Sierra Arts announces grant recipients

Sierra Arts

SIERRA ARTS NEWS RELEASES Sierra Arts Foundation announces its recipients for the 2013 Grants To Artists program. These grants, reinstated after a four-year hiatus due to financial constraints, support local professional and student artists in four major disciplines: visual, literary, performance and music. The moneys are independent of any project but are awarded instead as […]

NOVS announces Women Veterans Wellness Event for Northern Nevada

NOVS NEWS RELEASE The Nevada Office of Veterans Services (NOVS) announces the Women Veterans Wellness Event for Reno and Sparks, to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 at Siena Resort Casino. The event is designed to educate women of different generations about healthy life choices and will offer information through a […]

Mike Weaver, I Am They in concert at Sparks church Friday night

SPIRIT FILLED CHURCH NEWS RELEASE On Friday, June 14, Spirit Filled Church will be the concert venue for Mike Weaver, the frontman for the contemporary Christian band and Fervent Records artists Big Daddy Weave. He’ll be joined by worship group I Am They, who hail from Carson City. Friday’s show is presented by Connected Music […]

Sheriff’s Office to host Sun Valley Neighborhood Watch meetings

WCSO NEWS RELEASE The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office will offer a series of neighborhood watch and community safety meetings for residents of Sun Valley as part of efforts to strengthen its partnership with residents. The first meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, in the landowners building at 5360 Sun Valley Boulevard, […]

A night at the museum exclusively for “middle school” students


DISCOVERY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – On Friday, June 14, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) will open its door after hours for ‘The Discovery After Dark’, a special event exclusively for students in grades 7 to 9. The Discovery After Dark will feature hands-on science experiments, a […]

Alumni to be honored at “Stewart Father’s Day Pow Wow”

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NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS CARSON CITY – Former students of the historic Stewart Indian School will be honored at a special recognition ceremony as part of the 2013 “Stewart Father’s Day Pow Wow” in Carson City, June 14 through 16. Hosted in partnership with the Nevada Indian Commission and the Stewart Alumni, the […]

Nevada Guard set to commemorate Flag Day, Army birthday

CARSON CITY – Everyone is invited to join the United States Armed Forces as it recognizes and pays homage to the United States’ flag and celebrates the U.S. Army’s birthday during the annual Nevada National Guard Flag Day Ceremony set for Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m., in the Nevada Capitol Assembly Chambers in Carson […]

Skateboard contest motivates students to make the grade


MAKING THE GRADE NEWS RELEASE – David White and local partners, Eternal Board Shop, are announcing the second annual “Making the Grade” Scholastic & Amateur Skate Contest to be held on June 22, at Mira Loma Skate Park at 10:00 a.m. The contest will encourage skateboarders from the ages of 7-18 years old in the northern […]

Paiute elder Ralph Burns earns National Heritage Fellowship from National Endowment for the Arts

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NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE NIXON – Storyteller and Pyramid Lake Paiute elder Ralph Burns has been named a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship award, one of only nine in the United States for 2013, it was announced June 4. Burns will travel to Washington, DC, to receive his […]

Fleischmann Planetarium hosts stellar lineup of Full-dome digital shows through Sept. 2, 2013

June 10, 2013 — Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Nevada, Reno hosts several breathtaking immersive theater experiences this summer, through Sept. 2, 2013. As a science education resource, many of the Planetarium’s entertaining shows also correlate with Nevada Department of Education Science Standards. Full-dome digital planetarium shows are open to all […]

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