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Carson City Community Center

25th Annual The Nutcracker Ballet featuring Reno Pops Live Orchestra

Event Date: 
November 29, 2013 - 7:00pm

Please join us for the 25th Annual The Nutcracker Ballet featuring the Reno Pops Live Orchestra, Thanksgiving weekend, 2013. We put on one of the best holiday events in Northern Nevada!

Bob Boldrick Theater
Carson City Community Center

Friday, November 29th at 7pm
Saturday, November 30th at 7pm
Sunday, December 1st at 2pm

Glass Slippers return in Youth Theatre Carson City’s Cinderella

Event Date: 
April 5, 2013 - 7:00pm

Youth Theatre Carson City is excited to announce our upcoming production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, America’s favorite adaptation of the classic tale, to be held April 5-7 in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Carson City Community Center.

The cast is comprised of over 75 local youth ages five to eighteen, who play all the classic characters including Cinderella, her Prince Charming, The Wicked Stepmother and Stepsisters, the magical Fairy Godmother, and a host of other colorful characters who bring Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s masterwork to life!

Carson City residents file in to vote in today's General Election

With around 63 percent of Carson City's 26,000 voters taking care of business prior to today's General Election by showing up to the courthouse for early voting or casting their ballots by mail, voter turnout Tuesday has been a steady and even flow, election officials have observed.

There was an expected rush early when the polls opened, with 1,300 voters making it to the Carson City Community Center before 10 a.m., said Carson City Clerk-Recorder Alan Glover. Otherwise turnout has been as expected: No long waits. No crowding.

School board to discuss solar project changes, issuance of bonds

A decision last week by the Carson City Board of Supervisors to change plans for a proposed solar panel project at Eagle Valley Middle School will likely top discussion among school board members when they meet Tuesday.

The Carson City School District board meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors are meeting today in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Carson City School Board meets tonight

The Carson City School Board meets tonight at 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center.

See the agenda below:

Watch it Live Now: Carson City Planning Commission

Carson City planners today will consider a special use permit to install a series of solar panels at Eagle Valley Middle School.

Planners will also hear a special use permit request for improvements at the Brewery Arts Center and Performance Hall. The meeting is on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 East William. Click here to read the full agenda and here to watch it live.

Carson City authorities search for man with surgical mask who slashed tires in Smith's parking lot

UPDATE: Carson City sheriff's deputies were looking for a man wearing a surgical mask who walked through the Smith's grocery parking lot early Tuesday evening and slashed the tires of a vehicle.

Dispatch received the call at 5:48 p.m. of a white man with brown hair wearing a surgical mask and a creamed colored jacket walk through the parking lot of the Smith's on William Street, slashing tires. He then fled in the direction of the Carson City Community Center and library. One vehicle had its tires slashed, said Carson City Sheriff's Office Sgt. Earl Mays.

A bit of Broadway in old Carson City

The Western Ne

Carson City says 'Hello, Dolly!' in Western Nevada Musical Theater Company production

Event Date: 
November 3, 2012 - 7:30pm

Carson City is about to meet Dolly. And she apparently has a lot to do and say when it comes to things like matchmaking.
From the Western Nevada Musical Theater Company creative team that brought "Phantom of the Opera" to the capital city last fall, the irresistible "Hello, Dolly!" arrives at Carson City Community Center weekends, Nov. 3-18.

This classic story about the fast-talking, lovable matchmaker Dolly Levi who works her magic on three romances while arranging her own, swept the Tonys when it was first released and has stolen the hearts of audiences around the world ever since.

Senior Follies is tour 'From Broadway to Hollywood'

The 14th annual Senior Follies production, "Let's Go to the Movies - From Broadway to Hollywood," will be presented Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 at the Carson City Community Center.The ...

Carson City Symphony begins rehearsals

Event Date: 
January 11, 2012 - 7:00pm

The Carson City Symphony conducted by David Bugli will begin rehearsals on Wednesday, January 11, at 7:00 p.m., in the Carson High School band room, 1111 N. Saliman Road in Carson City, for a February concert, "Russian Treasures."

Carson City Symphony is a volunteer, community organization, and auditions are not required. Registration, however, is necessary. Current openings are for strings. For information, call the Symphony at 775-883-4154.

Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company’s Les Misérables’ cast prepares for November shows

A cast of nearly 60 performers has been selected for Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company’s first-ever production of Les Misérables in November. The theatre company will present 10 performances of the famed international hit on weekends, Nov. 8-24, at the Carson City Community Center.

