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Mesquite history displayed at Virgin Valley museum (1)

April 18, 2015 — 

Like most of Southern Nevada, the community of Mesquite has undergone substantial changes in recent decades.Once a sleepy farming community, the town has grown enormously since the 1980s—from about 1,100 …

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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (2)

April 16, 2015 — 

CCMS One-Act Play CompetitionFour one-act plays will contend for first place during the spring Churchill County Middle School One-Act Play Competition. Churchill County High School thespians serve as directors for …

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The strangest stuff in Nevada’s museums (3)

April 9, 2015 — 

Several years ago, an editor asked me to write something about Nevada’s museums. I wanted to come up with a fresh approach to the topic besides compiling a typical list …

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Artists’ reception slated for Saturday; Canadian folk music featured April 25 (4)

April 9, 2015 — 

Don’t forget the artists’ reception tomorrow for the two new shows at the Art Center tomorrow. Joan Arrizabalaga and Edw Martinez will be showing “But Wait ... There’s More” in …

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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (5)

April 9, 2015 — 

CCMS One-Act Play CompetitionFour one-act plays will contend for first place during the spring Churchill County Middle School One-Act Play Competition. Churchill County High School thespians serve as directors for …

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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (6)

March 12, 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 …

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An Evening with the Arts (7)

March 12, 2015 — 

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Television’s ‘Judge Judy’ staying in session (8)

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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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (9)

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’ (10)

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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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (11)

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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Film Series continues with ‘Wild At Heart’ (12)

February 12, 2015 — 

The Churchill Arts Council’s February film series continues tonight with a screening of “Wild At Heart” at the Oats Park Art Center.Tickets will go on sale beginning at 6 p.m. …

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Changes come slowly to McGill (13)

February 12, 2015 — 

The former mining town of McGill in eastern Nevada has seemingly defied time. While the town has certainly changed over the years, particularly after a state prison was built on …

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February 5, 2015 — 

INTERNATIONAL FILM SERIESWhat began last year with a desire by five local women to bring international films to Carson City will this year be a multi-venue, free three-day event, Thursday-Saturday …

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A visit to historic Bunkerville (15)

February 5, 2015 — 

Southern Nevada’s history is intertwined with that of the Church of Latter Day Saints. In 1855, Mormon settlers were the first non-Indians to settle in Southern Nevada with the construction …

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January 22, 2015 — 

Wilbur D. Day Museum exhibit The Wilbur D. May Museum is proud to present the upcoming exhibit — “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body” from Fan. 3-April 26. …

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Learning more about the Donner Party tragedy (17)

January 22, 2015 — 

It seems like every couple of years, someone publishes another book on the tragic events of the Donner Party in the Sierra Nevada range. One of the most recent, “The …

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Asteroid 1,800 feet across to whip past Earth on Monday (18)

January 21, 2015 — 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An asteroid up to 1,800 feet across is headed Earth’s way. But don’t worry: It will miss us by 745,000 miles, about three times the distance …

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’Selma’ stars including Oprah march in Alabama, honoring MLK (19)

January 19, 2015 — 

SELMA, Ala. — Oprah Winfrey, fellow actors from the movie “Selma” and hundreds of others marched to recall one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights movement on Sunday, …

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Visiting Lovelock’s historic district (20)

January 15, 2015 — 

Motorists racing across Nevada on Interstate 80 sometimes don’t pay much attention to communities like Lovelock — and that’s too bad. Located about 90 miles east of Reno, Lovelock is …

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