Carson City

Little League sign-ups to start Saturday

Carson City Little League will hold sign-ups 8:30 a.m. -12 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 2 at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. Williams St.

All kids ages 5-12 must bring proof of residency and a birth certificate to register. The cost for one child is $60 and $90 for a family. For information visit

Republican committee to meet Thursday

The Carson City Republican Central Committee will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the upstairs Sierra Room of the Plaza Hotel at 801 S. Carson St.

Kevin Ray, project coordinator for the Nevada Commission for the Reconstruction of the V&T Railway will be speaking.

Brewery to host Sugarloaf revival

The Brewery Arts Center and KOZZ present a revival of the classic rock band Sugarloaf Saturday. Sugarloaf is best known for the No. 1 hit "Green Eyed Lady." Opening the event will KOZZ's Max Volume and his band.

This revival performance features Sugarloaf hits plus hits from Jerry Corbetta's tenure with Franki Valli and the 4 Seasons. The concert features Corbetta of Sugarloaf with special guests Dennis Noda of Cannibal and the HeadHunters, Omar Martinez of Paul Revere and the Raiders and Carson City's own Atlantic recording artist Michael Furlong.

The event will be recorded live to produce a performance video.

"This is a great teaming effort with ACCtv," says John Procaccini, director of the Brewery Arts Center. "I'm excited to shoot a rock video during the concert."

Sugarloaf appears at 7:30 p.m. in the Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Tickets are $18 all seating. A $3 discount is available for BAC members, students and seniors. Call 883-1976 or visit

Celtic/American music at Comma Coffee

The Fourth Friday Comma Coffee Celtic/American Tune Session will be 7-9 p.m. Friday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Come and support live music.

For information call 883-2662.

Dance workshops Saturday at BAC

As part of The High Sierra Swing Dance Club champion dancers Yvonne Benavidez & Jason Wayne will teach a West Coast Swing Dance workshop at 7 p.m. and a social dance party will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St. Admission to the dance workshop is $7. Admission price for the social dance is $7 for club members (including sister clubs) and $10 for nonmembers. Other dance workshops are available during the day. For information or to inquire about workshops call 250-3743 or e-mail


Brüka Theatre stages 'Dirty Blonde'

Brüka Theatre presents "Dirty Blonde," a Tony-nominated comedy with music that explores the phenomenon that is Mae West. It was written by Claudia Shear, is directed by La Ronda Etheridge with music direction by Bill Quinby

"Dirty Blonde" opens on Friday at 8 p.m. Performances will continue Saturday and Jan. 31, Feb.1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and March 1 at 8 p.m., with one matinee Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Doors open a half hour before curtain time. Tickets are $18 for students and seniors, $20 for general admission and $25 at the door. For mature audiences only.

The Brüka Theatre is at 99 N. Virginia St., Reno. Call 323-3221 or see

Carson Valley

Chautauqua to feature Douglas pioneer

The Douglas County Public Library will host a Chautauqua presentation 3 - 5 p.m. Saturday by Michael Fischer of H.F. Dangberg: Nevada Pioneer.

Dangberg, a prominent figure in Nevada's early history, immigrated to the United States in 1848, and began a journey westward that brought him to Douglas County.

Michael Fischer is a Douglas County resident and an independent historical scholar. For information visit or call 782-9841.


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