Reno’s holiday tree moves to its traditional position for the holiday season

City of Reno Logo

The City of Reno’s holiday tree will be installed on the City Plaza today. The 30 foot Blue Spruce was donated by Reno resident Mary Bride. City of Reno officials will flick the switch on Reno’s holiday tree on the evening of Tuesday, November 20, signaling the official beginning of the holiday season. The event […]

Grand Sierra Resort seeks to add male employees to new Party Pit

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

GRAND SIERRA RESORT NEWS RELEASE On Thursday, Nov. 15, Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) will hold a second set of auditions to fill additional positions in its new Party Pit at WET Ultra Lounge. Last week, GSR held two days of auditions for female candidates for the new party pit and is now seeking males to […]

VIDEO: Animal Ark cheetah run

cheetahrun

Check out this video for Animal Ark. If you haven’t seen the cheetahs run at Animal Ark, you should!

Kick Off the Holiday Season at Lights Up at The Summit

Join The Summit as the premier shopping and lifestyle center sets the sky ablaze with the seventh annual Lights Up celebration on Saturday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. This highly anticipated event, sponsored by Renown Children’s Hospital, will include the official lighting of The Summit’s holiday decorations, a fireworks show, festive music performed by local musicians, concluding with […]

Great Basin water forum being held Nov. 13 in Carson

Courtesy of the Southern Nevada Water Authority.

Great Basin Water Forum 2012 November 13, 2012, 9:30am-3:00pm Carson Nugget – Ballroom A, 507 North Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada GREAT BASIN WATER FORUM NEWS RELEASE The fourth annual Great Basin Water Forum hosted by the Central Nevada Regional Water Authority will present the latest information and discussions on a critical question to the West’s economic […]

Artown Seeks 2013 Festival Poster Artist

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CALL FOR ARTISTS – COMMISSION FOR ARTOWN 2013 POSTER Deadline for Submissions: Friday, November 30, 2012 Please read new submission requirements for 2013 Project: Each year Artown commissions a regional artist to create a unique piece of fine art to be used for the Artown poster and marketing materials for the July festival. A panel […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Canfest 2012 at the Silver Legacy

Canfest 2012 image by Bob Conrad for ThisIsReno.com, copyright 2012

In cased you missed it, here’s a taste of Saturday’s CANFEST at the Silver Legacy. Enjoy!

Celebrities, Nevada Attorney General to join 20th anniversary celebration of Michael Bolton charities Nov. 10th

In addition to Grammy-Award®-Winning artist Michael Bolton and his band, attendees at the 20th Annual Michael Bolton Charities (MBC) Dinner and Benefit concert Nov. 10 will also enjoy a star-studded evening led by mistress of ceremonies Joan Lunden. Lunden, celebrated journalist and former host of “Good Morning America,” welcomes to the stage musicians Dave Mason […]

Establish The Vision fundraiser to benefit Sierra Nevada Teen Ranch

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is honored to host “Establish The Vision” Fundraiser to benefit Sierra Nevada Teen Ranch on November 9, 2012. The event will include an inspirational presentation by Stedman Graham and sit down dinner. Mr. Graham is a businessman, educator and speaker, whose seminars are driven to transform people from followers into leaders. […]

Peanutcracker opens December 1st

Sierra Nevada Ballet's Sugar Plum Fairy

The Sierra Nevada Ballet will present the popular “PEANUTCRACKER – The Story in Nut Shell” in Carson City, Nv. on December 1 and in Reno, Nv. December 11. Based on the Peter Tchaikovsky’s original ballet “The Nutcracker”, PEANUTCRACKER is a shorter, 45-minute narrated version that is “designed for families with younger children to introduce them […]

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