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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (1)

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’ (2)

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 (3)

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’ (4)

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 (5)

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 (7)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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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Scaring up good times in Las Vegas (13)

January 8, 2015 — 

It turns out that what happens in Vegas stays there a long time. Like forever. At least that’s the idea behind the Haunted Vegas Ghost Hunt, a two-and-a-half hour late …

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Home of big fiberglass, plaster (14)

January 2, 2015 — 

Years ago someone asked me if I had ever seen any giant fiberglass cow statues in Nevada. I racked my brain and recalled that I’d seen one in front of …

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the cork at home tonight (15)

December 30, 2014 — 

If you’ve thought staying home to celebrate New Year’s Eve sounded like a great idea, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey commissioned by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, this …

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Celebrating: Wines for any event (16)

December 30, 2014 — 

Life is full of celebrations, especially during the festive holiday season. From small gatherings with co-workers to large family parties, having the right wine to give or to serve is …

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A second look at the Kit Carson Trail (17)

December 26, 2014 — 

Anyone who follows the distinctive blue line that marks Carson City’s Kit Carson Trail can’t help being impressed by the elegant design and architecture found in the community’s historic buildings. …

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Wilbur D. May Museum opens ‘grossology’ exhibit (18)

December 26, 2014 — 

The Wilbur D. May Museum presents the upcoming exhibit — “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body!” Children of all ages will love discovering the answers to all the …

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Music from around the world (19)

December 18, 2014 — 

The following recent releases are worth checking out for yourself and are also suggested for the musically inclined on your gift list. “Three Mountain Pass” ( Innova) by Van-Anh Vanessa …

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On the Kit Carson Trail in Carson City (20)

December 11, 2014 — 

One of the first thing that many visitors to Carson City notice is the blue line painted on sidewalks throughout the west side of the city. Known as the Kit …

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