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Compression! Art and Fire Festival sponsored by City of Reno


cropped-bilde-3322307-3316138CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASEThe City of Reno is proud to be one of the sponsors for this year’s Compression! Art and Fire Festival. Compression! Art and Fire Festival is one of Artown’s most popular events, featuring fire arts, flame effects, and performances by dancers and artists. Attendees will enjoy Burning Man art cars, projects and theme camps, a vendor area, and fire garden.  Admission for this family event is free ($3 donation is suggested).
Compression! Art and Fire Festival is on Saturday, July 27 from 3:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. at Reno City Plaza (10 N. Virginia Street) and on Virginia Street from Mill Street to 2nd Street.  For more information about the event visit www.compression.controlledburnreno.com, and for information about street closures visit Reno.gov.
On February 27, 2013, the Reno City Council approved $2,000 in in-kind sponsorship for City services for the event which will cover the costs associated with facility rental fees and city personnel.
The City of Reno strives to enhance the quality of life for our community by promoting a sustainable and vibrant economy. Supporting and helping grow both regional and local special events in the community is just one example. For more information about Reno’s special events visit Reno.gov/Events.
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