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Fernley author releases latest children’s book (1)

May 21, 2015 — 

Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc., recently released Fernley author, Mary Jean Kelso’s childrens’ book, “Little Lonnie Long Ears.”The story, geared toward younger children, carries a theme of learning to turn a …

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‘Dancing through Life’ to be presented in Carson City (2)

May 21, 2015 — 

Ayako’s Dance Studio, sponsored by Pinkerton Ballet Theatre is presenting ‘Dancing through Life’ at the Carson City Community Center, Bob Boldrick Theater at 7 p.m. Friday. ‘Dancing through Life’ follows …

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Roping event set for Carson City’s Fuji Park canceled (3)

May 20, 2015 — 

A National Team Roping Tour event originally scheduled for Memorial Day weekend at Carson City’s Fuji Park arena was canceled Tuesday, according to Tommy Lee of Tommy Lee Livestock.Lee said …

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Author’s novel inspired by at-risk youth (4)

May 14, 2015 — 

Writing, editing, and publishing a novel is no easy task, as Fallon author Leanna Lehman knows all too well. But on May 12, all of her hard work finally paid …

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Lakeside Shakespeare festival widens fare (5)

May 13, 2015 — 

The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, which attracted 30,000 patrons last year, is angling to top that this summer with an expanded bill of fare.That was the message of Rae W. …

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May 7, 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 Arts Center presents a twist to ‘Sleeping Beauty’ (7)

May 7, 2015 — 

Buoyed by the success of last fall’s community production of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” The Arts Center sponsored by Rising Sun Gallery presents a twist to an old favorite …

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Poet David Lee to read at Art Center (8)

May 7, 2015 — 

The poet David Lee will be in town to read from his latest collection, “Last Call” (Wings Press), on May 16 at the Art Center.There will be a meets-the-author reception …

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’The Partridge Family’ child star Suzanne Crough dies in Laughlin (9)

April 28, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — The youngest daughter on hit 1970s television show, “The Partridge Family,” has died. Suzanne Crough Condray, who played Tracy Partridge, died Monday in Laughlin, Nevada near Las …

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’American in Paris,’ ‘Fun Home’ get a leading 12 Tony noms (10)

April 28, 2015 — 

NEW YORK — The musicals “An American in Paris” and “Fun Home” each received a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, showing two very different sides of this Broadway …

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Genoa Cowboy festival rides into town this week (11)

April 28, 2015 — 

A painting of a faceless cowboy rounding up horses in the snow was selected as this year’s poster for the Genoa Cowboy Festival.Douglas County resident La Vonne La Tulip Vasick …

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Bryan Bowers to perform at Brewery Arts Center Saturday (12)

April 26, 2015 — 

Bryan Bowers will bring to Carson City Saturday night his heralded story telling, song writing and musical skills.They have been honed by a lifetime of laser beam interest in a …

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Mesquite history displayed at Virgin Valley museum (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

March 12, 2015 — 

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Television’s ‘Judge Judy’ staying in session (20)

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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