Air Races names new leadership

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The Reno Air Racing Association today named Micheal (Mike) Crowell as president and chief executive officer of the National Championship Air Races. Crowell was an executive at Coca-Cola where he managed bottling facilities in the United States, Middle East and Asia. “We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Mike’s caliber step in to take the helm […]

Dance film festival premieres at Nevada Museum of Art

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Now in it’s fourth season, the Third Coast Dance Festival has its Reno premiere at the Nevada Museum of Art on February 12 at 6 p.m. Curated by Rosie Trump, Lydia Hance, Ashley Horn and Rebecca Salzar, the Third Coast Dance Film Festival celebrates the intersection of contemporary dance and the moving image with a […]

Pizza and beer tasting at Reno Provisions (updated)

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EDIT: This event has been canceled, as noted in the Reno Foodies group on Facebook. Thanks, Reno Foodies! A perfect afternoon is brewing at Reno Provisions, where guests can sample six different draft selections from Pizza Port Brewery, including four special releases, at the Pizza Port Beer Tasting & Pairing luncheon, February 12. Reno Provisions […]

Children’s book authors at Sundance: Find out when

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Sundance Books and Music hosts a variety of authors each month: fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books. Late February is booked with several well-known children’s authors, each reading from and promoting their newest releases. Jill Esbaum is the author of many fiction and nonfiction children’s books. Her latest titles include I am Cow, Hear me Moo!, […]

Lee Garlington (The West Wing, Longmire) to host actor’s workshop at Bishop Manogue

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Looking to increase your acting chops? Actress Lee Garlington (One Hour Photo, The Hot Chick) will host a three hour workshop on February 14 at Bishop Manogue Catholic School. The workshop is made possible by a grant from the E.L. Wiegand Foundation, in conjunction with Sierra School of Performing Arts and Bishop Manogue Catholic School […]

“Orange is the New Black” star Laverne Cox to speak at UNR: Get details here

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Laverne Cox, transgender activist and star of the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” is speaking April 9, 2015 at UNR. As a part of UNR’s Unity Week, Cox will speak about her journey to womanhood at 7 PM in the Joe ballrooms. This event will be free for students and $15 for the […]

Bar hopping on Valentine’s Day in your pajamas? Get details here

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There are going to be a lot of people out drinking downtown without their clothes come Valentines Day. Organizers of Crawl Reno say their first pajama crawl last year was the happiest they’ve seen people, especially at a first-year event. “People just really enjoy being out in public wearing their PJs,” said Ed Adkins, owner […]

NNMC one-stop-shop community health fair

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Northern Nevada Medical Center (NNMC) is committed to the health and well-being of our community. NNMC is hosting a community health fair on Thursday, February 5, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the main lobby of the hospital. This is an opportunity for community members to receive free or low-cost preventative health screenings and education. […]

Find your inner poet with Poetry Out Loud

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Sponsored by the Nevada Arts Council and Sierra Arts Foundation, Poetry Out Loud gives Washoe County high school students an opportunity to participate in a recitation competition. This year, 14 students from seven high schools will participate in the district competition to earn a spot in the state competition. Students who choose to be involved […]

Local food, drink, music and open galleries coincide with five years of edible Reno-Tahoe magazine

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Mark your calendars. Celebrate edible Reno-Tahoe‘s 5-year anniversary with an evening of local food and drink in the Nevada Museum of Art atrium. Mark Estee, chef/owner of chez louie, has created a menu that includes grass-fed beef from Ranch One in Genoa and pork from Alpine Ranch in Churchill County. Sip cocktails created by 1864 […]