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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (1)

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 (2)

March 12, 2015 — 

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Television’s ‘Judge Judy’ staying in session (3)

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 (4)

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’ (5)

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 (6)

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’ (7)

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 (8)

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 (10)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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