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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.

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.

Nevada Day events continue Sunday at Mills Park and Legislative Mall with free concert

Nevada Day festivities continue in Carson City through Sunday, today, with the RSVP Carnival and the Battle Born Celebration at Mills Park, a free symphony concert at the Legislative Mall and Halloween festivities.
The salute to America's military "past, present and future" is the theme of this year's statehood events. Featured at the park is the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, living history re-enactments, tributes and military honors and static displays. Go here for more information.

Brothel owner says Wild Horse Ranch brothel will be closed by Storey County

Storey County brothel owner Lance Gilman said Friday that he expects his Wild Horse Canyon Ranch brothel will be shuttered Tuesday by county officials for a violation of county ordinances that bar silent partners in brothel ownership.

Gilman, also the exclusive broker for the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Storey County, admits to the violation but said his Mustang Ranch brothel and Wild Horse Saloon will be unaffected and will remain open.

Wild Horse Children's Theater Performance of Mulan Jr. Continues

Wild Horse Children’s invites you to travel back to the legendary, storytelling days of ancient China with Disney’s Mulan, Jr., the action-packed, musical stage adaptation of the Disney film. Complete with authentic Chinese dancing and even an avalanche, this production of Disney’s Mulan, Jr. will be marching its way to Northern Nevada on April 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and April 12 and 13 at 2 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.

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.

BLM wild horse program slammed in National Academy of Sciences report

An independent report released today by The National Academy of Sciences is critical of the Bureau of Land Management's oversight of free-ranging horses and burros on federal public lands in the western United States and urges changes to its current roundup policies.

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)

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.

Wild Horse Children's Theater presents Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr.

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November 30, 2012 - 7:00pm

Come and be 'Part of Our World!' as Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents the Northern Nevada premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City on Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7 pm and Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 at 2 pm.

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.

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.

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.

BLM sued over NV mustang castration, roundup plans

A coalition of conservationists and wild-horse activists is suing the government to block its implementation of a precedent-setting plan to castrate hundreds of wild stallions in eastern Nevada.

The lawsuit, filed by the Western Watersheds Project, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign and the Cloud Foundation, follows the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's decision in July to back off a similar plan to castrate hundreds of wild stallions in Wyoming. ...

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.

Wild horse advocates rally vs. roundups, slaughter

Wild-horse advocates staged weekend rallies across the country, including ones in Carson City and Las Vegas, to drum up opposition to the government's removal of mustangs from the range and to proposals to slaughter them.

Rally for wild horses in front of Nevada Legislature in Carson City

Dozens of wild horse advocates held signs Thursday in front of the Nevada Legislature in Carson City to protest last week's decision by the BLM to remove a band of 11 wild horses from the outskirts of town.

Carson City Wild Horses

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

Don Q's fishing report for the week of Sept. 11-18

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 Sept. 11.

OurTown: Wild Horse Theater Company

Jeffery Scott, Chris Willson and Tom Strekal from Wild Horse Theater Company discuss their upcoming show, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KO0sFeyFRO0&feature=youtube_gdata

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.

'Once Upon a Matress'

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Repeats every day until Thu May 10 2012 . Also includes Fri May 11 2012, Sat May 12 2012, Sun May 13 2012.
May 4, 2012 - 7:00pm
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May 5, 2012 - 7:00pm
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May 6, 2012 - 7:00pm
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May 7, 2012 - 7:00pm
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May 8, 2012 - 7:00pm
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May 11, 2012 (All day)
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May 12, 2012 (All day)
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May 13, 2012 (All day)

Wild Horse Children’s Theater is thrilled to present the Tony Award winning musical comedy, and mixed up fairytale, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS.

Production dates are Fridays, May 4 & 11 at 7 pm, Saturdays May 5 & 12 at 4 pm and 7 pm and Sundays, May 6 & 13 at 4 pm at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson Street in Carson City.

OurTown: Wildhorse Children's Theater Company

Carol Scott fills us in on the upcoming events with Wild Horse Children's Theater.

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

Nevada Arts Council grants for 2015 awarded to art programs statewide

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.

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

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.

In Tight Race, Republican Candidate Calls Current State Treasurer Unqualified

Republican Steve Martin, whose neck-and-neck race with incumbent state Treasurer Kate Marshall will be decided Tuesday, recently answered some questions about his candidacy in an e-interview with the Nevada News Bureau.

BLM ranger and his mount to retire Friday

Bureau of Land Management mounted ranger Stan Zuber and his patrol horse Koal, a saddle-trained wild horse from Nevada, will retire at a public ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Friday at BLM's Silver Saddle Ranch in Carson City.

