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Tahoe-Douglas Elks host Great Gatsby dinner show (1)

July 28, 2014 — 

With a formal black and white dinner, women dressed in flapper garb and men in ‘20s-style suits, a night out at the Great Gatsby dinner show will rival even Gatsby’s …

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“Hercules” is Dwayne Jonson at his muscular best (2)

July 28, 2014 — 

In any movie starring Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, you can expect two things: Lots of footage of Johnson’s pecs and biceps and lots of violence, plus Johnson’s limited acting skills. …

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Mad Hatter Garden Party with Corky Bennett Trio at Governor’s Mansion (3)

July 25, 2014 — 

The 2014 “Jazz & Beyond - Carson City Music Festival” will open with a “Mad Hatter Garden Party,” a ticketed event in the backyard of the Nevada Governor’s Mansion, on …

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More than 50 events featured at ‘Jazz & Beyond’ (4)

July 25, 2014 — 

The “Jazz & Beyond: Carson City Music Festival,” in collaboration with Carson City, is proud to present five of several bands at the Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair in Fuji Park on …

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Fiber arts shown at Dangberg Ranch (5)

July 24, 2014 — 

A group of local artisans will present “Many Uses of Natural Fibers and making a Native Flute” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. …

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Live entertainment (6)

July 24, 2014 — 

Today is open mic night from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Carson Station hosted by Dean Brownell. Music is typically rock & blues with a solid rhythm section and …

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Entering the world of Dr. Seuss (7)

July 23, 2014 — 

Youth Theatre Carson City is thrilled to announce the upcoming production of “SEUSSICAL, JR.,” an adventure through the world of Dr. Seuss. The show will run two weekends, July 25–August …

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All Hat No Cattle performs today (8)

July 22, 2014 — 

Krista Jenkins and All Hat No Cattle will bring some original tunes to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 6 p.m. today. Jenkins is a fourth-generation Nevadan and resident of …

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Cowboy poets today at Dangberg (9)

July 22, 2014 — 

A free evening of cowboy poetry will be performed by Tony Argento and Ken Gardner 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Argento is known for his …

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“The Purge: Anarchy” a gun-type slasher film with class strife (10)

July 21, 2014 — 

Last year’s low-budge film “The Purge” is back with “Anarchy” added to the title. It covers the same ground as the original but surprisingly indicts the “1 percent.” Idea is …

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Jazz & Beyond opens with mad hat trick (11)

July 19, 2014 — 

Hot August jazz comes calling again this year in Carson City via Jazz & Beyond, a 17-day festival that starts Aug. 1 with a Mad Hatter Garden Party at the …

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Still lonely after all these years (12)

July 17, 2014 — 

Twenty-eight years ago, Life Magazine said U.S. 50 across Nevada was the “Loneliest Road in America.” According to Life, the 287-mile stretch of road between Fernley and Ely was remote, …

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STATE PRISON BREAK (13)

July 17, 2014 — 

[From our Extra of yesterday] At 6 o’clock last evening, when the wind was blowing a gale and the whole valley was filled with a blinding dust, a desperate break …

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Folk duo performs at BAC (14)

July 17, 2014 — 

Musicians Tom May and Chris Kennedy bring their duo act to the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall on Friday, July 25. The 7:30 p.m. performance by the folk singers and …

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“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” fine sci-fi with moral values (15)

July 15, 2014 — 

We’ve come a long way from the rubber masks of yore with “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” directed by Matt Reeves with meaningful music by Michael Giachiccino. As …

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Shakespeare Festival begins again (16)

July 12, 2014 — 

The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival started Friday night at Sand Harbor State Park. This year, performances of “As You Like” will run through Aug. 24. Other performances featured throughout the …

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“Earth to Echo” easy-going sci-fi film for youths (17)

July 11, 2014 — 

If you’re over the age of 18 you may well want to skip the adventure movie “Earth to Echo,” playing at the Carson Galaxy cineplex. It’s about three kids who …

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Kirk’s additional titles for summer reading (18)

July 10, 2014 — 

Ad Reinhardt (1913-1967) was an American abstract painter well-known for his monochrome canvases, especially his black “ultimate paintings.” He was also an accomplished cartoonist/illustrator and his, often tongue in cheek, …

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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival opens with ‘As You Like It’ (19)

July 10, 2014 — 

William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” comes to Lake Tahoe Friday with the opening of the 42nd Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. “On the surface, this is a tale of exile …

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Nevada reveals its strangest pipedreams (20)

July 10, 2014 — 

Nevada has always had its fair share of dreamers, whether it’s sure-to-strike-it-rich miners or overly optimistic gamblers, so it’s probably no surprise that over the years the state has seen …

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