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Winter Wine and All That Jazz benefit for the Brewery Arts Center set for Jan. 18

The Brewery Arts Center, Carson City’s premiere epicenter for the arts since 1977 has partnered with the Carson Nugget as well as various vineyards and vendors to present Winter Wine and All That Jazz, an evening of wine tasting, music, dancing, a live art demonstration, silent auction and raffles.

This annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, January 18 at the Carson Nugget from 7pm to 10pm. Tickets are $30 per person and are available for purchase at www.breweryarts.org. For more info call the Brewery Arts Center office at 775-883-1976

Wild Horse Children's Theater presents 'Disney's Aladdin, Jr.'

Wild Horse Children's Theater is getting ready to transport audiences on a magical journey to “A Whole New World” as our spring production of Disney's Aladdin, Jr. takes to the stage at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada in Carson City May 7-22.

Wild Horse Children's Theater presents 'Annie, Jr.'

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Repeats every day until Mon Dec 05 2011 . Also includes Fri Dec 09 2011, Sat Dec 10 2011, Sun Dec 11 2011.
December 2, 2011 - 7:00pm
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December 3, 2011 - 7:00pm
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December 9, 2011 (All day)
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December 10, 2011 (All day)
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December 11, 2011 (All day)

“The sun will come out tomorrow!” Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents the musical Annie, Jr.! Based on the Broadway favorite and well-known comic strip, Annie, Jr. recounts the adventures of a spunky Depression era orphan (Annie) determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage, run by the sinister Miss Hannigan.

Performances of Annie, Jr. will be held December 2 & 9 at 7 pm, December 3 & 10 at 4 pm and 7 pm and December 4 & 11 at 4 pm at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson Street. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and $5 for ages 12 and under and can be purchased through our website at www.wildhorsetheater.com or by calling 887-0438.

Carson City families turn out for Healthy Kids fair

Families by the dozens packed Carson Mall in Carson City on Saturday for the Healthy Kids, Happy Kids health fair.
The Kid's Talking Wall event for the month of November at the mall featured health screenings, exhibits, demonstrations, entertainment, games and prizes.

Pilot killed in yesterday’s fire fight crash identified

The Bureau of Land Management has released the name of the pilot who died when his small single-engine air tanker crashed while fighting the “Hoyt Fire” 125 miles northeast of Reno. The BLM says he was Dave Jamsa, based out of Missoula Montana but working from a small airstrip near McDermitt in north central Nevada.

Disney's 'Aladdin, Jr.' presented by Wild Horse Children's Theater

Wild Horse Children's Theater is getting ready to transport audiences on a magical journey to “A Whole New World” as our spring production of Disney's Aladdin, Jr. takes to the stage at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada in Carson City May 7-22.

Carson City wild horse advocates lose battle with BLM; horse trapping underway

The Bureau of Land Management began removing several horses Wednesday from the outskirts of Carson City. The horses are a part of the Pine Nut Mountains herd management area that is adjacent to Deer Run Road. The following is from Margie Quirk, a wild horse advocate, who, along with nearly two dozen residents, were unsuccessful in their attempt to convince the BLM to consider other alternatives than to trapping and moving the 11 wild horses from the area.

Don Q's Nevada and Northern California and Sierra fishing report for July 3-10

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra. This report is for the week of July 3-10. Be sure to pack sunscreen and plenty of cold beverages.

Brewery Arts Center welcomes Wild Horse Productions

The Brewery Arts Center and Wild Horse Productions have announced a partnership that will welcome Wild Horse Productions as a resident company at the Brewery Arts Center.

While the BAC is open to other artists and arts organizations, as well as the general public for collaborations and to rent their facilities, a resident status may be offered to organizations who demonstrate sound business practices, financial strength, the ability to fill seats and, above all, artistic prowess. Both organizations will retain their independence and tax exempt, nonprofit status.

Judge blocks Nevada auction of unbranded horses

Wild horse advocates Saturday hailed a judge’s ruling that temporarily stops unbranded horses gathered by a Nevada tribe from being auctioned for possible slaughter.

Don Q's weekly fishing report for week of Dec. 6-12

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes an streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of Dec. 6.

Carson City Wild Horses

A couple of wild horse photos I shot here in Carson City.

Salazar wants to move West's wild horses east

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of mustangs that now roam the West would be moved to preserves in the Midwest and East under a new Interior Department plan to protect wild horse herds and the rangelands t

'None of the Above' Political Satire featured during Nevada Day weekend

Wild Horse Theater Company is proud to present the world premiere of Robert Leonard Reid’s None of the Above!”, a satirical song, dance, and comedy revue that lampoons the 2012 Presidential election.None of the Above!”  will be presented in the Maizie Harris Jesse Theater at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King Street in Carson City. Show dates are Fridays and Saturdays, October 19, 20, 26, 27, November 2, 3 @ 7:30PM and Sundays, October 21, 28 @ 2:00PM.

