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Carson City


Training for court advocates begins Tuesday


CASA of Carson City begins a training for CASA volunteers 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Juvenile Court Building, 1545 E. fifth St.


For information, go to casaofcc@earthlink.net, or call 882-6776 ext. 101.




Valentine's Day celebration at Spiritual Living Center


Spiritual Living Center hosts a special celebration of Valentine's Day for couples at 7 p.m. Feb. 14. This ceremony is to be conducted in order that couples may renew their vows of dedication to each other. There will be a suggested love offering of $50 per couple. Spiritual Living Center is located at 675 Fairview Drive, Suite 218. Make reservations by Feb. 10 by calling 1-800-426-2858.




Shakespeare seminar at Brewery Arts Center


Proscenium Players presents, "Myth-Busting Shakespeare," with noted Shakespearean scholar Eric Rasmussen at 7 p.m. Tuesday the Brewery Arts Center Ballroom, 449 W. King St. Admission is free.


Rasmussen will be joined by co-Shakespearean James Mardock, who has a master's in Shakespeare Studies from the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon, and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin.


Production dates for "Romeo and Juliet" are April 11 through 26. Call 883-1976.




Arts Council hosts local artist's works


The Nevada Arts Council presents "Sacred Places," an exhibit of dramatic prints and drawings, by Hungarian printmaker/painter and Reno resident Zoltan Janvary. The artwork in "Sacred Places" is greatly influenced by his family's rich history as well as his country's literary and mythological traditions.


"Sacred Places" is on display from Feb. 4 through March 21 as part of the Council's Office eXhibition Series (OXS). An artist's talk and opening reception will be held in the OXS gallery on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.


The OXS gallery is in Nevada Arts Council office at 716 N. Carson St., Suite A and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call 687-6680.




WNC students offering free evening of comedy


The Associated Students of Western Nevada College are offering two light-hearted evenings of laughs with free comedy events in Carson City and Fallon. The performance featuring Daniel Kinno, a young Russian comedian, will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Joe Dini Student Center on the Carson City campus, 2201 W. College Parkway. The Fallon show will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Jive N Java coffee house in Fallon.


According to Kinno, his performance is rated PG-13, and guarantees an evening of huge laughs. For information, call 445-3323, or 423-7565.




Reno


Lincoln Penny designs showcased


The Reno Coin Club will host Paul Williams and David Elliott, who will present the proposed designs for the 2009 redesign of the Lincoln Penny. The presentation will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1776 National Guard Way in Reno. Four new reverses are proposed for the Lincoln penny. New members please ask the guard at the gate for Doug Larson or call ahead of time to get your name on the list at the guard gate. Bring ID. For information visit www.renocoinclub.org or call 746-2180.

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