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Cowboy poets today at Dangberg (1)

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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STATE PRISON BREAK (2)

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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“Earth to Echo” easy-going sci-fi film for youths (3)

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 (4)

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’ (5)

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 (6)

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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Concert Under the Stars draws more than 800 people (7)

July 10, 2014 — 

A double hit of little-but-big-name music groups wowed an overflow crowd as two members of Little Feat and the entire LIttle River Band rocked Carson City Wednesday night. Fred Tackett …

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Senior Follies No. 17 on horizon in July (8)

June 28, 2014 — 

The 17th Carson Senior Follies on the weekend of July 11-13 will key on the theme “Touring America” to raise funds in support of senior meals programs in Carson City. …

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Local author writes dark tales (9)

June 7, 2014 — 

A local author is learning the “challenge of being a public writer in a small town” since distilling his family’s trauma and his experience as a reporter during the Great …

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D-Day: The world’s greatest seaborne invasion (10)

June 5, 2014 — 

Military leaders and historians alike have hailed the D-Day invasion 70 years ago today as the largest seaborne invasion in history and one that turned the tide in World War …

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Touring Lake Tahoe’s marvelous Tallac Historic site (11)

May 31, 2014 — 

It’s no big surprise that extremely wealthy people have lives that most folks will never have an opportunity to experience. This was certainly true in the late 19th and early …

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Reception for Maczko and her large format paintings (12)

May 31, 2014 — 

The Churchill Arts Council will present a reception for artist, Sharon Maczko, tomorrow afternoon from 5-7 p.m. in the galleries at the Art Center. The event is free and open …

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Detailed review of the Jarbidge stage robbery (13)

May 31, 2014 — 

For the past two days our little town has been in a sizzle of great excitement and nervous tension, caused by the extreme cold-bloodedness of the murder which accompanied the …

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Snowshoe tour celebrates shared Norwegian history (14)

February 19, 2014 — 

Despite training with the Norwegian and Swiss cross-country ski teams and having Olympic medalists in her family, Nina MacLeod never wanted to compete herself. “I’ve been on skis since I …

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International film weekend set in Carson (15)

February 13, 2014 — 

An International Film Weekend event is planned at Carson City’s First Untied Methodist Church Feb. 27 through March 1, according to organizers. Linda Bellegray, one of those involved, said the …

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Birds of Chicago to perform in Minden (16)

February 9, 2014 — 

Birds of Chicago, a collective based around JT Nero and Allison Russell, will appear at Minsen’s CVIC Hall at 7 p.m. Feb. 28. The band’s music is described as having …

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‘The Wedding from Hell!’ debuts (17)

January 29, 2014 — 

Proscenium Players will present “The Wedding from Hell!,” a murder-mystery dinner theater show, Friday, Saturday, Feb. 8 and Feb. 14-15 at the Gold Dust West Hotel and Casino, with a …

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Chinese performing arts coming to BAC (18)

January 26, 2014 — 

Traditional Chinese dance, music and storytelling are planned the afternoon of Feb. 8 in the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall. The event will be at 2 p.m. in the hall …

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‘The Wedding from Hell!’ showings set (19)

January 23, 2014 — 

Proscenium Players will present “The Wedding from Hell!,” a murder mystery dinner theater show, on two upcoming weekends at the Gold Dust West. Performances are set for 6 p.m. Jan. …

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Master classes set for February (20)

January 19, 2014 — 

Wild Horse Children’s Theater will hold two master classes with Broadway star and “Rock of Ages” original cast member Angel Reed on Feb. 15 at Silver State High School’s theater …

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