Nick Favero has been cast in the lead role Jean Valjean, whose dark life as a convict is transformed by a saintly bishop after he nearly returns to prison for stealing.

Carson City area road construction report for July 26 to Aug. 1

Here is the Carson City area road construction report for Monday, July 26 through Sunday, Aug. 1. Expect some minor delays along the way.

As a result of the next phase of the Nevada Department of Transportation freeway project, the following closures will be in place:
— Valley View Drive will be permanently closed between Edmonds Drive and Line Drive beginning Monday, July 26.
— Koontz Lane will be closed between Raglan Circle and Edmonds Drive until January 2011.

Matinée performance of 'Oklahoma!' by Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company

"'Oklahoma!" is the Rogers & Hammerstein classic that changed the face of American musical theater. It will be performed by the Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company under the direction of Stephanie Arrigotti at the Carson City Community Center. There will be two matinée performances beginning at 2 p.m. on May 8 and May 15.

Carson City hosts annual Senior Follies production through weekend

This weekend some of the area’s most talented senior citizens will be on stage at the Carson City Community Center in the annual Senior Follies production of “Those Delightful Decades.” This annual production is a fundraiser for the Senior Meals Programs offered through the Carson City Senior Citizens Center.

Carson City Board of Supervisors looking to buy new 911 system

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will be considering the purchase of a new 911 telephone system at their next scheduled meeting on Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center.

Also on the agenda will be appointing a replacement for retiring Justice of the Peace Robey Willis, and filling an empty spot on the planning commission.

The full agenda is here.

Carson City elections officials report steady voter turnout for Nevada primary

Today's primary election turnout in Carson City has generated a steady number of voters throughout the morning and early this afternoon at the Carson City Community Center and at the Carson City Fairgrounds precints, said Sue Merriwether, Carson City chief deputy clerk for elections.

Senior Follies: 'From Broadway to Hollywood'

Harriet Pfrenzinger and Sheila Steele tap dance to "In the Mood" during the annual Senior Follies, "From Broadway to Hollywood," on Saturday at the Carson City Community Center. The 14th annual ...

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd hosts Friday walkabout meeting

Event Date: 
November 8, 2013 - 12:00pm

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd hosts her monthly walkabout Friday, Nov. 8. This month, she will be discussing the city manager, the proposed animal shelter and East-North-South Corridors Project.

Anyone wanting clarification about the new water and sewer rates, or who may have questions about the reasons rates were increased, are encouraged to attend.

The walkabouts are conducted every second Friday at noon, in keeping with a campaign promise Abowd made to keep the lines of communication open.

Big-Band twice in one night with Mile High-Carson High Jazz Extravaganza

Event Date: 
January 28, 2013 - 7:00pm

It's "big-band jazz times two" when the Carson High Jazz Band and the Mile High Jazz Band present their eleventh annual combined concert, the Mile High-Carson High Jazz Extravaganza, on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m., in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street, Carson City. The Extravaganza is sponsored by the Mile High Jazz Band Association and the Carson City Band Association as a benefit for Carson High music programs.

Final performance of Nutcracker Ballet

The final performance of the 22nd annual Nutcracker Ballet, presented by Pinkerton Ballet Theater, will be on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. Tickets are available at the Brewery Arts Center Artisan Gift Shop, 449 W. King St. or by calling (775) 883-1976 extension 117.

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd holds April 11 walkabout

Event Date: 
April 11, 2014 - 12:00pm

Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1 Karen Abowd, hosts her monthly Walkabout Friday, April 11 at Mills Park. Abowd, who recently announced her second run for this position, invites everyone to meet for an open discussion of the myriad challenges and good things happening in Carson City.

Air Force Commanders Band comes to Carson City

The U.S. Air Force Commanders Band will perform at the Carson City Community Center on Thursday, May 12. Presented by Jazz Carson City the event is dubbed "Getting In The Mood." Also appearing is the Carson High School jazz band. Admission is free but tickets are required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the performance at 7 p.m. Call (775) 687-7410 for tickets and details.

Carson City Supervisors to discuss City Center ballot question

Event Date: 
June 7, 2012 - 8:30am

The City Center aka Nugget Project ballot question will go before the Carson City Board of Supervisors for discussion on June 7.

The board last month directed staff to work on wording for a ballot question to seek approval from voters for a quarter cent sales tax increase to fund the project. Now that question will be coming back to the board to decide whether to place it on the ballot.

