September 19: “Thrive Conference” an impressive community-building event

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The first annual “Thrive Conference” is September 19, in Silver Springs. It’s a merging of the annual Northwestern Nevada Food Systems Summit and the Nevada Social Justice Institute. “Thrive” showcases the impressive community-building work happening in the Lyon County region, and also provides opportunities to connect and network. The event is from 9 a.m. to […]

Attention schools and music groups: the Reno Philharmonic seeks video submissions for “Home Means Nevada”

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As part of the Reno Philharmonic Association’s celebration of Nevada’s sesquicentennial, the orchestra features a special arrangement of “Home Means Nevada” by David Bugli, originally composed by Bertha Raffetto, during its Classix Two concert set, a Nevada 150th Signature event. The Reno Philharmonic is now seeking video submissions of “Home Means Nevada” performances from schools […]

VIDEO: Drone’s view of Burning Man 2014

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Drone’s view of Burning Man 2014 from Eric Cheng. Aerial footage of Burning Man 2014. Shot with DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter, Zenmuse H3-3D gimbal, GoPro HERO 3+ Black, with DJI Lightbridge and Lilliput monitor as FPV and livestreaming solution. Some of this footage was streamed live to Burning Man’s Ustream live webcast during the event. If you’re interested […]

PHOTO GALLERY: 24 amazing images of the Great Reno Balloon Race

2014 Great Reno Balloon Race. Photo by Chris Vega for ThisisReno.com.

Photos by Chris Vega for ThisisReno.com. View photo gallery in full screen.

The University’s featured events for Saturday, Sept. 6 – Friday, Sept. 12

iLeadNevada Conference – Saturday, Sept. 6 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Joe Crowley Student Union University of Nevada, Reno students convene to explore facets of leadership, engagement in University life and service to the campus and beyond. Keynote speaker is Dolores Huerta, an Honorary Nevada Alumna, co-founder of the United Farmers Workers and recipient of the U.S. Medal of […]

Statewide Dutch Oven Cook-off Finale: Official Nevada 150 event at Cathedral Gorge State Park

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After hosting a series of Dutch oven cook-offs throughout 2014 at state parks across Nevada, the statewide finale will be held at Cathedral Gorge State Park on September 20, 2014. Grand prizes, donated by Sportsman’s Warehouse, include $250, $150, and $100 gift cards, as well as several Dutch ovens and a variety of Dutch oven […]

Open-call auditions for A.V.A Ballet Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker

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A.V.A. Ballet Theatre holds open-call auditions for The Nutcracker on Sunday, September 7, 2014, at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, located at 100 South Virginia Street, in Reno (use Stage Door entrance on the corner of Center and State Streets). There is a $10 audition fee per person. For more information call 775-762-5165. […]

PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 Reno Balloon Race

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The Great Reno Balloon Race is back. Here’s the schedule of events.

3rd annual IHOP “Remembrance Run/Walk” set for Saturday

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In cooperation with the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, the public is welcome to join Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen this Saturday for the 3rd annual Remembrance Run as the Nevada Guard commemorates the lives of the four victims of the September 6, 2011, International House of Pancakes shooting incident in Carson City, Nevada. The […]

PetSmart hosts pet food drive for St. Vincent’s

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Three PetSmart store locations in Northern Nevada are hosting a pet food drive for St. Vincent’s Food Pantry during the week of September 8th through 14th, 2014. The stores located on MaeAnne Avenue, South Virginia Street, and Los Altos Parkway are all participating. Shoppers who visit the stores can purchase dog or cat food when […]

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