Don Q's fishing report for week of May 1-7

Here is the fishing report for the week of May 1-7 for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra.

ALMANOR LAKE, CALIF:
Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association (530-365-7500) (www.shastacascade.com) reports:
Water conditions are spring-perfect!
Due to the recent weather, most fish have been eating at night, pushing back the best time to go fishing on the lake. Most reports indicate that time is somewhere around 10:00AM.

'Forever Plaid' coming to Carson by Wild Horse Productions

Wild Horse Productions is proud to present FOREVER PLAID, one of the most popular and successful musicals to hit the stage! This hilarious flash-back to the 1950s and the memorable music of that era will be presented on Friday and Saturday, March 30, 31, April 6, 7, 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 8 at 2:00 pm at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.

Wild Horse Children's Theater presents Alice In Wonderland, Jr.

Follow the White Rabbit and don’t be late! Wild Horse Children’s Theater invites you to Disney’s Alice in Wonderland,, Jr. on stage at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson Street, December 3-18, 2010.

Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today at sheriff's office admin building

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet today beginning at 8 a.m. in the Ormsby Room of the sheriff's administration building, 911 East Musser Street. During the public comment period, wild horse advocates have said they will speak to the issue of this week's roundup of a band of wild horses near Deer Run Road.

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.

Don Q's Fishing Report for Oct. 24-30

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This week's report is for the week of Oct. 24-30.

WE of the World luncheon to feature Women to Women Nevada host Carol Paz

WE of the World, a business and professional organization for women, will feature Carol Paz, hostess of the TV program Women to Women Nevada, at its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 14. The luncheon will be at Sassafras Cafe in Carson City, from 11:30 to 1 p.m.

Happy Kids Healthy Kids

Obesity is a condition that affects many children in the U.S. and according to the CDC those numbers continue to rise. Join us this Saturday as we show you how to get active and stomp out obesity! The Carson Mall is hosting the Kids Talking Wall and this month it is featuring Happy Kids, Healthy Kids. This event is free to all families that would like to improve their health and get active. There will be healthcare professionals on site to answer your questions and to provide free dental, vision, and spinal health screenings.

Children’s theater production of Disney’s Mulan, Jr. runs April 4-13 in Carson City

Carson City's Wild Horse Children’s Theater invites you to travel back to the legendary, storytelling days of ancient China with Disney’s Mulan, Jr., the action-packed, musical stage adaptation of the Disney film.

Complete with authentic Chinese dancing and even an avalanche, this production of Disney’s Mulan, Jr. will be marching its way to Northern Nevada on April 4, 5, 11, and 12 at 7:00 p.m. and April 5, 6, 12, and 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.

Young thespians honored at 'Pony' awards

Wild Horse Productions, which includes Wild Horse Theater and Wild Horse Children's Theater, celebrated four seasons of productions at the Wild Horse Pony Awards Gala on April 30.The event at Th...

Don Q's Nevada and Northern California fishing report for Sept. 3-10

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada and Northern California. This report is for the week of Sept. 3-10, 2014.

Virginia City readies for its first Wild Horse Faire

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August 23, 2014 (All day)

The first Wild Horse Faire will arrive in Virginia City, Aug. 23, hosted by the Silverland Inn, Let 'Em Run Foundation and the Virginia City Tourism Commission.

Community Meeting in Support of Wild Horse Children's Theater

Once Upon a Mattress
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Repeats every day until Mon Jul 09 2012 .
July 9, 2012 (All day)

On July 4, 2012, after 6 years as resident theater company at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, Wild Horse Children's Theater was evicted from the museum via an email letter with no discussions or negotiations of the eviction. WHCT was asked to remove all theater items out in 30 days without an exploration of how the museum and WHCT might work together to unwind from this 6 year relationship by offering storage space until something else was secured and/or letting WHCT continue at least until the end of the year with the programming that was scheduled at the museum.

Don Q's fishing report for week of Sept. 4-10

Here is the fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. Don't forget that Saturday, Sept. 7 is free fishing day in California. You can fish without a license. This report is for the week of Sept. 4 through Sept. 10.

ALMANOR LAKE, CALIF:

Prison-trained Wild Horse Adoption a Success in Carson City

Approximately 200 people attended the second of three annual saddle-trained horse adoption events held at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) in Carson City on May 31. The event was hosted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Nevada Department of Corrections.

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.

Healthy Kids Happy Kids

Happy Kids Healthy Kids

Check us out on facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Healthy-Kids-Happy-Kids-Carson-City-NV/162419607121725

Place: Carson City Mall

Date: 11/13/2010

Time: 11-1 PM

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

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.

New Collaborations

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.

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 hosting wild horse adoption event

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