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Jazz & Beyond weekend schedule (1)

August 14, 2014 — 

Atomic Giants will perform at 7 p.m. today at Firkin & Fox 3rd Street Stage. Youth Strings directed by Sue Jesch will perform at Comma Coffee at 8 p.m. today …

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‘Growlersburg’ offers Gold Country history (2)

August 14, 2014 — 

While other Northern California Gold Country towns are perhaps more well-known, the quaint village of Georgetown shouldn’t be overlooked by anyone interested in exploring this historic region. Located 15 miles …

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Fourth annual Austinpalooza fundraiser benefits children in need (3)

August 14, 2014 — 

What started out three years ago as a battle of the bands for GE employees has turned into an all-day music festival. GE’s Bently Nevada and the Carson Valley Inn …

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Death of Sen. Key Pittman shocks Nevada (4)

August 8, 2014 — 

Reno Evening Gazette Nov. 11, 1940 Nevada will pay final tribute Thursday afternoon to Sen. Key Pittman, who had served the Silver State longer than any other public official. Senior …

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Nevada is a bird-watching paradise (5)

August 8, 2014 — 

If you look hard — and know where to look—it’s possible that you just might spot an Ash-throated Flycatcher or Western Wood-Pewee or a Yellow-breasted Chat in Nevada. At least …

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First woman sheriff in Nevada elected in Lander County (6)

July 31, 2014 — 

At the request of a great many citizens of Austin and of Reese River Valley, presented in the form of a petition signed by the great majority of the people …

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Pyramid Lake’s unusual tufa rock formations (7)

July 31, 2014 — 

Physical characteristics have long defined Pyramid Lake. The native Paiutes, who were the earliest settlers on the lake, originally called it “Cu Yui Pah” or lake of the cui ui …

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Veterans of ghost town to be honored (8)

July 31, 2014 — 

As part of the Nevada 150 Legacy Project to commemorate Nevada’s 150 years of Statehood, the Mineral County Board of Commissioners and the Mineral County Museum have commissioned the erection …

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Speakeasy Dance Party set for Aug. 9 (9)

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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Minden all in for Hot August Nights (10)

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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Mystery writer Todd Borg signs latest Owen McKenna book (11)

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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‘Beatlemania’ coming to Jazz & Beyond (12)

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 (13)

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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Cowboy poets today at Dangberg (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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’ (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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