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Movie review: ‘The Magnificent Seven:’ A flawed remake of a classic

September 28, 2016 — Sometimes one goes to a movie with high hopes, as I did when it went to "The Magnificent Seven" this week at the Galaxy. Having lived in Tokyo when the original Japanese movie on which the "Seven" was based, I had fond memories of Akira […]

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Carson City area live entertainment for Sept. 22-28

September 22, 2016 — Southbound Train from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at Living the Good Life, 1480 N. Carson St. Brian Lester at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Js' Old Town Bistro in Dayton. Live music from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Bella Fiore […]

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Local artist sharing art with youth in Carson City

September 22, 2016 — A familiar face in Carson City's art scene is teaming up with 4-H to kindle creativity in local youth. Rosie Laird, a self-taught oil painting aficionado, is offering a six-week art class to children ages 9-11. The artist, who has shown her landscape oil paintings […]

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DisMANtled Comedy Tour returning to Carson City Nugget

September 22, 2016 — A panel of comedians will be giving the male perspective on a variety of topics when the DisMANtled Comedy Tour returns to the Carson Nugget on Friday, Oct. 7. The 90-minute show offers the perspective of a married man, Justin Rupple, a gay man, Joe […]

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Goodbye to Farmers Market

September 21, 2016 — It's that time of year again, fall and the ending of the 3rd & Curry Street downtown Saturday morning farmers market. It's been a busy year for our market with new vendors and more customers. I'm always a little sad when the market ends because […]

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Movie Review: Clint Eastwood’s ‘Sully’ plays out well

September 15, 2016 — Director Clint Eastwood's new film "Sully" depicts the story of Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who made a successful emergency landing in the Hudson River in New York City in January 2009 after flying into q flock of birds which damaged the Airbus 320's engines. It's a […]

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Carson City area live entertainment for Sept. 15-21

September 14, 2016 — World Dance Open Floor at 8 p.m. Friday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Brian Lester at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Js' Old Town Bistro in Dayton. Rebekah Chase Band at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Max Casino, 900 S. Carson […]

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Car art, show taking over Carson City’s Brewery Arts Center

September 14, 2016 — A celebration of all things cars is rolling into the Brewery Arts Center. The Nevada Artists Association Gallery, inside the BAC, is the site of "Four Wheels Now and Then," a collection of local artists' renditions of the almighty automobile. The exhibit opened Sunday and […]

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Recycled art born from desert on display at Dayton Valley Branch Library

September 14, 2016 — Objects found in the desert and repurposed into art are the center of a display at the Dayton Valley Branch Library. The Desert Born Art Project opened Aug. 29 and spotlights a collaboration by Pamela Nesbit and Donna Nelson of Smith Valley. Their work will […]

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Recipe: Chicken or shrimp stuffed tomato salad by Charlie Abowd

September 14, 2016 — Boy, oh boy, the tomatoes are coming on fast, leaving most of us to wonder, "What do we do with all this abundance?" There are so many things you can do, from a simple balsamic and olive oil dressing to slices sprinkled with bleu or […]

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Comma Coffee in Carson City hosting jazz & poetry event Sept. 13

September 9, 2016 — Cindee LeVal, pictured, and the Mile High Jazz Band will be joined by several poets and readers from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Comma Coffee for an evening of big-band music and poetry on the theme "Falling." The program will feature poets and […]

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Carson City area live entertainment

September 7, 2016 — Wesley Orsolic Band from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at Genoa Bar, 2282 Main St., Genoa. Prey for Son from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday at Westside Pour House, 110 W. Telegraph St. In Stride Music at noon today at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson […]

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Carson City’s BAC hosts Celtic music

September 7, 2016 — An eight-concert series celebrating Celtic music is kicking off Saturday at the Brewery Arts Center. Irish-American singer and songwriter Ryan Davidson will open the Brewery Arts Center's Celtic Music Series at 7 p.m. in the Performance Hall. Davidson crafts his music with working-class energy and […]

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High school students at heart of new Carson City display

September 7, 2016 — Sixteen art students from Carson, Dayton and Douglas high schools are showing their work in a new art exhibit going up at the Community Development Building, 108 E. Proctor St. The Capital City Arts Initiative is hosting a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, […]

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Brewery Arts Center holding reception for Carson City photographer

September 7, 2016 — The Brewery Arts Center is holding a reception for photographer Robin Travis. The Carson City resident's landscape and wildlife photographs are featured at the BAC's Artisan Store. The reception is 10 a.m. to 4. pm. Saturday at the store and is open to the public. […]

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Book review: “The Scarlet Ruse” by John D. MacDonald, “Mortal Fear” by Robin Cook and “Prey” series by John Sandford

September 7, 2016 — I came across three novels dealing with crime recently and found them all entertaining. First was John D. MacDonald's "The Scarlet Ruse." McDonald was a very popular writer in the '70s and '80s writing about a cranky houseboat man named Travis McGee, who lived by […]

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Recipe: Beef ribs by David Theiss

September 7, 2016 — Did you brave the crowd at the Sparks rib cookoff this last week? Me neither, but my hankering for ribs is still there, especially beef ribs which are a rarity at that cookoff. A couple of vendors carry them and they are delicious. But now […]

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Carson High School teacher putting on art display at Carson City Community Center

August 31, 2016 — The Capital City Arts Initiative will host a reception for Carson High art teacher Michael Malley's exhibition, Silver State Swimmer, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Malley, who will […]

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Carson City area live entertainment for Sept. 1-7

August 31, 2016 — Escalade from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday at the Carson Nugget Sports Bar, 507 N. Carson St. Brian Lester at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Js' Old Town Bistro in Dayton. Stew Stewart at 6 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Friday and […]

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TOCCATA putting on 9/11 memorial concerts

August 31, 2016 — TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will end its 2016 Tahoe Summer MusicFest with a four-concert series beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in South Reno, 100 Bishop Manogue Drive. The concert series will commemorate the […]

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