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Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Nevada artists to show in Fallon

The Rising Sun Gallery and Art Studios on Maine Street will feature the works of award winning photographer Larry Neel through July 7.

Growing up on a cotton farm near Lovington, N.M., he developed a love for the natural world while working the farm and taking long walks with his dogs. His photographs have been seen in the Audubon Magazine and have exhibited fine art prints in the Lahontan Valley Fine Art Invitation and Reno’s Midtown Art Walk event.

The Gallery is open Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For information, call Patricia at 775-294-4135 or at

Author reading of new novel

The Churchill County Library and the Rising Sun Gallery & Art Studios present Stephanie Carroll, author of “A White Room.” Carroll, a former Fallon resident and reporter with the Lahontan Valley News, will read excerpts from her novel and discuss the book.

The event will be located at the Rising Sun Gallery & Art Studios, 203 S. Maine St., on July 6 at 3 p.m. and July 7 at 1 p.m.

Books will be available for sale at Rising Sun Gallery & Art Studios. A portion of the proceeds from book sales will be donated to the Rising Sun Gallery & Art Studios for the continued promotion of the arts.

Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Churchill County Library.

For information contact Patricia Sammons, Rising Sun Art Gallery & Art Studios, at or 775-294-4135; or Carol Lloyd, Churchill County Library, at or 775-423-7581.

Wally’s World

The Comstock History Center presents Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada, featuring 35 pieces of art from Wally Cuchine’s collection.

Known for his unflagging commitment to and support of artists, as well as his unswerving faith that the art and artists of Nevada are a valuable resource, Cuchine has acquired an unparalleled personal collection of Nevada art. The exhibit is named for Nevada’s Highway 50, known as “The Loneliest Road in America.”

Cuchine is a resident of Eureka, a midway point on the “loneliest road,” where for the last 18 years he held the position of Director of the Eureka Opera House, a venue that consistently presents Northern Nevadans and visitors with first-class entertainment and art.

WHAT: Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada, art exhibit

WHEN: June 22-Aug. 18. Museum hours are Thursday-Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Comstock History Center – 20 North E Street, Virginia City, Nevada

COST: The exhibit is free and open to the public.

CONTACT: Jeff Wood at 775-847-0419

MORE INFORMATION: Exhibit artists include Ron Arthaud, Lyle V. Ball, Cherlyn Bennett, Ralph Bennett, Max Bunnell, Thelma Calhoun, Robert Cole Caples, Mary Chadwell, Diane Dunn, Mary Lee Fulkerson, Ruth Hilts, Larry Jacox, James Lawrence, Jean Legassick, Laverne Lightfoot, Gary Link, Barbara Maclean, Sharon Maczko, Jack Malotte, Jim McCormick, Marilyn R. Melton, Jeff Nicholson, Ron Oden, Dennis Parks, Mimi Patrick, Nancy Peppin, Brent Perkins, Roy Powers, Barbara Prodaniuk, Shirley Shaft, Annabelle Shelly, Craig Sheppard, Sidne Teske, Wally Wallace and Larry Williamson.

Celebration of Nevada

From sagebrush and sand dunes to wildflowers and wetlands, Nevada is home to amazing landscapes. More than 20 prominent regional artists will share their visions of the state on July 19-20 in a special art show and sale at the Wilbur D. May Museum in Reno.

Explore vibrant scenes from the Silver State in oil, acrylic, and mixed media pieces. Proceeds from the three-day event benefit the Nevada Land Trust, a non-profit dedicated to the conservation of our state’s open spaces and special places.

What: “Open Spaces and Special Places” Art Show & Sale

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on July 19 and July 20; Noon-4 p.m. on July 21

Where: Wilbur D. May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno

Cost: Free

Details: 775-785-5961 or