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PHOTO GALLERY: Weekly Art Fix, August 30, 2015


a-devil-inside-2-of-13-300x200-3923873-5252331Last week I went to the first production by Reno Artists’ Theater. Performing at The Laughing Owl Production Theater they offered a dark comedy entitled “A Devil Inside” written by David Lindsay-Abaire.

A fix-it man, laundry owner and her son, a Russian Literature professor, a giddy student, and a woman with a past searching for what was lost, find themselves in a twisted and tangled interconnecting story of love, betrayal, murder, revenge and dismemberment. The twists and turns come fast as the characters explore the darkness that draws them into each other’s lives. There certainly are no dull moments in this performance.

I found myself following along with the characters, but not truly seeing any one character drawing me into their story. Very funny and at times silly, but overall not as dark as the plot would suggest this is a funny and entertaining play, well-acted and directed, indeed, a great start for this new theater group of talented actors and supporting crew.

Playing through September 13th at The Laughing Owl Theater on Wells Avenue, this is a great escape from reality and a wild ride — well worth seeing.

View a photo gallery below.


picsart_1431400794842-237x300-8167745-1660481I am excited to experience the Numaga Indian Days Pow Wow taking place in Hungry Valley off of Pyramid Highway, September 4, 2015 – September 6, 2015.

This is a nationally acclaimed Pow Wow featuring Native American dancers, singers, drummers, art and food! This is a free event that is perfect for the whole family.

The event takes place Hungry Valley, which is just 19 miles north of downtown Reno, nestled in scenic Eagle Canyon. For Google Map directions, click here.

For more information got to the event page on their website. Reno-Sparks Indian Colony.


Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella will be presented by Sierra School of Performing Arts on September 4-6 and September 11-13 at the Robert Z. Hawkins Outdoor Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch. It features the so very talented Cami Thompson as the Fairy Godmother.

More information can be found here: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella.


For those of you in Carson City, or interested in the area’s rich industrial community, you may enjoy Industrial Art presented by the Capital City Arts Initiative.

Industrial Art presents the design work of five manufacturers in the Carson City area, including American AVK, CGI Inc., Click Bond, Inc., Silver State Stainless, and Vineburg Machining Inc. These companies manufacture products with innovative design that apply to an array of commercial applications. CCAI presents these products, created for specific industrial uses, as items to be admired in their own right for their design, precision, and beauty.

Showing from June 9, 2015 to September 17, 2015 Monday – Friday. 8am – 5pm, at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery, 885 E Musser Street, Carson City.

Dana Nollsch
Dana Nollschhttp://www.photozen.us
Dana Nollsch is a lifelong Reno area resident. He is a photographer, artist, journalist, and spiritual leader. His work has been seen in many local publications and many national publications as well, award winning for his photojournalism. Dana has a unique eye that shows in his photography and a unique voice that is evident in his writing. His involvement in the local theater and arts community gives him an informed and honest perspective. Owner and operator of PhotoZen he offers his skills and insight to many industries.