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April 17, 2014
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS


Stremmel Gallery

Stremmel Gallery proudly presents Robert Brady’s “The 8th Trough,” an exhibition of new works through April 19.

This will mark Stremmel Gallery’s seventh exhibition featuring the Nevada-born artist. It will include latest explorations in mixed media sculpture, ceramics, and works on paper.

Roaring Twenties Community Dance

Fallon Rotary Club Roaring Twenties Community Dance is being held on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Fallon Convention Center. There are many exciting things happening at this event — DJs, dance contest, silent and live auctions, keepsake photos, king and queen, prizes for best dressed and so much more! There will be finger foods provided and an open no-host bar.

Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at Kent’s Supply, Stockman’s, or Ambiance Salon.

All the proceeds from this event support the Rotary Club’s local projects such as scholarships, youth leadership, 3rd grade dictionaries, Fallon Youth Club, and so many more!!

Fleischmann Planetarium shows

Fleischmann Planetarium at the University of Nevada, Reno hosts several breathtaking immersive theater experiences this spring, playing through June 6, 2014. As a science education resource, many of the Planetarium’s entertaining shows also correlate with Nevada Department of Education Science Standards. Fulldome planetarium shows are open to all ages. For show details, admission, program and membership information, call the Fleischmann Planetarium at (775) 784-4812 or visit www.planetarium.unr.edu.

Spring 2014 lineup of shows:

In a double-feature fulldome planetarium experience, DARK explores the nature of dark matter — the missing 80 percent of the mass of the Universe — where it came from and how it has evolved over billions of years. PLUS! The accompanying show It’s About Time takes audiences for a thrilling ride on the Arthur C. Clarke Space Elevator and for a fascinating look at the history of our universe through the Einstein Time Telescope!

Planetarium showtimes: Daily at 1, 3 and 5 p.m.; plus additional showings at 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays

Admission: $7 teens and adults/$5 children 12 and under and seniors 60 and over and free for Planetarium members.

In another of this season’s double-feature fulldome planetarium experiences, Back to the Moon for Good chronicles teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time in more than 40 years. PLUS! The accompanying show Ice Worlds is a spectacular exploration of Arctic icebergs, glaciers, Antarctic wilderness and more!

Planetarium showtimes: Daily at 2, 4 and 6 p.m.

Admission: $7 teens and adults/$5 children 12 and under and seniors 60 and over and free for Planetarium members.

Greetings, Earthlings! Imagine the ultimate space vacation! For space travelers of all ages, our Family Show: Perfect Little Planet searches the galaxy to find the best destinations, taking us over Pluto, through the rings of Saturn, across the storms of Jupiter and much more. For children in grades K-3 but fun for all ages.

Planetarium showtimes: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays at 11 a.m.

Admission: $7 teens and adults/$5 children 12 and under and seniors 60 and over ~ and free for Planetarium members.

With amazing sound effects by George Lucas’ Skywalker Sound, the Starship Intrepid travels through hyperspace in our Family Show: Attack of the Space Pirates, where you and its crew will put real science into science fiction and solve numerous challenges along the way. Find an alien technology and defend against the space pirates!

Planetarium showtimes: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays at noon

Admission: $7 teens and adults/$5 children 12 and under and seniors 60 and over ~ and free for Planetarium members.

Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd’s legendary rock masterpiece, is presented in a stunning fulldome music and light show by Starlight Productions with amazing HD animation and mind-blowing surround sound! Please note: mature lyrics/themes.

Planetarium showtimes: Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.

Admission: $7 teens and adults/$5 children 12 and under and seniors 60 and over and free for Planetarium members. M

What’s happening in the night skies this month? The Live SkyTonight Star Show with staff and guest astronomers at Fleischmann Planetarium answers that question in an informal and entertaining immersive multimedia presentation aided by our state-of-the-art planetarium equipment. We’ll view current astronomical objects and events in spectacular detail! The show at the Planetarium on campus is followed by free telescope viewing (weather permitting) at the MacLean Observatory on the Redfield Campus in south Reno.

Planetarium showtimes: First Friday of each month at 6 p.m.

Admission: $7 teens and adults/$5 children 12 and under and seniors 60 and over and free for Planetarium members.

Weekly Star Party at Redfield Campus! The Fleischmann Planetarium now hosts FREE telescope viewing EVERY Friday, after dark (weather permitting) at the MacLean Observatory on the Redfield Campus at 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511 (in south Reno off the Mount Rose Highway). Please note, this is an outdoor event with no indoor facilities available.

Weekly viewing schedule at Redfield: Every Friday after dark, weather permitting, through May, 8-10 p.m.; June-August, 9-11 p.m.

Admission: Telescope viewing and parking at Redfield Campus are FREE for all community members. Call (775) 784-4812 for details or visit www.planetarium.unr.edu .

Fleischmann Planetarium on the University of Nevada, Reno campus is located north of Lawlor Events Center on Virginia and 16th streets. Free permit parking is available in designated spaces in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, just east of the Planetarium. For more information about tickets and showtimes, call (775) 784-4811 or visit www.planetarium.unr.edu . Find the Planetarium on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fleischmannplanetarium and on Twitter @UNRplanetarium: twitter.com/UNRplanetarium .

For tickets, showtimes and membership information, call (775) 784-4811 or visit: www.planetarium.unr.edu .



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