Young Shakespeare program offers free performances for families

LTSF NEWS — If you’re seeking a summer experience that will bring a little culture and lots of memorable moments into your family’s life, set some time aside to enjoy a FREE, family-friendly, one-hour performance adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented as part of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s D.G. Menchetti Young […]

Barrett-Jackson holds inaugural collector car auction during Hot August Nights Aug. 8-10

SUBMITTED NEWS WHAT: The inaugural Hot August Nights Auction presented by Barrett-Jackson will take place Thursday, Aug. 8, through Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Bid on some of the most recognizable and historic automobiles in the world and purchase your dream car at “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™.” Tickets are available […]

Community members learn how to respond to cardiac arrest during REMSA’s public events

REGIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY NEWS RELEASE – As part of National CPR and AED Awareness Week (June 1-7), the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) will be asking bystanders if they know what to do in an emergency. Community members visiting one of the high traffic locations during the week will be taught how […]

National Automobile Museum, The Discovery to host membership weekend

NAM NEWS RELEASE What’s better than a fun day at the museum? How about a fun weekend at two museums? The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) and the National Automobile Museum are hosting reciprocal admission days on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8. Membership cardholders from both museums will be granted […]

Bar crawls growing up, adding more events

While opinions of the events vary, downtown Reno bar crawls have grown into significant events for the city in the last several years. This year, organizers of some of the largest and most popular crawls say they acknowledge their responsibility to help Reno continue to thrive. As a result, they are taking these events in […]

Long lost creatures at the Wilbur D. May Museum

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WILBUR D. MAY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – The Wilbur D. May Museum’s spring exhibit Creatures is about to go extinct! There are only a few days left to see the amazing lifelike animatronics of the saber-toothed cat, wooly mammoth, dinosaurs, sea monsters, and other long-lost creatures. Explore the legends and myths surrounding Bigfoot, mermaids, and […]

Taylor Creek Visitor Center hosts native species festival June 9

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will host the third annual Native Species Festival on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Residents and visitors are invited to attend this free family event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, located three miles north of South […]

Historic speakers at Mormon Station June 8

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GENOA, Nev. – Mormon Station State Historic Park is kicking off its Historic Speaker Series with three Chautauqua presentations: Anita Watson will portray Mary Oxborrow, a pioneer midwife and healer; Laurie Hickey will give a presentation on the life of Dr. Eliza Cook, one of the first female doctors in Nevada and Bob Ellison will […]

“High Notes” North Lake Tahoe’s Summerlong Music Series calendar brings a season of events under one banner

TAHOE HIGH NOTES NEWS RELEASE NORTH LAKE TAHOE — North Lake Tahoe’s long, sunny summers attract a legion of live musicians who pack the summer calendar with performances from June through October. And now that summer-long menu of music festivals, performances and live music events can all be found on one calendar and under one banner:  […]

Space between myth, religion and art politics discussed by artist Matthew Couper at the Nevada Arts Council

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NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Las Vegas artist Matthew Couper is the most recent artist to be displayed at the Nevada Arts Council’s OXS Gallery in Carson City beginning June 3.  Couper came from New Zealand to explore periods of Western art history. Through what he calls painterly investigations, he said, he has […]

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