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July 18 Arts and Culture Roundup


Sunday, July 19

Start your Sunday off right with brunch at the Nevada Museum of Art, while enjoying the music of Colin Ross. Brunch starts at 10 a.m. and is free.

Join Reno InstaGrammys for the Sunday Street Art Slow Roll. Meet at Lost City Farms at 6:30 p.m. to catch that golden hour light and capture each work of art with a photo. This event is free.

Monday, July 20

Catch the last couple of weeks of Franz Szony’s Wise Witches exhibit at Sierra Arts.

Quadrilateral Quagmire is running through July 31 at Lasting Dose Tattoo and Art Collective.

Tuesday, July 21

Ellen Hopkins will be hosting a book launch for her newest release, Love Lies Beneath, at Sundance Books and Music from 6:30-8 p.m. Hopkins will be reading, answering questions, and signing books. The event is free.

Wednesday, July 22

Kristen Simmons will be presenting her new book, The Glass Arrow, at Sundance Books and Music from 6:30-8 p.m. Simmons will be reading, answering questions, and signing books. The event is free.

Head over to The Holland Project for a performance by John Underwood and His Horny Friends, Kalei Yamanoha, and Roo. Showtime is 8 p.m. and the cost is to be determined.

Thursday, July 23

The Meatbodies @ The Holland Project

Chad Ubovich, aka Meatbodies, will be taking the stage at The Holland Project from 8:30-11 p.m. The Meatbodies have described themselves as the “flying Garth Brooks,” making loud and fast garage rock. This is one show you won’t want to miss out on. Tickets are $7.

Catch the last few days of The Full Monty at Bruka Theater, through July 25. Showtime is 8 p.m. and tickets are $22 for general admission, $20 for students, seniors, and military, and $25 at the door.

You won’t want to miss the seventh annual Midtown Art Walk from 4-9:30 p.m. in the Midtown Art District. The shops and galleries will be open late to feature art and music from a variety of local artists. The Nevada Museum of Art and The Discover Museum will both be offering free admission during the event. Be sure to grab dinner at one of the many great restaurants throughout the Midtown District.

If you haven’t seen You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown yet, you’ve got until Aug. 2 to do so at Reno Little Theater. Showtimes are 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. July 23-25 and tickets are $16 for general admission and $13 for students, seniors, and military.

Destination Dance @ The Lear Theater

Destination Dance is a site-specific dance tour through downtown Reno. The 2015 Artown festival will feature a new collaborative piece known as “Destination Dance.” Site-specific dance is work created in response to a particular place or site, inspired by its architecture, design, history, or current use. “Destination Dance” will feature the work of local choreographers who have been commissioned to create unique performances juxtaposed against iconic downtown fixtures, taking traditional and contemporary dance off of the stage and into a new environment. Meet at the Lear Theater at 6:00, 6:20, 6:40, or 7:00. for a one hour walking tour. This event is free.

Friday, July 24

The Ecologies of Erika Harrsch’s Monach Butterflies @ The Nevada Museum of Art

Enjoy The Ecologies of Erika Harrsch’s Monarch Butterflies, a talk by University of Nevada, Reno lepidopterists (butterfly scientists) about the life, habitat, and challenges facing the monarch butterfly population. Check out Erika Harrsch’s exhibit while you’re there. The talk begins at noon and is free for museum members and $10 for the general public.

Buster Blue is kicking Bryan Jones out of Reno @ St. James Infirmary

Buster Blue is kicking Bryan Jones out of Reno and they’re performing one last show at St. James Infirmary at 9 p.m.

Saturday, July 25

From 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Carolyn Ahern will be doing a story time with her new book, Tino the Tortoise: Adventures in the Grand Canyon at Sundance Books and Music. Join Carolyn and Tino as they venture to the Grand Canyon to do some exploring and have some fun. The event is free.

Tiny Gems: A Series of Fleeting Experiences Hosted by The Holland Project

The Holland Project is hosting Tiny Gems: A Series of Fleeting Experiences at various locations around downtown Reno. The tour starts at the Planetarium, on the University of Nevada, Reno campus and ends at Spectre.

The Great Alphabet Adventure will be shown at 11 a.m. at the Northwest Reno Library and at 6 p.m. at the Incline Village Library. Both performances are free.

Post Compression Party @ The Morris Burner Hotel

Join The Morris Burner Hotel for a post compression party. Fjorgyn will serve as our outdoor stage. Swingline will be joining us for more fun along with the Red Rooster, and Train of Thought! Come dance the night away. This event is 21+ and free.

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