 

Fishing report through Feb. 21

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California, the Sierra and Southern Oregon. This report is through Feb. 21.

Kids! Audition Workshop August 21

AUDITION WORKSHOP

      Wild Horse Children’s Theater is presenting an audition workshop to help prepare young people (ages 8 and up) to audition confidently anywhere by strengthening audition and performance technique for musical theater.  This is a great workshop if your child plans to audition for THE LITTLE MERMAID audition coming up in September.  The workshop will be held Tuesday, August 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Performance Hall at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City.

BLM asked to keep domestic horses from mustangs

RENO - Concerned about the threat of a catastrophic outbreak of a herpes virus among wild horse herds in the West, national animal advocates on Thursday called on the federal government to keep pot...

Wild horses add to tourism draws

Hardly a day goes by, Bonnie Matton says, that the Dayton-based Wild Horse Preservation League doesn't get a call or a letter from visitors to Nevada who hope to see wild horses.

OurTown: 'Alice in Wonderland'

The Wild Horse Children's Theater will be presenting "Alice in Wonderland" beginning this weekend:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lloEIeajPzU

Don Q's fishing report for the week of May 8-14

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of May 8-14:

BLM hosting wild horse adoption event

New Edition of Discovery Carson Country – NSM Coin Show, Wild Horse Children’s Theater, Ghost Walk and the V&T Rides Again!!!

Click on “Discover Carson Country” tab above

Wild horse advocates say the BLM jeopardized public process

Wild horse roundups are a controversial topic in Nevada and across the country. But at a public meeting at the Bureau of Land Management office in Carson City today, that was not the only issue.

Fishing report for the week of April 4

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California, the Sierra and Southern Oregon. This report is for the week of April 4.

Disney's Aladdin, Jr.

Wild Horse Children's Theater is getting ready to transport audiences on a magical journey to “A Whole New World” as our spring production of Disney's Aladdin, Jr. takes to the stage at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada in Carson City May 7-22.

As federal parks remain dim, Nevada State Parks stay open

All 23 Nevada State Parks are not affected by the government shutdown and remain open for all scheduled events.

"Autumn is awesome in Nevada's state parks for viewing fall colors, fishing, camping or setting up a hunting base camp," says Deputy Administrator Eric Johnson.

Don Q's Fishing Report for week of Jan. 9-15

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of Jan. 9.

West's wild horses may get new home in the east

WASHINGTON - Thousands of mustangs that now roam the West would be moved to preserves in the Midwest and East under a new Interior Department plan to protect wild horse herds and the rangelands that s

BLM hosting wild horse adoption event Saturday in Carson City

(AP) - The federal Bureau of Land Management says it plans to allow people to adopt wild horses at reduced fees at an event in Carson City

Sausage Factory hits third season home run as official hot dog vendor for Reno Aces

With Thursday's Reno Aces opener, baseball fans will again line the stands for peanuts, beer and a hot dog made exclusively here in Carson City.

For the third consecutive season The Sausage Factory is the official hot dog and sausage for the Reno Aces. Some 4,500 pounds of product were sent off to Reno last week in preparation of Thursday's opening day.

Nevada Arts Council announces 2015 grant award recipients

The Nevada Arts Council announced its 2015 grant recipients for the year, with Carson City, Western Nevada and Lake Tahoe organizations getting a share of more than $600,000 in art program money.

NAC Arts Learning, Project and Partners in Excellence grants for fiscal year 2015 went to non-profit organizations and public institutions in 10 Nevada counties. Grants were awarded at the board meeting in May. Review panels convened in public meetings to evaluate the grant applications and recommend funding amounts for the board to consider.

Healthy Kids, Happy Kids today at Carson Mall

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Repeats every day until Sat Nov 13 2010 .

A family fun event to emphasize healthy lifestyle choices for children will be held today, Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Carson Mall Center Court from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to all.

Wild Horse stages musical version of 'Ugly Duckling'

Wild Horse Children's Theater presents "Honk! Jr.," beginning Friday. The award-winning musical, written by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, transforms Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale of ...

