9th grade math wizards ready to pummel adult competition

KTVN's Mike Alger takes on high school math wizards in fundraising competition.

On Thursday October 23, at McQueen High School from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., a few brave local professionals step up to see if they are smarter than high school math wizards and help raise money to send area youth to math competitions. Channel 2 News Meteorologist Mike Alger, University of Nevada Economics Professor Mark Pingle, […]

Thunder from Down Under is back

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Atlantis Casino Resort Spa welcomes Thunder from Down Under to its Grand Ballroom on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25. The show starts at 8 p.m. both evenings. Thunder from Down Under is an internationally acclaimed male revue made up of men from Australia who perform choreographed dance routines for a predominately female audience. […]

Nevada’s sesquicentennial is celebrating with #NevadaSings

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Today Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced one of the final Sesquicentennial initiatives and invited fellow Nevadans to join him, Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada 150 Commission for #NevadaSings, a state-wide simultaneous sing along of “Home Means Nevada.” On Thursday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m., Nevadans will join together to demonstrate their state pride by […]

Better Business Bureau’s “shredding event”

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The Better Business Bureau (BBB) invites consumers and businesses to take part in “BBB Secure Your ID Day” on Saturday, October 18. The event provides free shredding and recycling services to take steps toward identity theft prevention and a greener planet.This free document shredding (and distribution of tips and resources for protecting your identity) is […]

Nevada arts fellow Sarah Lillegard to teach free workshop on natural dye Saturday

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The touch and feel of art, in the traditions of handcrafted Western quilters and craftsmen, are the catalyst for the works Sarah Lillegard. A Nevada Arts Council 2015 Visual Arts Fellow. Lillegard uses fibers embroidery and photo transfers to focus on belonging, self and faith. Saturday, Oct. 18, Lillegard hosts a free workshop to teach […]

Public invited to discussion transportation, quality of life in Reno

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The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is inviting members of the public to a luncheon featuring a discussion on transportation and the quality of life in the region. The luncheon will take place at RTC at 2050 Villanova Drive under the I-580 freeway on Wednesday, October 29th at 11:30 a.m. through 1 p.m. A […]

Reno band “Zimmerman” releases album with help from Kickstarter campaign

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After a successful Kickstarter campaign raising over $21,000, local band Zimmerman is releasing their second full-length album, “Hopefully Broken.” The album is available digitally on iTunes and BandCamp, with the official CD release party at 7 pm on Friday, October 17, at Living Stones Church in downtown Reno. “Hopefully Broken” comes five years after the band’s successful […]

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker at the Pioneer Center

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The stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts comes alive with a sugar plum fairy and dancing mice as A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents its 19th annual Nutcracker Ballet on December 12, 13, 14, 2014. A.V.A. Ballet Theatre’s artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne has choreographed an exciting rendition of the popular holiday ballet and the […]

Hack4Reno 2014 focuses on open data for government

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Registration is now open for Hack4Reno 2014, a collaborative event organized by the City of Reno, Code for Reno, and Reno Collective. Hack4Reno is a civic hackathon during which diverse teams of developers, designers, and journalists use city and county data to build web and mobile apps. The event encourages local government agencies to support […]

Stuff the Bus: donate winter clothing and school supplies for families in need

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Living Stones Church is hosting a school outreach initiative called, “Stuff the Bus,” to meet the needs of two nearby inner-city elementary schools, Libby Booth and Mt. Rose. Both schools serve a large percentage of low-income families in the city. Libby Booth Elementary is a Title 1 school zoned for much of the downtown area […]

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