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Speakeasy Dance Party set for Aug. 9 (1)

July 30, 2014 — 

The Jazz & Beyond: Carson City Music Festival will present “Jump-Jive” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 in the Ballroom in the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. This …

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Live entertainment (2)

July 30, 2014 — 

Halfway to Forever will perform at 4 p.m. today at Fernley Farmers Market, 350 E. Main St. in Fernley. Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today …

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Mystery writer Todd Borg signs latest Owen McKenna book (3)

July 30, 2014 — 

Mystery writer Todd Borg is signing his new book “Tahoe Ghost Boat” 6:30 p.m. Friday at Shelby’s Book Shoppe. This is Borg’s 12th book set in the Valley and at …

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Minden all in for Hot August Nights (4)

July 30, 2014 — 

Minden will be the ace in Hot August Nights’ annual Sparks Poker Run today. “Last year we had one of the biggest turnouts with about 500 cars,” said A.J. Frels, …

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Mumbo Gumbo brings zydeco to Minden (5)

July 30, 2014 — 

Mumbo Gumbo performs 6:30 p.m. Friday in Minden Park for the GE Family Concert Series No space can be reserved until 7 a.m. the day of the concert. In order …

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Simone Appetit: Portobellos — so much room (6)

July 30, 2014 — 

So “much room” a play on “so mushroom?” Get it? Of course you do, that’s why you are going online right now to find a recipe without having to wade …

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‘Beatlemania’ coming to Jazz & Beyond (7)

July 29, 2014 — 

Jazz & Beyond, a 17-day festival, starts Friday with a Mad Hatter Garden Party at the Governor’s Mansion. Opening night listings include The Corky Bennett Trio for the garden party, …

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Tahoe-Douglas Elks host Great Gatsby dinner show (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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’ (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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