PHOTO GALLERY: Annual fashion show held at the Eldorado Hotel and Casino

Catherine Fernandez (model)

It’s 8 pm Saturday, July 12, an hour before the catwalk, there are models backstage who are anxiously preparing for showtime, applying finishing touches to their make-up and changing into the first of many outfits to be showcased on the runway. Each year Vanity Entertainment hosts the Reno Fashion Show, attracting fashion goers from the […]

Flashback Friday: free admission at 17 Virginia City museums


Seventeen museums are located within the small historic Comstock town of Nevada’s Virgina City, and on the first Friday of the month – August 1, September 5, and October 3 – all are open free during what has been called “Flashback Friday.” “During our large events, when the town is packed, our museums are often […]

American Idol Bus Tour rolls into Reno

American Idol Bus

The American Idol Bus Tour made its way to downtown Reno on July 12, attracting hundreds of aspiring musicians. “Believe,” the Burning Man art sculpture, was in the background while members of the Reno community took the opportunity to audition for American Idol. Senior supervising producer Patrick Lynn said these are the easier rounds where […]

Northern Nevada/Lake Tahoe USC Alumni Club hosts SCend Off


USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Club Hosts SCend Off                                                                               30th Anniversary Celebration and Tradition   RENO, NV. – The USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Club will host the 30th Anniversary SCend Off at Round Hill Pines in Zephyr Cove on Saturday, July 26, 2014. USC SCend Off                                                      Round Hill Pines Beach Resort Saturday, July 26th                                                                        300 Hwy 50 11:30 […]

The Great Reno Bike Swap this Saturday


Saturday, July 19, The Nevada Colon Cancer Partnership presents a brand new event to promote Colon Cancer Awareness and the Kiwanis Bike Program, “The Great Reno Bike Swap,” which will take place at the Terrace Area, in Idlewild Park (adjacent to the Memorial Rose Garden), in Reno, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration begins […]

PHOTO GALLERY: 24-hour mural marathon decorates Circus Circus

Rex Norman is First Place Winner of the 24-Hour Mural Marathon at Circus Circus Reno. Photo: Chris Vega.

By Vega View a slideshow below. Circus Circus was pleased to host the first annual 24-hour Mural Marathon Competition, in conjunction with Artown. Committee-selected artists submitted work to the casino/hotel for a chance to compete and display their mural art for a year, on seven panels on the east side of the casino near Topsy […]

Hunters can learn about field dressing practices, meat handling and conservation

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the University of Nevada, Reno College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources are collaborating with the Nevada Department of Wildlife to provide a hands-on workshop for Nevada hunters on field dressing techniques, safe handling and transportation of meat, and conservation. This class will be offered in Reno, 9 a.m. […]

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa unveils a $125,000 “Mustangs and Money Giveaway”

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa unveils a $125,000 “Mustangs and Money Giveaway,” with two ways to win during Hot August Nights. Guests can participate in Atlantis’ all-cash giveaways the nightly Cruise of Champions™ to win their share of $25,000 or in the Hot August Nights All Cash Giveaway to win their share of $100,000. Home of […]

Runway show features Reno designers and models


Vanity Entertainment & Artown present The Reno Fashion Show – Northern Nevada’s premier fashion event featuring local and international designers with 100+ models Saturday July 12 at the Eldorado Convention Center. All ages are welcome. The red carpet starts at 8 pm. Showtime is at 9 pm. Over 800 people experience The Reno Fashion Show annually. […]

2014 CANFEST gears up with annual “CANFEST Bike Drive”


With more than 250 bikes collected throughout previous years, the annual CANFEST Bike Drive presents beer lovers with a chance to receive free entry to the canned beer festival and simultaneously support The Reno Bike Project. The CANFEST Bike Drive rewards every bike donated to The Reno Bicycle Project with a free ticket to the […]

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