The proposed question reads as follows:

Supervisors to consider Carson City Center Project next week

Carson City leaders will learn next week whether the proposed Carson City Center, also known as the Nugget Project, is financially viable and may vote on whether to move forward with development agreements.

Thursday's meeting of the Board of Supervisors is a culmination of many months of studies, public meetings, workshops and a citizen's advisory committee. Supervisors will hear the results and recommendations of the project at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

'Yes Virginia the Musical' this weekend with three Carson City performances

"Yes, Virginia the Musical" an exciting new holiday classic based on the Macy’s and NBC Holiday special of the same name and produced by Youth Theatre Carson City runs this weekend.

The show offers three performances, Saturday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Carson City Community Center. "Yes, Virginia the Musical" is a brand-new musical that has been adapted specifically for children and families by Macy’s, in partnership with the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Back to the 80s

The show features every famous song from the 80's from Madonna to Michael Jackson. Plenty of mullet hair cuts and falshdance styles. Performance at the Carson City Community Center on Saturday at 7:30 p.m and again on Sunday at 2 p.m. Reserve tickets at boxoffice@carsonK12.nv.us. or call (775) 230-8919.

Carson City leaders to discuss letter to governor on unfunded mandates, shift in services

How to meet unfunded mandates and keep up with the demands the state of Nevada has made as it shifts services to Carson City will be presented as a discussion and possible action item when the Board of Supervisors meet this week.
Carson City leaders will consider drafting a letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval with copies to the city's legislators, about changes made at the state level which have cut services and have required local governments, such as Carson City, to pick up the tab.

Cirque-style show 'Dreamaire' comes to Carson City

Event Date: 
April 20, 2013 - 4:00pm

Le Cirque Vagabond cirque style entertainment brings a breathtaking and wondrous show to Carson City with Dreamaire, Saturday, April 20, with shows at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., at the Bob Boldrick Theater, in the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.

However Le Cirque Vagabond not only brings world class amazing acts and a message that will stop and awe you. This company is driven by its very message that they convey.

Media release - C.C. Symphony - UPDATE (concert time and info added)

Media release: updated April 3, 2010
Contact: Elinor Bugli 775-883-4154

Carson City Symphony Concert "Spirit of Exploration" April 24 and 25
Features World Famous Horn Soloist Gail Williams
and McAvoy Layne, the Ghost of Mark Twain

Carson City road construction projects ramp up for the week

As summer winds down, Carson City road construction crews continue on with local projects. Here are the ongoing improvements planned for Monday through Sept. 5. As always, expect minor delays and give crews a wave and a "brake" in construction zones.

With work continuing on the Carson City freeway project, the Nevada Department of Transportation will continue to keep Koontz Lane closed between Raglan Circle and Edmonds Drive until January 2011. There will be lane closures on Carson Street during daytime hours near the intersection of Silver Oak Drive as improvements will be made to

Carson City leaders look at appraiser for possible land swap with family trust

A Carson City family trust wishes to trade the historic Pioneer Cemetery and a 19-acre hill site south and west of Ormsby Boulevard and Kings Canyon Road. The Potter Family Trust would receive the equivalent in city land if such a land trade were to happen.
As part of the process, Carson City leaders will decide when they meet Thursday whether to appoint Stephen R. Johnson and Associates as the indendent appraiser for the potential exchange.

Planning Commission to consider billboards

The Carson City Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Commissioners will discuss and/or take action to:* Consider a request from Yesc...

Sierra Nevada Ballet presents 'Peanutcracker — The Story in a Nut Shell'

The Sierra Nevada Balletwill present the popular “Peanutcracker — The Story in Nut Shell” throughout the Carson City and Reno region this December.

Based on the Peter Tchaikovsky’s original ballet “The Nutcracker,” "Peanutcracker" is a shorter, 45-minute narrated version that is “designed for families with younger children to introduce them to the wonderful world of ballet,” noted Rosine Bena, Artistic Director of the Sierra Nevada Ballet. Bena wrote and choreographed this traditional holiday show.
  

Carson City supervisors to take up appointments, judge pay raises, position adjustments

The Carson City Board of Supervisors begin the new year with a Jan. 2 meeting, with matters of appointments, finance, court and law enforcement issues to be addressed.
The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

BAC Stage Kids Presents 'Really Rosie'

BAC Stage Kids Presents 'Really Rosie' at the Carson City Community Center.

Fundraiser for Carson High ski team set for Friday

Staff Report The Carson High School ski team will hold its annual fundraiser on Friday night at the Carson City Community Center.