Great Basin Young Chautauqua Celebrates the Sesquicentennial

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April 5, 2014 - 1:00pm

Nevada State Museum presents something new for the April 5 Family Fun Saturday:
Great Basin Young Chautauqua Celebrates Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, a program for all ages featuring young costumed performers depicting historical characters and modern personalities with ties to Nevada:
John C. Fremont (Max Johnson)
Jedediah Strong Smith (Alex Johnson)
Wild Horse Annie (Danielle Shumard)
Eilley Orrum Bowers (Katie Fralick)
Mark Twain (Aaron Tucker)
Sarah Winnemucca (Jordyn LaPlante)
June Carter Cash (Genna Kirgin)
Janis Joplin (Jillian Kirgin)

Cowboy songs, storytelling with Mike Beck featured at Adele's Summer Concert Series

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August 22, 2013 - 6:30pm

Mike Beck brings cowboy songs and the tradition of storytelling through music to Café at Adele’s Thursday, Aug. 22, as the Summer Concert Series on the Veranda continues.

A favorite performer on the Cowboy Poetry circuit, singer-songwriter, poet and working cowboy Beck is touring in support of his album “Tribute,” which showcases original horse songs written through the years, raising money for The Joyful Horse Project, a non-profit organization based in Austin, Texas that pairs combat veterans with rescue horses being trained for rehabilitation.

'American Mustang' Sells Out Ahead of Thursday Showing

“American Mustang, The Story of A Girl, A Cowboy and A Wild Horse,” shows to a sold-out audience, Thursday at Galaxy Fandango in Carson City.

Sponsored by Cafe at Adele’s and Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital, organizers hope to bring additional showings to Nevada’s Capitol later this fall.

“I think it is because it is a 3-D film, we could not move it to a bigger theater,” said Margie Quirk. “There will be a showing coming up in Sparks and we are going to try to get more showings scheduled for September.”
“American Mustang” played two weeks in Portland, five sold-out shows a day.

Critics say new wild horse panel is pro-livestock

(AP) - A panel of experts chosen to spend two years generating the definitive study on wild horse management in the West is kicking up controversy before it even gets out of the chute.Mustang prote...

Musicals on tap in Carson City this weekend

A couple of fine shows on tap this weekend for Carson City folk. One is a children's production, Aladdin, Jr." at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. The other is the venerable "Sound of Music," staged by the Western Nevada Musical Theater Company, affiliated with our local college.

BLM announces adoption of Carson City wild horses; advocates want herd at sanctuary

The Bureau of Land Management will hold an adoption on March 23 for several wild horses recently removed from the outskirts of Carson City. Currently eight wild horses including a mare and foal pair will be available. Meanwhile, advocates for the wild horses say they want the family at a California sanctuary instead of being put up for adoption.

After BLM trapping, advocates suggest wild horse sanctuary for Carson City

Efforts by wild horse advocates to stop the trapping of 11 horses this week may have been dashed but there are plans in the works to see if the horses can be allowed to roam elsewhere, including the Silver Saddle Ranch. Margie Quirk addressed the Carson City Board of Supervisors Thursday.

Release of wild horses north of Carson City investigated by Department of Agriculture

A number of captured feral-estray wild horses from the Washoe Valley area north of Carson City were illegally released sometime Thursday or Friday prompting an investigation by the Nevada Department of Agriculture.

The Virginia Range horses were reported to be running loose Friday on Highway 395 south near Washoe Hill, said Bob Conrad, department spokesman.

Review: '25th Annual Putnum County Spelling Bee' is a long title for a funny musical

“The Bee” is an offbeat kind of musical comedy that turns out to be pretty funny in the Wild Horse Theater’s production, weekends through April 24 at 8 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St.

Carson City-based Sausage Factory gourmet meats now available at Raley's

In time for summer and the July 4 holiday weekend, Carson City's own Sausage Factory now has its products in 14 Raley's supermarkets throughout Northern Nevada.

Shoppers can find 18 varieties of the gourmet sausage, made exclusively in Carson City, in the meat department of any of the grocery stores, said Sausage Factory President Joe Tonino.

"We're proud to be in such a high quality store here in Northern Nevada. Our product line matches well in their meat case," said Tonino.

Don Q's fishing report for the week of Jan. 23-27

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California, the Sierra and southern Oregon. This report is for the week of Jan. 23-30.

Memorial Day weekend fishing report for Nevada and Northern California

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This Memorial Day weekend report is for the week of May 21-27, 2014.

Carson Mall Kids Talking Wall Grand Opening

Saturday, December 5, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Horse advocates rally against Nevada administration

About two dozen wild horse advocates rallied outside the state capitol complex on Wednesday to protest the Nevada Department of Agriculture's handling of the animals.

Tryouts scheduled for kids' play

Auditions for "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

Legislators halt license plate money to wild horse group

An organization that rescues abused and injured wild horses won't receive any more money from sales of its Horse Power state license plates until it can prove to legislative auditors that it properly oversees its expenditures.

Children's theater schedules tryouts

Wild Horse Children's Theater announces auditions for "Aladdin,
Jr"
Calling all young actors, singes, and dancers, ages 5-16. Wild Horse

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