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Demonstrating square dancing (1)

March 5, 2015 — 

Left photo: Linda Hartweg — vice president of Fallon’s square dance club, the Oasis Squares — tells Lahontan Elementary School students about square dancing at a special assembly last week. …

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Upcoming live entertainment in Carson City area (2)

March 5, 2015 — 

Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. …

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Carson City community band to salute young musicians (3)

March 5, 2015 — 

The Capital City Community Band will celebrate its 37th concert season with its annual “A Salute to Young Musicians,” a celebration of Carson City’s student musicians, at 3 p.m. Sunday, …

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Murder mystery dinner show benefits area arts group (4)

March 5, 2015 — 

The Carson Valley Arts Council and the Proscenium Players, Inc. will present “Polter-Heist!” a hauntingly hilarious murder mystery dinner theater show on Friday, March 13, at the Carson Valley Inn …

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Television’s ‘Judge Judy’ staying in session (5)

March 3, 2015 — 

NEW YORK — Daytime television’s most popular personality, “Judge Judy” Sheindlin, has extended her contract for three years and plans to keep her court in session into 2020. CBS Television …

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What color do you see? Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light (6)

February 28, 2015 — 

It’s the dress that’s beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white? Friends and co-workers worldwide are debating the true hues of a royal blue …

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2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix (7)

February 28, 2015 — 

PHOENIX — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on …

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Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dies (8)

February 27, 2015 — 

LOS ANGELES — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of “Star Trek” fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died. Nimoy died Friday …

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One common man’s answer to ISIS (9)

February 26, 2015 — 

Disaffecting youth begets criminals. Disaffecting youth begets gangs. Disaffecting youth begets terrorists. So, if you are being a good dad, the world thanks you. If you are being a good …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (10)

February 26, 2015 — 

Nevada History through the Eyes of WomenTwo historical exhibits represent and celebrate the culmination of the Nevada Women’s Legacy— 150 Years of Excellence project, in celebration of the Sesquicentennial that …

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‘An Evening with the Arts’ (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

The 29th annual “An Evening With the Arts” fundraising dinner and silent auction is set for March 7 at the Fallon Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Mardi Gras,” and …

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Upcoming Carson City area live entertainment (12)

February 26, 2015 — 

Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. …

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Oscars speeches filled with political activism, pet issues (13)

February 23, 2015 — 

Much of the chatter going into the Oscars was about the lack of diversity in the Academy’s choices, specifically the dearth of nominations for “Selma.” But while there were plenty …

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‘Thelma & Louise’ conclude film series (14)

February 20, 2015 — 

CAC’s February film series will conclude tonight with a screening of the 1991 film “Thelma & Louise” at the Art Center. Tickets are $7 for CAC members, $10 for nonmembers …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (15)

February 19, 2015 — 

Nevada History through the Eyes of WomenTwo historical exhibits represent and celebrate the culmination of the Nevada Women’s Legacy— 150 Years of Excellence project, in celebration of the Sesquicentennial that …

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Dead Sara at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe’s Vinyl (16)

February 19, 2015 — 

Dubbed by the Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl as what “should be the next biggest rock band in the world,” Los Angeles-based Dead Sara will storm into Hard Rock Hotel & …

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Zany and ‘Bubbles’ Brown at the Improv (17)

February 19, 2015 — 

Comedian Bob Zany is regular up here at the Improv at Harveys. He could be considered family because he’s heard every Tuesday on my radio show during “The Zany Report.” …

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Mamo to play in Minden (18)

February 19, 2015 — 

The fourth concert in Carson Valley Arts Council’s concert series will feature music from Mamo, a duo of Hawaiian musicians, at 7 p.m. Friday at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, …

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Carson City area live entertainment (19)

February 19, 2015 — 

Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. …

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ whips up stunning $81.7 million (20)

February 16, 2015 — 

LOS ANGELES — Audiences were more than curious to check out the big-screen adaptation of the racy phenomenon “Fifty Shades of Grey” this weekend. The erotic R-rated drama sizzled in …

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