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Arts Council presents Banda Magda on Feb. 20 (1)

February 4, 2016 — 

An evening of good time music is on tap for Feb. 20 when the musical collective Banda Magda rolls into town.The band has played at a variety of venues around …

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a & e briefs (2)

January 28, 2016 — 

WNC FALLON EXHIBITWNC Fallon presents “Honest Horses: A Portrait of the Mustang in the Great Basin” featuring photographs by Paula Morin depicting an uncommon view of the significance of the …

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Romantic comedies film series begins next week (3)

January 21, 2016 — 

CAC’s Rom-Com Film Series featuring selected romantic comedies will begin at the Art Center on Jan. 29 with a screening of the 1940 film “The Philadelphia Story.”It’s the story of …

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American Grotesque and the Pacific Ocean (4)

January 7, 2016 — 

“American Grotesque: The Life and Art of William Mortensen” (Feral House), Larry Lytle and William Moynihan, examines the life and work of the infamous Hollywood photographer of the early twentieth …

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Festival combines beauty of Lake Tahoe with Shakespeare (5)

December 31, 2015 — 

Entertainment, food, family and friends converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe each summer at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (LTSF). The festival produces exceptional theater entertainment …

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a & e briefs (6)

December 25, 2015 — 

WNC FALLON EXHIBITWNC Fallon presents “Honest Horses: A Portrait of the Mustang in the Great Basin” featuring photographs by Paula Morin depicting an uncommon view of the significance of the …

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New book shares history on Reno (7)

December 17, 2015 — 

I’ve always been fascinated by the story of the Biggest Little City in the World. It’s a place that over the years has boasted plenty of colorful characters and been …

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Pop culture appeal of ‘Star Wars’ (8)

December 17, 2015 — 

OK, so maybe he was mixing his “Star Wars” and “Star Trek” references. But when President Barack Obama spoke of getting congressional leaders into a “Jedi mind meld” back in …

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Empire, Trump, Williams, Jenner among TV’s most eye-popping in 2015 (9)

December 15, 2015 — 

NEW YORK — It’s been a year of shifting sands in late night. A year of broken trust in two vastly different TV personalities. And a year when presidential debates …

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Thrillers worth checking out (10)

December 10, 2015 — 

Lee Child has created one of the most indelible characters in page turning thriller prose in Jack Reacher, who’s been the protagonist in more than twenty titles from this prolific …

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Cheers for the holidays at the Art Center (11)

December 3, 2015 — 

CAC’s annual Holiday Art Bar will be held at the Art Center tonight from 5-9 p.m. Plan on dropping by for a cup of holiday cheer and visit with friends. …

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Redfield: Reno’ eccentric millionaire (12)

November 27, 2015 — 

Many first-time visitors to Reno drive by the intersection of Mount Rose Street and Plumas Avenue and wonder what’s the story with the nearby big rock house.Fortunately, a new book, …

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Resting peace in Nevada (13)

November 19, 2015 — 

As home to a number of well-known entertainers and sports figures, it should probably come as no surprise that through the years Nevada has also been the final resting place …

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Jumbo Grade offers great views, hiking (14)

November 12, 2015 — 

The mining camp of Jumbo, above Washoe Valley, never got very big. Which is kind of a shame with that name and all.The camp was developed by extremely optimistic prospectors …

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Film series kicks off busy November (15)

October 29, 2015 — 

CAC’s Fall Film Series, “Alfred Hitchcock: Three From the 1950s” begins on Nov. 6 and will screen three classic films on consecutive Friday nights.“Rear Window,” released in 1954, stars James …

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Carson City’s Leonard Paschini featured at BAC (16)

October 4, 2015 — 

Carson City’s Leonard Paschini, custom instrument maker and long time lead guitar player, will perform on Oct. 17 at the Brewery Arts Center (BAC). The craftsman and musician intends to …

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Cowboy Fast Draw aims for the targets (17)

September 24, 2015 — 

The 12th annual Fastest Gun Alive — World Championship of Cowboy Fast Draw is being held again in Northern Nevada the first weekend in October. The Cowboy Fast Draw Association …

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Roadtripping through scenic Carson Valley (18)

September 17, 2015 — 

Carson Valley has always been one of Nevada’s special places. Intersected by the Emigrant Trail — the route that many early pioneers used to travel to California — the lush, …

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Leftover Cuties perform in a week (19)

September 17, 2015 — 

The first 2015-2016 concert in the Barkley Theatre at the Art Center will feature the L.A.-based Americana band, The Leftover Cuties, on Sept. 26.The group was formed in 2008 and …

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Will James Society event is Saturday (20)

September 17, 2015 — 

The first 50 families with children to attend Saturday’s fundraiser being held by the Will James Society for the Carson Valley will receive a free illustrated copy of the author’s …

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