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Carson City

Meiser acting method classes available

Wild Horse Productions presents a six-week introductory class on the Meiser method of acting. This class is for adult students (17 and older) and will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 17-Feb. 28 at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada.

There will be a short performance for family and friends Feb. 29. The cost of the workshop is $100 and space is limited. To register or for information, e-mail, visit or call 887-0438.

Driver-education classes registering

Western Nevada College will offer two sessions of its 30-hour driver-education course during the holiday break. Classes are 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Dec. 26-29 or Jan. 2-5. Classes are open to anyone age 15 and older. Cost is $105. Register online at under Community Education, or by calling 445-4458.

Learn how to take a great headshot

Wild Horse Productions is offering a Headshot and Resumé Workshop for adults and children 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 8.

This 90-minute workshop will explain the basics of taking a good headshot and creating a winning resume. The cost of the workshop is $60.

Space is limited to 10 participants. For information, visit, e-mail or call 887-0438.

‘Romeo and Juliet’ auditions scheduled

The Proscenium Players Inc. announces auditions for “Romeo and Juliet” at 7 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St.

There are 12 roles for both men and women ages 15-100. Auditions consist of cold readings. For information, e-mail or call 883-1976.

Douglas County

Christmas dinner available to all

Anyone in the community, either single or a married couple, who would otherwise be alone on Christmas Day is invited to the ninth Noel Christmas Dinner 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at St. Gall Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville.

To reserve a spot or for information, call 783-9908.


Reno Chamber group to offer concerts

The Reno Chamber Orchestra presents the fourth annual Nevada Chamber Music Festival Dec. 28-31, seven concerts featuring renowned musicians from around the world performing the masterworks of chamber music.

The festival will be at South Reno United Methodist Church, 200 DeSpain Lane, and the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nightingale Concert Hall.

Tickets are available at the Reno Chamber Orchestra office, 348-9413 or at

Among the acclaimed performers will be:

• Festival artistic director and violist Theodore Kuchar

• Martin Chalifour, principal concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

• Two Grammy Award nominees, violinist James Buswell and pianist Petronel Malan

• University of Nevada, Reno professor and violinist Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio

• Pianist Derek Han

• Violinist Ruth Lenz, cellist John Lenz, bassist Scott Faulkner and pianist James Winn from the Reno Chamber Orchestra