Americana, Blues and Boogie with the Colin Ross Band. Due to exceptional support from the community, this summer’s series has been expanded to 12 concerts and will close out Aug. […]

Author of ‘Walking the War Zones of Pakistan’ to be featured in TMCC’s next Distinguished Speaker Series

  TMCC NEWS RELEASE Reno adventurer Ruth Anne Kocour has traveled in many of the world’s most remote areas, using local guides and traveling on foot with camels and yaks.  Her expedition through Pakistan, along the border of Afghanistan and to the base of K2, the world’s second-highest mountain, is a tale of history, cultural […]

Nevada’s Lost City Museum in Overton garners national spotlight on NEH site

Lost City Museum in Overton is featured on the National Endowment for the Humanities website.

CARSON CITY — The National Endowment for the Humanities is featuring Nevada’s Lost City Museum on its website as it honors smaller cultural organizations that take the necessary steps to ensure the preservation of their collections. In the feature, NEH encourages a road trip to celebrate the cultural heritage, ancient pueblos and thriving modern communities […]

SLIDESHOW: Wildstock festival puts spotlight on Wildflower Village

Wildstock 2013 participant.

By Miriam W. Hodgman View the photo gallery below. International travelers, absinthe, native baskets, pink bear, music, art, magic, conversation and vision. These are just a few words that come to mind when introducing you to Wildflower Village, an enclave of imagination like a kaleidoscope “welcome mat” on West Fourth Street in Reno. Wildflower Village, […]

Show me the money — Nevada State Museum event delivers the goods Aug. 23-24 in Carson City

Gold panning and other kids' activities are scheduled at the Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair Aug. 23-24.

CARSON CITY — Who doesn’t like to collect money? Whether it is a rare Double Eagle $20 piece from the 1800s, an Indian Head Penny or a Nevada Day special medallion, the Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair will help fill the hole in any coin collection. Dozens of dealers will buy, sell, trade […]

Wyland Gallery to host international sculptor

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WYLAND GALLERY NEWS RELEASE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – Wyland Gallery in South Lake Tahoe, Ca. will host an Artist’s Reception and live sculpting demonstration by international bronze artist June Towill Brown on August 17 and 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Well-known for her work on the new International Gateway to Lake Tahoe, Brown […]

Wildstock benefit organized to save the Wildflower Art Community

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WILDSTOCK NEWS RELEASE – August 9, 10 and 11, a multi-day festival has been organized to benefit the Wildflower Village arts community. Over 20 local bands are scheduled to perform including Artown openers Jelly Bread. Performances from Controlled Burn, Bohemian Burlesque, and the Reno Video Game Symphony. DJs and dancing under the stars with DJ […]

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