City sees slight improvement over previous year's budget

A special meeting of the Carson City supervisors and the Redevelopment Authority is set for 9 a.m. Monday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center to adopt a final budget for fiscal y...

Carson City redevelopment committee to review canceling incentive program

Plans to phase out the use of sales tax reimbursement incentive agreements in Carson City will go before the Redevelopment Authority Citizens Committee on Monday.

The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

The Redevelopment Authority is considering phasing out the sales tax incentive program and wants the input of the citizens committee.

High Speed Chase, East on 50- Driver in custody, Carson man. Known to deputies.

Driver has invoked his Miranda Rights. Wants an attorney. Won’t talk.

Chamber hosts candidate forum for Carson City Supervisor races

Local politics gets into full swing when the Carson City Chamber of Commerce will host its Soup's On Supervisor Candidate Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Featured at the luncheon will be the contestants for the Carson City Supervisor Ward 2 race, Brad Bonkowski and Dennis Johnson and Ward 4 contestants incumbent Molly Walt and Jim Shirk. Questions will be fielded from the audience.

The forum will be at Gold Dust West, 2171 U.S. Highway 50 East in Carson City. The cost is $15 per person in advance and $20 at the door. RSVP by Oct. 19. Call (775) 882-1565. See the flier below.

Cello Recital April 26 features music, conversation, wine and dessert

Event Date: 
April 26, 2013 - 7:30pm

The Carson City Symphony Association presents an intimate, elegant evening of Music, Conversation, Wine, and Dessert on Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m., at a private home in Jacks Valley, south of Carson City. The recital will introduce - or reacquaint - music lovers in our area with critically acclaimed cellist Stephen Framil, who has appeared as concert soloist, chamber musician, and conductor the world over.

Modern LED sign at Carson City Community Center gets high tech welcome

After 18 months of planning, a new high tech LED welcoming sign stationed in front of the Carson City Community Center was unveiled Wednesday.

The $100,000 message board not only gives a refreshing welcome as motorists drive along William Street, but provides key information about events and happenings throughout Carson City.

TOCCATA performances include Dec. 21 Carson City concert

The Reno-Tahoe-Truckee community has six opportunities this December to enjoy TOCCATA’s wonderful tradition of producing selections from "Handel's Messiah" in a Holiday Concert, including a performance in Carson City on Tuesday, Dec. 21.
The Carson City performance will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. The Carson City concert features the 60-voice Carson High School Concert Choir, alumni and Carson soloists, and will be a benefit for the high school choir’s future tour presentations.

Other performances are:

Auditions for Senior Follies

Event Date: 
February 16, 2012 - 6:30pm

The Carson City Senior Citizens Center will be holding open auditions for the 2012 Senior Follies production of “Those Delightful Decades.” This production will be co-directed by Norma Conway and Carla Wilson.

This annual production is a fundraiser for the senior meals programs here in Carson City. If you are age 35 or older and would like to be a part of this wonderful fundraising project we would love to have you share your talents with us. It is a variety show consisting of musical and comedy acts ranging from the 1920’s through today.

'Hello, Dolly!' at Carson City Community Center

Carson City is about to meet Dolly. And she apparently has a lot to do and say when it comes to things like matchmaking.
From the Western Nevada Musical Theater Company creative team that brought "Phantom of the Opera" to the capital city last fall, the irresistible "Hello, Dolly!" arrives at Carson City Community Center weekends, Nov. 3-18.

This classic story about the fast-talking, lovable matchmaker Dolly Levi who works her magic on three romances while arranging her own, swept the Tonys when it was first released and has stolen the hearts of audiences around the world ever since.

Carson City says 'Hello, Dolly!' in Western Nevada Musical Theater Company production

Carson City is about to meet Dolly. And she apparently has a lot to do and say when it comes to things like matchmaking.
From the Western Nevada Musical Theater Company creative team that brought "Phantom of the Opera" to the capital city last fall, the irresistible "Hello, Dolly!" arrives at Carson City Community Center weekends, Nov. 3-18.

This classic story about the fast-talking, lovable matchmaker Dolly Levi who works her magic on three romances while arranging her own, swept the Tonys when it was first released and has stolen the hearts of audiences around the world ever since.

Watch it live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and go here to watch it live.

Among other things, supervisors will:

Applications sought for Carson City Shade Tree Council spot

The Carson City Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Shade Tree Council. There is currently one opening to fill a term that will expire in January 2015.

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