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Easter activities, egg hunts slated in Carson City
Easter activities, egg hunts slated in Carson City

April 17, 2019

The outdoor Easter egg hunts, held in the park at the Railroad Museum, are free and are divided by age groups on Saturday. At 11 a.m., ages 1-4 participate (one adult per child is allowed...


All shook up in Fairview Valley
All shook up in Fairview Valley

April 17, 2019

For six months in 1954, central Nevada was violently shaken by a series of earthquakes that changed the shape of the area. Between July 6 and Dec. 16, six quakes shook west-central Nevada and eastern...




Capital City Reads’ ‘Art Night Out’ set for Tuesday
Capital City Reads’ ‘Art Night Out’ set for Tuesday

April 15, 2019

When selecting a book to highlight this year’s theme for National Library Week, “Libraries = Strong Communities,” it may not seem fitting to pick one about the collapse of modern society. But Amy Lauder, collection...


Marilyn Foster: Explore. Dream. Discover.
Marilyn Foster: Explore. Dream. Discover.

April 13, 2019

It’s the perfect time to travel, and everyone seems to be taking off into the wild blue yonder to all corners of our world. I’ll soon join them to see the green grass of Kentucky...


Recipe: Inventing the Italian brunch, by Cynthia Ferris
Recipe: Inventing the Italian brunch, by Cynthia Ferris

April 12, 2019

Originating in the late 19th century in England, brunch became popular in the United States in the 1930s and in Italy it’s just beginning! There’s no Italian word for brunch. Prima colazione is a light...


Brews, Brats, Ballet at Brewery Arts Center on Saturday
Brews, Brats, Ballet at Brewery Arts Center on Saturday

April 11, 2019

Sierra Nevada Ballet’s “Brew, Brats and Ballet” is coming to the Brewery Arts Center on Saturday. The event starts at 6 p.m. with beers and bratwurst served by Nevada Nosh food truck, and the dance...




Recipe: Celebrate spring with game hens
Recipe: Celebrate spring with game hens

April 5, 2019

Recipe by Howard Jachens, Executive Chef at Gather Spring is officially here, but winter is holding on tight this year. Chef Howard planned to bring you a delicious rhubarb sauce recipe this month, but since...


Jazz fest seeks submissions from Carson City area artists
Jazz fest seeks submissions from Carson City area artists

April 5, 2019

Mile High Band Association’s 2019 Jazz and Beyond Festival Committee is sponsoring an art contest for Carson-Tahoe area artists. Selected entries in the competition may be used to promote the festival, and the winning entry...


Postponed Celtic show takes place Saturday
Postponed Celtic show takes place Saturday

April 3, 2019

TrèsNoctambule is coming Saturday to Carson City for the Celtic Concert Series. The band was scheduled to play in February, but the show was canceled due to weather. Tickets are still available, and this event...



Trina Machacek: Garage shopping
Trina Machacek: Garage shopping

March 24, 2019

I’m not the best shopper. I only use coupons when a store I go to sends me a handful. With all good intentions I put the ones I want to use in my purse and...


Reno art museum focus of Carson City talk
Reno art museum focus of Carson City talk

March 24, 2019

The Capital City Arts Initiative will present a public talk by University of Nevada, Reno curator Paul Baker Prindle. The event is part of CCAI’s ongoing Nevada Neighbors speakers’ series and will take place at...


Carson City’s Concert Under Stars features 3 headliners
Carson City’s Concert Under Stars features 3 headliners

March 22, 2019

For the first time in 11 years, the Concert Under the Stars will feature three main acts: Poco, Firefall and Pure Prairie League. “I’m thrilled,” said organizer Karen Abowd. “These are the legends of country...


Recipe: Braised Short Ribs, by David Theiss
Recipe: Braised Short Ribs, by David Theiss

March 21, 2019

I wrote in a previous article: “Short ribs are always beef, taken from the brisket/chuck area, and approximately 8” long with either 3 or 4 bones still connected. Your butcher then cuts them into your...


‘Winnie the Pooh Kids’ coming to Carson City
‘Winnie the Pooh Kids’ coming to Carson City

March 20, 2019

The Brewery Arts Center’s Performance Hall will soon turn into the Hundred Acre Wood. That’s the home of A.A. Milne’s children classic’s characters who will all be on stage for Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh Kids,”...